Getting Kinki With It
MEN 'S FOLIO Singapore|April 2021
The successor of the Sumo at Kinki is now the Geisha, a signifier of the restaurant’s new look in a whole new era.
Bryan Goh

In 2010, Kinki Restaurant + Bar brought diners out from the Heian period style of design that permeated the interiors of restaurants into what made the start of the decade so definable. It had an urban point of view (less stuffy, more downtown), a knack for combining East and West without pretense (the same can be said for both skincare and fashion), and its twisted seating choices fostering hearty conversations amidst the swapping of plates. Its opening was less of a whisper but instead, a big roaring of “banzai” by its mascot, the Sumo.

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