Eat/Drink

  • At Sunbather Coffee in KL, there is a touch of Japan in everything they do

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    At Sunbather Coffee in KL, there is a touch of Japan in everything they do

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 – Venture out of your comfort zone. You never know what you'll get. Case in point: Sunbather Coffee (Sunbather). Opened by the Beh siblings – Kok Boon,...

  • Le Fouquet’s opens up in Switzerland

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    Le Fouquet’s opens up in Switzerland

    BERNE, April 21 — For the first time, the famous studded red leather chairs that embody the Fouquet’s spirit are taking up residence at the Casino Barrière Montreux, right on...

  • Tropicana’s popular Ramadan buffet is back

    3 days ago

    Tropicana’s popular Ramadan buffet is back

  • Massimo Bottura, Gucci to open pop-up restaurant in Singapore

    4 days ago

    Massimo Bottura, Gucci to open pop-up restaurant in Singapore

  • Papa roach: Chinese farmer breeds bugs for the table

    6 days ago

    Papa roach: Chinese farmer breeds bugs for the table

  • Cashew waste strikes gold: Benin looks to cashews for growth

    1 week ago

    Cashew waste strikes gold: Benin looks to cashews for growth

  • Great steamed fish and emperor pork bone soup at PJ's Section 17

    1 week ago

    Great steamed fish and emperor pork bone soup at PJ's Section 17

  • Canada couple, brewer create Atlantic Ocean salt beer

    1 week ago

    Canada couple, brewer create Atlantic Ocean salt beer

  • Magnus Nilsson to host dinner in cable car in Swedish mountains

    1 week ago

    Magnus Nilsson to host dinner in cable car in Swedish mountains

  • A tour of Eataly's very first French outpost

    1 week ago

    A tour of Eataly's very first French outpost

  • Ostrich, rodent on the menu as Cuba seeks food miracle

    1 week ago

    Ostrich, rodent on the menu as Cuba seeks food miracle

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  • Cashew waste strikes gold in West Africa's Benin

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    Cashew waste strikes gold in West Africa's Benin

  • Burger King goes... vegan? The meatless Whopper is here

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    Burger King goes... vegan? The meatless Whopper is here

  • Odette named Asia's best restaurant

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    Odette named Asia's best restaurant

  • Desert truffles are Libya’s ‘manna from heaven’

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    Desert truffles are Libya’s ‘manna from heaven’

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  • Global wine output recovered in 2018 from 60-year low, new data reveals

    1 week ago

    Global wine output recovered in 2018 from 60-year low, new data reveals

    PARIS, April 11 — Global wine output rose to near-record highs in 2018 after a sharp rebound from a poor harvest the previous year, though consumption stopped growing, the...

  • Taipei's list of Michelin-starred restaurants expands in latest guide

    1 week ago

    Taipei's list of Michelin-starred restaurants expands in latest guide

    TAIPEI, April 11 ― The Michelin-starred club in Taipei has expanded with seven restaurants either unlocking their first star or scoring a promotion. In the sophomore edition of...

  • Italian wines fail to make inroads among consumers in Asia, says Vinitaly

    1 week ago

    Italian wines fail to make inroads among consumers in Asia, says Vinitaly

    VERONA, April 10 — French wines are still the most popular among consumers in East Asia, followed by wines from Australia, Chile and Italy. That’s according to a report...

  • Burger King pulls NZ chopsticks ad after outcry in China (VIDEO)

    1 week ago

    Burger King pulls NZ chopsticks ad after outcry in China (VIDEO)

    BEIJING, April 9 — Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China and demands...

  • Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers aim high

    1 week ago

    Grapes on Mars? Georgia winemakers aim high

    TBILISI, April 9 — Georgia is immensely proud of its ancient wine-making tradition, claiming to have been the first nation to make wine. Now it wants to be the first to grow...

  • French chef Paul Pairet to open Paris eatery

    2 weeks ago

    French chef Paul Pairet to open Paris eatery

    PARIS, April 8 — A gastronomic star in China, where he presides over his “Ultraviolet” restaurant in Shanghai, considered to be one of the most avant-garde restaurants in...

  • Aunty Lan and her awesome Sarawak 'laksa' is back at NZX!

    2 weeks ago

    Aunty Lan and her awesome Sarawak 'laksa' is back at NZX!

    PETALING JAYA, April 8 — Good news, fans of Aunty Lan's awesome laksa, kolo mee and kway chap! The friendly lady has returned to NZX where she opened back in late 2017. Many...

  • Frothed not fried: Hanoi’s egg beer draws curious drinkers

    2 weeks ago

    Frothed not fried: Hanoi’s egg beer draws curious drinkers

    HANOI, April 7 — Scrambled, fried, or ... whipped into beer? It might not be the most conventional way to serve eggs, but a decades-old Hanoi cafe is delighting drinkers with a...

  • Air France pays tribute to Joël Robuchon

    2 weeks ago

    Air France pays tribute to Joël Robuchon

     PARIS, Apr 6 — Air France is honoring the memory of Joël Robuchon, who passed away August 6, 2018, by offering dishes created by the chef for the airline on its spring La...

  • Burger King goes... vegan? The meatless Whopper is here

    2 weeks ago

    Burger King goes... vegan? The meatless Whopper is here

    NEW YORK, April 3 — For decades, fast-food giant Burger King has been the undisputed Home of the Whopper — the chain’s signature sandwich featuring one of its flame-grilled,...

  • Cedric Grolet bringing sculpted fruit desserts to Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York

    2 weeks ago

    Cedric Grolet bringing sculpted fruit desserts to Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York

    NEW YORK, April 3 — Cédric Grolet is coming to New York’s Soho district April 5-7. The celebrated French pastry chef of Paris’s Le Meurice hotel is set to serve three of...

  • In Egypt, rice import samples are judged in the kitchen

    2 weeks ago

    In Egypt, rice import samples are judged in the kitchen

    CAIRO, April 2 — With steaming plates of rice and freshly sliced apples on the side, a group of Cairo-based food scientists work in their lab to decide whether the foreign...

  • Nestle goes vegan with meat-free burger range

    2 weeks ago

    Nestle goes vegan with meat-free burger range

    ZURICH, April 2 — Nestle is looking to take a bite of the fast-growing vegan foods market with a range of plant-based burgers, saying its recipes could compete for taste with...

  • Jean-Francois Piege could be taking the helm of a classic Parisian brasserie

    3 weeks ago

    Jean-Francois Piege could be taking the helm of a classic Parisian brasserie

    PARIS, April 1 — After starting a new chapter in the history of La Poule au Pot — one of the French capital’s oldest bistros, located in the city’s central Les Halles...

  • Emperor burger: Tokyo chef whips up US$900 monster for new monarch

    3 weeks ago

    Emperor burger: Tokyo chef whips up US$900 monster for new monarch

    TOKYO, April 1 — A Tokyo restaurant is honouring the crowning of the new Japanese emperor next month with a football-sized wagyu beef hamburger served between gold-dusted buns...

  • Warming ties: North Africa unites behind Unesco couscous bid

    3 weeks ago

    Warming ties: North Africa unites behind Unesco couscous bid

    NEW YORK, March 30 — The four countries applied to have the hearty dish added to Unesco’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list, which showcases the world’s most treasured...

  • Singapore’s bid for Unesco recognition of hawker culture ‘not about origins’ of certain dishes

    3 weeks ago

    Singapore’s bid for Unesco recognition of hawker culture ‘not about origins’ of certain dishes

    SINGAPORE, March 29 — Singapore’s bid to nominate the country’s hawker culture for the Unesco “intangible cultural heritage” list is an important first step in changing...

  • Austrian restaurant snaps up three stars in ‘Main Cities of Europe’ Michelin guide

    3 weeks ago

    Austrian restaurant snaps up three stars in ‘Main Cities of Europe’ Michelin guide

    VIENNA, March 29 — Chef Juan Amador has received three stars in the new Main Cities of Europe Michelin guide for his eponymous restaurant located in Vienna. Located just a...

  • McDonald’s to equip Drive Thru menus with AI (VIDEO)

    3 weeks ago

    McDonald’s to equip Drive Thru menus with AI (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, March 27 — McDonald’s has made an agreement to acquire an AI-powered platform that will enable it to develop Drive Thru menus that are almost as smart as your...