Laang - Peace and Quiet

Deriving its name from the Vietnamese word “lặng yên”, meaning still and calm among chaos, Laang

Yazawa Saigon - For Your Sake

Using only the finest Wagyu beef imported from Japan and grilled at the centre of dining tables, Yazawa Saigon is a Japanese BBQ restaurant specializing in succulent and premium yakiniku.

ROS - The Lap Of Luxury

With an all-day luxury dining menu and breathtaking, panoramic views of the Saigon River, ROS promises unforgettable riverside wining and dining.  

Renkon - Signature skewers

Renkon is the answer for all those seeking a contemporary Izakaya dining experience in the heart of Saigon.

Food From The Heart

Café Central Nguyen Hue introduces an international culinary experience to Vietnam with its creative range of Vietnamese, pan-Asian and international cuisine.

Louisiane Brewhouse: Where Hops and Dreams Come True

Located on the picturesque Nha Trang beachfront, Louisiane Brewhouse promises guests a unique and memorable experience. Whether you want to soak up the sun, enjoy live entertainment or marvel at the spectacular ocean views while relishing the diverse menu, Louisiane has you covered.

Comfort and Cocktails

Newly renovated into the stylish space that it is today, Angelina in the Metropole Hotel of Hanoi serves not only a fabulous set of cocktails and whisky but also a modern menu of international recipes

Back To The Roaring ‘20s

Kumquat Tree is an authentic speakeasy bar located in the vibrant district of Hoan Kiem. To enter, you must have the special passcode to get through their eye-catching red wooden door. 

A Haven For All Gin Enthusiasts

Tucked away in Hanoi’s vibrant Old Quarter, is the art deco-inspired MAD Botanist Gin Bar. Inside, dark timber wall panels, polished wood floors and gleaming brass fixtures exude a luxe sophistication.

Gallery Bespoke Cocktail Bar

Gallery Bespoke is a classic and upscale purveyor of craft cocktails. Creativity is greatly valued in this industrial-style venue, and you feel it from the retro leather seating to the art gallery covering much of the exposed brick walls. The timber flooring and leather armchairs are the definition of sophistication as well as the expertly curated wall of spirits that are lit by beautiful light fixtures.

A Dose of Vitamin Sea in Secluded Paradise

Escape to paradise at the InterContinental Danang and enjoy a much needed break from the stresses of daily life. Soak up the beautiful Vietnamese sunshine at the beach and indulge in all things luxurious at Sun Peninsula Resort.

A Riverside Opulence

With an emphasis on cultural experiences, thoughtful design and personalised service, Capella Bangkok offers an uninterrupted views of Thailand’s revered river, the Chao Phraya.

Sunshine Equipment

If you are looking for the most suitable proposal to your needs regarding kitchen design, equipment for your kitchen/bar, or professional warranty-maintenance service, please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

Josh Niland - Go With The Flow

Chef Josh Niland charts his own path in redefining how fish should be enjoyed nose to tail and by introducing new flavour profiles from dry ageing. 

On The Edge - Around the world

Nick Liberato travels across vast continents to help struggling restaurateurs in the Netflix series Restaurants on the Edge.

A Dose of Vitamin Sea in Secluded Paradise
The massive restoration project led by interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud and supported by global architecture and design firm Aedas, refreshes the interiors to bring about new suite categories, while adding a compelling mix of lifestyle experiences and dining concepts for tourists and locals alike to experience the flavours of Singapore.
Hong Kong’s Écriture

Hong Kong’s Écriture has introduced its new contemporary tasting menu, the French Library of Flavours.

A Culinary Rendezvous

Located in the Somerset Westpoint Tay Ho Luxury Apartments, MAD Society is an upscale modern Asian dining experience. Their vintage-inspired decor is very pleasing on the eyes, while their culinary options are a delight to your taste buds. 

A Parisian Romance

Beyond the luxury shopping malls of Paris lies Hôtel Particulier Villeroy, a timeless boutique hotel celebrating the City of Love’s rich heritage.

Garden On The Sea

Paying homage to the influence of Nanyang tropical style, Andaz Xiamen is located on China’s southeast coast.

Lakeside Retreat

By arriving from Melbourne, one is treated with a scenic threehour drive through the picturesque Murray River region before reaching The Sebel Yarrawonga. 

The Royal Connection

During a stay at the historical Royal Ambarrukmo Yogyakarta, Eve Tedja discovers what makes the city special.

ALMA Vegetable Forward Stars

Mid-day dining is in, and one-Michelin-starred Alma’s refreshed executive lunch sets are a worthy contender. The new menu, which can be enjoyed as a three- (from $49) or five-course meal (from $108), features new, plant-forward dishes

What’s Good In The City?

If you are at Suntec City and wondering where to eat, look no further than epicure’s The Fab Foodie Guide. We detail the hit F&B spots that will satisfy all palates.


The New Art Of Chinese Tea

Elevate your afternoon indulgence to a different level with Tian Fu Tea Room’s elegant presentation of its new tea menu.

Tim’s Fine Catering

Tim’s Fine Catering has launched a new campaign to celebrate the unsung heroes of the current situation; for every five bento meals purchased, one will be donated to frontline healthcare workers.

Saint Pierre

Renowned for its contemporary French cuisine with Asian influence and a magnificent view of the Marina Bay waterfront, Saint Pierre never fails to impress since opening its door 20 years ago. 

Crystal Jade Hong Kong Kitchen

The recently rebranded Crystal Jade Hong Kong Kitchen has undergone a contemporary reimagining, complete with a menu full of inventive dishes and signature creations. 

MOTT32 An oasis in the Sands

Award-winning Chinese restaurant Mott32 has set up shop in Singapore, replacing what used to be Osteria Mozza at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands.

Butcher’s Block - Smoking Good
Butcher’s Block at Raffles Hotel Singapore invites you to press the reset button on how you define a memorable dining experience at the Chef’s Table, aptly named One-of-a-Kind (OAK) Table.
Blue Ginger - The second sprout

Long-standing Peranakan restaurant Blue Ginger has opened its second outlet in the recently revamped Great World City. The inviting space, adorned with traditional details and modern comforts, continues to serve up the brand’s classic, yet modern dishes

BBR By Alain Ducasse Mediterranean magic

You are missing out if you have yet to visit BBR by Alain Ducasse, a modern Mediterranean grill concept by the highly decorated French chef located in the former Bar & Billiard Room of Raffles Singapore.


The Vinsteak

The menu concept couldn’t be simpler, crispy fresh salad, a heart-warming soup, a great steak grilled to perfection and a delicious desert.

The Missing Shade Of Red

While his father brought Harlan Estate to unimaginable heights, managing director Will Harlan locks in a new legacy with his own Promontory.

Artichoke 9 Years On

When new diners open and close within nine months, Singapore favourite ‘funky Middle Eastern’ restaurant Artichoke still remains strong after nine years, thanks to madcap chef-owner Bjorn Shen’s whimsical spin on the cuisine. 

The Guide Michelin

The first ever Michelin Guide was created by the Michelin brothers in 1900, and 35,000 copies were circulated at the World Fair in Paris. Distributed free of charge, it gave motorists convenient, reliable information with restaurant reviews. Its featured two or three-line summaries and an extensive system of symbols, the most revered of which became its globally coveted stars.

The St Regis Singapore

Indulge in spectacular yuletide festive dining from the House of Astor (available for pre-order from festive -

In Time For The Holidays

PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road is in the midst of a year-long transformation project, but with Christmas season right around the corner, you’ll still be able to  enjoy the hotel’s festive offerings.

Goodwood Park Hotel

The Deli’s new festive takeaway menu commemorates the iconic hotel’s 120 years with impressive savoury Asian interpretations of Christmas classics and gorgeous sweet creations. 

Grand Hyatt Bali

Aside from the usual Christmas and New Year’s festive feasts, Grand Hyatt Bali has prepared a gamut of gourmet treats for your merrymaking at home. 

I Propose A Roast - Part 1

Nothing quite completes a Christmas dinner like a plump turkey or gorgeously glazed ham. Check out an array of magnificent roasts from Singapore’s best hotels and restaurants.

I Propose A Roast - Part 2

Nothing quite completes a Christmas dinner like a plump turkey or gorgeously glazed ham.  Check out an array of magnificent roasts from Singapore’s best hotels and restaurants.

Fairmont Singapore & Swissôtel The Stamford

Have a taste of Executive Chef Kirk Westaway’s reinterpretation of British cuisine at JAAN by Kirk Westaway. For two days only, he will be presenting a curated menu of fine seasonal ingredients. 

Classic Fine Foods - For Cheese And Sweet Endings

Classic Fine Foods’ newly launched Classic Deli, a onestop shop for top-quality ingredients and produce, offers discerning consumers 400 products, with best-sellers such as Wagyu beef, burrata, lamb and plant-based meat. 

La Petite Boutique - For Appetisers, Nibbles and Wine

Created by four French friends passionate about good products such as cheese, charcuterie, wines and so much more, La Petite Boutique recreates a typical French shopping experience in Singapore with great service, knowledgeable advice and a friendly experience.


Located in the elegant Hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole in the centre of town, the newly opened Italian restaurant & lounge offers in a cutting edge atmosphere and has been selected one of the greatest hotel restaurants in the world by HOTELS magazine (USA). 

Au Délice

Strategically located in the heart of Hanoi’s commercial and entertainment district, Au Delice offers a catering shop stuffed full of the freshest meat, cheeses, cold-cuts and wines as well as a restaurant with a world class buffet, dinner and cocktails.

El Gaucho steak house
El Gaucho Argentinian Steakhouse renowned throughout Hanoi for the quality of the steaks. 
Grill 66
On the weekend, Grill 66 Steakhouse is an ideal choice for many diners who enjoy the convivial atmosphere of the barbeques and the excellent range of wines while listening to some gentle jazz music.
Jacksons Steakhouse

Jacksons is a unique all day dining and drinks destination, located downtown, in Hai Ba Trung street, opposite Trang Tien Plaza, Hanoi. The Steakhouse offers three distinct dining experiences.

La Badiane

La Badiane Restaurant, Hanoi, taking the French name for the Star Anise spice, was founded in December, 2008, by three French friends and is now heralded to be one of the best restaurants in Vietnam, dedicated to the fusion of flavours and international gastronomy. 

Maison Vie

Maison Vie, Hanoi, for lovers of French architecture and French style, is celebrated for the high quality of its French food and the panache of its superb French chef.

Pizza 4P’s

Hanoians rejoice, Pizza 4P’s has opened a brand-new location in the capital. Down south, the Japanese-owned pizza joint is something of a local institution.

Lý Club

Lý Club provides fine dining within a meticulously designed French Colonial Villa, inspired by the Lý dynasty.

Mad Cow Wine & Grill

Located on the 30th floor of Pullman Saigon Centre, Mad Cow Wine & Grill combines the feel of an edgy grill with the casual tone of an urbane wine bar overlooking Saigon’s beautiful skyline.

The Royal Pavilion

At The Royal Pavilion skilled Hong Kong chefs present sophisticated Cantonese fare in  a distinctly Asian setting.

Tandoor Restaurant - Spicing It Up In Saigon

Using only the finest spices imported from India and chefs that have mastered the art of tandoor cooking, Tandoor serves Indian cuisine that has been rapturously received in Saigon for over two decades.


Sorae is a sprawling, beautiful restaurant and lounge offering high-end Japanese food and drinks throughout two floors of the AB Tower - a “must go” lifestyle destination at the heart of the bustling busy district of Saigon.

Rico Steakhouse

Rico South American Steakhouse offers many different cuts of beef, including Wagyu and Australian steaks, with a variety of choices for sides and sauces. 

Shang Palace

Renowned as one of the finest Chinese restaurants in the city, Shang Palace boasts authentic mouth-watering Cantonese and Hong Kong cuisine in a spacious and luxuriously appointed dining space.


The interior of Salmonoid restaurant comprises of an elegant dining room which features white painted brick walls with thin black pipes that end in round, glowing orbs of light. 


Rosemary is tucked away in an interesting back street near to St. Joseph’s Cathedral in the Old Quarter. Enhanced with colourful photos and mellow music, a handful of tables in a modest dining room are the ideal location to enjoy the simple glory of the sandwich.

Turn Up The Beet

Kirk Haworth, executive chef of Plates, shows why London’s plant based dining scene is heating up.

Colonial Charm Meets Maldivian Reverie

Designed to exude the intimate ambience of a luxury residence, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo brings to life the heritage of its brand and the natural beauty of its destination.

Jacques & Laurent Pourcel

Jacques and Laurent Pourcel, the inspiration behind some of the top gastronomic restaurants around the world, focus on producing truly inspirational cuisine from their Mediterranean homeland.

Anne-Sophie Pic - A Delight Of France

Beneath Anne-Sophie Pic’s elegant demeanour lies a steely resolve which has earned her  the distinction as the fourth female chef to have been awarded three Michelin stars. 

Giovanni Parrella - Mission Possible

“Health & happiness for our guests: it’s our mission”. Giovanni Parrella’s deep-rooted passion for cooking, dedication to hard work and wealth of experience have earned the Napoli-born chef

David Abreu - True To His Heritage

Macau’s António Restaurant welcomes its new chef, David Abreu; despite it being his first major appointment, the Waterside Inn alumnus certainly presents a promising future.

Simone Murru - The Art of Italian Flair

With nearly three decades of experience under his belt, an exceptional eye for detail and a passion for cooking that runs through his blood, the role of Executive Chef of Le Méridien Saigon

Global Wellness Day VIP & Media Dinner

As a result of the Covid 19 pandemic, people have learned to better appreciate the meaning and value of being with loved ones. In order to further encourage and foster good habits and improve the physical and spiritual health of the community, Global Wellness Day 2021 was officially launched in Vietnam with a Wellness Dinner for media & VIP on February 5, 2021 at Le 17 Bistro - Sofitel Saigon.

A Celebration of Culinary Genius

An event hosted by Park Hyatt every year, Passion Week brings together some of the world’s best creatives and master chefs to share their craft with the world. Dive in and learn a new skill during one of their artistic master classes or sit back and enjoy the culinary expertise of Michelin Star Chefs at the dinner table.

A Singular Quest

Owner-winemaker Jayson Woodbridge of Hundred Acre Wines did everything his way, and he was right. So what’s next?

Xu Bar
Xu Bar is an elegant place in the heart of the city’s hotel district which has been colonised by the smart set.
The regulars. The unexpected. The solitary. The uninhibited. The Sweet. And the sour. Life is a cocktail of unexpected flavours when you are with us.

Lush Nightclub, acclaimed as Ho Chi Minh City’s premier nightclub is the best place to mingle with party-loving crowds who are always dressed to impress and not afraid to spend a little cash. 

Liquid Sky Bar

Liquid Sky Bar at the Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon, the place to be for spectacular views, luscious cocktails and chill the night out

Glow Skybar

Saigon is almost reaching saturation point with the plethora of skybars - therefore, the entrepreneurs behind Glow Skybar had their work cut out for them launching in such a crowded space. 

Chill Skybar

Chill SkyBar is the latest and most spectacular restaurant / bar targeting Saigon’s newly rich and up-and-coming. It’s located on the 27th floor of the AB Tower.

Chill Places In Saigon - Part 1

Located in a historic French colonial house in Ho Chi Minh City, Drinking & Healing provides patrons a reprieve from the busy city behind their exposed brick walls.

Latitude 10

Get into the mood at Latitude 10, a cafe by day moonlighting as a creative cocktail bar by night. 

Kobe Teppanyaki

Low key traditional meets high quality contemporary at Kobe Teppanyaki, Saigon’s specialist Teppanyaki restaurant, a culinary art to savour.


Kabin Chinese Restaurant at The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon provides the best in Cantonese food and outstanding service in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.

Dance Away at Café Cardinal

A fairytale-Esque escape, Thé Dansant is Café Cardinal’s latest venture that promises to leave you with a full heart. With live music, lots of dancing and delicate afternoon tea,  Sundays at Café Cardinal transport guests to simpler, more romantic times.

3 Embers

While their forte lies in crafting unique culinary experiences for larger events, bespoke caterer 3 Embers has launched family meal packs in light of the Circuit Breaker period. 

Fabulously Festive

Nothing spells an indulgent Christmas feast more than a bountiful table laden with turkey, traditional delicacies, caviar and premium oysters from Culina.


Blending the freshest local seafood, natural regional ingredients, and unique flavors, Head Chef creates fusion dishes to satisfy everyone.


Indochine Restaurant specialising in the trend of steam hotpot – the hottest gourmet treat to hit Vietnam – perfect for a healthy family feast.

Air 360 Skybar

AIR 360 Sky Bar – the name reflecting the capacity of the surrounding City views – attracts a more adult clientele than other venues. 


Blanchy's Tash

This hyper-modern bar is named after a French colonial era mayor, Paul Blanchy, who was renowned for his exceptional moustache – hence the ‘tash’. 


If you think Latino Vietnamese is an oxymoron well, think again.

Jack Lee - Return of a star

As a war immigrant growing up in the US, Chef Jack Lee’s childhood was a far cry from the life of glamour he lives today. His tenacity, hunger and drive saw him rise to stardom.

Union Des Grands Crus De Bordeaux 2017 Vintage Wine Tasting At The Park Hyatt Saigon

At the Park Hyatt Saigon on November 27th, Red Apron Fine Wines & Spirits together with Celliers d’Asie were the sole retail partners who hosted the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux 2017 Vintage Wine Tasting event. With 450 guests including wine enthusiasts, media personnel, and influencers such as designer Li Lam, and musician Duc Tri, this is the second time Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux Tasting (UGCB) has been held in Vietnam by Red Apron since the first event in 2011.

Feasting With Fame

From the 23th to the 29th of November the Italian Cuisine Week celebrated all around the globe. In Vietnam, the rich calendar of related events stretched from the 12th November to the 13th December!

Let’s Beef It Up

U.S beef elevates the taste of countless dishes from Roasted Tomahawk Steak in Xinjiang Style served with Green Papaya Salad to charcoal grilled Korean short ribs. These six restaurants make the cut.

Whey To Go

From Sumatra to Bali, Eve Tedja uncovers a thriving artisan cheesemaking scene in Indonesia and talks to chefs who champion locally made cheese at their restaurants.

Grater Plans Ahead
“We have a lot of support from Balibased chefs, restaurants and hotels. They are dedicated in sourcing locally made products and supporting local food producers.
Face To Face With Gaia

As charismatic and relentless as her father Angelo, fifth-generation Gaia Gaja of Gaja Wines is taking aim from Langhe to Sicily, placing ‘a volcano on a volcano’. 

Kabinett Of Surprises

Kai Schätzel has transformed Weingut Schätzel in the Rheinhessen into the most talked-about Riesling producer, guided by nature and intuition but taking cues from the world of start-ups. 

Reching For The Light

There are few things rarer in the Champagne region than a female chef de cave (cellar master), but a new generation of determined women are changing all that.

Runs In The Family

With four Burgundy wineries and another in Jura, Aurore Devillard of Château de Chamirey exemplifies the French spirit of patrimony.

ABALONE - Treasure From The Sea

Abalone, a treasure from the sea, prized by the Chinese for its special properties which benefit health and as a tasty treat during Chinese New Year celebrations.

Bird’s Nest - Ancient Healing Remedy

Bird’s Nest, part of Chinese culture and tradition for hundreds of years, is prized by aficionados for its rarity and nutritional and medicinal properties.

Putting in the Wo(r)k

The vast world of Chinese cuisine can sometimes look like an intimidating art form. These six key techniques will help budding master chefs to build a strong foundation.

Say No To Additives

Healthy eating and additive-free foods have never been more popular. We shine the spotlight on three companies and the good people behind them who make it possible.

Thai Cuisine - The Insider Story

Thai cuisine – a balance of flavours incorporating the five opposing essences of sour, sweet, spicy, bitter and salty, from curries to stir-fry, harmony is the guiding principle behind each dish

Family Is Sustainability

Explore sparkling wines through these thrilling Traditional Method picks that are made in the same way as Champagne.

Worthy Year-End Sips To Ring In 2021

From a small walled plot in the village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger comes the ponderous, yet lithe 2006 vintage. As with all Clos du Mesnil, the highest expression of Chardonnay from the house, the initial impression is tightly wound, though it soon unfurls delicate white fruits on thenose, and incredibly concentrated layers of brioche and lemon pith, with a hint of sweetness and spice. 

The Kitchen That Completes You

A rise in status for home cooks is in the reckoning, thanks to the innovations offered by kitchen and appliance companies. Esther Faith Lew talks to four premium brands on how they have captivated their fans at hello.

French Sophistication

La Cornue is a luxury French German kitchen manufacturer established in 1908. What distinguishes La Cornue from other luxury kitchen brands is craftsmanship

Perfection In Precision

As a premium German brand, Liebherr has established a reputation as a reliable specialist brand for refrigeration, beginning in Europe and now worldwide. 

A Culinary Maestro

Miele is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances including cooking, baking and steam-cooking appliances, refrigeration products, coffee makers, dishwashers and laundry and floor care products.

A Smooth Operator
Catering to discerning customers around the world who look for top-of-the-range kitchen and laundry products, V-ZUG made its debut in Singapore in March 2019.
The Cult of Carbinet

Often called the king of grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon accounts for some of the most expensive bottles in the world. While Bordeaux is the cradle of Cabernet, we give you a primer on why it excels in these other regions. 

The Next Big Thing In Wine

Let us take you on an adventure into lands unknown with fresh grapes to quench your thirst with. We explore new and newly delineated wine growing regions that are charting their own styles and winning over fans. 

Sushi Hokkaido Sachi

Hokkaido Sushi offers a comprehensive sushi and sashimi menu and other popular Japanese dishes, including tempura, maki and different types of rolled food, bentos, noodles. 

Sushi Rei

Sushi Rei is tucked away in an unassuming side street in District 1 at the end of an alley, the place has only been open for a year but is already regarded as one of the best sushi places in the city.

A December To Remember At Windsor Plaza Hotel

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Windsor Plaza Hotel is ready for the holiday festivities! Celebrate in style with your friends and family this Christmas and New Years and indulge in an array of extravagant offerings.

Celebrity Chefs

The entrepreneurs of the food world – exuding more than just cooking expertise but ideas, business acumen and personality – Gordon Ramsay, Wolfgang Puck and Jamie Oliver are the statesmen in their chosen professions.

Hot Spots And Top Tables

Keep these splurge-worthy restaurants on your radar because nothing rings in the new year quite like a magnificent feast.

Hotel Hotspots

Highlighting the new offerings from dependable hotel restaurants.

Return To Sri Lanka

Falling in love with Sri Lanka all over again, with a little help from the country’s Aman properties

The Dim Sum Summer

Once lockdown measures are eased and lifted, these are the top tables and new menus worth the indulgence

Ducasse In Tokyo

Partnering with DUCASSE Paris, founded by world-renowned chef Alain Ducasse, Palace Hotel Tokyo unveils the new Esterre by Ducasse Paris – replacing Crown, the hotel’s first French fine dining restaurant.

To Dine For Kazuki

Kazuki, a Japanese-inspired modern bistro is the brainchild of chef and owner Kazuki Tsuya, whose impressive resumé includes foodie heavyweight names such as The Lake House and France Soir.

Peruvian Party

With the recent opening of TokyoLima in Hong Kong, the cosmopolitan city now has an additional cuisine to boast about. 

Elegant French

Chef Ricardo Chaneton, former head Chef of three Michelin-starred (and no. 1 on World’s 50 best Restaurant 2019) Mirazur has opened his first restaurant MONO in Hong Kong together with JIA Group, the Hong Kong-based hospitality firm founded by Yenn Wong.

Veggie Tales

We love the sound of Bad hunter, a veggie-forward restaurant and bar that’s just opened in Chicago’s Meatpacking district.

More Meat Please

Ready your appetites with their impressive menu from the wood-fire ovens, charcoal grills, dry-aged heritage meats, and even an in-house butcher shop on display. 

Magica Tale Dining In Saigon

Taking fine dining experience to the next level with world-class projection, sensational visual and musical stories.

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Night

Wine Embassy Saigon organised a special epicurean event, introducing some of their aficionado clients to the art of pairing wines with a variety of artisan chocolate.

Laid Back Luxury In Mui Ne

Sunsea Resort welcomes guests to indulge in the sights and smells of the ocean at their contemporary luxury resort situated along the idyllic coastline of this traditional fishing village.

Mark Molnar - From Budapest To Saigon With Love

From humble beginnings, world-renowned Chef, Mark Molnar brings two decades of experience at some of the world’s top restaurants to inspire the kitchens and palates of Saigon’s most experienced foodies.

Peter Cuong Franklin - Modern Twist Of Vietnamese Flair

After graduating from Yale University and training at some of the best restaurants in Hong Kong, Chicago, and Bangkok, Peter Cuong Franklin moved back to his motherland with one goal – to make Vietnamese cuisine the newest contender on the fine dining scene.

Wellness - The Art Of Living

Born in French Guiana and raised in Paris, Henri Hubert is a vibrant figure in Vietnam’s creative scene. From fashion, to hospitality, to real estate, to wellness, his position as Creative Director at Le Nom has enabled him to share his vision, ideas, and personal philosophy on life with a plethora of creative innovators in Saigon. In anticipation of Global Wellness Day Vietnam, Henri Hubert shares his insight.

The Green Vines

By using holistic and sustainable approaches, these three vineyards have set a standard for the future of winemaking: reducing carbon footprints, creating healthy ecosystems, and leaving behind healthy soil for future generations.

Speaking The Language Of Nature

A family with a thirst for adventure and challenge has created a vineyard that produces remarkable wines within a unique ecosystem for sustainability. The possibilities are endless when you have access to one of the best-kept secrets in Chile.

Three’s A Crowd

CTY Kitchen + Bar is a kit of independent parts that offers a dynamic crowd in an all-in-one, all-day eating and drinking spot located at the center of Ho Chi Minh City’s biggest and most vibrant business towers.

Room At The Top

Tribe Hospitality, the group made famous for their “steak and (hand)shakes” gourmet cocktail fusion group including Stoker Woodfired Grill, Relish & Sons gourmet burgers, Dram and Firkin cocktail emporiums and the Racha Room Asian fusion cocktail lounge

We’re All Mad Here

With over 20 wines by the glass and more than 350 wines on their selected wine list, all taste buds are catered to and the food menu includes charcuterie boards, tartines, escargot and MAD’s famous toasties

Stirring The Imagination

Award winning Vietnamese mixologist Thep Dinh, also known as “Real Steel” to industry insiders, is the star of this little jewel hidden away in a colonial apartment building close to Ben Thanh market.


Tucked away in an uber-cool intimate dining space on Nguyen An Ninh, Roka Fella is a contemporary omakase restaurant with Head Chef Raymond Tan as their creative visionary.

A Little Numb & A Little Spicy

Xiao Ma and Xiao La - Located on the 13th floor in the heart of Saigon in District 1 between Notre Dame and Ben Thanh Market, this modern Eatery combines the best of two styles of Sichuan cooking.

An A-Rated Newcomer

Executive Chef / Owner Hoang Tung has been earning rave reviews for his signature tasting menu at Å by TUNG in Hanoi and has indeed been recently announced as one of only two Vietnamese restaurants in the top 100 restaurants in Asia list.

Awakening l’Esprit d’Indochine

Capella Hanoi is a 47-bedroom luxury hotel designed by Bill Bensley, the illustrious architect behind Capella Ubud, Bali, voted the No. 1 Hotel in the World in 2020.

Oriental Neo Bistro

The ink is still wet on the grand opening invitations of this little gem which opened on Bui Thi Xuan street in Hanoi just before Tet.

Ringside Seats

The team behind the iconic cocktail bar Polite & Co, are bringing the counter top dining concept to Hanoi.

A Beacon Of Elegance And Tranquility

This elegant and secluded oceanfront 46-key retreat succeeds Princess D’Annam Resort & Spa following an extensive renovation and is located 180km east of Saigon on a pristine five-kilometer white sand beach watching over the East Sea.

Farms & Fields

Miller Mai’s recent holiday to Cambodia took him to agricultural lands where salt and pepper are grown and harvested.

Dinara Kasko - Printed Perfection

AutoCAD software and 3D printers are allowing bakers to take their creative visions to new heights. Dinara Kasko shares the finer details of her architectural cakes with Destin Tay.

Rooted In Relationships

June Lee travelled to Maharashtra to discover Fratelli Vineyards, the Indian winery proudly championing premium winemaking founded by three pairs of brothers.

Propaganda - A Dish Of Happiness

Propaganda has Vietnamese values inspiring its menu with a fresh out of the ordinary approach to hospitality. At this fun bistro, guests can enjoy quintessentially Vietnamese food with a smile thanks to the happiness and joy that accompanies each and every dish.

Cali Banh Mi Burger - Lucas Diner Back To The Future

How to make a burger-joint a memorable and extraordinary experience? Premium quality beef, the infusion of Vietnamese flavors and a traditional jukebox. Cali Banh Mi Burger - Lucas Diner is the authentic American diner that Saigon has been waiting for.

Curiouser And Curiouser

The building where Ovolo Inchcolm now stands used to be the symbol of Queensland’s foray into specialist medicine. Formerly the doctor’s surgery of Dr. John Thomson, it now offers a whimsical blend of antiquity and modernity in Brisbane.

Eating Together Is About More Than Just Food

Mr Danh founded Laang after the success of the Quan Bui restaurants in Saigon. Laang is Saigon’s dining sanctuary and is widely-celebrated for its tranquility and innovative Vietnamese menu. Now, Mr Danh is determined that Laang and all it embodies is the perfect concept to promote the excellence of Vietnamese cuisine to a global audience.

Mapping Out Wine Sustainability

A world without wine might be a possibility if hail, frost, flood, drought, pests and other environmental disasters continue to exert pressure on traditional winegrowing areas. So what can winemakers do?

On The Austrian Wine Trail

While in search of vineyard interfaces in the heart of Europe, June Lee discovers the classic grapes and food that define Austria’s borders.

The Conscious Winemaker

A personal conviction to tread lightly on the earth drives Johannes Gebeshuber from Weingut Gebeshuber's mission to restore the glorious quality of Zierflander and Rotgipfler from Gumpoldskirchen, Austria.

The Accidental Winemaker

Akiko Freeman from Freeman Winery wowed everyone with her discerning palate, which is how she found herself making Burgundian-style Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in California.

Escape The City

Designed by the forward-thinking The Lab Saigon, Madam Kew is a cocktail bar that packs a punch. 

The Best-Kept Secret

Hidden, bespoke and brilliant, Blanche Saigon is a true speakeasy whereby guests must exercise their skills of deduction to find this wonder.

Rum Away Together

Saigon’s first bar dedicated to the West Indies spirit, Rum, FAVELA promises a vibrant and spirited ambience which pays homage to three pillars of favela life: family, hustle and rum. 

A Household Name

Quince’s dynamic menu and unwavering commitment to quality cuisine earn the restaurant its stardom in Saigon’s dining scene.

Reimagining Street Food
Ănăn, meaning “eat eat”, is located in a humble and bustling food market from which it sources many of its fresh ingredients.
Small Plates, Big Flavors

At this tapas bar, each small-plate is its own masterpiece and the “We Pick, You Eat” option allows diners to put their wholehearted trust into Chef Albert Suarez, something nobody ever regrets.

West Meets East

With innovative fusion menus, a farm-to-table-approach and breathtakingly elegant restaurant interiors, Pizza 4P’s fulfil their mission of “Delivering Wow, Sharing Happiness.”

As Pretty As A Picture

The Monkey Gallery showcases the Art of Dining by offering an exciting range of both sweet and savory dishes that are as aesthetically pleasing as they are delectable. 

For Every Mood And Occasion

Sleek, elegant and refined, Esta Eatery is a restaurant which strikes a harmonious balance of comfort and fine dining. The rich and sophisticated interior showcases a deep yet warm colour scheme with marble floors, stunning chandeliers and brown leather, providing the perfect environment for a menu as equally lavish.

Small Yet Mighty

One of Saigon’s more intimate eateries, KIBA’s small plates and cozy venue proves that bigger does not always mean better

Food For The Soul
The fiery passion that is quintessential to Latin American culture is no stranger to Sol Kitchen. With rattan furnishing, a white and terracotta colour scheme and an abundance of cacti, Sol Kitchen is a taste of South America in the heart of Saigon. 
Transport To The Tropics

Transporting guests to a tropical heaven, The Brix Eatery Saigon is a new arrival in Saigon’s dining scene that promises to impress.

The Art Of “Nhau”

LAAIRAI’s intimate and inviting atmosphere perfectly encapsulates Vietnamese “Nhau” culture, encouraging heartfelt conversations and the enjoyment of good food through its sophisticated yet cozy atmosphere and talented chefs.

Making No Misteaks

With their prudent use of only the finest beef, a team of artisanal steak chefs and the embodiment of the Japanese concept of “Omotenashi”, IL CORDA stands tall as one of Saigon’s most notable steakhouses.

Tickle Your Tastebuds

In Chinese culture, the term of endearment, “Bao Bei”, is used between family members and lovers. The concept behind this Chinese restaurant is therefore one of love and comfort and Bao Bei pays homage

Saigon’s Garden Of Eden

Recent years have seen Peach Garden flourish from a traditional Cantonese-style eatery into a luxury diner that has garnered great appreciation worldwide.

A Mediterranean Affair

The masterminds behind Jardin Des Sens are to thank for the Mediterranean Bistronomic Grocerant concept that is Mama Sens. Blending restaurant dining with a fine groceries shopping experience, the all-inone concept provides Saigoneers with the unique opportunity to shop and dine under one roof.

Bite-Sized Stories

Famed as the city’s “sexy tapas bar”, Tomatito’s playful, yet sophisticated, ambience promises to stir the senses with small-plates made for sharing and a sultry atmosphere created by the interior’s black and red colour scheme.

Fusion Resort, Quang Binh
Fusion Resort opened their doors in Quang Binh in 2020, bringing to the region elegant, wellness-focused accommodation in the form of spacious villas with stunning ocean views.
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel

Festive dining with an Asian spin takes over the menu at 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung, with lunch options such as Wild Snapper in Kumquat Shoyu Dressing and Tajima Wagyu Beef Rump with Assam Sauce

The St Regis Singapore

Indulge in spectacular yuletide festive dining from the House of Astor (available for pre-order from

Get Festive With The New Gemma

The IlLido Group redefines upscale steakhouse dining with a trendy buzzy interpretation of a sophisticated Italian steakhouse with personalised Gueridon service. 

Long Beach Opens In Robertson Quay

Seafood lovers of the famed black pepper crab from Long Beach will now be able to indulge in the contemporary setting of the latest outlet in Robertson Quay. Long Beach takes its place along the Singapore River to satiate the appetites of families and corporate groups alike, with the added convenience of a de-shelling service for easy dining at any time.

Goodwood Park Hotel

The Deli’s new festive takeaway menu commemorates the iconic hotel’s 120 years with impressive savoury Asian interpretations of Christmas classics and gorgeous sweet creations. 

The Trans Resort Bali

For a sparkling Christmas Eve, join the resort’s executive chef Amaury Belkhanfar on a special collaboration with KUDETA’s head chef, Jeremy Hunt.

Grand Hyatt Bali

Aside from the usual Christmas and New Year’s festive feasts, Grand Hyatt Bali has prepared a gamut of gourmet treats for your merrymaking at home. 

Basque In The Ambience

When Italian focused Alkaff Mansion Ristorante ceased operations in 2016, many wondered what would be the next direction for the 101-year-old landmark. Under new management team 1-Group, the colonial building is now a celebration of Basque culture, with three new dining concepts within the grounds. 

In Sato-San's Care

Jimoto Dining, located round the corner of a row of heritage Peranakan shophouses on Joo Chiat Road, is led by chef Takahiro Sato; the Tokyo native crafts edomae-style sushi at the 14-seater sushi counter.

Ingrained Wellness

Love rice but need to reduce your carbs intake? Thanks to a patented rice processing technique from Toyo Rice Corporation, their Kinmemai Better White and Better Brown Rice is packed with natural nutrients and superior flavour.

Something Teochew On
JUMBO Group’s latest food concepts, Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine and Chao Ting, have opened at Far East Square. Both pay tribute to Teochew cuisine, serving up classic dishes that grandma would approve.
A Sequel That Works

This year, it has roped in guest chefs Minori Yazaki and Takao Inoue from Si Chuan Dou Hua’s Tokyo branch to join forces with Singapore's executive chef Zeng Feng and chef Sean Hsueh from Taipei’s Yang Ming Spring Green Kitchen to create a repertoire of Sichuan, Taiwanese and Japanese inflected meatless dishes.

French At Home

On days when you are too lazy to cook but still want something indulgent, de Chef Julien ready-to-eat's French stews and other classics are just what you need on your dinner cheat sheet.

Reduce, Reuse And Recycle

Have you ever wondered what happens to Nespresso’s aluminium pods once all that coffee has gone into your cup?

A Lesson In Subtlety

To appreciate Takuya Yamashita’s La Cuisine Naturelle philosophy is to understand his love for his hometown Nara and seasonality of Japanese ingredients. 

King Of Clams

Love the tender and chewy texture of clams? For 600 years, Duo Tou Village in the Hanjiang district of Putien has been producing the best clams in China. And every year, PUTIEN Restaurant has been importing hundreds of kilograms of these clams to celebrate Duo Tou Clam festival, the period when the clams are at their prime.

A Thorny Feast

Durian retailer 99 Old Trees launches an omakase experience ($60/person) SukaWa showcasing the best of the king of fruits.

A Crystal Clear Class

Regulars of Crystal Jade Palace will notice welcome changes to the newly renovated venue in Takashimaya Shopping Centre: a tea room for sipping a selection of 10 artisanal teas, a customised menu option, a Yanxi Palacestyle courtyard complete with marble arches, and a jade green and gold colour palette that run across the interior.


A newcomer to the Telok Ayer hood is Chuan Hung, a 40-seater Sichuan noodle house that serves homemade Mian Yang rice noodles.

Caviar Produced To Order

Premium produce has always been a non-negotiable trait of Saint Pierre’s cuisine. Chef-owner Emmanuel Stroobant has unveiled another luxury ingredient to accentuate his plates of pleasure: Royal Belgian Caviar (RBC).

An Edomae Rhapsody

Tucked into a corner of Raffles Hotel Singapore is the entranceway that leads visitors up a narrow cobblestoned path to the stage of a maestro who stands ready to provide up close and personal performances for a maximum of nine guests per seating.

Japan Times

Peach Garden’s seasonal Oishi Flavours of Japan menu will be right up any Japanese food addict’s alley.

Rice To The Occasion

There’s a highly anticipated opening in London and it needs to go to the top of your bucket list.

A Kinship Is Born

As the name suggests, Kinship, a family-friendly, neighbourhood establishment serving European-Asian cuisine has opened on Shelley Street in Soho, adjacent to Tai Kwun.

Pleasure Dome

In the glass-domed, Scandi-inspired restaurant, a flood of natural light washes over Parisian bistro chairs encircling marble tables, comfy banquettes, and an open kitchen with a coal-fire grill and wood-fired oven in the centre.

Anglo-Indian Flavours

Inspired by traditional mess halls where army officers meet over food, Rajasthan Rifles is where you can experience a taste of Anglo-Indian cuisine. Opened by Black Sheep Restaurants, the colonial-inspired establishment offers banquette seating.

A Tale Of One Chef

Six stories, four restaurants and one visionary add up to San Francisco’s new culinary hotspot. ONE65 is the brainchild of James Beard-award-winning chef Claude Le Tohic, and he has opened the fourth and final concept, O’ by Claude Le Tohic. 

Everything Chinese

With a striking dining room accented by glinting jade features, Moon Lok Chinese Restaurant takes a leaf from culinary archives to shine a spotlight on traditional Chinese cuisine.

Understated Elegance

Explore the luxe features of The Chedi Ninghai, which is inspired by the gorgeous landscape of mountain and lakes.

Deng Huadong - Turning Up The Heat

Sichuan cuisine offers a complex mix of flavours and mastering the fundamentals requires years of training. Deng Huadong shares with Destin Tay what it takes to be a chef extraordinaire. 

A Work Of Art

If your wine cellar holds Petrus and magnums of Krug, it’s only logical to keep them carefully cellared for long-term enjoyment.

Golden Age Of Bars

New bars are bringing their genteel touch to the drinks scene in Singapore.

Distiller For A Day

Homegrown one-year-old Brass Lion Distillery is now ready to turn you into a gin master for a day, thanks to its dedicated Gin School ($198), a unique three-hour workshop where up to 10 participants at a time get hands

Unquestionably The Finest Truffle Experience In Vietnam

Fresh, black winter truffles are among the world’s most exceptional foods, indeed, it’s hard to think of anything more exquisite. Fortunately for local gourmet and bon vivant, Australia’s finest truffley goodness has now been introduced to Vietnam’s culinary scene courtesy of Le Truffle.

Burn Baby Burn

The team that brought Sạp Concept Store to Vietnam is now about to invest further in the restaurant sector with an exciting new opening at M Plaza on the Nguyen Du side.

An Empire State Of Mind At Café In

Empire City is where modern, urban living embraces a fresh new concept, providing a superior quality of life away from traffic jams and confined living spaces.

Seventh Heaven

Located on the 7th floor of the fabled Majestic Hotel, River Avenue has sweeping views across the Saigon River and is an unmissable destination if you’re looking for an exclusive and convenient dining experience.

The Tale Of A Libatious Trilogy

“We live as we dream, alone,” but thanks to Saigon brewhouse, Heart of Darkness, and their trilogy of pale ales, the dark loneliness of drinking just one beer need never happen again.

All Systems On The Go For Lacàph
Whether we’re stuck at home in another lockdown, or our hectic schedule keeps us glued to the office chair, it’s not always possible to escape to our favourite cafe for some well-deserved me-time and an indulgent ice-cold drink.
Something like a “phởnomenon”
Arriving on the Saigon food scene just 12 weeks ago, Phở Chào’s 20-seater eatery has fast become one of the city’s go-to spots for dining or takeaway.
Sabastion Smith - The New Sheriff On 37 Ky Con

After a stint in quarantine, Sabastion Smith has emerged to take the role of General Manager with the award-winning hospitality outfit - Quince & Madam Kew – down at 37 Ky Con in HCMC’s District 1.

Take A Chill In Ibiza
Sol Kitchen & Pool Bar is a secret tropical oasis, tucked away between the busy streets of District 7. The spacious outdoor setting offers guests a combination of poolside relaxation, luxurious cabanas, a breezy bar
A Train Reaction Of Modern Thai Food

There is a street-style noodle stall at the entrance of Saigon’s newest Thai restaurant, Amdang Typhoon, and the moment you walk in the door, the feeling of Bangkok is everywhere.

Grandma (Hai) Knows Best

Grandma’s cooking is always the best, and a visit to Ba Hai restaurant, one of three unique dining experiences at Zannier Hotels Bai San Ho, Phu Yen, is guaranteed to delight.

Perfecting the Art of Mixology at 2 Lam Son Bar

Saigon’s premier cocktail lounge, 2 Lam Son Bar, is taking the art of mixology to fresh heights with new bar manager, Simon Brandmayer who brings world-class cocktail artistry to the chic and stylish centrepiece of the city’s upmarket bar scene.

Julio Gomez - Mexican Flair At Mia Saigon

Young and passionate, Executive Chef Julio Gomez joined Mia Saigon in March 2021. In just a few short months, he has shared his Mexican flair with a love for Vietnamese ingredients to provide his guests with exceptional food and service.

Jason Tan - The Culinary Maestro

Chef Jason Tan further elevates the role of botanicals with his recently unveiled Gastro-Botanica 2.0 at his newly opened Restaurant Euphoria. Once again, the culinary maestro seamlessly melds classic, traditional flavours with cutting-edge innovation for botanicals re-imagined.

New & Refreshed

Lumo, named for and inspired by light, is the latest modern European restaurant-bar, helmed by head chef Martin Wong (ex-Tess Bar) and head bartender Josiah Chee (ex-Flagship).

Play By The Bay

Picturesque views of Lan Ha Bay beckon at Hotel Perle d’Orient Cat Ba – MGallery, the first international luxury hotel on Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.

A Modern Landmark

Soaring high against the cityscape of downtown Chongqing, China, InterContinental Chongqing Raffles City makes a statement at Raffles City complex, a landmark comprising four skyscrapers connected at the top by The Crystal, a skybridge spanning 300m

Mix Business With Leisure

Pullman Yueyang makes its entrance in the Hunan province as the city’s first international upscale branded hotel.

The Heart Of Māori

Designed to evoke the ambience of a Māori wharenui (house) with a touch of luxury, Park Hyatt Auckland overlooks Waitematā Harbour, inviting guests to luxuriate in its 47sqm to 245sqm rooms and suites.

Maxim’s De Paris - Celebrating French Art de Vivre

Maxim’s de Paris has a world-renowned reputation as purveyors of the finest French fare, dating back to the 1890s. Fortunately for local gourmands, Maxim’s traditional French delicacies are now available at the Takashimaya Center in downtown Saigon.

One Day Can Change Your Whole Life

Global Wellness Day 2021 and its message of health go ahead and are enthusiastically supported on social networking platforms globally and throughout Vietnam.

The Art Of Appreciating Wine

For many, the world of wine holds a certain mystique - a cheap bottle of plonk can taste just as good as a rare and prized vintage that can set you back thousands of dollars for a single bottle. 

A Job For Ants

Winemaker Leo Erazo is helping to define more than just Malbec at Altos Las Hormigas in Mendoza.

Island Wine Time

Vineyards are returning to the pleasure island of Mallorca in a serious way, thanks to new players like Bodega Son Mayol where technical director Marie Barbé oversees a modern Bordeaux-styled estate.

Amanoi - The Epitome Of Peace

Vietnam’s most exclusive hillside resort, standing on the dramatic coastline of Vinh Hy Bay, offers the weary traveller an idyllic sanctuary to escape the weariness of daily life.

Regent Phu Quoc - Tribute To The Legendary Past

Infusing the soul of its location, Regent Phu Quoc’s new branding commemorates the legend of King Gia Long and his defeat of the rebel army. Drawing influence from Ancient Chinese pottery and enhanced by bold, jewel tones, this stunning illustration embodies Regent’s redefined luxury.

L’azure - The Mediterranian Muse of Phu Quoc Island

Tripadvisor award-winning L’Azure Resort & Spa Phu Quoc takes beachside living to a whole new level. Advantageously situated in the town centre, but a haven of calm and tranquillity right on the ocean’s edge, this small and elegant resort is a favourite for all who visit.

Sampan Rhum Vietnam - A True Taste of the Tropics

Distilled just metres from the beach and made from 100% pure sugar cane juice, Sampan rums combine years of passion, dedication and expertise to capture the sundappled essence and aromas of Vietnam’s tropics in a bottle.

Sunshine Equipment - The Best Partner For Your Kitchen

Keeping an attentive eye on aesthetics, Sunshine Equipment provides bespoke kitchen and bar solutions that blend harmoniously into their surrounding environments while ensuring their clients’ operational requirements and sustainability expectations are prioritised.

A Winning Touch

Anna Princena And Kelly Wong From Mo Bar Are The Winners Of The Remy Martin Barrel Aged Cocktail Competition 2020 With A Savvy Salt-Crusted Creation

Top Ten Of The World Finest Champagnes

Celebrate with our hand-curated Top Ten of the world's finest champagnes, savour their unique history and distinct growing locations, and enjoy the delicate variety of grape blends and enduring ethos surrounding each of these iconic Champagne Houses.

Top Ten Of The World Finest Champagnes

Celebrate with our hand-curated Top Ten of the world's finest champagnes, savour their unique history and distinct growing locations, and enjoy the delicate variety of grape blends and enduring ethos surrounding each of these iconic Champagne Houses.

A New Temple For Sushi

A new Sandō inspired theme, three distinct dining spaces and a new ‘Shu Ha Ri’ philosophy are at the heart of the new Hashida Singapore.

Worth The Wait

The recent dining restrictions are sure to build up your appetite for a fine meal once possible. Here are the top spots to make a beeline for when the chance comes.

Food For All

The latest efforts at novel food production emphasize strategies to end world hunger and break down barriers to everyone's fair access to wholesome, nutritious food

Going With The Flow

How was it possible that 2020 was a wildly successful year for F&B and tech company Ebb & Flow, which managed to launch eight concepts at the height of the global pandemic? CEO Lim Kian Chun tells all.

In Praise Of Women

Here’s what five Bali-based movers and shakers have to say to woman who wish to blaze their own paths in F&B industry and beyond.

Meet The Chef From Rumari

We talk to Raffles Bali’s executive chef Gaetan Biesuz about his take on Indonesian regional cuisine and the importance of championing local produce.

Would You Like Your Steak Medium-Rare?

Food technology companies reinvent the food supply chain with plant-based proteins, cultured meats and 3D-printed meats. We take a look at how these industry disruptors give much food for thought beyond the whims of the palate.

The Art Of Dry Ageing Beef

They say the finer things in life improve with age. Here’s a glimpse into the world of dry-aged beef and what it really means.

Roots, Heritage And Determination

Chef Sun Kim’s culinary journey has been nothing short of being transformative as his restaurant Meta symbolises and celebrates the metamorphosis of a chef finally coming into his own.

Chinese Cuisine Redefined

DeAille Tam, co-founder and executive chef of Obscura, and recently crowned Asia’s Best Female Chef 2021, talks about her vision for giving fine dining Chinese gastronomy a new identity with no limits 

Flavour Forward

Since opening its door eight years ago, Cuca remains to be a mainstay of Bali’s leading dining destination. epicure talks to Kevin Cherkas and Virginia Entizne about its enduring recipe.

In Chef We Trust

These six newly opened or revamped Japanese restaurants offer omakase menus that’s entirely dependent on seasonality and quality, the chef ’s whims and your taste for adventure.

The Next Big Thing

Indonesia’s premium artisanal distilleries are positively flourishing. epicure investigates the growth and talks to the spirit-makers about their award-wining gin and grappa.

Health Is Wealth

The world may still not be open for travelling but an increasing number of healthy and environmentally responsible nutritional options are available in Singapore.

Modern Era Of Cooking

Epicure takes a closer look at the science behind healthier, modern day cooking methods that claim to maximise the nutritional content of food.

The Summer Of English Sparkling Wines

Largely consumed domestically, English sparkling wines are increasingly available in Singapore and pouring at a restaurant near you. We explore the rise of this new wine region.

Recipes For Revival - One Click To Save Ten Lives

Please CLICK NOW AND SAVE TEN LIVES!  Reopening finally is beginning in HCMC, but many of its residents, our neighbors, are still struggling to find enough to eat. Join hands with AmCham CARES, support those in need, and be inspired with Recipes for Revival from ten of Vietnam's top tastemakers!! 

An Ode To Heritage

Three hotels in Mexico, Bali and Singapore are paying homage to their locality and environment.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021

The annual World’s Best Restaurant 2021 award, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, has announced its latest line-up of pinnacle restaurants.

Celebrating Local

Famous for its foodie reputation, Singapore is increasingly attracting culinary stalwarts and Michelin-starred chefs to its shores with an increasing variety of quality home-grown produce and easy access to ingredients anywhere in the world.

Health Benefits Of Coffee

Offering a range of choices from latte, cappuccino, espresso to cold brew or just iced cold, black and full bodied, coffee is always a perfect drink to boost your mood and start your day with full of energy. 

Ultimate Guide To Choose The Best Olive Oil

Olive trees grow into the most interesting knotted shapes and evoke the drawings of illustrator Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) - you'd almost expect to discover fairies living beneath bony limbs there.

A Champion For Uniquely Singaporean Flavours

Singapore-born chef Barry Quek talks to epicure about his passion for local Singaporean flavours and how he flawlessly incorporates them into his mod-European Asian menu at Whey, his new restaurant in Hong Kong.

Man On A Mission

Nothing is stopping chef Mathew Leong as he heads to the Bocuse d’Or finals in Lyon, France this September. 

Heritage With Heart

From family recipes to old favourites, Candlenut’s chef-owner Malcolm Lee tells epicure why he believes in serving hearty classics even during challenging times.

Top 9 Travel Trends For 2021 And Beyond

Travel has nearly ground to a halt this year as a result of the Covid-19, with flights canceled, hotels shut, and restrictions on travel 'corridors' changing on a weekly, if not daily, basis.

Back To Black

The population of Bali’s black pigs are declining. But, there are farmers, butchers and chefs who insist on reviving it.

En Primeur Goes Digital

As En Primeur 2020 drew to a close, epicure looks back over the past two tumultuous years and their impact on Bordeaux’s centuries-old selling system.

The Singapore Spirit

The premium artisanal spirits market is on the rise in Singapore, as indigenous distillers introduce familiar botanical and flavourings to the ever-popular gin.

Pioneering Sustainability And Environmental Stewardship

Sustainability is more than a trending buzzword for Grand Hyatt Singapore; it’s a way of life. Director of culinary operations Lucas Glanville shares how the hotel walks the talk as a pioneer for several long-term environmental-friendly initiatives  across all its operations.

No Place Like Home

If you’re looking to host the perfect locavore dinner party, seek out these five brands offering tableware, fine cutlery and kitchen accessories that are part celebration of Singaporean iconography, part oh-so-pretty conversation starters.

Tender Loving Care

In a first for Four Seasons Resorts in the Asia-Pacific region, a dedicated Cancer Care Massage and bespoke wellness programme are now available in Bali.

Saluting Our Resilient F&B Industry

We pay tribute to our chefs and hawker centre cooks as they once again rose to the no dine-in challenge during the recent Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) period, and pivoted flawlessly. Kudos and thank you.

New Eats At Raffles Hotel Singapore

There are two new reasons to visit Raffles Hotel Singapore. First are the sizzling new dishes at Butcher’s Block, presented by its new chef de cuisine Jordan Keao. 

The Future Of Cooking?

At first glance, it looks somewhat like the mysterious black monolith in 2001: A Space Odyssey. But the Anaori Kakugama is much more than a black box.

Marvellous Escapes

Bookmark these new hotels in Hanoi, Bali and the Maldives for future stays.

Culinary Explorer

Gorden Ramsay hits the road again in the third season of Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted where he explores global cuisines amidfrigidtemperatures, muddy back roads and stormy waters.

A Convenient Truth

The Morning Machine is for all coffee nerds and home baristas out there. With a choice of recipes, custom is able settings and a mobile app, this coffee capsule machine will make the daily grind more exciting.

The New Taste Of Korea

Louis Han, chef founder of Nae:um, recounts how his experiences and upbringing have moulded his own version of contemporary Seoul cuisine.

Star Power

Mod-Indian restaurant Firangi Superstar is in a league of its own with playful dishes, whimsical decor and an exuberant perspective of India.

Unique Spa Treatments and Where To Find Them

Each of these 10 destination spas offers everything you need to relax, reprogram, or reshape yourself. Whether you want to jump-start serious weight loss, master a rock labyrinth, or indulge in daily rubdowns, book some time at one of these wanderlust-worthy health and wellness sanctuaries.

Private Limited

From rooms with gorgeous views to bespoke menus, these private dining rooms offer novelty and serenity sans isolation, at a time when we want nothing more than to get out and live a little – safely.

A Home Cook’s Dream

Singapore may be small but there isn’t anything that a home cook could desire that isn’t available on our little red dot anymore, thanks to the efforts of gourmet grocers and specialty outfits.

Style And Substance

Bali-based luxury jewellery brand John Hardy highlights Indonesian heritage and artisanship at its immersive boutique and gallery in Seminyak.

Recipes From The Heart

Our Bali – Your Bali by chef Dean Keddell is a fundraising cookbook to help Bali’s most vulnerable communities. Here’s how you can contribute.

The Great Escape

With the possible easing of border restrictions in the near future, it is time to start dreaming about that long-anticipated vacation.

The Future Is Tempe

Indonesia’s indigenous plantbased protein source has been traditionally consumed for centuries and has lately gained global recognition as a sustainable meat substitute.

The New Frontier

Vineyards in China spread from the picturesque valleys of Yunnan to a fertile oasis in the Gobi Desert. We profile some emerging wine regions and trace the diverse range of grapes proliferating across the Middle Kingdom.

All Fired Up

Remy Lefebvre, chef-partner of Casa Restaurant, talks about his passion for contemporary woodfired gastronomy and his affinity for natural produce.

Champagne Champions

Champagne is responding to climate change with organic farming, sustainable packaging and environmentally conscious practices across the business. These bubbles reflect their conscientious efforts.

Off The Beaten Path

The World Whiskies category defines whiskies not made in the traditional whisky production nations. These expressions are our choicest picks.

Regent Phu Quoc Welcoming Guests in Q1, 2022

Opening its doors in spring 2022, Regent Phu Quoc is an ultra-luxury all suites and villas resort set in an unrivalled private beachfront location in Long Beach on Phu Quoc Island.

European Night - Business Resilience Awards
On Friday 3rd December, EuroCham Vietnam held The European Night 2021 to mark the resilience of its members and their contribution to Vietnam’s fight against the pandemic during the fourth wave outbreak in 2021.
Festive Season by the River

The bells are ringing. The festive season is coming. Celebrate the best moments of the year with your beloved friends and family with our special offer at Mia Saigon.

Holiday Celebrations

Cheer to the most beautiful time of the year with a wide range of festive delights for memorable celebrations at New World Saigon Hotel.

Festive Celebrations At Caravelle Saigon 2021

This merry time of the year, Caravelle welcomes you to our three dining outlets for a delightful high tea or tapas portions at Café de l’Opera, a savouring of Reflections’ signature craftsmanship and the hearty buffets at Nineteen Restaurant, all with their own flairs and flavours.

A Memorable Season Of Reunions & Celebrations

Every festive season is an opportunity to gather and reminisce with loved ones, and with that thought we are striving to create a truly memorable holiday celebration at The Reverie Saigon.

Square One – Destination For Brunch Lovers

Located in a prime location on the city's most famous square, overlooking Saigon Opera House, Park Hyatt Saigon with its tranquil elegance and sophisticated refined design reflects the nostalgia of Saigon’s French colonial history.

Festive Season 2021: Magical Moments

Here we are at this hearfelt moment of the year again! 2021 has been a very challenging year for all of us. At Hôtel des Arts Saigon, yet that would not stop us from creating memorale moments for family, and friend and beloved ones.

Celebrate The Festive Season At Pimalai

Rak Talay, Pimalai's restaurant on the beach will serve a wide spread buffet of Thai and international cuisine on Christmas Eve. Spend the evening with live music, a fire show, and an appearance from Santa Claus with gifts for children!

New Year's Eve Celebrations At Hotels Across Asia

With New Year’s Eve soon upon us, we’ve put together a round-up of New Year’s Eve celebrations at hotels across Asia, including fireworks, gala dinners, a cruise, countdown parties and much more.

Reboot Yourself At Nomu Izakaya

Located in the heart of Saigon's District 1, Nomu Izakaya is a modern Japanese Izakaya recently taken over by Chef Adrian Chong.

Cider Creations From The City Of Love

Thanks to the ongoing popularity of craft beer pubs and eateries in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam is on the way to becoming one of Asia’s better known destinations for locally-made craft brews.

A Hybrid Cafe & Wine Bar In Saigon

Developed and driven by a trio of hospitality experts - Kel Norman (operations), Dan Van Sousanis (wine) and Will Frith (coffee), BEL is an innovative retail concept serving the beautifully balanced Building Coffee and much more.

When Indian Tradition Meet Chinese Fusion

Whether you’re in the mood for the spicy tang of Chicken Tikka Masala, the creamy indulgence of cheesy Palak Paneer, or a fluffy and fresh Naan bread with delicious garlic or chili flavours, Biryani House in Saigon’s Thao Dien ward is ready to satisfy your cravings.

Relish In Pickle Paradise

Sweet, tangy, tart, spicy, savoury, for many of us, few things beat the fresh, satisfying crunch of your favourite pickle straight from the jar.

Symphony By The Ocean

Inspired by the beauty of coastal fishing villages and their epic sunsets, L’Azure Resort & Spa Phu Quoc presents itself in rustic design with tranquil vistas, painted in nostalgic tones, skilfully applied minimalism, and country style.

A Wine Lover’s Latest Paradise

Founded by the great minds behind Heart of Darkness Brewery, Cellar Wine Bistro is aiming high at becoming one of Saigon’s premier wine and food destinations.

Dining In “The Log”

One step into The Log, and you’ll understand why this restaurant is unlike other dining experiences in Ho Chi Minh City.

Creating Memorable Moments

At Hôtel des Arts Saigon, creating memorable moments for family, and friend and beloved ones is the Hotel’s specialty.

Christmas Glows With Love

It’s undeniable that the Festive Season is the most anticipated celebration of the year, with people bonding over food and building relationships through gatherings.

A Feast For The Senses

Mia Saigon’s is the ideal venue for any festive holiday gathering this season, and there’s no shortage of occasions to celebrate.

Once Upon A Time In Wonderland

This Christmas season, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi celebrates “Once Upon a Time”, as it transforms into a winter wonderland complete with classic-style nutcrackers.

Feel At Home For The Holidays

Christmas at The Reverie Saigon is always an epic festive celebration. Join in on the merry-making with a festive gourmet menu, available all throughout December at Café Cardinal. Enjoy traditional holiday dishes, expertly curated from France and throughout Europe.

Christmas In Candyland

Now that you’ve dined on the perfect roast, it’s time for dessert. While you can’t go wrong with a traditional log cake, these new flavours deliver unique twists to the festive staple and will thrill anyone with a sweet tooth.

Chanh Bistro - Feel Your Rooftop Fantasy

Immerse yourself in a verdant, vibrant world of culinary delights and handcrafted cocktails. Chanh Bistro’s rooftop dining space is perfect for group celebrations, or an intimate date with that special someone.

Tartine Bakery - Go Way Beyond Bread

Tartine goes above and beyond, pushing the limits of what a bakery-cafe in Saigon can offer with a broad array of home-made goods and artisan sourdough bread made fresh daily.

The Finest Cut

Meat lovers will find perfectly broiled steaks and more at Wolfgang’s Steakhouse Singapore, a restaurant that thrives on exceptional food and service.

How To Make Perfect Roast This Festive Season

There’s nothing like a home-cooked Christmas feast. But getting those roasts just right can be a little daunting for even the most seasoned home cook. Read on for expert advice and foolproof tips for a perfect festive dinner.

Why Table Manners Matter

Catherine Baron, founder of etiquette school Le Savoir-Vivre tells us why fine dining etiquette is much more than just good table manners.

What You Need To Know About Allergies

Allergies are nothing to sneeze about. We speak to general practitioner Dr Benjamin Loh about the common causes, treatments, and in particular, how to deal with food allergies.

Into The Blue

A stay at the newly opened Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi will plunge you into the depths of experiential luxury. Adeline Wong visits the sumptuous haven in the South Malé Atoll and feels irrevocably inspired.

Driving Change
Seven chefs share their experiences and tell epicure what’s in store for the year ahead.
The Perfect Journey

Not one to be afraid of change, culinary prodigy turned perfectionist chef André Chiang’s definition of success lies not in the number of stars and accolades he earns. Rather, for him, the measure of success lies in how his legacy of Sichuan cuisine is carried forward

Worthy Heir Of Baron Philippe De Rothschild In Chile
Chile is a true winegrowing paradise. The richness of its soil and the variety of climates there give rise to an extraordinary diversity of terroirs. Baron Philippe de Rothschild takes advantage of this patchwork of terroirs to create highly distinctive wines that are a byword for quality and excellence.
A Tribute To The Legacy Of Generations Of Wine Makers

Led by third-generation winemaker and renowned viticulturist Gina Gallo, the Gallo Signature Series features an exquisite flavour unique to the Gallo family estate’s collection of some of the best vineyards in Sonoma, Napa, and Monterey Counties.

Unveiling The Luxury Of Wine

Unlike top-end whisky or cognac, wine tends to be largely modest in presentation. Some producers, however, have started to trumpet its luxury status.

Changing Wine Through Tech

When Michael Baum, CEO and Founder of Vivant, became the first American owner of a Burgundy vineyard, Château de Pommard, the technology entrepreneur began applying his innovative ideas to the age-old domain of wines, leading to the creation of online platform Vivant.

A Case For Beaujolais

With Burgundy and Rhone wine prices soaring, it’s time to revisit the allure of Beaujolais and its elevated crus.

An Assemblage Of Bold Flavours And Captivating Tales

Led by Winemaker of the Year (2019) David Phinney, Orin Swift offers compelling storytelling through its creative expression of art on every bottle and combines bold flavours with balance and focused sleekness evoked from an assortment of rich grape varietals from Napa Valley.

The Writers Bar

Opened in Jul 2019, The Writers Bar at Raffles Bali seeks inspiration from rich local Balinese ingredients as it navigates its way to creating its unique identity.

Shelley Tai

Hong Konger Shelley Tai, 31, studied fashion merchandising but never got a chance to parlay her studies into a career. Instead, it was her part-time job on the bar floor that got her hooked on hospitality. Her interest and determination led her from barback to apprentice bartender, and finally to bartender at Quinary, Hong Kong and now bar manager at Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore.

Saigon Calling

With subtle Vietnamese flavours of coriander and fresh lemongrass, the cocktail is a mix of fresh herbs and gentle spices. Roku Gin matches perfectly with an array of distinctive Balinese spices: Sancho pepper, citrus and green tea.

The Paloma

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

Black Caviar and Hokkaido King Scallop Yu Sheng

Prefer something more extravagant than salmon slices and golden crackers? Chef Cheung Siu Kong opts for black caviar and Hokkaido king scallops, and crushed sweetened walnuts to add a luxe touch to the ubiquitous dish.

La Poularde de Bresse

A classic French dish which was created in 1957, the La Poularde de Bresse follows strict rules. The fowl has to be 1.8kg to 2kg: five months old and is fed with milk products for the first three weeks. The result a juicy and firm-fleshed chicken.

Les Saint-Jacques

Hokkaido scallops are preferred as they are sweeter than the ones from the Atlantic, which goes exceedingly well with the Grenobloise sauce - made with capers, lemon dice, brown butter, shallots, parsley and brioche croutons. The garlic baby spinach adds another dimension to the dish.

Le Paris Brest

A heritage, Le Paris Brest was originally made to celebrate the Paris-Brest-Paris bicycle race. Its circular shape represents the bicycle wheel. Add Fleur de sel de Maldon to amp up the praline flavour and reduce the sweetness.

Le Homard Bleu

Fished from the Channel Islands, the blue lobster (marked by its unique blue hue when raw) is best cooked with salted butter to showcase its sweet flavour. The mushroom and bacon give the dish an umami taste.

Introducing Vilmart And Cie

Often cited as one of the best grower Champagnes by critics and industry insiders, this artisanal label recently debuted in Singapore with six wines. We were there for the first taste.

Arts Ascendence In The Distinctive Saigon Auditorium

Perceiving arts is something that can be done at any time or in any situation. However, in order to be emotionally touched and imprint the mind, it will need the reconciliation of many factors. Enthusiastic artists and their viable artworks, an inspiring space and a passion without end for arts.

Fantastic Feasts

Look forward to fabulous feasts comprised of modern Korean flavors, irresistible yakiniku, and a new champagne-forward concept in the heart of Orchard Road

Taste Of Japan

As we patiently wait for leisure travel to resume, here’s a selection of new Japanese concepts to try in the meantime

World On A Plate

Restaurants that go beyond borders, resulting in food brimming with fearless flavors

Fire & Earth

There is something irresistibly primal about these restaurants whose cooking techniques harness the power of fire and respect the Earth’s bounties, resulting in an unforgettable meal

Garden Vacation

Marina Bay Hotel’s green ‘garden in a hotel’ scheme brings fresh vibes into a 34-year-old building.

Quarter Century Scotches

Looking to expand your collection or simply try something new? Then these are the 25 Year Old Single Malts to look out for this year.

The Modern Italian Table

These new menus from some of Singapore’s top Italian restaurants prove that there is more to the popular European cuisine than just pizza and pasta

In Good Spirits

Ring in the new year with these new bars and exceptional spirits

20th Hansgrohe Golf Invitational

The 20th edition of the Hansgrohe Golf Invitational finally came to pass after a one-year hiatus in 2020 due to the Covid pandemic.

Spring Concert at Atrium Lounge: Evenings At Renaissance

With a passion for music as well as an ambition to bring academic music to young people in the most intimate, honest and quality way, conductor Tieu Nguyen Duc Anh and Imagine Philharmonic Orchestra are ready to conquer the emotions of the audience once again.

The Hari Launches Own Branded Gin

Hong Kong, March 2022 – The Hari is delighted to launch its first ever brand of gin in conjunction with sister property, The Hari London

The Dempsey Project: A Gourmand’s New Playground

Clean eating, cheese and charcuterie grazing platters, gourmet hampers, ethnic nights, celebrity chef pop-ups, cocktails and wines, and a global weekly potluck are all home to the new The Dempsey Project

A Month-Long Toast To Margarita
It’s time to celebrate World Margarita Day. Try the original recipes and the creative twist at 12 participating bars across town
Toasted Sesame Cookies

This recipe, reproduced from the book 100 Cookies: The Baking Book for Every Kitchen, incorporates Sarah Kieffer’s famous pan-banging technique for seriously wrinkly yet delicious cookies.

One Life, One Moment

Akane Eno is the chef-owner of Ichigo Ichie and the only Japanese female to helm a fine-dining kappo restaurant in Singapore. She reveals what it takes for chefs like her to rise to the top.

Calm And Collected

Epicure talks to Aisha Ibrahim, the first female executive chef of Canlis about the restaurant’s new culinary direction and why her team’s well-being comes first.

The New Classics

Si Chuan Dou Hua’s executive Cantonese chef Hoo Chee Keong leads the way in bringing a modern slant to wellloved Sichuan and Cantonese cuisines.

Vietnam Domestic Lives On with LUXPERIA

LUXPERIA collective is hosting the TRAVEL BAZAAR 2022 on 19 and 20 March in HCMC featuring over 30 luxury suppliers across the region to showcase to the domestic Vietnam market – the first travel event of its kind since the Pandemic. 

Culinary Encounter in Cheval Blanc Randheli

From March 21st to 23rd Chef Eric Vidal welcomes the residency of Chef Maxime Gilbert, from Écriture, two Michelin stars restaurant in Hong Kong, for a special four-hands dinner collaboration in Le 1947, Cheval Blanc Randheli.

Surprises Arise At Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc This Easter

To mark the season’s reopening on Friday April 15th, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, part of the Oetker Collection portfolio of masterpiece hotels, is delighted to welcome its guests for an Easter weekend full of family fun and togetherness.

The Lanesborough Grill To Open In April 2022

The Lanesborough London, is delighted to announce the opening of The Lanesborough Grill, the new flagship modern British restaurant opening on Monday 25th April 2022 with acclaimed British Chef, Shay Cooper at its helm.

Retreat In Bali, Como-Style

Slow down and reconnect with your well-being in Bali through COMO Shambhala Estate's Integrated Wellness Programme

Dom Pérignon Launches 2012 Vintage

The new year brings new champagne launches and exceptional vintage releases, the first of which in Singapore was Dom Pérignon 2012. We savoured a taste at 28 Wilkie

Celebrating Mother’s Day Around Asia

From indulgent spa therapies to special stay packages that the whole family can enjoy (and we mean multiple generations), we’ve rounded up a range of Mother’s Day offers from around Asia that might just make the perfect gift this May.  

Vietnam’s Hospitality Real Estate – Time To Rebuild

On the 26th of April, Savills Hotels hosted Meet The Experts, the largest hospitality and real estate conference in Vietnam. More than 20 speakers led lively discussions with almost 500 senior industry professionals, developers, and hotel owners.

April’s Best Eats

This month, get excited over the return of a decades-old classic, a restaurant that specializes in unique cuts of beef, irresistible pizzas, and more.

New Taste Of Luxury

Forget about white tablecloths and stiff service. These restaurants are redefining the luxury dining experience by focusing on produce, concepts, and even guilty pleasures.

Beyond The Bottle

Are NFTs the inevitable future of the wine industry or a passing fad? We take a closer look at the phenomenon.

Island Of Libations

From Seminyak’s speakeasy within a speakeasy to Indonesia’s first natural wine bar, epicure finds out how the pandemic has not stop Bali’s bar scene from flourishing.

Iftar Feasting

Whether you need a table at the city’s best dining spot, or a convenient yet luxe take-home spread, here’s our list of lavish halal-certified dining options to bring the family together this Ramadan.

Better With Age

Fermentation, perhaps the oldest biotech process, has been around for millennia, giving longer shelf life to fresh produce and preventing foods from spoiling.

Meet The Trailblazers

Here are three women winemakers in Australia who are levelling the playing field and inspiring a generation of younger winemakers across the globe.

Flavors Of A European Summer

Seasonal produce, comforting flavors, and generous portions take center stage in the offerings of these European restaurants.

A Celebration Of Flavor

Dining out is especially exciting this month with the arrival of notable new restaurants and the unveiling of exciting new menus


LuxeRivers is a new mixed-use development in Chongqing, a large city in southwest China, on a steep site at the confluence of the Yangtze and the Jialing Rivers.

Small Bites, Bold Flavours

Chef Carles Abellán, founder of Tapas,24 Barcelona brings the authentic, convivial Spanish lifestyle and his love of tapas to Singapore. Epicure caught up with him during his first visit to our shores.

Expanding Horizons

Permata Singapore’s new culinary director, chef Mel Dean, reveals his inspiration behind progressive Nusantara cuisine and why each dish is more than an homage to the region’s ethnic and cultural diversity.

A Selection Of Stars

These new wines, from Champagne to New Zealand, are slated to please your dinner guests.

Exciting Whisky Debuts

From chocolate to art, these whiskies collaborate with the creative talents and artists for inspiration.

City Escapes

With international travel nearly back on track, put Rome, Bangkok and Jakarta in your list of next destinations.

Embark On A Culinary Journey Regent Phu Quoc
The new all-suites-and-villas resort – Regent Phu Quoc - celebrates signature dining and cultural exploration that go beyond the excellence of cuisine with six world-class restaurants and bars which define the resort’s the dynamic Taste Gallery.
Wellness Dinner – Language Of Positive Energy
On June 15, 2022, GWD will hold the 1st Wellness Dinner in the GWD 2022 series of
activities at the Luxury Boutique Hotel - Mia Saigon, believes that hospitality from the heart
must take into consideration the well-being of guests from a holistic point of view - physical,
mental and nutritional. To help guests understand this message, GWD Vietnam, in continuous
collaboration with certified nutritionists, aims to offer a full range of SPECIAL WELLNESS
Lambrusco And Food: The Marriage of Love

Lambrusco, the gently sparkling wine, is the drink of choice in Emilia Romagna to enjoy in the sunny days. This summer, let Lambrusco be the inspiration for your vibrant day with its wonderful pairings!

A Cultural Retreat At Four Seasons The Nam Hai
When travelling to Vietnam, vivid immersions in the local way of life is the most insightful experience to discover the beauty and vibrancy of the Vietnamese culture. Set in an idyllic location on Vietnam’s culturally rich central coast, Four Seasons The Nam Hai, Hoi An presents an authentic connection to the region through community lead, unique architecture, inspiring spa concept, Vietnamese culinary journey, in-resort cultural activities and local ceremonies, and a range of insightful excursions.
Mix And Match

Having wine with spicy foods? epicure asked experienced sommeliers how they would best tackle the longstanding dilemma and their wine pairing selections.

Bold Buys

These seductive reds capture the purity of fruit and intensity of flavour in every sip.

Summertime Sips

Introducing three different styles of whiskies, ranging from floral to peaty, blended to single malt expressions.

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 Return Of Sugarhall

Four years on, the rum-centric bar is back at a brand-new address on Cecil Street. Only this time around, rum gives way to a few more spirits.

A Worthy Sea-Cation

Packed with a wide range of activities, entertainment and dining options, a cruise on the Spectrum of the Seas by Royal Caribbean is a surprisingly fun way to travel – even if it is to nowhere.

Strapping Young Lad

A distillery that wants to shift your attention from age statements to how whiskies are different, Bruichladdich unveils a punchy single cask whiskey dedicated to its Singaporean and Malaysian faithful.

Flavors Of A European Summer

Seasonal produce, comforting flavors, and generous portions take center stage in the offerings of these European restaurants.

Into The Deep

Put these resorts on your radar for barefoot luxury with a purpose and a dose of stunning design.

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 

Les Estivales

Three not-to-be-missed garden parties at Château Saint-Martin & Spa

Immersive Cultural Experiences

Set in an idyllic location on Vietnam’s culturally rich central coast, Four Seasons The Nam Hai, Hoi An presents an authentic connection to the region through community lead, unique architecture

Artisanal Pastry Masterpieces

Crafting delicate traditional pastries, inspired by local Vietnamese Ingredients and flavours, Robin Mouquet-Richelet is a French Michelin

Peace In The City

The culmination of a monumental transformation of the iconic Crown Building in Manhattan, the 83-suite hotel and its 22 branded residences bring the peace promised by Aman’s Sanskrit

Desire To Soar

Growing up in the loving arms of his mother and the rich taste of Vietnamese dishes, the young Nguyen Nhu Cuong has nurtured in his heart the dream of becoming a professional Chef, one day.

Champagne For Fashionable Lifestyle

Champagne Delamotte is more than 270 years old with the goal of becoming a universal language of wine that is not just for an elite, but for all gourmets and the naturally curious.

Drink To Your Health

Sweep aside the marketing and consider theseimportant factors before having “healthy wine”.


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.

Weird And Wonderful

“Nothing is unknown if you wish to explore it” is the ethos of Locavore’s current season tasting menu. Here’s what chefs Eelke Plasmeijer and Ray Adriansyah can share about working with Indonesia’s lesser-known ingredients.

Peaceful Ambiance Meets Elegant Fare

Côn Sơn restaurant is inspired by the cuisine of all regions of Vietnam, distilling the most quintessential local ingredients to create unique flavours in a high-class culinary environment. 

Aged With Time

Knowing as Vietnam’s First Plant-Based deli, Kashew Cheese ranging products are vegan cheese, dairy alternatives and other deli foods. 

Modern Twist With Authentic Flavours

Enjoy Vietnamese dishes made from high-quality fresh ingredients, with Chef Cuong's special recipes, offering a repertoire of local food with authentic flavours. 

Seafood Just Got Sexier

One of HCMC latest and trendiest venues has arrived on the scene, Dukes Oyster Bar. From the team behind La Poissonnerie, Dukes Oyster Bar is their latest addition, taking them from supplier to restaurant. 

Drawer To Raw

Raw is a new cocktail and raw bar in Phu My Hung. Enjoy one of their classic cocktails or a glass or three of wine from their large wine list of international wines from around the world while listening to relaxing music. 

Go With Your Gut

Probiotics, prebiotics, fermented foods, microbiomes – these aren’t just trending buzzwords anymore. We talk to industry experts to understand what makes gut health so integral to our overall well-being and the kind of foods that can make all the difference.

Bringing Together Ambitious People

House of Barbaard creates the most outstanding men’s lifestyle experience with high regard to personal attention, exceptional quality, and an inspiring sense of style.

The Sum Of His Parts

For head chef Damian D’Silva, heritage cuisine is everything. He shares with Destin Tay on its personal significance to him, and pays tribute to the generations of mothers who’ve made it possible. 

Creating A Culture Of Chocolate In Vietnam

Ms. Khanh Linh speaks with Epicure about her current project, The Cocoa Project, which aims to make chocolate more accessible to the general public so that it can become a part of everyone’s life.

Delivering Traditional Hospitality With Ardor!

When he greets you, John Gardner extends his warmest welcome with a big smile. Everything that emanates from this individual exudes a feeling of intimacy and simplicity while remaining highly professional

The Art of Luxury

his summer the spectacular San Clemente Palace Kempinski celebrates the vibrant world of contemporary art with a series of inspiring exhibitions, installations and cultural events.

Next Level Dining
Go on, splurge on that indulgent feast you’ve been dreaming of. We know you want to. To make things easier, here are five of the best restaurants to consider. 
Hoiana Resort & Golf Welcomes Harley Davidson Vietnam Owners’ Group

Hoiana Resort & Golf, Central Vietnam’s pre-eminent luxurious integrated resort, welcomed Harley Owners’ Group as a stop-over on their HOG Festival ride, a reunion journey for riders from three-chapter regions across Hanoi,  Saigon and Da Nang that took place between 11th – 16th August 2022.

Trends You Knead To Know

Fads come and go, but one thing that will never change is the allure of baked goods. Here are some of the popular baking and pastry trends to watch out for this year.

Ask A Chef

Do you have a question you’ve always wanted to ask about cooking or a food-related topic? If so, here’s your chance. In this new column “Ask A Chef”, we call upon chef Norberto Valdez Palacios to share his advice on grilling and roasting. If you are wondering why your steak never turns out the way you want it to, and how you can improve on it, read on. As the grill master of the W Bali – Seminyak’s FIRE restaurant, Palacios reveals his tips and tricks to cooking the perfect steak and lamb. 

Perfecting The Pie
An Australian food icon, meat pies are a hearty and deliciously addictive dish that defines the Land Down Under. Here’s how to spot the best pie yet – or even better, make your own.
Breaking The Pastry Mould
Innovative desserts with Asian touches, cross-cultural flavours and a passion for savoury ingredients make Maira Yeo Asia’s best pastry chef.
In A Class Of Its Ow
Meet the talents behind Apéritif, Bali’s eclectic fine-dining destination and 1920s-inspired craft cocktail bar.
In A Class Of Its Ow
Meet the talents behind Apéritif, Bali’s eclectic fine-dining destination and 1920s-inspired craft cocktail bar.
In High Spirits, We Brunch
When the city’s 9-to-5ers shift into idleness, Singapore prepares to greet the weekend with these exciting brunch destinations.
Meliá Finishes Rebranding of 12 Vinpearl Hotels
Twelve former Vinpearl hotels and resorts spread across the country have now come into Meliá’s portfolio, rebranding as Meliá Vinpearl. The last property, Meliá Vinpearl Hai Phong Rivera, will make the transition by the end of September.

To Singapore, With Love
Nutmeg & Clove, which pays homage to Singapore in its drinks and food, is our bar of choice for the celebratory month of August.
A Taste Of Paradise
At these idyllic luxury resorts in the Maldives, global flavours and local ingredients make for a delicious discovery of terroir, culture and community.
Nomad Remedy
Fall in love with the world all over again by staying at these recently opened hotels in New York, Algarve and Bali.
Style And Substance

The highly anticipated debut of Indonesia’s first Park Hyatt hotels showcases the brand’s affinity to offer an oasis of calm amid the hustle and bustle of city life. Accessible from four different streets, the hotel’s location makes it a stellar destination to work, rest and enjoy life’s memorable moments. 

Great Bakes
If life’s meant to experience sinful indulgences, then don’t waste time and calories on average bakes. Instead, try 50 Things to Bake Before You Die for easy yet mouthwatering recipes.
General Practices Of Mindfulness For A Healthy Mind With Chiva-Som

In life, there are things we do not like, there are situations that make us unhappy, there is pain, illness and loss. While some things can be fought and overcome, there are others that we cannot change, no matter what. Fighting against these in fact increases our suffering, while letting go and accepting can bring relief. 

Take A Trip Down The California Coast
Beyond cabernet sauvignons, the sunny state produces some exciting pinot noirs and cool climate whites. These three wines are a small sampler of what California has to offer.
Strapping Young Lad
A distillery that wants to shift your attention from age statements to how whiskies are different, Bruichladdich unveils a punchy single cask whiskey dedicated to its Singaporean and Malaysian faithful.
Bucket List Material
Here’s one adventure that will empty out your wish list in one go: an off-road safari through Namibia.
New Taste Of Luxury
Forget about white tablecloths and stiff service. These restaurants are redefining the luxury dining experience by focusing on produce, concepts, and even guilty pleasures.
The Evolution Of The Experience
As a year-round destination, Andermatt, located in the centre of Switzerland, offers guests the very best of Switzerland with 365 days of adventures in nature – whether that be skiing or snowboarding in winter, playing golf or venturing on long, mountainous hikes in the summer months. 
Exploring a safe haven for travellers
Desaru Coast is easily accessible, especially with travellers from Singapore. While there will be pent-up demand for travel, many travellers might still choose to holiday closer to home. It also offers a safe haven for travellers with an abundance of wide-open spaces; it is the perfect place to avoid crowds.
Island Living
Discover Bali, Phu Quoc and Maldives’ newest resorts for that long-awaited family getaway.
A Lavish Respite
Viceroy Bali’s all-villa accommodations offer the ultimate privacy for its guests.
Luxury Hospitality in the heart of Tuscany
Set within the heart of rural Tuscany lies Villa Saletta, one of the region’s most historic country estates. Comprising of rolling hills, wooded valleys, and acres of vineyards and olive groves, Villa Saletta originally dates from 980AD when it was noted for its winemaking activities.
A new contemporary and upscale dining destination
Inspired by the charismatic and daring character of Vietnamese women and with a sophisticated menu and design to match that disposition, the new Miss Thu restaurant at Fusion Original Saigon Centre is the city’s newest dining destination with a story to tell. 
Le Beaulieu Celebrates Grand Reopening
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has celebrated the grand reopening of its award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant Le Beaulieu with an exclusive event featuring cocktails and canapés—and a special ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Love Letter To Singaporean Heritage Food
Consider Pangium as Chef Malcolm Lee’s love letter to Singaporean heritage food, where the eight-course dining experience is a celebration of Contemporary Straits Cuisine — it begins with the food our grandparents first created with their knowledge, alongside ingredients and tools they had at hand, and finally, reimagined for our lives today.
Singapore’s Ever-evolving Dining Landscape
It’s easy to pass off Maison Shūko as another gimmicky restaurant in Singapore’s ever-evolving dining landscape: Three chefs whipping up Japanese-inspired, French-influenced Mod Asian food in a small eight-seater space, topped off with an audio-visual presentation that accompanies the entire meal. While it may sound like a lot to take in, we assure you — it’s incredibly enjoyable.
A Seasonal Trip To Japan
Hidden within the tranquil grounds of Amara Sanctuary Resort in Sentosa is Restaurant IMAMURA, which is perhaps one of the best Japanese fine dining establishments to recently open. The Zen-inspired bungalow is Chef Hirofumi Imamura’s domain, where he takes diners on a seasonal trip to Japan.
Hospitality Vietnam Conference 2022
Following a long period of uncertainty in the hospitality industry, Hospitality Asia has officially set the scene for the hospitality industry of Vietnam to come together through its first physical event since the pandemic – The 5th Hospitality Vietnam Conference. 
Tastin’ France In Vietnam
After two years of absence due to a global pandemic crisis, "Tastin' France" in Vietnam is back for a 12th edition, to be held entirely in person, at the Melia Hotel in Hanoi on October 13 and the Sofitel Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on October 14.
Waterfall Bathes the Heart of a New Resort in Vietnam
An untouched waterfall, terraces of rice fields and a jungled mountainside setting form the underpinnings of a spectacular new 15-hectare resort in Vietnam’s Mai Chau Province, a 3.5-hour drive from Hanoi. Opened quietly during the pandemic, the 36-villa property features spacious, indigenous design, a spa built on a stream and one of the most majestic dining opportunities to be found in Southeast Asia.
Seasoned By Time
Fermented strawberries and lacto-fermented Jerusalem artichokes – executive chef Steve Lancaster takes a bold approach at his first restaurant Poise, an intimate space where he reinterprets European classics using Nordic fermentation techniques.
Metropole Hanoi to Host 3rd Annual Korean Culinary Experience
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will host a two-week celebration of “spiritual” Korean gastronomy featuring extraordinary dishes created by Chef Jeong Kwan, a Buddhist nun, influential vegan chef (winner of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants‘ prestigious Icon Award Asia 2022) and a star of the award-winning Netflix series Chef’s Table.
In Good Taste
Meet executive chef Claudio Rossi and learn more about Park Hyatt Jakarta’s latest dining destinations.
A Flavourful Whimsy
There is more to The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon than meets the eyes, as epicure finds out on its recent sojourn to the city’s mod icon.
Hope For A Better Future
Regenerative farming is said to produce wholesome and nutrient-dense food while helping to reverse climate change, rebuild farm ecology and improve soil biodiversity. Is such agriculture too good to be true?
The purest expression of Regent Phu Quoc’s Taste Gallery
Oku is the purest expression of Regent Phu Quoc’s Taste Gallery - an enchanting contemporary Japanese-French restaurant showcasing the finest techniques and ingredients of both worlds. The concept is an innovative addition to Vietnam’s culinary scene, with both Salon de Boeuf and an Omakase Atelier, offering guests the finest culinary creations with meticulous attention to detail, from food to interior.
A Dazzling Debut
Singapore’s Michelin Guide Young Chef Award winner, Louis Han of Nae:um, recounts his culinary journey, his recent win and plans for the future.
Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill Opens In Sunway City Kuala Lumpur
Celebrity chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay certainly has a flair for the dramatic. From the luxurious decor to the famous Beef Wellington served tableside, Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill at Sunway Resort in Sunway City Kuala Lumpur is a place where you won’t easily forget.
Where To Eat Authentic Nikkei Cuisine In Bali
Nestled within the beachfront Padma Resort Legian, TENKAI has been renowned for its soulful take on Japanese cuisine. The restaurant recently unveils its new Nikkei dining concept, just in time for that long-awaited family holiday. Have a seat at its indoor or outdoor seating and get ready to experience the flavourful marriage between Peruvian and Japanese cuisine.
Alma Resort Unveils Giant Gingerbread House For Christmas
A giant gingerbread house and glittering winter wonderland display, a Christmas choir performance involving youngsters from a local orphanage, and an artists-in-residence program will be among an array of festivities to usher in Alma’s upcoming season to be jolly. 
Purity In Chocolate
Cacao Barry, a global chocolate brand by Barry Callebaut, introduces WholeFruit chocolate that is made from 100 percent pure cacaofruit.
No Ordinary Sweet
Jason Licker, executive pastry chef at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali shares his experience on self-publishing an award-winning cookbook and his latest Asian-accented pastry creations.
8 Compelling Reasons Why You Should You Visit Monaco In 2022
Now that Singapore has relaxed the rules on travel, it is easier than ever to go back to our nomadic roots and see the world with fresh eyes. Monaco’s allure as a destination of luxury and glamour remains timeless, but it is also home to multiple one of kind experiences. From its sustainability practices, azure blue waters and a menagerie of world class events including a trip to the Metaverse, these are 8 reasons why you need to visit Monaco in 2022.
Park Hyatt Saigon To Host The Third Edition Of Passion Week

Park Hyatt Saigon proudly welcomes guests to the long-awaited return of Passion Week event for the third time in Ho Chi Minh city. Being part of the Park Hyatt Masters of Food & Wine, a series of sophisticated culinary and beverage experiences hosted at Park Hyatt properties globally, Passion Week is an enlarged edition that gathers internationally acclaimed masters and prestigious Michelin star Chefs to celebrate a week full of art, craftsmanship, luxury lifestyles and gastronomy. 

Making The Cut
Executive chef Pak Chee Yit of Madame Fan reveals why knife skills and cutting techniques are essential in a Chinese kitchen, and shares tips on how to sharpen a home-cooking game.
Dine On New Menus Inspired By Martell Cognacs At Singapore’s Top Restaurants
Perfect Pairing by Martell brings together 11 dining partners to showcase unique culinary creations inspired by the famed Cognac house. From now till 18 December, discerning diners can embark on culinary journeys that pair the iconic Martell Cordon Bleu as well as other blends of the storied cognac house with dining experiences at 11 dining partners.
Here’s How To Make Memories For A Lifetime At Alila Villas Uluwatu
Discover Alila Villas Uluwatu’s four intimate gastronomic dinner experiences in the resort’s best locations. If good food, stellar wine and cocktail pairings, and spectacular views are on your checklist of a dining destination, then Alila Villas Uluwatu is the perfect place to be. The clifftop award-winning resort offers romantic dining experiences in Bali to make memories that last a lifetime. 
Epicure Vietnam 07: The Great Vietnam Reboot
There are many ways describing what Vietnam's hospitality industry is going through these days. Renaissance, for example, or restart, and relaunch. What is clear though is that our country is well on the way to reclaim its rightful place amongst Asia's top tourism destinations. 
Escapes For Two
From a private island in Fiji to an opulent waterfront suite in Istanbul, embark on a romantic holiday in three of the world’s most alluring destinations.
Italian Culinary Tradition Meets Creative Genius
Representing the latest restaurant from the famed Italian brand, Da Vittorio Saigon is destined to become the premier destination in Ho Chi Minh City for traditional Italian gastronomy complemented by unparalleled service in an elegant atmosphere.
All-Star Cast
Singapore is a land of talented chefs who continue to push the boundaries of fine-dining experiences. But what does it take to stay at the top of the culinary game? We ask three celebrated chefs how they earn and keep their Michelin stars.
When Dreams And Together Craftsmanship Intertwine
Last February not only celebrates the spirit of love andtogetherness but also marks the launch of Park Hyatt Saigon's highly anticipated new concept, Chocolaterie - setting a new benchmark for artisanal chocolate on the world stage.
Getting Personal
At chef Julien Royer’s new restaurant Claudine, a meal is more than just luxurious ingredients and precise cooking — it’s also an extension of him and his family.
An Evening With Billecart-Salmon
It is a night of decadence at Ocean Club with world-renowned Champagne Billecart-Salmon paired with an artfully crafted five-course menu.
An Evening With Billecart-Salmon
It is a night of decadence at Ocean Club with world-renowned Champagne Billecart-Salmon paired with an artfully crafted five-course menu.
Life In Pink
With 2600 years of history on its side, Provence rosé wines continue to garner fans all over the world. Here’s why it should be part of your lifestyle.
Luxuriate In A Fairytale Atmosphere
The first four-star resort in the outlying Northwest Vietnamese province of Yên Bái, Le Champ Tu Le Resort Hot Spring & Spa is nestled in a series of natural hot mineral springs and winds its way through verdant rice terraces, capturing the very essence of heaven and earth.
Revolutionizing Produce Cultivation In Vietnam
The daughter of an Australian coal miner has developed a novel method of vertical farming and is now using it to establish a business in Vietnam. One Dutch investment firm estimates the company's potential worth at $1 billion. Produce grown in this cutting-edge vertical farm emits zero nett greenhouse gases and does not contribute to fertiliser or pesticide pollution. Epicure sat down with Lyndal and discussed how You and your loved ones can eat the healthiest, most sustainably sourced food possible while simultaneously doing your part to protect the planet.
Unwind In Premier Beachfront Luxury
Hoiana Resort & Golf is a luxurious entrance to the cultural and natural attractions of Central Vietnam, as well as a dream tropical escape. Set by the stunning shore overlooking the Cham Islands and East Sea, fronted by four kilometres of idyllic beach, you'll be tempted to simply indulge in this luxury resort’s pleasures and warm Asian hospitality. However, don't forget to explore the nearby Hoi An UNESCO World Heritage Site, play the adjacent world-class golf course, and venture further afield to discover enthralling attractions.
French Connection In Saigon Gastronomy At Its Finest
A city famous for its motorbikes and for its food, Saigon is a multicultural melting pot. Like a “petit Paris”, it is the destination of choice for connoisseurs of Vietnamese and French food, locals and expatriates alike. Along big boulevards, sheltered by oak trees and blending colonial French architecture, Saigon features incredible local street food, to Italian, Thai, Mexican, Korean, American, Japanese, and everything in between. As a fan of French cuisine you will find yourself well looked after. Here is a list of 6 of the selected French restaurants in the city.
Creating Timeless Traditions & The Fondest Memories
Indulge your taste senses over the holiday season with luxurious and heavenly hampers from Annam Gourmet. A lovely gift for the entire family, a VIP client, or a dedicated employee. Each hamper is brimming with seasonal gourmet treats to help celebrate the festive season.
A Passionate Commitment To Quality
As an importer and a distributor, WAREHOUSE is a market leader in the Vietnamese wine sector. A leader in Vietnam's wine market for over two decades, offering clients with a one-of-a-kind wine-tasting experience, showcasing thousands of products from hundreds of well-known brands, and distributing to all of the major cities in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
Ola Beach Club - Stellar Spanish Dining Experience
There's no need to travel far (or to Spain) for the greatest Tapas, Paella, Jamon, Croquettas, Grilled Octopus or Gazpacho; you can find them all right here in Vietnam. OLA Beach Club, which boasts a stunning beachfront location and an incredible relaxing terrace, offer the only and finest Spanish cuisine in Phu Quoc City, Vietnam.
Bistro Song Vie - Riverside Dining Destination
Built as a Villa in a busy city, the property has courtyard covered by plants and trees beside Saigon River. The view alone offers a relaxing environment. The hotel is a preferred destination for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
Superior Convenience in The Heart of The City
The Holiday Inn & Suites Saigon Airport is the first Holiday Inn hotel in Vietnam, and its staff takes great delight in promoting the joys of travel to this bustling metropolis, which is known for its exquisite cuisine and well-preserved French colonial architecture.
Lavelle Library - Where Art, Food and Nature Meet As One
People, art, and nature harmoniously find a home at Lavelle Library - a lifestyle, social and dining space nestled in the charming quadrants of Thao Dien. The vision is simple: to bring joyful experiences through innovative daily living. Believing conscious daily living leads to growth for the self and the community, collectively leading to a brighter future.
Revitalize Your Soul With The Ocean
The 26-story Sel de Mer Hotel & Suites is located in the prime central location on Da Nang's famous My Khe Beach and overlooks the stunning Son Tra Peninsula. The 164-room hotel raises the bar for a contemporary boutique hotel and is only 5 minutes from city centre, 20 minutes from the Da Nang International Airport, and 45 minutes from the nearby Hoi An Ancient Town.
Raising A Glass To Vietnam’s Brewers
Craft beer's popularity in Vietnam has skyrocketed due to the country's booming food and beverage industry. In order to create their one-of-a-kind Vietnamese beers, brewers are searching for traditional herbs from the mountains, native fruits, mushrooms, and even crickets.
Turning Black To Green Friday With Annam Gourmet
With the mission of bringing value to the community and the environment, Annam Gourmet will accompany Song Foundation in the “Hanh Phuc Xanh” program with the desire to contribute to re-greening bare hills in Vietnam.
Raising The Bars
Vietnam has a great deal to brag about when it comes to world-class bars. During the years that we were cut off from the rest of the world, our bar industry flourished. An increasing number of watering holes have been added to the country's list this year. If you are searching for new bars, we have you covered. The following is a list of new drinking dens to add on your bar-hopping agenda, whether you're looking for a hip new hangout, a whisky bar, or a wine bar.
Celebrate A Magical Christmas By The Ocean
The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel Hong Kong is getting ready for its first festive season and is excited to present a specially curated collection of Fullerton Experiences, gifts and dining options for a holiday filled with merry moments and wonderment. In keeping with The Fullerton Hotel brand’s tradition of creating memorable experiences for the guests, the hotel promises a feast to captivate the senses – including dazzling festive decorations, live performances, sumptuous festive gourmet menus, and an array of entertaining Christmas activities suitable for couples and families – all set in a serene waterfront oasis.
The Leading International Exhibition - Food & Hotel Vietnam 2022 Opens On A Grand Scale
From December 07 - 09, 2022, the leading international exhibition of F&B and accommodation services industry with a long history of over 15 years – Food & Hotel Vietnam 2022 returns, brings the opportunities for enterprises to approach new market trends and operation strategies as well as establish the valued connection with the new business partners.
Where To Eat This December 2022
So you are a food grinch, someone who isn’t exactly into stuffed turkeys, mulled wine, panettones and other Christmas foods. That’s ok, because we’ve got a list of new restaurants and refreshed menus to keep you hungry for the month of December.
Celebrate Christmas And New Year’s Eve At Padma Hotel Semarang
Semarang’s latest luxurious hotel just launched its festive programme for December 2022. With its 224 well-appointed rooms and suites, it is the perfect urban escape to end the year with your loved ones. Swim at the heated main pool and relax amid the greenery for a memorable holiday and make Padma Hotel Semarang as your base to explore Semarang’s burgeoning food scene.
Triple Treat: The Macallan M Collection 2022
The Macallan recently dropped the 2022 M Collection – an aspirational trio of limited-edition single malt whiskies which includes The Macallan M, Macallan Black and the latest addition to the series: the Macallan Copper.
A Visual Extravaganza
The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon shakes up the hotel experience in the Thai capital with its bold design and fearless approach to 21st century hospitality.
Not Your Grandpa’s Drink
Cognac brands are on a spirited campaign to win over younger consumers. An intricate spirit made from patience and savoir-faire, cognac has always been marketed as a prestigious drink of the well-heeled – and still is. However, cognac brands across the board have been seeing younger imbibers fork out for their products, sometimes unexpectedly.
Crème De La Crème: Why French Dairy Artisans Candia Deserve A Space In Your Pantry This Holiday Season
Dairy farming is an art in France. But Candia Professional, owned by the country’s premier dairy cooperative Sodiaal, takes it to the next level. The holiday season is upon us once again – and with it, the customary gush of gastronomic merriment that goes so well with convivial celebrations. Even as the aspiring home chef in you compels you to dust off your baking tray and reach for your nan’s trusty recipe book, take a breath and remember: every ingredient has a part to play in a dish, whether that be a hearty Christmas stew or Yule log.
It’s never just a meal at Nouri, Chef Ivan Brehm’s one Michelin-starred restaurant at Amoy Street. A meal here is an educational, eye-opening experience that urges you to forget everything you thought you knew about food. Instead, allow yourself to let go and completely submit to the creations of the chef and his capable team. 
Sushi Sakuta
Chef-Owner Yoshio Sakuta’s new eponymous omakase concept is inspired by the elusive nature of Japan’s finest omakase establishments. While conveniently located at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel, it is hidden in plain sight, adding to its irresistible allure. 
Restaurant Caviar
Tucked away quietly in the basement of Palais Renaissance is modern European restaurant Caviar, which, as the name suggests, is a wonderland for all things caviar; an indulgent destination where diners can enjoy the briny delicacy in different delicious ways. 
Fat Cow
For 2022, fine Japanese restaurant Fat Cow introduces refreshed menus to mark the new year. The three menus – Wagyu Omakase, Chef’s Table Omakase, and Sake Pairing Dinner – are sure to excite loyal fans of the restaurant, as well as tempt new diners to experience what Fat Cow is all about. 
Buona Terra
One Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Buona Terra celebrates a decade this year, which is commemorated with a timely, sophisticated revamp, as well as a winter menu that takes advantage of the season’s bounties. 
Don’t Miss The Magical Festive Season At Meliá Bali
Meliá Bali offers an idyllic place to spend a memorable Christmas holiday together with your loved ones in Nusa Dua, Bali. The family-friendly, beachfront resort has prepared a month-long culinary programme to make sure that your festive holiday is a memorable occasion.
Vistajet Sets The Bar For Inflight Gourmet Dining
Preparing and service meals during a flight is no easy feat. There is an art and science to inflight catering, reason why it is a highly specialized field in the culinary and aviation worlds.  High altitude and humidity can diminish a person’s senses of smell and taste; and at 35,000 feet, a person’s perception of saltiness and sweetness is reduced by 30%.
50 Shades Of White
From cellar master to burgeoning saké purist, Richard Geoffroy, former chef de cave at Dom Pérignon, is on a mission to create the purest Japanese rice wine in the market with traditional champagne-making methods.
L’ Apogée Courchevel And The Enchantment Of The Festive Season
This winter, the festive season’s glistening magic will descend upon L’Apogée Courchevel once again. Oetker Collection’s Palace in the Alps reopens its doors on 16 December 2022 for a season full of glamour and celebration! The hotel’s Christmas and New Year’s Eve programme of festivities is always eagerly awaited, and this year’s promises excitement, delight and merry making for all.
Join The Hari Hong Kong This Festive Season!
The Hari Hong Kong, a stylish retreat amidst the bustling neighbourhoods of Causeway Bay and Wan Chai, presents their series of culinary offerings to celebrate the festive season this upcoming December. Featuring an array of special menus that is sure to satisfy all palates, guests can delight in Lucciola Restaurant & Bar’s authentic traditional Italian cuisine or in Zoku Restaurant & The Terrace’s innovative yet timeless Japanese fare. Whether for Christmas or New Year’s, The Hari Hong Kong will be nothing short of a jolly good time.
6 Boozy Gifts To Give This Christmas 2022
Another great festive season has arrived. In the midst of this bustling atmosphere, we have some exciting gift ideas for all wine and spirits lovers this festive season.
Marqués de Riscal - A Spanish Masterpiece
Two hours south of Bilbao, lies a marvel of modern architecture. Founded in 1858, designed by world-famous architect Frank Gehry, the idyllic Marqués de Riscal hotel is owned by the famous Rioja vinyard, offers more than a place to rest your head for the night. Spectacular views, stunning architecture, wine, and ultimate relaxation are the essence of this sanctuary in the heart of northern Spain.
The Kitchen That Completes You
A rise in status for home cooks is in the reckoning, thanks to the innovations offered by kitchen and appliance companies. Esther Faith Lew talks to four premium brands on how they have captivated their fans at hello.
NFT Wine Club - Where Wine Lovers Enter Into Metaverse & Blockchain
With the intention of extending the concept to cultivate a community where wine lovers, luxury, metaverse, blockchains, and collectibles meet real life, NFT Wine Club carrying the vision to become the largest NFT Wine Club in the world. While sharing fine wines, NFT collections, exclusive content, insider perks, resources, and access to annual vineyard festival.
For The Love Of Spice
Find out how spices heighten your eating experience while offering a myriad of health benefits to complement your diet.
The Appropriate Upgrade
Produced in the Highland, Speyside and Islay regions of Scotland, these whiskies from the Fettercairn, Tamnavulin, and Jura distilleries possess remarkable, distinct characters. Although they are distilled in American White Oak ex-bourbon barrels in their initial maturing process, the intervening procedures and finessing give them their individual and unique traits.
Hotel Principe Di Savoia Presents “Principe Gin”, A Tailored Milanese Distillate Created Ad Hoc For Its Guests
Hotel Principe di Savoia Dorchester Collection pays tribute to the city and its history with the creation of Principe Gin: a tailored gin, made by the Cillario & Marazzi distillery, in the heart of the Varese Prealps, famous for the use of high-quality organic ingredients and artisan production methods, which has best interpreted the wishes of the Bar Manager of Principe Bar, Daniele Confalonieri. A bottle and a stylish label, designed by the London artist Jordan Nelson, carefully match this precious gin, which can be consumed at Principe Bar and purchased exclusively inside the hotel and soon on the online shop. (Principe Gin 750 ml Saverglass bottle – price 250 euro).
A Chef’s Playground
Kolabo offers aspiring and professional chefs a space to experiment, explore and showcase their unique cuisines to discerning diners.
Precision And Determination Raise The Bar For Brilliance
The BKK Social Club, located in the Four Seasons near Chao Phraya River, is a great new addition to Bangkok's pulsating cocktail scene, and its Argentinian concept is inspired by the similarities between Buenos Aires and the Thai capital. And recently, received their first-ever award bestowed by Asia’s 50 Best Bars. Having proudly been awarded as the recipient of the Michter's Art of Hospitality Award.
Adding to Singapore’s growing list of impressive Japanese restaurants is Hazuki, the brainchild of the same people behind Sushi Masaaki and helmed by Chef Kenta Yamauchi. The chic restaurant is conveniently located in Ngee Ann City and focuses on Kyoto-style cuisine, which is characterized by fresh, seasonal ingredients that are simply cooked, but handled and presented in ways that allow its inherent elegance to shine through. 
Meaning “lotus flower” in Malay, Seroja is slowly coming into full bloom, on its way to become one of Singapore’s top restaurants. The restaurant shines the much-deserved spotlight on flavors from the Malay Archipelago and is under the stewardship of Kevin Wong, a young Malaysian chef who has dedicated half his life working in F&B, cutting his teeth at restaurants like Meta and Cure. 
Red House Seafood
Red House Seafood has been serving Nanyang-style seafood for almost 50 years, satisfying generations of Singaporean diners. Today, the family-run and family-controlled business has expanded with a new outlet at the Esplanade, boasting fresh and modern interiors, as well as a menu comprised of well-loved classics and new additions that are sure to earn the stamp of approval from long-time diners.
Honouring Heritage
We get into the mind of Malay history and culture researcher Khir Johari who shares his thoughts on how far Malay gastronomy has come and where the scene is headed.
Make Memories With A Family Tet Escape

In order to help you gravitate toward all the goodness coming back this year, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort will be a destination that holds you tight from the warmest moments beside your dearest ones to the sincerity of our service this Lunar New Year. 

The Cape Winelands Stalwarts
Amongst the myriad wines of South Africa, a few names have stood the test of time. These are the iconic producers crafting poised, age-worthy wines.
The Cape Gins
South Africa is producing some impressive gins with a special focus on the rich bounty of Cape botanicals. Here are our top selections.
Why Meat-Free Alternative Brand Quorn Is Gaining Popularity
The influx of plant-based food products on the market is fuelling a trend that shows no signs of stopping. From the myriad brands available, epicure speaks to two that are gaining popularity for their innovativeness in using sustainably sourced ingredients, and of course, acceptance in taste and texture.
Banyan Tree Krabi Steps Beyond Recycling To Upcycling
Guests checking in at the luxury beachfront resort of Banyan Tree Krabi are reducing their carbon footprint on southern Thailand’s marine environment from the moment they arrive. Instead of the usual hotel “welcome pack”, visitors are presented with a novel tote bag that was created by local artisans using upcycled waste washed up on local beaches.
A Unique Wine Tasting Experience
The WAREHOUSE is one of the largest and most prestigious wine importers and distributors in Vietnam. Having been at market for nearly 20 years, WAREHOUSE offers its customers a unique wine tasting experience with thousands of products from hundreds of long-established world-wide brands. WAREHOUSE’s distribution channels are prevalent in major cities throughout Vietnam, Cambodia, and Myanmar.
A Serene Pre-Tet Respite
For a peaceful escape from the hurried and bustling city prior to Tet, Annam Gourmet Stores are a safe haven for you and your family to dodge the chaos. With a lovely open terrace, perfect for unwinding, Annam Gourmet is not only a place to stop, take a breath, and relax, but also where one may enjoy a premium culinary journey at their buffet lounge, and choose a specially curated, gourmet “Tet Hamper” for loved ones.
The Black Gold Of Gastronomy
It is currently a Top gastronomic product that is found almost everywhere, and that is produced all over the world because many investors have created farms in Sturgeon, wild caviar having become very rare.
Duke’s Oyster Bar - An Inviting Bistro for Seafood Lovers
Nestled away in a secluded courtyard along bustling Xuan Thuy street in Thao Dien is Duke’s Oyster Bar, a refined yet casual destination to enjoy the freshest seafood in town. Owned and operated by La Poissonnerie, Duke’s is one of the neighborhood’s hippest new restaurants.
La Poissonnerie - Seafood with a Distinctly French Flair
Modest and unassuming from the outside, one step through the doors of La Poissonnerie, meaning “The Fishmonger Shop” in English, reveals a business that is dedicated to and passionate about fresh seafood. Founded in 2014 by Sybile and Hervé Blanes, La Poissonnerie has established itself as Saigon’s preeminent purveyor of high quality seafood.
Hoiana Premier Rewards Experience The New Heights Of Luxury
Nestled within a picturesque shoreline, just south of UNESCO World Heritage Site Hoi An, amid Central Vietnam’s Quảng Nam Province, lies Hoiana Resort & Golf, a spectacular vacation and recreation destination hub. The 4 kilometer long beachfront complex is a favoured retreat for the discerning Vietnamese and international guest expecting only the very finest in service, amenities, hospitality and quality.
A Heritage Of Mouton Cadet Wines With Visionary Leadership
Since 1930, Mouton Cadet has been revered by wine enthusiasts for its exceptional taste, sublime quality, and remarkable value. Coined “The Fine Nose of Wine”, Jérôme Aguirre joined Baron Philippe de Rothschild in March of 2022, to carry forth and elevate Mouton Cadet’s sourcing and production strategies, as well maintain and enhance the brand’s good standing within France, and across the globe. As the company’s newly installed Director of Mouton Cadet Wines, Jérôme Aguirre is destined to continue the propulsion of this time-honoured legacy brand well into the future as the label of choice for global wine lovers.
Celebrating Tet Traditions Amid the Stunning Saigon Skyline
Situated smack in the heart of District 1, right in Saigon Center, Takashimaya Department Store, and a short walking distance to the city's most iconic and historic landmarks, stands Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City, a world-class hotel for locals and international travellers alike.  With Tết now upon us, there is no better place to celebrate the Year of the Cat than at this premiere and inspired urban location. 
Gourmet Bonds
Locavore dining at these hotels and restaurants in Bali not only nourishes the body, but also fosters deeper human and cultural connections. Imagine going vegan in Bali, the land of the crackling babi guling. Sounds impossible, but at Lost Lindenberg, their plant-based menu is actually a respite from meat-laden feasts.
Thoughtful Travel In Thailand
Whether you’re considering a trip to Bangkok or a tranquil Koh Samui, Conrad curates the travel experience they know you’ll love.
Firangi Superstar Distinct Indian Flavours
A visit to Firangi Superstar, the newest hotspot on Craig Road, is almost like stepping into the set of Wes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, a hyper-stylized film that follows three brothers on a journey across India’s colorful landscape.
Garden Vacation
Marina Bay Hotel’s green ‘garden in a hotel’ scheme brings fresh vibes into a 34-year-old building.
Power Up With Peruvian Foods
Erick Aponte, Trade Commissioner for PROMPERÚ in South-East Asia shares his vision for empowering Asia’s health-conscious agenda with Peru’s native produce.
Vietnam’s Preeminent Celebrity Chef
Earning the title “Iron Chef” is one of the greatest triumphs a culinary master may realize in his or her career, next to the achievement of a highly coveted Michelin Star. Only a handful of Vietnamese Chefs have secured this stellar recognition of excellence, and David Thai is one of the few to have joined this elite group of artists, bearing the celebrated name. Iron Chef David Thai was kind enough to speak with us about his distinguished career in Gastronomy, and share some great insider industry tips.
Time To Reawaken
Reconnect with the healing power of nature at COMO Shambhala Estate.
Kabin’s Dim Sum Above The Clouds at Vinpearl Landmark 81, Autograph Collection
Dim Sum lovers calling!  One month only, Vinpearl Landmark 81 – Autograph Collection welcomes Dim Sum chef Lâm Chí Kiên of Kabin Restaurant from Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon who will showcase his signature Dim Sum menus at Oriental Pearl, Sky-high buffet restaurant on the 66th floor. Chef Kiên’s finest Dim Sum will be added into Oriental Pearl’s extensive premium seafood buffet line, available for dinner from Thursday – Sunday throughout the month of February.
Tenuta Viglione: Authentic Italian Wines - All Cool Made Easy
Time is our guide: slowly and relentlessly, time has taught us to act at the right time, to observe the changing seasons, the days of sunshine and rain. Nature has endowed us with this rich and bountiful land, where we work every day according to the teachings handed down, learning the “art of waiting”.
The Global Connoisseur Of Gastronomy
Having counseled some of the largest companies and hospitality groups in the world like Hyatt, Accor, Swissair, Mövenpick, and over 50 Michelin Starred restaurants across Europe and Asia, René Marre is one of F&B’s leading international authorities. A total food and wine devotee, he’s penned numerous books, 200 plus articles for major magazines, and has been the Consultant Advisor for countless Gastronomic Guides We had the chance to chat with Monsieur Marre about his illustrious career in the Culinary Arts, and have him share some astute advice with our readers.
Regent Phu Quoc, Celebrating The Month Of Love
At the Regent Phu Quoc, there are limitless experiences to uncover inside – and beyond. Whether you seek the soothing presence of nature, an enriching cultural excursion or a restorative idyll in the spa and wellness sanctuary, every kind of indulgence awaits. For something truly unique during the month of love, guests can speak to a dedicated Regent Experience Agent who can tailor a day full of excitements, all on their terms. 
Modern Oases
Discover new and upcoming St. Regis hotels and resorts that will take your breath away.
Infused With The Vibrant Flavors Of Vietnam
Aussie born Executive Chef Chris Donnellan’s inventive contemporary dishes contain all the aromatics found within the gins of Lady Trieu. The Triệu Institute, food & cocktails within this celebrated restaurant blend in perfect harmony, allowing each customer to experience the bold, and singular flavors which span across Vietnam. 
Romantic Locale To Wine And Dine
Located in the heart of Thao Dien, Ho Chi Minh City’s thriving foodie haven, lies The Gate Wine & Dining, a romantic, atmospheric, and sincerely inviting indoor-outdoor dining venue. 
The Cocoa Project And Glơgg Collaborated Event For Valentine’s Day - Where Sô-Cô-La And Spiced Wine Meets
The Cocoa Project and Glơgg teams are excited to introduce their collaborated tasting event on the chocolate and spiced wine combination to celebrate this upcoming Valentine’s Day. The tasting event introduces not only their delicious chocolate but also a new type of wine to Vietnamese consumers - spiced wine from Glơgg. A private event was hosted with a special tasting session for guests to experience the combination.
A Masterchef’s Comeback To The Culinary World
Founded by MasterChef Harold Ngo Thanh Hoa, East is a “long-cherished brainchild” of Chef Harold and a tribute to his ten-year culinary career since he claimed the coveted title of MasterChef Vietnam in 2013. 
A Matter Of Taste
There’s nothing more luxurious than unforgettable experiences — whether it’s through dining or retail. The recent establishment of V3 Gourmet makes sure it stays that way.
Antipodal Tendencies
A conversation with Peruvian superstar chef Virgilio Martinez. With his lanky frame, boyish features, and laid-back (as much as a chef can be) manner, Virgilio Martinez could still very easily be the same semi-pro skateboarder that he was decades ago – except that at 45 today, he's one of Latin America's most important chefs.
Style And Substance
Smeg has what you need this holiday season – from fun and fabulous kitchen appliances to cool and sleek coffee machines.
A Nostalic Throwback To Sixties Saigon
Adding to Saigon’s growing list of brunch spots, Arto is a day-to-night multi-concept space that combines a modern cocktail bar named ‘Everyday Everynight Bar’ on the first floor and a cafe cum restaurant inspired by Vietnam in the 60’s on the second. 
A Singular Quest
Owner-winemaker Jayson Woodbridge of Hundred Acre Wines did everything his way, and he was right. So what’s next?
Never-Ending And Never Settling
The Pi is a multi-concept cocktail bar that delights in an unending investigation of alcohol, liqueur, ingredients, and tastes, all of which are presented with great bar foods in a stylish and hip environment. 
Purify Your Five Senses
N5 is located on the unique corner of street 54 in Thao Dien but remains rather hidden and modest due to its simple facade design and little signage. 
Vintage Style In A Modern World
Located in the heart of District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Plugs Saigon is a classic cocktail bar that welcomes guests with open arms and promises to "plug them in" to the city's finest experiences. 
A Casual Beer And Fried Chicken Joint Hidden Inside An Art Gallery
Named after the Japanese onomatopoeic expression, which describes the sound or appearance of a small, light or dry object, KoroKoro is a Japanese chicken and beer joint brought to you by the same guys behind Kohei’s Cocktail Bar in District 1 so there’s no surprise it’s located in the same building. 
Old Meets New Omakase Rituals
Founder and Head Chef Linh heads the newly-opened Shin-kon Omakase, which specialises in the art of omakase and bespoke dining. 
A Bohemian Chic Brunch Spot By The River
Located along the river and nestled inside one of the oldest and most peaceful enclaves in Saigon, Coastal Saigon offers a much-needed respite away from the hustle and bustle of the city with its lush greenery, scenic views and rustic chic tropical interiors inspired by Bali. 
Mind-Blowing Steaks In Saigon
This is Vietnam's first authentic steakhouse, modelled after New York City's finest, placing a priority on dry-aged beef served with the utmost sophistication. 
Where The East And West Collide
Culina Contemporary Dining & Gastro Café, located on the east side of Hanoi's West Lake, is a modern dining gastro café with an open kitchen and fusion-style cuisine. 
Top Tables For March
This month, we’re crazy over the new menu and chef at Fat Cow, a hidden hangout in the CBD, and the new Sunday brunch at Capitol Kempinski.
The Reverie Saigon Announces Best of the Best Reverie Brunch
The Reverie Saigon is re-launching its weekly ‘Best of the Best Reverie Brunch’ on March 5 featuring specialties from its dining outlets Café Cardinal, Da Vittorio Saigon, The Royal Pavilion and The Long @ Times Square. The weekly soiree will also feature live jazz music and a range of free-flow drink packages.
Paradise Found
From refined farm-to-table cuisine to stylish room amenities and prompt, discreet service with a smile, Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape elevates a sojourn into the rainforest like no other.
The Chocolate Entrepreneur
Meet Singapore food entrepreneur Anjali Gupta of Anjalichocolat. From handcrafted sustainable indulgences to hands-on workshops, she shares how she has grown her business into the premium chocolate brand it is known today.
Sweet Showstoppers (Part 1)
Whether it’s a crystal-shaped wagashi in Bali or a tipsy afternoon tea treat in Jakarta, two of Indonesia’s gastronomic destinations have proved that there should always be room for dessert. The sweet showstoppers are available throughout the day in different pâtisseries, boulangeries and viennoiseries in the city and the island.
Profound Reds
These rich, redolent reds from Lebanon, Spain and California are best savoured over thoughtful conversations.
Some Marriages Are Made In Oak
These single malt whiskies are matured over decades in a blend of casks, making them the finest expressions of liquid gold.
Profound Reds
These rich, redolent reds from Lebanon, Spain and California are best savoured over thoughtful conversations.
Don’t Sugarcoat It
Have your cake and eat it too, with healthy sugar alternatives and sweeteners explained. Granulated sugar is the standard ingredient for most baking recipes, but as people become increasingly mindful of their personal health, there is a growing demand for a variety of natural sweeteners and sugar alternatives.
Ask A Chef
The experts from Humble Bakery – known for their artisanal scones and burnt cheesecakes – are here to help solve your kitchen woes.
A Lasting Impression
Regent Phu Quoc is the new kid on the block along Vietnam’s westernmost island coast and it’s the perfect spot for a weekend getaway - and then some.
Eat Light, Feel Bright at a Vietnamese Wellness Resort that Elevates Healthy Cuisine
While holidays are often associated with overindulgence - especially when it comes to meals - TIA Wellness Resort in Vietnam is rewriting the narrative on what it means to eat healthy while on vacation. TIA’s food concept, Eat Light, Feel Bright, along with a host of wellness initiatives, from a creative F&B offering that emphasizes plant-based cuisine to the launch of healthy cooking classes, are helping guests make nourishing decisions.
Nectar Empire
Michael Halstrick, CEO of Bodega Norton, talks about the Swarovski family-owned Argentinian winery and its plans to expand into the Southeast Asia market.
Golden Travel Opportunities
High-end tour company Luxury Gold announces a timely rebranding for a new golden age of travel – one that is luxurious, authentic, and unforgettable.
Maison Shuko By Chefs Jeremmy Chiam And Justin Foo
It’s easy to pass off Maison Shūko as another gimmicky restaurant in Singapore’s ever-evolving dining landscape: Three chefs whipping up Japanese-inspired, French-influenced Mod Asian food in a small eight-seater space, topped off with an audio-visual presentation that accompanies the entire meal. While it may sound like a lot to take in, we assure you – it’s incredibly enjoyable.
Fleurette - The Perfect Combination Of Cuisine
Culinary magic and excellence is happening at Fleurette, which is located in a quiet corner of Rangoon Road. The dining experience here is best experienced by the counter, where Chef Tariq Helou and team expertly put together beautiful dishes comprised of the season’s freshest bounties.
A Journey To Bring The Quintessence Of World Cuisine To Phu Quoc
Continuing the journey of bringing the world's culinary elite to Pearl Island, JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay welcomes Japanese Two-Michelin-Starred Chef Takagi Kazuo in a special culinary event where diners can experience the taste of culinary masterpiece in the lavish space of Pink Pearl restaurant, designed by the talented architect Bill Bensley
Hendrick's Absinthe
Absinthe from Hendrick’s? If this raised some eyebrows, you’re not alone. Absinthe has long been thought to be an “unrefined” spirit that carried fantastical myths.
28 HongKong Street
Go bar-hopping (but not really) at 28 HongKong Street, whose new cocktail menu features four uniquely themed bar concepts in one place. 
New Dining Experiences For April 2023 (Part I)
iKKAGOYO is a new kaiseki restaurant hidden in plain sight along Amoy Street, which is helmed by Chef-Owner Mitsutaka Sakamoto. It’s no surprise that the restaurant presents dishes that feature the finest ingredients from Japan, but what diners should watch out for is the one-of-a-kind experience through moments of kando (a term that describes the moment when one’s expectations are exceeded) in action.
Lobster, Crab And Seafood Buffet At Estate
Hilton Singapore Orchard’s all-day buffet restaurant, Estate, has relaunched the popular Lobster, Crab and Seafood Buffet, which was first introduced in August 2022. Today, the seafood extravaganza returns once a week for dinner on Thursdays to the delight of both hotel guests and Singapore’s hardcore seafood lovers.
Trailblazers In Luxury Travel
Exclusive experiences, customized itineraries, and personalised service – Luxury Gold and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises are upping the ante on what it means to travel in style.
New Dining Experiences For April 2023 (Part II)
You’re guaranteed a fun, slightly boisterous evening at Underdog Inn, a new concept from the team behind Sago House, Low Tide, and Ghostwriter. At this modern “tavern”, smoked meats, pickled vegetables, and a variety of daily specials take center stage, complemented by an extensive drink and cocktail menu that will ensure a memorable night ahead.
Savour Excellent Cantonese-Style Dishes In Singapore
If you can’t get enough of well-executed Cantonese dishes and also don’t have time to fly to Hong Kong for a mega feast at the moment, why not consider these restaurants in Singapore. Their menus offer a range of delicious creations (some with a twist), steamed and baked dim sum and other satisfying Chinese flavours.
Wintry Escapade
Ski bunnies rejoice. The newly launched Club Med Kiroro Peak in Hokkaido is situated where powder snow falls till May, making it a dream destination for those who just cannot get enough of winter wonderland vacations.
Introducing Aberfeldy: 3 Unique Facts About the Golden Whisky
The Dewar brothers had a talent for creating captivating whiskies. John Dewar & Sons, Ltd. owns five distilleries in Scotland — Aberfeldy, Aultmore, Craigellachie, Macduff and Royal Brackla. Among these, Aberfeldy is distinguished by its smoothness and enchanting bouquets.
Making Dream Holidays Come True
Bespoke travel agency Intriq Journey doesn’t just want guests to have a good holiday – they want the experience to be magical.
Baltic Sea Treasures
Explore the Northern European countries by sea with Oceania Cruises, whose itineraries are replete with thoughtful tours, gourmet dining, and even discreet butler service.
Ubud Revisited
A stay at Amandari is the perfect way to rediscover Ubud, Bali’s cultural heart and soul.
Summer Season’s Best – Part I
It’s time to get excited over the return of a decades-old classic, a restaurant that specialises in unique cuts of beef, irresistible pizzas, and more.
Summer Season’s Best – Part II
It’s time to get excited over the return of a decades-old classic, a restaurant that specialises in unique cuts of beef, irresistible pizzas, and more.
Earth Day 2023 At Le Champ Tu Le Hot Spring & Spa
Environmental Wellness is not just a growing trend it to is a necessity, we need to do all we can to protect our planet. There are many signs indicating that things are changing, we are experiencing weather conditions never seen before, creating dramatic problems for people all around the world. 
Australian Trade And Investment Commission And Annam Gourmet Present Taste Of Australia 2023
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and Annam Gourmet are thrilled to present Taste of Australia 2023, an annual event that introduces the finest Australian culinary culture to the Vietnamese consumer. From April 19th to May 3rd, Vietnamese shoppers can experience an authentic taste of Australia through a diverse range of high-quality products, including meat, cheeses, dairies, FMCG, and wines.