Food and Wine

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Culinary Delight: PauPatri Restaurant, Boracay

Best kept secret on Boracay Island? Text & Photography | Emily Lee “How did you find out about this place?” asked the German chef from Hong Kong, with a hint of anxiety on his face. It was as if the place were a hidden treasure yet to be discovered by Indiana Jones. PauPatri Restaurant is(…)

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(…)

The Air Up There: Asia’s Best Rooftop Bars and Lounges

The Air Up There: Asia’s Best Rooftop Bars and Lounges

Photo Credit: Ozone, HK These glamorous in-the-sky bars and lounges are the places to see and be seen in Asia Acrophobics beware- the following list of Asia’s most glamorous rooftop bars and lounges may not be for you. Perched atop skyscrapers or carefully balanced on sheer cliffs over the ocean, they offer stupendous views and menus of sophisticated(…)