Eat/Drink

  • A first for Malaysia: Oldest wine brotherhood in the world Jurade de Saint-Emilion opens a chancellery here

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    A first for Malaysia: Oldest wine brotherhood in the world Jurade de Saint-Emilion opens a chancellery here

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 — Let’s raise a glass to the first ever chancellery of the Jurade de Saint-Emilion in Kuala Lumpur!  The prestigious brotherhood of wine (since...

  • Raise a glass to Chicago, the US city with most breweries

    2 days ago

    Raise a glass to Chicago, the US city with most breweries

    ILLINOIS, Dec 14 ― Where is America's beer capital? Many cities claim the title, including Grand Rapids, Michigan and San Diego, California. But when it comes to sheer math, the...

  • Michelin-star chef brings authentic Italian flavours to KL

    2 days ago

    Michelin-star chef brings authentic Italian flavours to KL

  • Unicorn cake the top food-related search term among US Google users

    3 days ago

    Unicorn cake the top food-related search term among US Google users

  • McDonald’s unveils plan for cutting antibiotics in beef

    4 days ago

    McDonald’s unveils plan for cutting antibiotics in beef

  • Christophe Adam's Eclair de Génie opening in Shanghai

    5 days ago

    Christophe Adam's Eclair de Génie opening in Shanghai

  • Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

    5 days ago

    Uzbekistan pulls out the stops for fine winemaking

  • Award-winning chef delights in local fare, encourages table talk

    6 days ago

    Award-winning chef delights in local fare, encourages table talk

  • Party with 'dosa', 'thali' sets and sweets at MTR 1924 Malaysia's first anniversary celebrations

    1 week ago

    Party with 'dosa', 'thali' sets and sweets at MTR 1924 Malaysia's first anniversary celebrations

  • New Italian spread targets chocolate Goliath Nutella

    1 week ago

    New Italian spread targets chocolate Goliath Nutella

  • Foie gras off Amazon.com’s menu in California after settlement

    1 week ago

    Foie gras off Amazon.com’s menu in California after settlement

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  • New Asia dining guide topped mostly by European restaurants

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    New Asia dining guide topped mostly by European restaurants

  • Avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

    16 hours ago

    Avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

  • McDonald’s to cut antibiotics in beef

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    McDonald’s to cut antibiotics in beef

  • Unicorn cake the top food-related search on Google

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    Unicorn cake the top food-related search on Google

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  • ‘Downton Abbey’ estate to host special Christmas dinners

    1 week ago

    ‘Downton Abbey’ estate to host special Christmas dinners

    LONDON, Dec 8 — Fans of Downton Abbey and anglophiles in general will be able to live out a holiday fantasy by tucking into a fancy Victorian Christmas dinner at the castle...

  • ‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

    1 week ago

    ‘Miracle’ doughnuts emerge as Israel celebrates Hanukkah

    TEL AVIV, Dec 7 — Consider the doughnut. Good, right?  Now consider that doughnut made with gourmet ingredients like creme de cassis, stuffed with fresh fruit or topped...

  • Climate change offers sparkling prospects to English winemakers

    1 week ago

    Climate change offers sparkling prospects to English winemakers

    NEW ALRESFORD, Dec 6 — With climate change pushing up temperatures, English winemakers are rubbing their hands as their sparkling wines start to give top champagnes a run for...

  • Christmas sleigh restaurant rides into tropical Malaysia

    1 week ago

    Christmas sleigh restaurant rides into tropical Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 — Jingling amid a Kuala Lumpur skyline, nearly a dozen people sit in a hanging sleigh-like restaurant as it is raised by a crane some 45 metres above the...

  • Russian chefs offer soup to warm homeless on cold St Petersburg nights

    1 week ago

    Russian chefs offer soup to warm homeless on cold St Petersburg nights

    ST PETERSBURG, Dec 6 — Most weeks, Roman Redman does a few extra hours in the kitchens of his ribs and burger joint in Saint Petersburg to cook for a less hipster clientele: The...

  • New dining guide for Asia topped mostly by European restaurants

    1 week ago

    New dining guide for Asia topped mostly by European restaurants

    HONG KONG, Dec 6 — Hot on the heels of the French gastronomy event La Liste, which was held in Paris this week, comes the launch of another dining guide which claims to base...

  • Burger King pranks McDonald’s with 1¢ ‘Whopper Detour’ offer (VIDEO)

    1 week ago

    Burger King pranks McDonald’s with 1¢ ‘Whopper Detour’ offer (VIDEO)

    NEW YORK, Dec 5 — The gloves are on. Burger King has launched a devious campaign against its biggest rival, aimed at diverting customers from McDonald’s restaurants with the...

  • Au Crocodile tops TripAdvisor’s list of world’s best ‘gastronomic’ restaurants 2018

    1 week ago

    Au Crocodile tops TripAdvisor’s list of world’s best ‘gastronomic’ restaurants 2018

    STRASBOURG, Dec 5 — A restaurant in Strasbourg, France that you’ve likely never heard of tops TripAdvisor’s list of the world’s best fine dining restaurants for 2018....

  • Trendy avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

    1 week ago

    Trendy avocados removed from UK menus amid environmental concerns

    LONDON, Dec 4 — Avocados, the soft, green superfood may be falling out of favour with some restaurants in Britain as they move to ban the trendy food from their menus, amid...

  • Marks and Spencer’s Christmas gift ideas for your foodie friends and family

    1 week ago

    Marks and Spencer’s Christmas gift ideas for your foodie friends and family

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 3 — The countdown to Christmas has officially begun and if you’ve been thinking of treating your loved ones to some delectable food gifts to make the season...

  • No master-less samurai, this Rōnin is a masterclass in 'izakaya' done right

    1 week ago

    No master-less samurai, this Rōnin is a masterclass in 'izakaya' done right

    HONG KONG, Dec 3 – Pods of blanched edamame, their green shells piling up like unpaid interest. Coarsely rolled maki, the tightly packed rice grains squeezing the innards of...

  • Iconic Carnegie Deli reopens in New York... for a TV tie-in

    1 week ago

    Iconic Carnegie Deli reopens in New York... for a TV tie-in

    NEW YORK, Dec 3 — The Carnegie Deli was a New York institution for decades until it closed its doors in 2016. The pop-up restaurant — a fully-functioning eatery, not just...

  • From Biblical to revival: Jordan’s desert winemakers

    2 weeks ago

    From Biblical to revival: Jordan’s desert winemakers

    AMMAN, Dec 2 — Two Jordanian families aim to put wine from their desert land on the world viticultural map, reviving an age-old tradition that some suggest has Biblical...

  • Three Little Birds and the future of specialty coffee

    2 weeks ago

    Three Little Birds and the future of specialty coffee

    KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — Has the time of specialty coffee come and gone? Not so soon, says Joey Mah of Three Little Birds Coffee. There is still much room to grow though growing...

  • 2019 will see more high-brow Asian restaurants and French cuisine, says report

    2 weeks ago

    2019 will see more high-brow Asian restaurants and French cuisine, says report

    PARIS, Dec 2 — French gastronomy is enjoying a revival in the US, and Asian cuisine is being elevated to fine dining. Those are some of the food trends predicted to define 2019,...

  • Heavily caffeinated: Indonesians sip 4,000 cups of Java

    2 weeks ago

    Heavily caffeinated: Indonesians sip 4,000 cups of Java

    BATUSANGKAR, Nov 30 ― Thousands of Indonesians lined up to get their mug of Java in the hopes of keeping alive a coffee tradition that dates back to Dutch colonial times....

  • French chef first woman to earn three Michelin stars in US

    2 weeks ago

    French chef first woman to earn three Michelin stars in US

    PARIS, Nov 30 ― French chef Dominique Crenn yesterday became the first woman in the United States to earn three Michelin stars for her modernist San Francisco restaurant Atelier...

  • French restaurants often 'lamentable', says top French guide

    2 weeks ago

    French restaurants often 'lamentable', says top French guide

    PARIS, Nov 30 ― The standard of French cuisine is on the slide, the head of the authoritative La Liste ranking warned yesterday despite a Paris restaurant being declared the...

  • Algorithm-based ranking names Guy Savoy and Le Bernardin world's best restaurants

    2 weeks ago

    Algorithm-based ranking names Guy Savoy and Le Bernardin world's best restaurants

    PARIS, Nov 30 ― Paris's Restaurant Guy Savoy and New York's Le Bernardin share the title of top restaurant in the world on the gastronomic ranking La Liste 1000, which claims to...