Live Twice – Tokyo in the Heart of Singapore

The year is 1960 in Tokyo and a young man is seated in a dimly lit corner of the bar, under the soft glow of a lamp, flipping absentmindedly through the pages of Aizu Yaichi’s Rokumeishu.

IN FOCUS: India – Home to a Burgeoning Cocktail Culture

With the recent appearance of bars like Sidecar and Aer in some of the most coveted international lists, we turn our attention to India, where a cocktail culture is simmering under the finest mentorship and a solid crew of committed bartenders. 

50 Best for Recovery: A One-Of-A-Kind Auction

The team behind The World’s 50 Best Bars and Restaurants has announced its ‘Bid for Recovery’ Auction. The auction will debut on 3 July, offering bar, restaurant and travel enthusiasts the chance to bid for one-of-a-kind experiences with the world’s best bars and restaurants.

Pushing the Envelope – Jay Khan

Asia’s 50 Best Bars recently conferred the Altos Bartender’s Bartender title to Jay Khan of COA Hong Kong. I caught up with Jay over a quick chat so we can all get to know him and COA better.

Sidecar – A Bar of Love & Labour

Marking a historic moment for the Indian bar community, Sidecar (India) has just been awarded the 40th place in Asia’s 50 Best Bars, 2020. This is momentous for a few reasons: it puts the Indian bar community on the global map, bringing some well deserved focus to the region which is slowly but surely seeing…

Advocacy and The New World

It’s April 2020, and CoVid 19 is still out there, wreaking havoc on our streets and turning life as we know it, upside down.

Hiveball Project – Drinks with a Sustainable Heart

It’s 2020 and a behemoth transformation of society is taking shape as we speak. CoVid_19 is going to change our lives forever, causing a lot of us to re-think our current understanding of our worlds, our jobs, and how we go about doing them in the post-pandemic world. We are beginning to shift our perspective…

Ones to Watch – 2020

As we come into a new decade, take a look at who should be serving you your favourite drink in 2020.