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DANAMIC Sentosa GrillFest 2019 Guide: What $60 gets you at Singapore’s largest outdoor BBQ event

DANAMIC Sentosa GrillFest 2019 Guide: What $60 gets you at Singapore’s largest outdoor BBQ event

This year sees the longest edition of Sentosa GrillFest, Singapore’s only food street by the beach. Held over four weekends from 19 July to 12 August 2019, 27 food and beverage (F&B) establishments will offer a scrumptious range of tasty delights; six of which will be set right on the beach – a first for the festival. With over 130 F&B options to choose from across a one-kilometre stretch of Siloso Beach, you will be spoilt for choice! A new highlight at this year’s Sentosa GrillFest is a 3 metre-tall tepee BBQ pit on the beach, where Chef Jeremy Cheok…
The Peranakan vs Godmama: Where will you go for your Nyonya food fix?

The Peranakan vs Godmama: Where will you go for your Nyonya food fix?

The Peranakan has been renowned for its impeccable service and exclusive fusion dishes, albeit the rather hefty price tag that goes along with it. However, the reigning Peranakan restaurant in Orchard has a new competitor located just 30 minutes away – Godmama, a modern Peranakan restaurant nestled at a quaint corner in Funan.  Will The Peranakan continue to dominate as the go-to restaurant for your Nyonya food fix in the city, or will Godmama’s heirloom recipes win over the hearts and tummies of diners? We filled our bellies with Peranakan goodies from both sides to give our final verdict. The…
ICC 2019 Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur’s Kane’s injury-time stunner caps off a thriller at the National Stadium

ICC 2019 Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur’s Kane’s injury-time stunner caps off a thriller at the National Stadium

For a moment, it seemed as though time had stopped.  All eyes were firmly etched on the increasing trajectory of the ball, and there was a growing sense of anticipation that something, just something might happen.  Stupendously, a bulge of the net later, it did happen, cue contrasting emotions of disbelief, despair, and delirium all around the stands. Just like that, without even a whisker of warning, Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur scored one of the greatest goals in the history of the National Stadium in the 93rd minute to hand the English side a dramatic 3-2 win against Italian…
ICC 2019 Match Report: Boo boys mar Man Utd win in front of record National Stadium crowd

ICC 2019 Match Report: Boo boys mar Man Utd win in front of record National Stadium crowd

A record-crowd of 52,897, made up of largely Manchester United supporters, witnessed the Red Devils edge Inter Milan 1-0 at the National Stadium in the International Champions Cup last Saturday night. While the sea of red that engulfed the stands and the noise levels that emanated throughout the stadium were worth marvelling at, the boos directed at Man Utd captain Ashley Young were certainly not. Young, 34, was one of 10 substitutes brought on by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the 63rd minute, but his introduction was met with an appalling chorus of boos when his name was read out…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Juventus

ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Juventus

The club’s new manager, Maurizio Sarri, will be keen to start his spell at Juventus with the right tone by getting acquainted with his players during pre-season – both off and on the pitch.  Juventus’ first visit to Singapore since 2014 will present an excellent warm-up for Sarri before he heads home to Italy for his real baptism of fire with the Old Lady.  2018/2019 Season Summary Death, taxes, and Juventus clinching the Serie A. The only constant may be change, but Juventus looks primed to challenge this adage.  They extended their Scudetto winning streak to an unprecedented eight years…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur

ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur will face the reigning champions from Italy, Juventus FC, for their ICC friendly match in Singapore.  Loyal Spurs supporters will know that it has been decades since they last stepped foot here in Singapore. Their last visit was in 1995 when they played a friendly game against our national team.  Think about it: the last time Spurs visited Singapore in 1995, Blackburn Rovers were the champions in the Premier League, Michael Jordan came out of retirement from the National Basketball Association (NBA), the first Toy Story movie was released, Goh Chok Tong was Prime Minister of Singapore, and…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Inter Milan

ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Inter Milan

Having secured Champions League football next season together with Antonio Conte’s appointment, Inter Milan’s upcoming season will have plenty for fans to look forward to. Their first return to Singapore since 2017 for the International Champions Cup will offer a glimpse to what to expect for the incoming season. 2018/2019 Season Summary Inter Milan experienced a slow start to the 2018/2019 season but picked up the pace midway through to clinch the final Champions League spot – something most of the Nerrazzuri fans would have gladly taken at the start of the season. Their qualification last season made it two…
ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Manchester United

ICC 2019 Game and Player Analysis: Manchester United

With four teams from Italy and England flying over to our sunny island to warm themselves up for the rigours of the upcoming season, we have decided to recap their performances last season as a build up for their upcoming International Champions Cup 2019 (ICC) friendly matches here. Seeing that this is the first time this team will be visiting Singapore since 2001, we shall start with Manchester United.   2018/2019 Season Summary Do you remember a time when you have to queue for a long time to ride the roller-coaster at a theme park?  But do you also remember the times…
Celebrate National Day with HANS IM GLÜCK’s “Die Die Must Try” menu!

Celebrate National Day with HANS IM GLÜCK’s “Die Die Must Try” menu!

HANS IM GLÜCK launches its “Die Die Must Try” menu – a Singapore-exclusive menu crafted in light of Singapore’s 54th birthday. Available from 1 July (Monday) to 31 August 2019 (Saturday), the National Day-special menu features HANS IM GLÜCK’s take on local delicacies; consisting of its KRABBE Burger, BEEF RENDANG Burger and Singapore Rose. KRABBE Burger KRABBE Burger (SG$16) The first and only seafood burger on the menu, HANS IM GLÜCK elevates the KRABBE Burger into a never-boring, nutritious and delicious burger – with no mess guaranteed. A fusion between HANS IM GLÜCK’s signature burgergrill and soft shell crab, the…
Get your sip of happiness at Xing Fu Tang’s first outlet in Singapore

Get your sip of happiness at Xing Fu Tang’s first outlet in Singapore

Taiwan’s highly anticipated bubble tea brand Xing Fu Tang (幸福堂) will officially open in Singapore on 28 June 2019 (Friday) at Century Square, marking the brand’s first foray into Singapore. Xing Fu Tang’s official opening also comes hot on the heels of its pop-up held at Takashimaya earlier this June. The pop-up was met with resounding success, which saw over 1,500 cups sold daily.  Xing Fu Tang, which translates to ‘Realm of Happiness’, was founded by Edison Chen in Taiwan in January 2018. The brand name, along with its signature artisanal Brown Sugar Boba Milk drink, was inspired by Chen’s…
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