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You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more artistic and friendly place to stay than the Rendezvous Hotel. Known as Rendezvous Grand Hotel before Far East Organisation took over in late 2013, the hotel is ideally suited for staycating locals, and both business and leisure travellers. A hotel with artistic flair,...
Dumpling Festival is just around the corner. Have you indulged in your favourite leaf-wrapped rice treat yet? Like its Chinese cousin – the mooncake, the rice dumpling makes a special appearance during this time of the year in various flavours and forms. While some of us go for the traditional...
With the introduction of a new head chef, Mathew Leighton, Salt Tapas & Bar at Raffles City Shopping Centre ushers in new additions to its menu. The young Sydney native began fostering his culinary skills at the tender age of 18, and is now a charming 26-year-old armed with vast...
One of Singapore’s most popular Cantonese restaurants, Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant at Carlton Hotel has recently reopened after a four-month interior renovation, swaggering a spanking new contemporary concept with an elegant and exclusive dining ambience. Traditional Chinese artefacts are carefully selected to enhance the oriental décor, while complementing the modern...
If you have been a Sparklette reader over the years, you’ll probably know that my favourite mooncakes are none other than the legendary snowskin mooncakes with champagne truffle and ganache at Raffles Hotel. For Mid-Autumn Festival 2012, the Raffles Hotel mooncakes come in the usual tin box in a shade...
I’m not much of a girly girl who uses plenty of cosmetics or follows a strict skincare regime. But one thing that I do try not to skip out on is a good face moisturiser. I feel that’s probably the bare minimal that the skin deserves. One product that I...
We recently ran a poll here asking readers to feedback on what sort of products they would like to see featured on Sparklette. More than 30% responded with beauty products, closely followed by gadgets. I guess that means we’ll be reviewing more of these products from now on! Clinique has...