Eat/Drink

  • Metallica releases new ‘Enter Night Pilsner’ beer

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    Metallica releases new ‘Enter Night Pilsner’ beer

    LOS ANGELES, Jan 16 — Hot on the heels of their sonic-aged whiskey, headbanger group Metallica is set to release a new beer named after one of their most iconic songs: Enter...

  • New Starbucks ‘sanctuary’ in Bali features working coffee farm and greenhouse

    19 hours ago

    New Starbucks ‘sanctuary’ in Bali features working coffee farm and greenhouse

    BALI, Jan 15 — Starbucks has opened what it is calling a coffee sanctuary in Bali, designed to take guests on a seed-to-cup experience with a working coffee farm, seedling...

  • Restaurant guide reveals best dining destinations across China 2019

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    Restaurant guide reveals best dining destinations across China 2019

  • S. Pellegrino Young Chef contest revamps rules for 2019-2020 edition

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    S. Pellegrino Young Chef contest revamps rules for 2019-2020 edition

  • Hooray! No creepy crawlies in these locally-made salted egg snacks

    2 days ago

    Hooray! No creepy crawlies in these locally-made salted egg snacks

  • Why is Bocuse d'Or the world's most prestigious culinary contest?

    2 days ago

    Why is Bocuse d'Or the world's most prestigious culinary contest?

  • How about making your own 'poon choy' and 'yee sang' this Chinese New Year?

    3 days ago

    How about making your own 'poon choy' and 'yee sang' this Chinese New Year?

  • Impossible Burger named best product launch at CES 2019

    4 days ago

    Impossible Burger named best product launch at CES 2019

  • Cuteness overload: Piggy cookies for Chinese New Year

    4 days ago

    Cuteness overload: Piggy cookies for Chinese New Year

  • Take a look at Drake’s recently launched champagne brand

    5 days ago

    Take a look at Drake’s recently launched champagne brand

  • Russians buy 'Gault & Millau' food guides

    5 days ago

    Russians buy 'Gault & Millau' food guides

Our Picks in Eat/Drink

  • The squabbling about food needs to stop

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    The squabbling about food needs to stop

  • Brewing underground: Serbia’s café culture

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    Brewing underground: Serbia’s café culture

  • Yakult drinks in Singapore do away with plastic straws

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    Yakult drinks in Singapore do away with plastic straws

  • US startup puts its money on plant protein burgers

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    US startup puts its money on plant protein burgers

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  • McDonald’s is topping its iconic Big Mac with bacon (VIDEO)

    5 days ago

    McDonald’s is topping its iconic Big Mac with bacon (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, Jan 10 — McDonald’s is pimping out its Big Mac and Quarter Pounder burgers by throwing on strips of bacon and offering a side of cheesy bacon fries for good...

  • Alain Ducasse bringing five of his star chefs for very special Paris dinner

    6 days ago

    Alain Ducasse bringing five of his star chefs for very special Paris dinner

    PARIS, Jan 10 — From “Le Louis XV” in Monaco and Tokyo's “Beige” to “Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester” in London and “Le Meurice Alain Ducasse” in Paris, the...

  • US startup eyes next generation of burgers with relish

    1 week ago

    US startup eyes next generation of burgers with relish

    LAS VEGAS, Jan 9 ― Can a “high-tech” burger help save the planet? In one sense, it's just a patty made from plant protein. But the founders of California-based Impossible...

  • Positano Risto: Italian dining, the halal way

    1 week ago

    Positano Risto: Italian dining, the halal way

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 8 — Mention Italian food and what usually comes to mind is a lavish spread of pasta, meat and cheese dishes paired with wines. Now add the word “halal” to...

  • Roasted durian draw at Kota Kinabalu food market

    1 week ago

    Roasted durian draw at Kota Kinabalu food market

    KOTA KINABALU, Jan 7 — Roasted durians have become a major draw at the Jalan Gaya Food Night Market here which is a popular tourist spot. The delicacy is the brainchild of fruit...

  • Traditional duck meat 'koay teow thng' on Malay Street

    1 week ago

    Traditional duck meat 'koay teow thng' on Malay Street

    GEORGE TOWN, JAN 6 — Fancy some boiled duck intestines and braised duck wings? Or how about some braised pigs' large intestines that is so buttery soft, it almost melts in your...

  • We need to stop fighting about food... opinions!

    1 week ago

    We need to stop fighting about food... opinions!

    COMMENTARY, Jan 6 — Food should be about pleasure. It should not trigger a war of words. But in recent times, it looks like people have become a little too sensitive about food....

  • Record US$3.1m paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

    1 week ago

    Record US$3.1m paid in New Year's tuna auction at Japan's new market

    TOKYO, Jan 5 — A Japanese sushi entrepreneur paid a record US$3.1 million (RM12.8 milliion) for a giant tuna Saturday as Tokyo's new fish market, which replaced the world-famous...

  • Tiger Sugar: Is it worth the hype? Here's the lowdown on this striped wonder

    1 week ago

    Tiger Sugar: Is it worth the hype? Here's the lowdown on this striped wonder

    PETALING JAYA, Jan 4 — Taiwan's popular boba milk drink Tiger Sugar is now open at Sunway Pyramid. In an earlier Facebook post on December 28, Tiger Sugar Malaysia announced the...

  • A very vegan New Year: Increasing numbers sign up for meat-free resolution

    1 week ago

    A very vegan New Year: Increasing numbers sign up for meat-free resolution

    LONDON, Jan 3 — As rising numbers of people start 2019 vowing to go vegan for environmental and other reasons, chefs, restaurants and supermarkets are jumping on the...

  • Chewing the fat with Pakistan’s BBQ masters

    1 week ago

    Chewing the fat with Pakistan’s BBQ masters

    PESHAWAR, Jan 3 — The sweet aroma of mutton smoke drifts through a maze of crumbling alleyways, a barbecue tang that for decades has lured meat-eaters from across Pakistan to...

  • Exceptional wines and Italian delicacies await diners at The Saujana Hotel

    1 week ago

    Exceptional wines and Italian delicacies await diners at The Saujana Hotel

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 ― Savour some of the finest wines by indulging in a tailor-made four-course Italian dinner at The Saujana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur next Thursday. Aside from...

  • Tim Hortons has turned its Double Double drink into donut holes

    1 week ago

    Tim Hortons has turned its Double Double drink into donut holes

    ONTARIO, Jan 2 — Tim Hortons has turned its signature coffee drink, the Double Double, into bite-sized edible donut holes, just in time to derail New Year Resolutions. The...

  • No more plastic straws with Yakult drinks in Singapore

    2 weeks ago

    No more plastic straws with Yakult drinks in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, Jan 1 — Yakult Singapore has stopped providing straws for two of its products, the company said in a Facebook post. The announcement last Thursday comes as a growing...

  • Vegan duo Bosh! share tips on how to adopt a plant-based lifestyle

    2 weeks ago

    Vegan duo Bosh! share tips on how to adopt a plant-based lifestyle

    LONDON, Jan 1 — Chickpeas, cashew nuts, and “magic dust.” Those are some of the must-have staples beginner vegans should always have on hand, according to the duo behind...

  • Transparent Coffee, where the beans are direct-sourced and everyone is welcome

    2 weeks ago

    Transparent Coffee, where the beans are direct-sourced and everyone is welcome

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 — Curtains of falling ferns. A gravel-strewn tunnel that leads into a cavern a fashionable shade of dusty pink. Cocktail bar by night, another kind of bar by...

  • UK appoints first champion to tackle ‘moral scandal’ of food waste

    2 weeks ago

    UK appoints first champion to tackle ‘moral scandal’ of food waste

    LONDON, Dec 31 — Britain appointed its first food waste chief today to help drive a campaign to reduce the millions of tonnes of food binned every year by restaurants,...

  • Four events that marked the culinary world in 2018

    2 weeks ago

    Four events that marked the culinary world in 2018

    NEW YORK, Dec 30 — Here’s a look back on a watershed year in the world of gastronomy. Farewell to Paul Bocuse 2018 will be remembered as a sad year by both chefs and...

  • Poisonous pufferfish a delicacy for many

    2 weeks ago

    Poisonous pufferfish a delicacy for many

    BETONG (Sarawak), Dec 30 — Mention pufferfish and thorns and poison come to mind. But the fish, despite the tetrodotoxin deadly toxin that it contains, is also sought...