Japanese food goes casual at Jypsy

NOBODY goes to a PS Cafe for the food. Come on, seriously. People go there mainly to soak up as much design inspiration as they can, so that they can go home and redecorate their living rooms. But they can't. Because the folks behind PS Cafe are not real people. They're design magazines...

Zen In The City

If you're looking for some respite from urban city life in Kuala Lumpur, check into the newly opened Banyan Tree right in the heart of the city's Golden Triangle. ...

Fume-Free Kitchen

Two-in-one extends to a lot more than just coffee and creamer packets as German appliance maker Miele introduces an integrated induction hob and extractor for those who fancy doing some serious pan-frying without a cumbersome overhead cooker hood.

The Future Of Food

TAKE A CHICKEN. Any chicken. Break it down into parts. No, not your favourite drumstick, wing or breast meat. Deconstruct it into what it really is: water, proteins, lipids, amino acids - many, many kinds from alanine to leucine - and whatever compounds that add up to make a chicken a chicken and...

Famous Treasure serves up familiar gems

WE dined at a famous restaurant the other day. In fact, not only is it famous, it's a treasure. If you don't trust us, ask the restaurant - which is nothing if not a great believer in self-affirmation...

Revivo Your Spirits

THERE ARE HOTELS with wellness facilities, and there are wellness facilities that happen to have rooms. That is pretty much how Sebastien Andre, general manager of Revivo Wellness Resorts, sums up the three-month-old holistic centre located just off Bali's five-star hotel-studded Nusa Dua...

Style beats substance at Madame Fan

AT night, South Beach has a futuristic, Blade Runner feel to it. Maybe it's the way you feel hemmed in by the tall towers in black and steel, with hardly any light except for the giant LED screen overhead relentlessly showing The Lion King musical excerpts, or an annoying family popping out of...

Whisky Comfort

Room for More isn't an ad for a fertility campaign. It's more like Italian restaurateur Beppe de Vito's way of saying that one can never have too many F&B establishments. ...

Losing Weight The Dr Oz Way

LAST YEAR ON The Dr Oz Show, American TV host Mehmet Oz conducted a one-year review of 10 of the most popular diets to see which one worked best. He got 40 volunteers to eat vegan, paleo, low-carb/high-protein, Mediterranean and more for a full year, and to report on their results after that.

Off to San Francisco for Hashida Sushi's next phase of growth

HE may have exited Hashida Sushi in Singapore, but the chef who made it one of the most popular Japanese restaurants in town is set to literally export his name overseas.

Guilt-Free Dining

Gluten-free doesn't mean gourmet-free. That's the objective of The Butcher's Wife, the latest member of the Spa Esprit Group's stable of restaurants...

The Fine Art Of Making Dashi

WHOEVER SAID SIMPLICITY is the hardest thing to achieve must have tried to make dashi at some stage in his life.

The Appeal Of Tibetan Tea

MOVE ASIDE, PU-ERH TEA. Or at least just leave a little space for the much-lesser-known Tibetan black tea, which will lend an exotic touch to any tea connoisseur's collection...

The heat is on at Chengdu

GREASE is the word at Chengdu - a one-stop culinary tour of China's Sichuan province that is part illuminating and part delicious torture...

Zegna Flair

Two Italian luxury labels get together and make some cool things. Ermenegildo Zegna and Maserati presented the new Maserati Capsule Collection for Fall Winter 2018 in an exclusive pop-up event at its Paragon store on June 7.

Calling The Shots

It costs a fraction of an iPhone X and uses artificial intelligence to turn you into a skilled photographer in no time. S

A Marquee Production

MARINA BAY SANDS (MBS) HAS never been one to be low-key about any of its new ventures. Just months after opening LAVO - the giant meatball-serving, larger-than-life Italian bar-restaurant - it has announced plans to open a groundbreaking mega nightclub that even boasts its own Ferris Wheel, some...

Asian twists in the spotlight

WITH all the look-at-me sparkly steel and perfect landscaping that make up the achingly stylish new Marina One, it's hard to, well, spot The Spot. But since we are still flush with the small thrill that per entry parking is just S$3.21, we don't really mind meandering around this vast...

Bali Deal

After an extensive renovation, the Longhouse boutique resort in Bali's Jimbaran Bay has re-opened as a six-suite-only luxury getaway that takes you away from the tourist traps of Seminyak and Kuta...

Shortcut to Peru

You'll still need a plane ticket to Hong Kong but at least you'll be in the same time zone the next time you dine on celebrated Peruvian chef Virgilio Martinez's award-winning cuisine. ...

My Melody Fare

You know you're a confirmed cartoon icon when you get your own cafe. My Melody, the fluffy white rabbit who wears her floppy ears in a pink hoodie, joins her colleagues Hello Kitty, Doraemon, Pokemon and Gudetama in having her own happy place in Suntec City...

Going green at Ganglamedo

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Joel Robuchon Restaurant to close; only establishment in Singapore with 3 Michelin stars

SINGAPORE will lose its only three Michelin-starred restaurant when the iconic Joel Robuchon Restaurant closes for good at the end of this month.

Pencil Art

If the last time you held a colour pencil was when you were five years old or as a parent guiding your kids with their first colouring books, catch the tail-end of Faber-Castell's art exhibition aimed at making colouring fun again. ...

Wrap It Up

There's still another couple of weeks to go to indulge in the sticky glutinous rice treats associated with the Dragon Boat Festival, as every hotel Chinese restaurant gets in on the act to create their own version of wrapped delights...