Foods

An Asian food Fest; InterContinental Singapore Hotel

An Asian food Fest; InterContinental Singapore Hotel

Rich heritage and unique menus promise an exquisite culinary experience Text: Sylvia Le Dung  |  Photography: Sylvia Le Dung, InterContinental Singapore It’s not hard to see why many consider eating out a national pastime in Singapore. Thanks to its ethnic diversity and discerning population, the diminutive city state offers a vast array of gastronomic choices for(…)

Istanbul, a Paradise for Food Lovers

Istanbul, a Paradise for Food Lovers

Text & Photography | Stephanie Lagopoulos George Bernard Shaw said, “There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” The people of Istanbul could not agree more. Spend even 24 hours in Turkey’s cultural center and you will enjoy mouthwatering Turkish delights in a variety of flavors, succulent kebab and a selection of mezes,(…)

Kasuke, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: A Photo Tour

Kasuke, HOSHINOYA Karuizawa: A Photo Tour

Kasuke is the flagship Japanese restaurant of HOSHINOYA Karuizawa, located 150km northwest, or an hour of Bullet Train ride away, from Tokyo. Kasuke is renowned for its authentic multi-course Kaiseki dinner, stylish decor and picturesque surroundings. Here is a photo tour of the restaurant and its Kaiseki dinner. Stay tuned for our full review of  HOSHINOYA Karuizawa. Related(…)

Yukawatan, Hotel Bleston Court – A Photo Tour

Yukawatan, Hotel Bleston Court – A Photo Tour

Yukawatan, Hotel Bleston Court – A Photo Tour Yukawatan is the award-winning restaurant of Hotel Bleston Court in Karuizawa, Japan. Chef Noriyuki Hamada, Executive Chef of Yukawatan, is the 2013 Bronze recipient of the prestigious Bocuse d’Or. Bocuse d’Or, held every two years at Lyon, France, is generally regarded as the culinary equivalent of the Olympic(…)

Café Zoe Mumbai’s Mill-Area Delight

Café Zoe Mumbai’s Mill-Area Delight

Words & Photography | Anjeeta Nayer Mumbai, in recent years, has been undergoing a renaissance of sorts. Young intrepid entrepreneurs have taken it on themselves, to transform the city’s dining and entertainment landscape. As a result, new restaurants, cafes and bars seem to be mushrooming all over this megalopolis, crazy real-estate prices notwithstanding. One such(…)

Trisara Seafood, Phuket, Thailand

Trisara Seafood, Phuket, Thailand

European fine dining experience meets Thai hospitality Words & Photography | Sylvia Le Dung You’re cruising along the bay of the Andaman Sea and you find yourself in the mood for an exquisite dining experience? Sure your chef on board would be happy to cook up another meal for you and your guest, yet the(…)

Pierre Herme to arrive in Hong Kong

Pierre Herme to arrive in Hong Kong

Pierre Herme is returning to Asia to launch a boutique at Hong Kong’s IFC mall The battle of the macarons in Hong Kong is heating up, for come the month of May; Hong Kong will have a new contender for the title of the king of Macarons. Fifteen years after opening his first boutique in(…)

High-End High Tea; The Best Asia Has to Offer

High-End High Tea; The Best Asia Has to Offer

Photo: Maison de l’Hui There’s something so regal about high tea. A practice of the bygone colonial era, the midafternoon cuppa has historically been accompanied by savory finger sandwiches (sans crust, of course) scones and something sweet all arranged on a three-tiered cake stand. That tradition is preserved today throughout Asia but chefs are now adding(…)