Sentosa GrillFest Is Back — Now Bigger Than Ever | Clozette


Sentosa GrillFest, a one-kilometre food street along Siloso Beach, has made its return. This year, it features 27 F&B (food and beverage) vendors selling more than 130 items ranging from grilled durian to the Impossible Burger.


The festival is running for the next three weekends: 26 to 28 July, 2 to 4 August and 9 to 12 August, from 4PM to 11PM. Come hungry, as there’s more food on offer than you can possibly enjoy in one sitting.


What we recommend at Sentosa GrillFest



Left: One Faber Group’s Bamboo Rice Nasi Lemak Ayam; Right: Wu Ke Shu’s BBQ Pork Belly Satay


Fans of innovative dishes should make a beeline for Slake’s Mala Parmesan Peral Corn and Keng Eng Kee Seafood’s zi char-in-a-bun Chili Soft Shell Crab Burger. Meanwhile, One Faber Group’s Bamboo Rice Nasi Lemak Ayam and Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa’s Crispy Crackling Pork Bahn Mi will satisfy those who prefer modern takes on classic dishes.




Whatever you decide, an ice-cold beer is an essential accompaniment. You can’t do better than Brewerkz’s Siloso Saison Blanc, a refreshing brew exclusively crafted for the event. The beer is light-bodied and has a crisp, dry finish, which goes great with practically everything.


We also had Whole Lobster with homemade Chili Sauce & Mantou, a twist on the traditional chilli crab. A halved, toasted mantou served as the bed of a mini open-faced “sandwich” topped with generous chunks of lobster and chilli sauce, it was a perfectly balanced one-biter.




Inspired by the food truck concept portrayed in the indie film Chef, The GoodBurger serves food out of its own gloss black Mitsubishi. They only sell Impossible Burgers, a plant-based patty that hit our shores earlier this year to much fanfare.

Goodburger’s Black Tie is an Impossible patty between a brioche bun, topped with truffle aioli, cheese and rocket. Despite being vegetarian, it looks and tastes just like meat. The patty had a good crust on the exterior while remaining juicy and pink in the middle.




We ended the meal with Charcoal-Grilled Durian. Mao Shan Wang is placed on hot coals until it is charred black, which helps to caramelise the outer surface of the durian. The result is a concentration of the durian’s flavour, accompanied by a pleasant smoky flavour.

You can get SGD5 off your Grab ride into Sentosa by using the code “SentosaGrill”. The promotion is valid each day of the Sentosa GrillFest from 10AM to 12AM (except 12PM to 2PM).


ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Alan Yuen writes about food and travel. Inspired by the travel philosophy of Anthony Bourdain, Alan’s favourite way to experience culture is through food. In his free time, Alan loves reading and watching movies.
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We dress according to our personality. Style is, after all, a form of self-expression. So we’re sure you have a wardrobe full of clothes that speak about your style. But do the contents of your lingerie drawer do the same? If your collection needs help, take this quick quiz to find out which lingerie style will suit your personality and lifestyle best.

What’s your favourite jean style?




A. A nice pair of skinny jeans.
B. A pair of sleek trousers for me, please.
C. Sorry, but I prefer dresses.
D. The one I can comfortably wear wherever and whenever I need.

What’s your signature lip colour?




A. Just a tinge of pink.
B. Red, darling.
C. Peachy, just peachy.
D. A shade that’s the same as my lips but makes them look better.


What’s your favourite season?




A. Summer
B. Winter
C. Fall
D. Spring

If you were to work in the film industry, which role would you take? 




A. Anything that lets me move around freely.
B. The director, of course.
C. The female lead in a romantic film, please.
D. Need a coordinator? That’s me.


Describe your go-to playlist?




A. Songs with beats that give me extra energy.
B. Serene tunes that allow me to focus.
C. A collection of ballads that just make you swoon.
D. Happy songs that give a positive vibe are right up my alley.


If you answered mostly As, you’re a Fit Femme.


As someone who loves running, working out, and just about any physical activity, you need undergarments that will not only be comfortable but give you the support you need. Triaction by Triumph is a great choice. The line offers bra fits for every shape. Plus, it’s bounce-control-certified by the world-renowned researchers for breast health in the University of Portsmouth, so you can move with protection and ease.




Under the Triaction line, there's the Cardio collection, which is perfect for women who do high-performance activities. It’s made to feel Dynamic Lite with 3D Powertech, which combines three different fabrics to ensure bounce control.

There’s also the Studio Collection, which is more apt for those who do low-intensity training and toning activities. Think of this collection as the marriage of style and function because it features Triumph’s award-winning soft-touch Magic Wire innovation, Magic Motion, that gives comfortable support in stylish designs.



If you answered mostly Bs, you’re a Lady Leader.


You’re in charge of many things — from your career to your family life — and you are undeniably strong. But you also know that you can’t do all these without the proper support — emotionally and sartorially. So make sure that underneath your go-to modern-day armour, there are trustworthy undergarments that give your form support.


Left: Comfort Touch; Right: Natural Embrace



Perfect for someone who’s tasked with so many things, the pieces from the Triumph Comfort Touch line provide maximum comfort, you won’t even remember you have them on. They have a bi-stretch cup that clings to the body seamlessly. They also have brushed straps and microfiber that offer ultimate comfort.

Meanwhile, the Triumph Natural Embrace line offers the same support but with the addition of flexible lace. So you get an extra boost of confidence aside from comfort. The pieces come in elegant black and nude colour combinations for understated chicness.



If you answered mostly Cs, you’re a Modern Romantic.


Ah, love. There’s nothing in the world you adore more. Spending time with your special someone is an enriching activity, and you make sure to always be dressed properly for it. But before you put on your favourite dress, make sure you have one of the pieces from the Triumph Aqua Lily collection on. Made with 50 per cent lighter Aqua padding, the bras give a natural lift while being lightweight and comfortable. Depending on the vibe you’re going for, you can choose from the Natural, Extra or Ultimate push up in the collection.




With its smooth cups, beautifully designed back and removable padding, the Natural bra gives off a subtle look. Meanwhile, the Extra features a deep V neckline that gives a nice push-up effect. It has flora-inspired embroidery, mesh sides and multi-colours. Ultimate takes cleavage to the maximum and creates an impactful look. Combining microfiber cups with soft magic wire and removable padding this bra gives both comfort and subtle seduction.



If you answered mostly Ds, you’re a Carefree Queen.


You’re a Jill of All Trades who loves to just be free. Cosy is your favourite word, and you make sure you have that down pat in every aspect of your life — especially your wardrobe. So the pieces from the Triumph Everyday Essential line are perfect for you.


Left: Everyday Essentials; Right: Everyday Romance


Made for every and any occasion, these T-Shirt bras have memory foam combined with a layer of soft foam for ultimate comfort. They also come in Wired and Non-Wired Push-Up varieties, so you’re free to choose based on your need. Plus, you have the liberty to choose from versatile colours: Black, Pink, Nude and Blue. The best part? They come with matching Frenchie or Hipster briefs. These will be your new staples.


If you want the same comfort but with a bit more sultriness, the pieces from the Triumph Everyday Romance are your best bet. With lightweight cups covered with microfibre, they’re breathable and extra comfortable — even during hot, humid days. Take your pick from soft mauve and pebble grey and pair it with matching hipster briefs.


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Investing on basics and neutrals is probably the best fashion decision you’ll ever make. It’s practical, as these universal pieces almost never go out of style. You create dozens of style options just by mixing and matching them. Still, looks can get boring and repetitive after wearing them again and again for a while. Instead of buying tons of statement outfits that you could only use once or twice, consider making small style tweaks to your capsule wardrobe instead. Here are just some simple style tips you can follow to make your ensemble stand out.



Show your spark


Small style tweaks such as wearing these danging jade doughnut earrings can give your overall look a different vibe

JL Heart Unique Jade Earrings, SGD179 (jlheartonline.com)


The easiest way to elevate your outfit for the day is to accessorise. Small style tweaks like putting on a tiny piece of jewellery gives your overall look a different feel. If you feel like showing off a dainty feminine vibe, opt for a soft-coloured gem like these charming dangling jade earrings from JL Heart


Sunnies out


Pink cat eye sunglasses

Polaroid Eyewear 6071/s, price unavailable


One of the pros of living in a tropical region is that it’s almost perpetually summer. Sun’s out and shining most of the time, so we all have an excuse to whip out our fave sunglasses. This pair of micro-cat eye sunglasses from Polaroid Eyewear is a perfect example of a multi-tasking accessory; it protects your eyes from bright lights and adds a fun quirkiness to your outfit.



Hats on


A bucket hat with a patchwork design

Mango Bucket Patchwork Hat, SGD29.90 (mango.com/sg)


Speaking of sun protection, your face needs covering from the UV rays just as much as your eyes do. This bucket patchwork hat from Mango does that, plus adds a unique personality to your otherwise basic look. This bucket hat that can be styled a number of ways is the perfect accessory to bring no matter where you go. 



‘Do it well


Chunky crystal stone hair clips on a woman's head

Topshop Chunky Crystal Stone Hair Clip, ~SGD21.29 (topshop.com)


People often overlook their hair when planning their outfits but skipping on it isn’t doing your OOTD any favours. Tying your hair in a sleek updo or styling it into beachy curls has their own charms, but can undoubtedly take much time. If you want to skip the hassle, small style tweaks like keeping your hair off your face with hair clips would do. Topshop’s chunky crystal stone hair clips gives off a cute, girly vibe without being too childish-looking.



Buckle up


Woman wearing a round buckle belt made of brown crocodile skin

Loro Piana Fall/Winter 2019 Round Buckle Belt in Crocodile Skin, price unavailable


Accessorising with a belt is probably one of the most common style tips you’ve heard, but we can’t deny how greatly it affects your look. Despite its simplicity, a belt like Loro Piana’s round buckle belt gives your ensemble a whole different character. Cinching your waist with one helps elongate your figure and emphasize your curves, so you’re not left with a straight and boring silhouette. 



Bring a bag


A round leopard-print belt bag

Longchamp Cavalcade Belt Bag, SGD810 (sg.longchamp.com)


As far as all style tips go, this one’s already a given. Obviously, a bag is a lady’s must-have when going out. Still, some of us tend to fall into the trap of thinking that one shoulder bag is good for any and every day. Take advantage of the different styles, colours, and textures to feed your needs and fashion goals. For an ever-sophisticated yet still casual look, bring this Longchamp belt bag along on a chill day out.



Step it up


Black high-heeled boots

Chloé Fall/Winter 2019 Betty Boots, price unavailable


Last but not the least, let your feet do the talking and wear a pair of shoes that make a statement. Don’t be afraid to mix genres. If you’re wearing some billowy feminine dress, try out footwear that gives of the opposite vibe. If you’re looking for something edgy, watch out for the Chloé Betty Boots coming out this September.



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