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Jigoku Mushi Kobo, Kannawa, Kyushu (Steamed Dish Kitchen)

Jigoku Mushi Kobo, Kannawa, Kyushu (Steamed Dish Kitchen)

Cooking with onsen steam is a unique local experience Text & Photography | Fiona M. King Jigoku Mushi Kobo made a fantastic detour trip during my visit to Kyushu‘s renowned onsen town, Beppu. It not only offered a glimpse into the local culture but also a tactile and interactive dining experience. Jigoku Mushi has been(…)

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(…)

Gallery: Georg Jensen “The Magnificent Silver 2013″

Gallery: Georg Jensen “The Magnificent Silver 2013″

“The Magnificent Silver 2013″ showcases a curated selection of over 100 rare-pieces of the 20th century works by Georg Jensen, totaling over HK$20 million. Encompassing styles from Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Functionalism and modernism, the exhibition features several distinguished collections of Georg Jensen, including: The Magnolia Collection (1905), The Pyramid Collection (1927), and The Koppel(…)

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(…)