Koma Chameleon
WINE&DINE|November - December 2020
It is always a pleasant surprise when you dine at KOMA. From the sights; to the sounds and even the scents, no one meal is similar from the last thanks to its quick changing menus and visually arresting (read: expansive) interiors.
Adriel Chiun

Right from the moment you step into the property, you are dwarfed by the majesty of the meandering 20 metrelong torii gates that seem to go on forever—and do not get us started on the colossal multi-faced bell and matching footbridge. And majesty is the exact way to describe one of the crown jewels of the iconic American hospitality institution: Tao Group Hospitality.

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