Singapore has a reputation for being boring and austere. Though there are plenty of reasons to criticize the city-state, it is a modern urban miracle. The pace of development here has been incredible and Singapore has done an amazing job of fabricating a global melting pot. The tourist sights...more
The only place in Singapore that really comes close to delivering the Southeast Asian luxury beach resort experience. If you have time, you are still better off flying to Thailand or Indonesia but Capella comes close if you have to stay in Singapore. This is a secluded enclave that is a 20 min drive...more
This raw vegan restaurant is only 10 days old so the menu is still quite limited; however, the food is excellent, the staff are friendly, and the atmosphere is a pleasant mix of urban and rustic. Flavorful though portions are small. Also has a nice juice bar....more
This excellent laid-back organic vegetarian spot serves up a diverse mix of high quality food. The dumplings, spring rolls and fried brown rice with chili and garlic were all excellent. Gold flavor and healthy. Service isn't fantastic but the soft woods and shared tables made for a nice...more
This gem of a neighborhood has gone through quite a renaissance. You'll no longer find Singaporean "uncles" and their bird cages but you will find great Art Deco architecture, plenty of modern cafes, and a nice collection of individually owned shops and restaurants. Despite the...more
This Singapore outlet of the Hong Kong based retailer has great Chinese-themed housewares and sundries. The clothing is hideous but the household items are stylish and very regional. A good spot for souvenirs even if they aren't Singaporean per se....more
Perfect little cafe. The food isn't the best but this spot is perfection as a coffee shop / chilled out bar space. Haven't been to a cafe this perfect since college. Great music, comfortable chairs, plenty of space and books.