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Gourmet Traveller

Beauty And Well-Being Escape At Regent Phu Quoc
Nestled on the white sands of Phu Quoc Island’s west coast, Regent Phu Quoc is a luxurious all-suite and villa resort where exceptional design and state-of-the-art technology are delivered alongside the brand’s legendary hospitality to create seamless guest journeys. Unforgettable epicurean experiences can be savored at six world-class restaurants and bars, holistic wellness can be attained at the spa, fitness center and Pedi: Mani Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez, and the island’s first luxury catamaran, Serenity, promises truly blissful guest voyages.

Wine Cellar

Grand Marnier Master Blender Patrick Leger On Protecting Quality In A Bottle
Master blender Patrick Leger was born and bred in the Cognac region in southwestern France. His family has always been involved in the cognac industry in a variety of ways for generations. Patrick joined the Campari group in 2020 as master blender and director of operation of two brands: Grand Marnier and Bisquit & Dubouché Cognac.

Gourmet Traveller

The Power Of Grape Therapy
Discover the magic of wine beyond the glass! Wine therapy transcends mere tasting or pairing with meals; it's a revolutionary concept in beauty and well-being that harnesses the remarkable properties of grapes for luxurious treatments like massages, body wraps, baths, and scrubs. The active elements in grapes are truly remarkable: resveratrol from vines boosts collagen production, viniferine from the sap fades brown spots and imparts a radiant glow, and grape water mimics the benefits of spa water for the skin.

Knowledge

Transporting Your Palate To Spain
Few culinary experiences can rival the indulgent delight found in Jamón Ibérico de Bellota. This esteemed cured ham, hailing from Spain, boasts a flavor and texture that effortlessly melts in your mouth, tantalizing your taste buds with each exquisite bite. This article delves into the origins, meticulous production process, and remarkable characteristics that make this gem of Spanish cuisine truly unparalleled. Prepare to embark on a journey through the realm of this exceptional delicacy.

Knowledge

Unearthing Vietnam's Craft Coffee Treasures
Craft coffee, a term that emerged in the coffee industry, represents a commitment to creating exceptional cups of coffee while turning coffee appreciation into a refined profession. It combines technical, artistic, and academic aspects, much like craft beer or wine. The concept of craft coffee, as depicted by Jessica Easto in her book "Craft Coffee," offers a distinct perspective on the evolving coffee scene by simplifying the trend and making it more approachable.
Elite Lifestyle Privilege

Launched in September 2023, Prime Lounge – located at Tan Son Nhat International Airport - has quickly become the ideal destination for entrepreneurs and those with a trendy lifestyle, thanks to its exquisite and perfectly refined space that matches the elite standards on every journey.

Classic And Fresh New Cake Selection By The Mandarin Cake Shop At Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
When it comes to decadent treats, we all hold a special place in our hearts for the comforting taste of the classics. But sometimes, we crave something more. Renowned for its quality and passion for innovation, The Mandarin Cake Shop at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta introduces new cake selections, encompassing a mouthwatering assortment of cakes, pastries, and petite cakes.
The Ungasan Clifftop Resort’s New Wood-Fired Eatery
Steeped in the locality and respect for fire-cooked sustenance, Waatu rises amid the windswept cliffs in Uluwatu within The Ungasan Clifftop Resort grounds. Warm, inviting lighting and simple decors create a relaxed and intimate ambience in this casual eatery. However, the food is anything but simple. Layers of taste explode from each dish, thanks to the open-fire cooking method and fresh, seasonal produce. Dining at Waatu is a true feast for the senses.
What’s New At W Bali – Seminyak
Starting in July 2024, W Bali – Seminyak has created two excellent events to celebrate the holiday season. The iconic beachfront resort in Seminyak is known for its legendary music events, stellar food and beverage offerings, and vibrant nightlife. Visitors to the island are invited to join two excellent events at the resort’s W Lounge and Woobar.
Alex Moranda - Culinary Odyssey At Nayuu
With a rich background in Japanese culinary traditions and nearly three decades of international experience, Chef Alex Moranda brings his expertise to NAYUU at FourSeasons The Nam Hai Hoian. Discover how he blends the lively atmosphere of yakiniku with the refined elegance of omakase, creating an immersive and personalized dining journey.
Perfect Pairings
What’s it like to work in the restaurant business as a couple? Two Singaporean husband-and-wife teams share how they keep the flame alive in and out of the kitchen.
An Immersion In Fermentation
At InterContinental Phuket’s fine dining restaurant, hom, Chef Ricardo Nunes and team are unlocking flavor profiles of locally sourced ingredients through various fermentation methods, resulting in creative and inventive dishes worth flying in for.
Grand Marnier Master Blender Patrick Leger On Protecting Quality In A Bottle
Master blender Patrick Leger was born and bred in the Cognac region in southwestern France. His family has always been involved in the cognac industry in a variety of ways for generations. Patrick joined the Campari group in 2020 as master blender and director of operation of two brands: Grand Marnier and Bisquit & Dubouché Cognac.
Green Bubbles
Today’s champagne houses are moving away from traditional methods of grape cultivation and even discontinuing elaborate packaging and gift boxes that used to flood the market. These three maisons are at the forefront of sustainable practices – from increasing biodiversity to eliminating packaging, and reducing bottle weight, they are finding ways to reduce carbon footprint in their own ways.
Bentley And The Macallan Launch Rare New Whisky: The Macallan Horizon
The Macallan Horizon, is the first release designed and crafted in collaboration with Bentley Motors, fusing expertise from the worlds of exceptional single malt whisky and extraordinary automotive design. Fusing both traditional craftsmanship and cutting-edge precision engineering technology, The Macallan Horizon pushes the art of the possible – where purpose meets innovation, craftsmanship and beauty.
Limited Edition Spirits & Wines For Collectors This Lunar New Year 2024
Gift-giving is a big part of the Lunar New Year – where hampers, sweet treats as well as fine liquors and wines are exchanged to usher in good luck, fortune, and prosperity. Here are some ultra impressive gifting options for loved ones: limited edition spirits and wines that are perfect for Collectors this Lunar New Year 2024.
Transporting Your Palate To Spain
Few culinary experiences can rival the indulgent delight found in Jamón Ibérico de Bellota. This esteemed cured ham, hailing from Spain, boasts a flavor and texture that effortlessly melts in your mouth, tantalizing your taste buds with each exquisite bite. This article delves into the origins, meticulous production process, and remarkable characteristics that make this gem of Spanish cuisine truly unparalleled. Prepare to embark on a journey through the realm of this exceptional delicacy.
Unearthing Vietnam's Craft Coffee Treasures
Craft coffee, a term that emerged in the coffee industry, represents a commitment to creating exceptional cups of coffee while turning coffee appreciation into a refined profession. It combines technical, artistic, and academic aspects, much like craft beer or wine. The concept of craft coffee, as depicted by Jessica Easto in her book "Craft Coffee," offers a distinct perspective on the evolving coffee scene by simplifying the trend and making it more approachable.
A Space For All
The Cesar brand’s rationale is simple – to make kitchens for people’s comfort. The kitchen is a place akin to a research laboratory, and at the same time, is a place for the soul – where both reason and emotion call home. At the center of this microcosm are people and their daily needs, while their well-being is Cesar’s top priority.
Beauty And Well-Being Escape At Regent Phu Quoc
Nestled on the white sands of Phu Quoc Island’s west coast, Regent Phu Quoc is a luxurious all-suite and villa resort where exceptional design and state-of-the-art technology are delivered alongside the brand’s legendary hospitality to create seamless guest journeys. Unforgettable epicurean experiences can be savored at six world-class restaurants and bars, holistic wellness can be attained at the spa, fitness center and Pedi: Mani Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez, and the island’s first luxury catamaran, Serenity, promises truly blissful guest voyages.
A Glamorous Stay In The Jewel Of Paris
Italian design meets Parisian chic in Bulgari Hotels’ latest addition on Avenue George V in the French capital, its seventh luxury hotel in the world that will seduce the most demanding clientele.
Sun-Gria

Cuca’s take on the classic summer cocktail is refreshing and punchy. As the tropical fruit ice cubes melts, the flavour intensify and it transforms the cocktail, from sparkling red wine into a fruity punch.

Classic Daiquiri

This three-ingredient drink is so easy to put together. Here, Davide Boncimino, bar operations manager of Sugarhall, brings herbal and citrus nuances to a classic with the addition of two rums in equal portions.

The Paloma

Shelley Tai at Nutmeg & Clove puts a tropical spin on the Paloma, for an ideal hot weather thirst-quencher

Galangal Panna Cotta

Aromatic and fruity, this gochujang-spiked dessert has a piquant, Korean cuisine-inspired kick in addition to its galangal and apricot notes.

Calisson

Trinkets and bijou usually sit pretty in trays, but these shallow receptacles can be statement pieces too. Mould your own beautiful – edible – vessels to present delicate morsels.

 

The Stars Shined Bright On Ho Chi Minh City
The illustrious MICHELIN Guide Ceremony, held on June 27th at the InterContinental Saigon, unveiled the highly-anticipated 2024 MICHELIN Restaurant Guide for Vietnam. Comprising dining selections from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, and for the first time, Da Nang, this year’s guide features a full array of the country’s culinary gems. It grants the coveted Star ratings, introduces the sustainability-focused MICHELIN Green Star, includes the popular Bib Gourmand category, Michelin Selected, and special accolades in the categories of Young Chef, Sommelier, and Service.
Open Day 2024: Spotlight on Spanish Gastronomy
The Open Day 2024 by Spain Food Nation, held on June 25th in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, was a monumental achievement. Hosted by ICEX and the Economic and Commercial Office of Spain in Vietnam, the event drew more than 200 professionals from the food, hospitality, wine, and press sectors. It provided a splendid afternoon brimming with flavors and experiences, showcasing an exquisite selection of Spanish culinary treasures.
Jérôme Peschard Launches Art Exhibition At The Sofitel Saigon Plaza In Ho Chi Minh City
For the past 60 years, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts has epitomised the essence of French art de vivre across the globe. As 2024 heralds its Diamond Jubilee, commemorated with a series of exclusive events at Sofitel properties worldwide, Sofitel Saigon Plaza, the paragon of French hospitality in Ho Chi Minh City, proudly inaugurated an extraordinary celebration of art.
275 Travel Industry Thought Leaders Gather for the Fourth Annual TravMedia Summit Asia
The fourth annual TravMedia Summit Asia, sponsored by Expedia, brought together 275 of Asia's best travel editors, writers, influencers and international travel and tourism brands from hotel groups, destinations, airlines, cruise lines, travel operators and attractions to network and discuss the challenges and opportunities defining the industry today.