Review: Akira Back, South Beach

Akira back is a Korean-American snowboarder turned chef who’s got his restaurants scattered all over the region in Delhi, Jakarta and Bangkok. With his signature modern Japanese cuisine with Korean accents, it’s created quite a bit of buzz when it opened a stylish outfit at the JW Marriott in South Beach. The restaurant was stylishly […]

Michelin Guide ★: Meta Restaurant, Singapore

Sean and I had passed by this place while strolling through Keong Saik Road in the daytime. And after scanning their menu, we decided we’d definitely come back for dinner. And right before we did, it’d earned its first Michelin star! What better excuse to give it a go. Meta, short for “metamorphosis” promises just […]

Review: Tae Woo Korean Restaurant, Clarke Quay

Oodles of mouthwatering noodles! Just look at that glistening bowl of savoury, caramelised goodness. It’s the craving for a bowl of delicious Jajangmyeong (Korean Black Bean Noodles) that lured us into the cosy embrace of Tae Woo Restaurant in Central Mall. It’s a great place to unwind with friends and tuck into a good variety of simple Korean […]

Review: Joo Bar Singapore’s Makgeolli Cocktails and Bar Bites

Joo Bar is a fun, makgeolli bar and restaurant that sets itself up as a fun, laid-back place to get your fix of Korean grub with some funky soju and makgeolli cocktails. I visited early this year when it had just opened to chat with owner and master brewer Jamie Lim about how he does […]