THE early reports on the 2014 vintage through much of Europe were not optimistic: rain, lots of it. In some places, it lasted through the spring. In parts of Italy, it carried on through much of the...

LAVO. Marina Bay Sands.

DOES unagi taste better after you've had to wait for one to three hours, and after you've witnessed it being slit alive as the ultimate proof of freshness? Or is it just as good, if not...

IN a former machine shop here in the Texas Hill Country, Jeffrey Stuffings, a founder of Jester King Brewery, led a tour group up a narrow staircase, to a loft where dozens of oak barrels surrounded...

ONCE in a while, you bump into an old friend and you wonder why you never made a point of catching up more regularly. Then as you chat more, you recognise some of the annoying little quirks that...

THE New England-style India pale ale (IPA), with its juicy hop flavours and hazy look, has become a phenomenon among craft beer fans. They camp out overnight to be among the first to buy rare...

WHEN it comes to competition, sushi restaurants in Singapore have it tougher than most. There are only so many ways to slice a tuna, so it's always a question of how to convince a small pool of...

IT is not often that such wine "Everests" as Comtes Lafon's Montrachet 2005 and Chateau Margaux 1959 come one's way. Indeed, it is more likely only once a lifetime! Well, that...

A FUNNY thing happened on our visit to Kimme, the new eatery opened by the chef of the recently minted Michelin-starred Meta - nothing.

ANOTHER New Year! What did we drink on New Year's Eve? Champagne of course - Pol Roger Winston Churchill 2004, one of my favourite deluxe champagnes, reserved for special occasions, too...