Archive | January, 2013

Coq & Balls Roll into Tiong Bahru

Like its cheeky name suggests, gastrobar Coq & Balls has added a hint of fun and appeal to hip neighborhood Tiong Bahru since throwing its doors open last October. Established by drinking trio—ex-bankers Goh Zhuwei and Sean Lawlor, and musician, Michael Leong; Coq & Balls was inspired by subculture bars found in the streets of […]

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Delve Into The Deep (Sea) at The Pelican

Throwing its doors open barely three months back, seafood bar and grill The Pelican Seafood Bar & Grill has been warmly welcoming the crowd at its chic venue at One Fullerton. The latest addition to The Big Idea’s list of trendy concepts—Kinki, Fat Cow, Marmalade Pantry, and Bedrock Bar & Grill, The Pelican showcases creativity […]

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Gyoza Specialist Osaka Ohsho at Raffles City

The arrival of Osaka Ohsho has sent us into a wild frenzy. Known for their mouth-watering gyozas, Osaka Ohsho has garnered a stream of followers with over 300 outlets around the world—Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea, and now Singapore. Osaka Ohsho at Raffles City With an expert team of chefs, Osaka Ohsho offers diners authentic […]

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Quaint Café MU Parlour at Holland Village

Offering sanctuary to weary urbanites—there is, after all, only so much shopping one can do; this petite café in the middle of Singapore’s well-loved Holland Village offers a respite from the city with their Victorian-styled white teak furniture and white bare-bricked walls that ooze chill vibes. Black and white squared flooring juxtaposed with pieces of […]

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Design Your Own Sushi & Salads at Maki-san

Do-it-yourself (DIY) creations have been around for the longest time, but sushi rolls? Now, that’s something new. For the first time in Singapore, customize your very own sushi rolls and Japanese-inspired salads at Maki-san. Tucked away in the corner basement of The Cathay, Maki-san is a colorful sushi-salad bar that stands out from the crowd […]

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