Balancing The Bar

  THERE are bars, and there are bars. And what mood your bar projects makes a huge difference to its success. This is something Indra Kantono, the newbie to the bar scene...
gin

A Cooling Circuit-Breaker Thirst-Quencher

WITH daily high temperatures hitting 34° Celsius, this Circuit Breaker is turning out to be a sweltering one. What better way to prevent our bodies from accumulating too much “heatiness”...
L.A.S. Vino

The New Kid Of New World Wines

AN INFECTIOUS dash of youth and exuberance has seen Nic Peterkin of L.A.S. Vino become a breakout success in Australia’s wine scene. Fresh from being crowned Gourmet Traveller’s 2016 Young Winemaker...

Five X.P. — The Spirit Of Innovation

THERE is a new spirit of enterprise in Singapore, fuelled by the 21st-century consumer's thirst for adventure and innovation. And the thirst is very real in the increasingly crowded...
Fukuju

Still Ichiban After 270 Years

THAT first sip of Fukuju sake brings feelings of happiness. With spirits uplifted, wealth and longevity should follow. Or at least that's the plan. And these are the terms from where...

Catch A Shim At Catchfly

THE ONGOING gentrification of food streets continues unabated in Singapore, a movement that also forces the establishments in these neighbourhoods to keep innovating. The Ann Siang Hill/ Club Street area continues...
Rachel Barrie, GlenDorach whisky

GlenDronach Opts For Tradition And Flavour

PERHAPS a handful of whisky aficionados from Singapore may have stumbled across the quaint distillery at the bottom of the valley of Forgue in the east Highland hills north-west...

Cocktails And Herbs

FEELING ill? Have a cocktail. That doesn’t sound like good advice, but it would seem to do the trick at The Library. Keong Saik Road’s secret speakeasy The Library and traditional Chinese...
Wolf Blass and Indian food

Pairing Wine With Indian Food

RED with meat and white with fish? Those simplistic connections have long since been shown the door when it comes to wine pairing. But there's still a challenging cuisine for...

100-Point Penfolds Wine With Dinner

Here's a chance to savour some of that rare Penfolds elixir that has hit all the buttons for wine's master marketer Robert Parker. This year's Penfolds Wine Dinner will feature...