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
Everyone wants to eat well. But given Singapore’s time- poor lifestyle, sometimes eating healthy and nutritious is not as easy as it may seem. 
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.