DJ KoFlow’s new enterprise Honcho is a multi-level way of life venue for meals, music and nightlife lovers

The brand new hangout devoted to inventive sorts features a restaurant on the bottom flooring, rooftop bar Jo and members-only house [email protected] on the basement

The phrase “honcho” means boss or squad chief, however for famend native hip-hop DJ KoFlow, it’s additionally the title of his new enterprise positioned in Ang Siang Hill, a way of life and F&B idea spanning three flooring, comprising a restaurant, rooftop bar and members-only house.

Honcho marks the realisation of a dream greater than 5 years within the making for KoFlow, who collaborated together with his former bandmate (from the native Mandarin rap-rock group Chou Pi Jian) and FinTech entrepreneur Amos Poh.

DJ KoFlow and Amos Poh
From left: DJ KoFlow and Amos Poh

However extra than simply serving good meals and drinks, the turntablist-turned-F&B and nightlife entrepreneur, whose actual title is Wayne Liu, hopes it will likely be a taste-maker – a “head honcho” if you’ll – amongst creatives within the trendy arts and music tradition scene. Consider it as a social hangout and inclusive networking platform for folks throughout inventive industries reminiscent of mixologists, road artists, graphic designers and content material creators, and as a spot “to identify abilities or be noticed”.

Mentaiko King Prawns
Mentaiko King Prawns

The cool issue will instantly strike diners as they enter the fashionable izakaya and omakase restaurant. Decked in neon lights and hanging black-and-white flooring, diners will take pleasure in Japanese fusion delicacies by head chef Terence Ong whereas listening to KoFlow’s curated musical choice of funk, soul, and hip-hop.

Rice Pops Tofu
Rice Pops Tofu

On the roof is Jo, a neighborhood craft-beer-centric bar with a breezy view of Chinatown and Central Enterprise District. In an effort to incorporate extra Singaporean manufacturers, Tanglin Gin (Singapore’s first native distillery) is the dominant spirit utilized in its cocktails right here, whereas Off Day Beer (native craft beer firm) is the primary tipple. For a quieter tete-a-tete, head downstairs to the basement. Referred to as [email protected], the house is a cocoon for members and like-minded people.

Jo at Honcho
Rooftop bar Jo

Honcho is at 12 Ann Siang Highway, Singapore 069692.