Eat/Drink

  • Peter Luger New York-style steakhouses are now storming Tokyo

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    Peter Luger New York-style steakhouses are now storming Tokyo

    TOKYO, Aug 16 — America is in the midst of an increasingly intense love affair with Japanese beef. Witness Don Wagyu, the new shop in downtown New York devoted exclusively to...

  • China’s rainbow trout gets a new name: ‘Salmon’

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    China’s rainbow trout gets a new name: ‘Salmon’

    BEIJING, Aug 16 — When Chinese state TV accidentally revealed much of the “salmon” sashimi eaten in the country was actually rainbow trout, domestic fish farmers faced a...

  • Not only curry laksa: 10 other Malaysian favourites in Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Eatlist

    1 day ago

    Not only curry laksa: 10 other Malaysian favourites in Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Eatlist

  • KL's curry laksa rules... in Lonely Planet and our tummies

    1 day ago

    KL's curry laksa rules... in Lonely Planet and our tummies

  • Curry laksa in KL is No. 2 in Lonely Planet's world top 500 food experiences

    1 day ago

    Curry laksa in KL is No. 2 in Lonely Planet's world top 500 food experiences

  • Chef Anne-Sophie Pic to open restaurant in Singapore

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    Chef Anne-Sophie Pic to open restaurant in Singapore

  • Family-owned distiller William Grant & Sons steps up presence in Malaysia

    2 days ago

    Family-owned distiller William Grant & Sons steps up presence in Malaysia

  • Twinings reveals suppliers amid drive for slave-free Indian tea

    2 days ago

    Twinings reveals suppliers amid drive for slave-free Indian tea

  • Joan Roca to bring El Celler de Can Roca to New York

    2 days ago

    Joan Roca to bring El Celler de Can Roca to New York

  • Fish fry: Japan heatwave threatens famed tuna auction

    2 days ago

    Fish fry: Japan heatwave threatens famed tuna auction

  • Wholesome food choices

    3 days ago

    Wholesome food choices

Our Picks in Eat/Drink

  • Chef Anne-Sophie Pic to open restaurant in Singapore

    8 hours ago

    Chef Anne-Sophie Pic to open restaurant in Singapore

  • KL's curry laksa rules... in Lonely Planet and our tummies

    9 hours ago

    KL's curry laksa rules... in Lonely Planet and our tummies

  • 10 other Malaysian favourite dishes in Lonely Planet’s list

    11 hours ago

    10 other Malaysian favourite dishes in Lonely Planet’s list

  • KL's Curry laksa is No 2 in Lonely Planet's 'Ultimate Eatlist'

    11 hours ago

    KL's Curry laksa is No 2 in Lonely Planet's 'Ultimate Eatlist'

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  • Hits from the kitchen: Gérald Passédat on music and food

    3 days ago

    Hits from the kitchen: Gérald Passédat on music and food

    MARSEILLE, Aug 13 — As various tunes vie for the title of song of the summer, we go into the kitchens of some of France’s top food personalities to find out how music inspires...

  • Sushi Hibiki: Dine on fine sushi with Chef Sam

    4 days ago

    Sushi Hibiki: Dine on fine sushi with Chef Sam

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Sushi aficionados, rejoice! Newly-minted Sushi Hibiki is definitely the place for fine sushi. What makes the dining experience here more enjoyable......

  • Tuck into delicious seafood noodles in front of a century-old temple

    4 days ago

    Tuck into delicious seafood noodles in front of a century-old temple

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 12 — More than 37 years ago, Tan Lay See wanted to start her own business so she became an apprentice at a popular noodle soup stall in Penang. Tan took a few...

  • Sweet souvenirs: A ‘dessert run’ in JB before heading home

    4 days ago

    Sweet souvenirs: A ‘dessert run’ in JB before heading home

    JOHOR BARU, Aug 12 — Weekends are a perfect opportunity for a quick getaway. Not very far, just a road trip to another town, another state maybe, but far enough that familiar...

  • Hits from the kitchen: Yannick Alleno on music and food

    4 days ago

    Hits from the kitchen: Yannick Alleno on music and food

    PARIS, Aug 12 ― As various tunes vie for the title of song of the summer, we go into the kitchens of some of France's top food personalities to find out how music inspires their...

  • Sacre bleu! Blue wine makes a splash in southern France

    5 days ago

    Sacre bleu! Blue wine makes a splash in southern France

    SETE (France), Aug 11 — A glass of blue, sir? It is a question that may dismay purist winemakers in France, where wine is a way of life rather than simply a drink, but in the...

  • Pass the curry, sayang: Food that makes us Malaysian

    5 days ago

    Pass the curry, sayang: Food that makes us Malaysian

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Malaysians can be a polarising lot when it comes to socio-political issues, but food has always managed to unite us, especially when the dishes make it...

  • Collect these legendary whiskies: Highland Park 'The Dark' and Highland Park Valkyrie

    6 days ago

    Collect these legendary whiskies: Highland Park 'The Dark' and Highland Park Valkyrie

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — When picking a whisky, you can't go wrong with Highland Park or what is known as "The Orkney Single Malt with Viking Soul”. With its intense, balanced,...

  • Six of the best ‘char kuay teow’ stalls in the Klang Valley

    6 days ago

    Six of the best ‘char kuay teow’ stalls in the Klang Valley

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 10 — Foodies all seem to agree that the best char kuay teow comes from Penang. But do you have to make a trip up north every time you hanker for a plate of...

  • ‘Nasi lemak’ for dinner? Give this Subang Jaya restaurant a go

    6 days ago

    ‘Nasi lemak’ for dinner? Give this Subang Jaya restaurant a go

    SUBANG JAYA, Aug 10 — Nasi lemak is a popular breakfast dish but since the mid 1990s, many operators in the Klang Valley have been selling nasi lemak at night. One such place is...

  • Joel Robuchon's restaurants carry on his legacy around the world

    6 days ago

    Joel Robuchon's restaurants carry on his legacy around the world

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 10 — In the wake of the news of the death of the famous French chef, here is a selection of his restaurants around the world, where you can experience the...

  • Guinness Foreign Extra Stout: New look with a Malaysian twist

    1 week ago

    Guinness Foreign Extra Stout: New look with a Malaysian twist

    PETALING JAYA, August 9 — Guinness Foreign Extra Stout is a beer like no other. We can savour it in the morning, appreciate it in the afternoon, and end our night...

  • Khoon Hooi lends couture touch to Hilton Kuala Lumpur mooncakes

    1 week ago

    Khoon Hooi lends couture touch to Hilton Kuala Lumpur mooncakes

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — Mooncake season is upon us and each year, purveyors of the sweet treat keep raising the bar with bold flavours and collectible boxes. Combining fashion and...

  • Australians eat ‘parma’ for drought-stricken farmers

    1 week ago

    Australians eat ‘parma’ for drought-stricken farmers

    SYDNEY, Aug 9 — Thirsty city slickers are pitching in to help farmers in Australia’s parched interior by eating a pub delicacy called a “parma,” with some of the proceeds...

  • Sushi, sake and soy: Robuchon’s love affair with Japan

    1 week ago

    Sushi, sake and soy: Robuchon’s love affair with Japan

    TOKYO, Aug 9 — Foie gras paired with wasabi, Japanese-style open kitchens and a fierce work ethic: Joel Robuchon, hailed as “chef of the century” on his death this week,...

  • Be a hawker? Why not?

    1 week ago

    Be a hawker? Why not?

    SINGAPORE, Aug 9 — Unlike his peers who value work-life balance and working in a comfortable environment, 27-year-old Chew Zhi Jie gave up a cushy nine-to-five job in an...

  • Ex-Robuchon chef to helm Singapore’s Bacchanalia, aims for two Michelin-stars

    1 week ago

    Ex-Robuchon chef to helm Singapore’s Bacchanalia, aims for two Michelin-stars

    SINGAPORE, Aug 9 — One-starred Michelin restaurant Bacchanalia will have a new chef at the helm from September and has set its sights on achieving a two-star rating under French...

  • Give peas a chance: Gerry Adams writes a cookbook

    1 week ago

    Give peas a chance: Gerry Adams writes a cookbook

    DUBLIN, Aug 9 — Gerry Adams, the veteran Irish republican once deemed so dangerous that his voice was dubbed on British television, is writing a cookbook, his Sinn Fein party...

  • Chef Massimo Bottura cooks up new venture at Dubai hotel

    1 week ago

    Chef Massimo Bottura cooks up new venture at Dubai hotel

    DUBAI, Aug 9 — Chef Massimo Bottura, whose Modena eatery Osteria Francescana tops the list of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants, is branching out with a first project outside of...