It is no secret that Singapore is a food-obsessed nation. Where else in the world would you encounter gourmands having a passionate debate about the best nasi lemak, chicken rice and roti prata in Singapore; which restaurants deserve to be included in the local edition of The Michelin Guide: and which bars serve the meanest Negroni and Old Fashioned?
They sure know their foods and drinks well, and being foodies ourselves, we encourage them to share what tickles their palates in our latest series, Foodie Finds. In the first instalment, we ask self-confessed food and drinks lover Nicola Lee to share her favourite cocktail bars on the island.
Opened at the end of 2019, this zen hideaway at Bukit Pasoh (next to Humpback) is a mid-century modern Japanese bar that I head to when I want quiet time. It’s a great spot for me to unwind and work on my emails until the crowds arrive. Helmed by the team behind Jigger & Pony, the bar team serves up mean brandy-based cocktails for me. They source their own Cognacs, which are not easily found in Singapore, and always have a ready smile for their guests. Bar snacks include a great selection of sandos and the ever addictive stingray fin with citrus kosho. My favourite seat is the little discreet booth seat to the left of the entrance. Perfect for a tête-à-tête. Book here.
Live Twice, 18-20 Bukit Pasoh Road, S(089834), +65 9011 8304
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