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DUXTON Stories: Bjorn Shen

DUXTON Stories: Bjorn Shen

What do you get when you combine a speakeasy concept, Borat paraphernalia, and Omakase? Small's, obviously. Masterchef judge and celebrity chef Bjorn Shen's newest venture, named after The Notorious B.I.G., is an evolution of his test kitchen previously appended to the celebrated Artichoke restaurant, and promises to deliver amazing Omakase experiences in small, intimate group settings. Our first Duxton Stories episode of 2021 features the man of the hour himself, decked out in Chef Bjorn's favourite kimono, answering questions about his experience with restaurants, ice cream, and his understanding of Daring Greatly.

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DUXTON Stories: Christmas Edition

DUXTON Stories: Christmas Edition
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! 🎅🏻 We had a very special guest come visit us and in the spirit of holidays we gifted him a (big) Duxton surprise. Watch the tale of this Duxton Christmas special to find out what we have in store! Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Lincoln Lim

DUXTON Stories: Lincoln Lim
Meet Lincoln Lim - at just 26 years old, this songster already boasts 12 years of experience under his belt. Influenced by a motley of genres - introduced to him by way of his siblings, school and church - his music draws a focus to lyricism and storytelling that has all but disappeared in the age of algorithm-backed streaming services and cookie-cutter hits. Find out more about this rising star in this edition of Duxton Stories. Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Sabrina Ooi

DUXTON Stories: Sabrina Ooi
We catch up with Sabrina Ooi, woman of many hats, in this episode of Duxton Stories. Besides founding Calm Collective, a non-profit that aims to to destigmatise conversations on mental health, Sabrina works at AB Tasty, and - wait for it - DJs on a freelance basis.  Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Jeremy and Anant of JAG

DUXTON Stories: Jeremy and Anant of JAG

We catch up with best friends Jeremy and Anant - the chefs and great minds behind JAG Restaurant - and find out the ideology behind the concept, the advice they’d give their younger selves, and the side bet that has these two friends pushing to towards getting in shape.. in this edition of Duxton Stories.

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DUXTON Stories: Bill - Hat of Cain

DUXTON Stories: Bill - Hat of Cain
We met up with a friend and founder of Singapore’s Hat salon Bill Cain, founder of Hat of Cain, to talk about his story behind the salon and how his passion for hats became into a business he established. Find out more by watching the video! Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Gibran Baydoun

DUXTON Stories: Gibran Baydoun
We sat down with Gibran for this edition of Duxton Stories. If you're still shy about coming out and dining in, we just found you one damn good reason to... Lucali BYGB is a partnership between famed pizza guy Mark Lacono from Brooklyn’s Lucali and Gibran Baydoun of BYGB Hospitality. Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Malvina Kang

DUXTON Stories: Malvina Kang
Duxton stories presents Malvina Kang, founder of HOM Yoga and (soon to be) mother of 3! She tells us more about her story behind HOM Yoga and how daring greatly is “having the courage to sit with the discomfort, pain and the challenges that are presented to you” Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Vikram Bharati

DUXTON Stories: Vikram Bharati
We sat down with Draper Startup House founder, Vikram Bharati, to talk about his journey on creating a unique hospitality space for entrepreneurs to live, work, connect and expand their businesses together! Continue reading

DUXTON Stories: Jun and Hutch

DUXTON Stories: Jun and Hutch
Meet Jun and Hutch , the couple behind No Sleep Club Singapore , the neighbourhood bar along Keong Saik. Watch as we sat down to find out how they came to be as they learn how to not be afraid “to ask for help ..... and that everything good happens because they have learnt it from someone else” Continue reading