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Classic And Fresh New Cake Selection By The Mandarin Cake Shop At Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta
When it comes to decadent treats, we all hold a special place in our hearts for the comforting taste of the classics. But sometimes, we crave something more. Renowned for its quality and passion for innovation, The Mandarin Cake Shop at Mandarin Oriental, Jakarta introduces new cake selections, encompassing a mouthwatering assortment of cakes, pastries, and petite cakes.
Top Chefs’ Culinary Retreat At Karuizawa’s Shishi-Iwa House
Shishi-Iwa House (SSH), which is nestled in a nature sanctuary in Karuizawa, Japan, brought together six top chefs for a private culinary retreat last fall. The objective? To gain some inspiration and explore their creativity in this tranquil, design-driven setting. Shishi-Iwa House is a collection of three architectural masterpieces designed by Pritzker Prize laureates Shigeru Ban and Ryue Nishizawa. The unique boutique hotel is about an hour’s train ride from Tokyo.
Embark On A Historical Gastronomy Journey At Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta
Stepping into this legendary capital city’s hotel is an extraordinary experience. First opened in 1962, the opulent hotel has witnessed plenty of historical events from its location in Jakarta’s roundabout. The hotel 2024’s campaign, ‘Legend Lives On’, brings an array of historically inspired programmes and offerings to the hotel. One such programme is the Mustikarasa, which enriches the gastronomic offerings at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta.
The Ultimate Vivid Sydney 2024 Food Guide
The Harbour City will come to life with immersive light, sounds, and taste as Vivid Sydney 2024 is set to descend on the city from 24 May to 15 June 2024. The 14th multi-artform festival will feature global and local light artists, musicians, thought leaders, and food creatives as they embrace and translate Vivid Sydney 2024’s theme, Humanity. It is not a surprise that the role of food as a fundamental part of the human experience receives a spotlight during this year’s programme, Vivid Food.
Discover Valrhona’s 5 New And Innovative Products
Valrhona recently invited a group of special guests for an exclusive experience to discover their latest innovations. The culinary event was held on 27 February at Chijmes, Singapore. The five stations showcased the latest products from five of their distinctive brands: Valrhona, Adamance, Sosa, Norohy and Republica del Cacao.
Sézanne In Tokyo Claims No.1 Spot At Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024
Sézanne in Tokyo was named The Best Restaurant in Asia, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, at the live awards ceremony for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024. The prestigious ceremony was held in collaboration with host destination partners Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) and the Seoul Metropolitan Government.
Meet Petit Garçon, Uluwatu’s French-Inspired Dessert Bar
Situated within the charming all-villas Prasana by Arjani Resorts in Uluwatu, Petit Garçon is a treasure box waiting to be discovered. Much like its dessert jars and multi-layered cakes, the dessert bar is accessible from the resort’s lobby and located adjacent to WHIM Bar & Restaurant.
9 Singapore Restaurants Included in the Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2024 List

The 2024 list for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants has just been revealed, with nine Singaporean restaurants clinching spots on the coveted list. Sézanne from Tokyo, Japan was awarded first place, ahead of runners-up Florilège and Gaggan Anand. The official event and announcement was held in Seoul, South Korea on 26 March.