Singapore Sling


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Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

It was a typical day on the barbecue trail, hours spent touring cook stalls, sampling satés under the blazing equatorial sun. Actually, tougher than it sounds. So I offered my wife and myself a treat at the end of the day: cocktails at the ultraluxurious Raffles Hotel, where legend has it, in 1915 the Singapore sling was invented by a Hainanese bartender named Ngiam Tong Boon. Today the hotel serves the drink in special monogrammed glasses in the vertiginously high-ceilinged Bar & Billi