Eat/Drink

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    8½, or Fellini and the life-changing magic of Italian food

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    Haggis is growing in popularity, and not just in Scotland

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    Louis Vuitton to open its first-ever restaurant next month

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    From insect larvae into burger patties: Is this the future of food?

  • Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

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    Cloud cooking land: Indian housewives become gig economy chefs

  • Spain’s ‘drunken gummy bears’ on edge as Haribo bares its teeth

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    Spain’s ‘drunken gummy bears’ on edge as Haribo bares its teeth

  • Syria refugees bring new tastes and traditions to Kurdish Iraq

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    Syria refugees bring new tastes and traditions to Kurdish Iraq

  • Edible caterpillars become rare in drought-hit Botswana

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    Edible caterpillars become rare in drought-hit Botswana

  • France’s Michelin, the go-to guide on fine dining

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    France’s Michelin, the go-to guide on fine dining

  • Legendary Bocuse restaurant loses third Michelin star

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    Legendary Bocuse restaurant loses third Michelin star

  • Mexico gets 'Chapo' beer

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    Mexico gets 'Chapo' beer

  • Sweet! Indian bakers make world's 'longest' cake

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    Sweet! Indian bakers make world's 'longest' cake

  • US speakeasies back in vogue — in echo of Prohibition era

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    US speakeasies back in vogue — in echo of Prohibition era

  • A North Korean outpost in Seoul: The Pyongyang Bar

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    A North Korean outpost in Seoul: The Pyongyang Bar

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    How to (Sichuan) spice up your life

  • The roast duck legacy continues at PJ's Restoran Sunrise

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    The roast duck legacy continues at PJ's Restoran Sunrise

  • France’s Michelin, the go-to guide on fine dining

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    France’s Michelin, the go-to guide on fine dining

  • No detail is too small for this KL restaurant's CNY feasts

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    No detail is too small for this KL restaurant's CNY feasts

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  • French chef launches war on Dry January with 'wine by the bottle' sale

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    French chef launches war on Dry January with 'wine by the bottle' sale

    PARIS, Jan 15 — Thinking about having a Dry January? Star French chef Alain Ducasse wants you to think again. An outspoken opponent of the post-holiday abstinence challenge...

  • Artificial 3D-printed beef to launch in Spain and Italy this year

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    Artificial 3D-printed beef to launch in Spain and Italy this year

    LONDON, Jan 14 — Hot on the heels of the American startup Impossible Foods, which unveiled a range of meat-free pork products in Las Vegas last week, a Spanish company has...

  • US Champagne drinkers should expect costs to pop with new tariffs

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    US Champagne drinkers should expect costs to pop with new tariffs

    WASHINGTON, Jan 13 — Lovers of Champagne and other French sparkling wines should brace for big cost increases if the United States makes good on a threat to impose 100 per cent...

  • How to (Sichuan) spice up your life

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    How to (Sichuan) spice up your life

    COMMENTARY, Jan 12 — I’ve never been one to venture far out of my comfort zone. I dare say most of us don’t. Take food, for instance. It’s almost a cliché that my...

  • From house-made waxed meats to the freshest vegetables, no detail is too small for this KL restaurant's CNY feasts

    2 weeks ago

    From house-made waxed meats to the freshest vegetables, no detail is too small for this KL restaurant's CNY feasts

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — 'Tis the season for feasting... again! Say hello to lou sang and indulging in the best of Chinese cuisine, especially during that all-important reunion...

  • Grab launches first GrabKitchen in Singapore with 10 restaurants

    2 weeks ago

    Grab launches first GrabKitchen in Singapore with 10 restaurants

    SINGAPORE, Jan 9 — Grab launched its first “cloud kitchen” in Singapore with 10 restaurants at 63 Hillview Avenue yesterday. Called GrabKitchen, the space spanning over...

  • Hot on the heels of the beef-free hamburger, here comes the pork-free sausage

    2 weeks ago

    Hot on the heels of the beef-free hamburger, here comes the pork-free sausage

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 8 — Following on from the runaway success of its meat-free hamburger in 2019, American startup Impossible Foods has taken advantage of the CES tech show in Las...

  • French chef vows to continue legal fight over lost Michelin star

    2 weeks ago

    French chef vows to continue legal fight over lost Michelin star

    PARIS, Jan 8 — A French chef whose restaurant was demoted from three Michelin stars to two will continue his legal fight to force the restaurant guide to justify its decision,...

  • ‘You feel like your mum is cooking’: The trend towards private home dining in Singapore

    2 weeks ago

    ‘You feel like your mum is cooking’: The trend towards private home dining in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, Jan 5 — Yeo Kai Siang serves up Neo-French cuisine, with set meals priced from S$78 (RM237) to S$138 — what one would expect to fork out at a lavish fine-dining...

  • Japan ‘Tuna King’ buys new year catch for US$1.8m

    3 weeks ago

    Japan ‘Tuna King’ buys new year catch for US$1.8m

    TOKYO, Jan 5 — A celebrated Japanese sushi businessman, nicknamed “Tuna King”, paid US$1.8 million (RM7.38 million) for a giant tuna at New Year’s auction at Tokyo’s...

  • The roast duck legacy continues at PJ's Restoran Sunrise

    3 weeks ago

    The roast duck legacy continues at PJ's Restoran Sunrise

    PETALING JAYA, Jan 5 — Last October, many regular customers of Restoran Sunrise here were shocked to hear the news of founder Lawrence Lee Tee Tong's death. Rumours also spread...

  • El Mercado: Of charcuterie and señoritas

    3 weeks ago

    El Mercado: Of charcuterie and señoritas

    BANGKOK, Jan 4 — It’s high noon and the sun is sizzling. When a heatwave feels imminent, what choice do we have but to run and hide inside an air-conditioned shopping mall?...

  • Uber Eats goes local to find its niche in South African food fight

    3 weeks ago

    Uber Eats goes local to find its niche in South African food fight

    SOWETO (South Africa), Jan 2 — A stone’s throw from Nelson Mandela’s former home in South Africa’s Soweto township, Dumile Badela’s restaurant is now more hectic and...

  • French chef fails in Michelin lawsuit over lost star

    3 weeks ago

    French chef fails in Michelin lawsuit over lost star

    NANTERRE, Jan 1 — A French court yesterday rejected a lawsuit brought by a star chef seeking to force the prestigious Michelin restaurant guide to hand over its reasons for...

  • Michelin restaurant bible faces ruling in French chef's protest

    3 weeks ago

    Michelin restaurant bible faces ruling in French chef's protest

    PARIS, Dec 31 ― A mistaken verdict or a legitimate critique? A French court will rule today if the authoritative Michelin restaurant guide must hand over its secret reasonings...

  • Brazil's sparkling wine producers carve a growing niche

    3 weeks ago

    Brazil's sparkling wine producers carve a growing niche

    PINTO, BANDEIRA, Dec 30 — Four workers in a wine cave quickly rotate hundreds of stored bottles a quarter-turn to help with fermentation. Are we in France's Champagne country?...

  • Coffee is a tough business. Here’s how one owner pivoted after closing his café

    4 weeks ago

    Coffee is a tough business. Here’s how one owner pivoted after closing his café

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 29 — Coffee is a tough business. The margins are razor-thin; the competition fierce, with new cafés popping up all the time despite almost an equal number...

  • Meatless burgers, hemp cocktails and pasta straws ― 2019 eco-friendly food trends

    4 weeks ago

    Meatless burgers, hemp cocktails and pasta straws ― 2019 eco-friendly food trends

    ROME, Dec 28 ― From cockroach milk to beer made from waste water, a raft of eco-friendly food trends hit menus and supermarket shelves in 2019 vowing not to add to the world's...

  • 'More churros, less cops!': New York food vendors feel the heat

    4 weeks ago

    'More churros, less cops!': New York food vendors feel the heat

    NEW YORK, Dec 28 ― For two decades, Guadalupe Galicia has been waking up every day at 4.00am to make tamales and rice pudding to sell on the streets of New York. She is one of...