Foods

Top 10 Chocolates in the World

Top 10 Chocolates in the World

Top 10 Chocolates in the World Those candy-coated drops of melt-in-your-mouth, not-in-your-hand joy are in your past. They just don’t do it for you anymore, like they once did in your childhood. Not that they aren’t good. They still hold their place in the festive party bowl for those days on the couch watching football,(…)

Top 10 Asian Pantry Items

Top 10 Asian Pantry Items

Top 10 Asian Pantry Items There are times when we all crave our favorite foods. In the case of a craving, it is most essential that we have the ingredients on hand for instant satisfaction. If you are one who yearns for a warm coconut curry on a chilly fall evening, the toasty saltiness of(…)

Restaurant Review: Market 39, InterContinental Hotels and Resort Asiana Saigon

Restaurant Review: Market 39, InterContinental Hotels and Resort Asiana Saigon

Breakfast at Market 39, InterContinental Hotels and Resort Asiana Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City Out of the far corner of my eye, I can see 3 huge pots of steaming soup bubbling away. To confirm my suspicion, I get up, bypassing at least six other food stations and head toward the steams direction. I make eye contact(…)

Australia’s Emirates Lounges get a Culinary Makeover by Anston Fivaz

Australia’s Emirates Lounges get a Culinary Makeover by Anston Fivaz

Dine Emirates Australia’s Fly Emirates lounges are rolling out a culinary makeover as ambitious as it is intriguing. Customers across Australia are now able to sample gourmet dishes specifically designed by Anston Fivaz, executive chef of globally acclaimed luxury property Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa. Starters, main courses and deserts change with the month as(…)

Kowloon Shangri-La HK Offers Exotic “Dragon Boat” Rice Dumplings

Kowloon Shangri-La HK Offers Exotic “Dragon Boat” Rice Dumplings

Dumpling Delights in HK China and Japan are bringing their culinary forces together for a sumptuous array of sticky rice dumplings in Hong Kong - in celebration of this year’s Dragon Boat Festival. The project is the brainchild of Mok Kit Keung, executive chef at Michelin two-starred Shang Palace, and Chef Takao Kojima of luxury award-winning(…)

Restaurant Review: Thiptara, Peninsula Bangkok

Restaurant Review: Thiptara, Peninsula Bangkok

A Romantic Evening – Fine Dining with Your Kids We had a great dining experience at Thiptara, the signature Thai restaurant of the Peninsula Hotel, Bangkok. We also stayed at the hotel during our visit to the city so expect to see a hotel review soon too. There is so much to like about Thiptara.(…)

Pierre Herme Tokyo Announces Macaron Day

Pierre Herme Tokyo Announces Macaron Day

Pure Herme, Pierre Magic.  He’s the award-winning chef who can’t stop creating mouthwatering sweets! Flamboyant Frenchman Pierre Herme, owner of several eponymous patisseries worldwide, has declared June 21st to be this year’s Macaron Day for his Tokyo stores, the final event of a three-week-long campaign. For the past seven years, Pierre Herme boutiques in conjunction(…)

AMMO Restaurant Opens in Hong Kong

AMMO Restaurant Opens in Hong Kong

Get Plenty of Ammo Hong Kong’s well-treated palates are about to be spoilt yet further with the opening of another luxury restaurant. The plush and swanky AMMO, situated in an old colonial munitions warehouse (now Asia Society Hong Kong Center) with “slightly surreal heavy metallic interiors,” aims to impress customers with a menu taking in elements of(…)