Popular fashion mall LUMINE opened its first store outside Japan on Saturday (25 November) at The Central mall in Clarke Quay. During the opening party on Friday (24 November) evening at the store, the theme was set to “I AM WHO I AM”, which is derived from LUMINE’s aim to inspire variability in fashion from Japan for Singaporean women. Lovers of anything and everything about Japan can now enjoy a new shopping and cafe experience.
Get ready to say “bello” (hello in Minion language) to the Minions from the “Despicable Me” movies in Singapore. From 23 November to 31 January 2018, the first Minions Cafe outside of Japan will open on the third floor of Orchard Central. Earlier this year, the pop-upMinions Cafe opened at five locations in Japan – Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Sapporo and Fukuoka – to celebrate the premiere of the “Despicable Me 3” movie.
Looking for a fun-filled weekend activity? How about a short getaway to Kuala Lumpur to check out Malaysia’s first-ever makeup cafe, Pinkboxcereal. But, instead of munching on the hipster cafe staple of overpriced avocado on toast, Pinkboxcereal lets you try on all sorts of makeup and skincare products. For just RM25 (S$8), makeup addicts are allowed to play with the wide range of beauty products and experiment with different makeup styles for two hours. ...
Coffee aficionados in Singapore can get to taste the " world's most expensive coffee " at The Coffee Academics from 6 November. Called the Panama Hacienda Geisha Canas Verdes coffee, one cup (made with 15g of beans) cost $85, and will be available at both The Coffee Academics outlets at Raffles City and Scotts Square. The beans are naturally processed in the mountainous region of Boquete in west Panama. Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore tried the coffee and found the smell of the beans sweet, and we liked how the flavours changed from bitter to sweet as the coffee cooled down. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook .
The vending machine cafe in Pasir Ris features an exclusive range of dishes by renowned chef Satish Arora. India’s chef Satish Arora has accomplished many goals that very few in the culinary world can. At 26, he was the youngest chef to helm the kitchen at the Taj Mahal Hotel.
Gone are the days when vending machines sold only drinks or snacks. Such food vending machines can be found at the most convenient of places such as void decks, schools and MRT stations. Over the past week, Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore bought foods from five different vending machine purveyors to find out what they’re really like.
After launching vending machines cafes in Sengkang, Ang Mo Kio and Lakeside, Pasir Ris will be the next heartland to have its very own VendCafe from 19 August.
Popular Japanese cheese tart brand, Pablo, finally opened its first café outlet in Singapore on Tuesday (8 August) morning. Located at Level 1 of Wisma Atria shopping mall, the café spans 1,400 square feet and can seat a total of 78 dine-in customers.
Singapore’s fast food nation is about to get faster now that the country’s largest vending machine purveyor, JR Group, has launched a vending machine cafe at Ang Mo Kio MRT station on Thursday (13 June). The venue is also the first train station in the country to house such an eatery, with a second outlet opening at Lakeside MRT station next week.
Singaporean singer Jocie Guo Mei Mei, known for her hit songs “Mouse Loves Rice” (Lao Shu Ai Da Mi) and “No More Panic” (Bu Pa Bu Pa) from the mid-2000s, once had plans to make it in China. As “No More Panic”, the title song of her debut album, was such a hit in mainland China, Guo signed on to a Chinese management company and sought to perform actively there.