Update on 2012/11/14
Fei Fei Wan Tan Mee King
Oodle to Joy
Oodles of springy, eggy, noodles sets this Wan Tan Mee stall apart from the rest. Made with a traditional recipe passed down the generations, the noodles are accompanied by some roasted char siew and of course, wan tans. Doused in a special chilli sauce mixed according to yet another closely-guarded family recipe.
Open 24 hours, closed on Thu
Wan Tan Mee (SGD3.00), Yong Tao Hu (SGD5.00)
72 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore, 427789 (+65-64405013)
Katong Antique House (1-1.5hr)
Of Babas and Nonyas
Lose yourself in Peranakan history and culture as you wander about the Katong Antique House - a 100 year old two-storey shophouse cum museum. Book a 45 minute tour by owner Peter Wee and be amazed by the stories and practices of this unique community.
11:00-18:30, daily (By appointment only)
208 East Coast Road, Singapore, 428907 (+65-63458544)
Emerald Hill (0.5-1hr)
Chill Out the Old World Way
Stroll down the Emerald Hill neighborhood, once home to an affluent Peranakan community and now a much coveted residential address that has bustling Orchard Road and quirky watering holes fringing it. Featuring beautifully restored Peranakan architecture complete with antique tiles and intricate carvings.
Open 24 hours, daily
Emerald Hill Road, Singapore(+65-1800-7362000 L:LSingapore Tourism)
Decked out in Turkish Blue and white, Sufi embraces each person who steps through its doors with its eclectic Turkish décor of lamps and wall pictures. Indulge in the Meze Tabagi, a sampling platter of all the various condiments offered accompanied by Lavash bread.
Meze Tabagi (SGD18.00), Shisha (SGD16.50)
48 Arab Street, Singapore(+65-62982258)
Fashion, Fun, Function
A lifestyle, fashion and home accessories stop, Salad Shop features simple and unique designs that attracts lovers of clean lines and functionality. Shopping is also made easier with colour-coded range of home wares that are personally selected by the shop owners.
13:00-20:00 Mon-Sat, 14:00-18:00 Sun
Lifestyle Fashion, Home Accessories
25/27 Haji Lane, Singapore(+65-62995805)
Loving the Journey
Bringing in simple, lightweight and comfortable city bikes from Yanaka, Japan, Tokyobike aims to make available clean and efficient transportation that marries style and function for modern city dwellers. Echoing its simplicity ethos, the whitewhased walls display the clean design and eye catching colours of these much sought after two-wheelers.
13:00-20:00 Tue-Fri, 12:00-20:00 Sat-Sun, close on Mon and PH
Tokyobike CS (SGD995), Brooks Saddle (SGD160++)
38-01 Haji Lane, Singapore(+65-62995048)
The Substation (1-1.5hr)
Explore the Arts
A popular venue for local artists, the Substation is Singapore's first independent contemporary arts centre with an ever engaging programme planned that showcases a wide range of artists. From traditional to modern dances, to fringe rock music, reputable visual art displays and internation film festivals, this venue never bores!
Gallery 12:00-21:00, Box Office 12:00-18:00 (Mon-Fri), gallery is closed on PH
Admission fee varies with different events.
45 Armenian Street, Singapore(+65-63377535)
K Ki Sweets (1-1.5hr)
Spread the Love
Slip into this idyllic sweet shop nestled in the tranquil surroundings of Ann Siang Hill. Sharing the space with a Japanese-themed vintage shop, K Ki Sweets is dedicated to speading the love, one sweet at a time, featuring delicate french pastries with a strong Japanese/Asian influence.
12:00-19:00 Tue-Sat, 13:00-19:00 Sun, close on Mon
Antoinette (SGD8.00), Onigiri (SGD9.00)
7 Ann Siang Hill, #01-00, Singapore(+65-62256650)
1 is Enough
Escape to Paris if only for a moment at L'Entrecote, a cosy French Bistro famed for their signature Steak Frites. With only 1 option, Steak, as the main, you get more time to fuss over your starters, desserts and wine over a complimentary glass of "Kir".
12:00-22:30 Mon-Fri, 18:00-22:30 Sat and PH, close on Sun
L'Entrecote Steak Frites (SGD29.00++)
36 Duxton Hill, Singapore(+65-62385700)
Mussels-lovers are in for a treat at Brussel Sprouts, a casual yet chic Belgian bar. Choose from over 25 styles of preparation and pair them with a choice of beers from a list of 120 Belgian labels. Clams are also an option here and the adventurous will ravel in Toast Cannibal (steak tartare on toast).
17:00-00:00 Mon-Thur, 12:00-01:00 Fri-Sat
King Crab Salad (SGD12.00)
80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-12 The Pier at Robertson, Singapore(+65-68874344)
The pioneer in modern Singapore's clubbing scene, Zouk needs little introduction. Each room in this party complex boasts a different theme, complete with exclusive entrances and luxe décor. Featuring top-notch DeeJays and adrenaline-pumping music for audiophiles of various genres, Zouk is the party place to go.
Wine Bar 18:00-03:00 Tue-Sat; Zouk 22:00-04:00 Wed, Fri, Sat
Sour Plum Shot in pair (SGD15.00), Lychee Martini (SGD15.00)
17 Jiak Kim Street, Singapore(+65-67382988)