Michelin Guide ★: Alma, Singapore

Alma, which means ‘soul’ in Spanish is quite aptly-named. We enjoyed not just the dishes presented to us that night, but also the warm hospitality and attentive service. Many of the creations were very original, and a breath of fresh air. And for a special occasion, the widely-spaced tables and quiet ambience is just perfect […]

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 ★: Labyrinth, Singapore

It’s not often a fine dining establishment inspired by local Singaporean dishes gets awarded a Michelin star. And boy, was this a meal packed with surprises. First of all, chef-owner of Labyrinth Han Li Guang is not culinary-trained. He never went to fancy cooking schools, or did an apprenticeship overseas under any of the masters. […]