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The mysterious sophistication of the Orient has always indulged in its penchant for luxury. China’s might, Japan’s restraint and India’s reluctance define the patchwork of the region.
Green tea mystery debunked

Green tea mystery debunked

Of all teas, green tea is perhaps the most misunderstood ...
Din Tai Fung: Taiwanese soup dumplings at their best

Din Tai Fung: Taiwanese soup dumplings at their best

Din Tai Fung is a Taiwanese empress of xiaolongbao, the Chinese word for steamed soup dumplings. For almost half a century, the Taipei-born eatery has been expanding across the globe ...
Indigo: the Bollywood dining mecca in Mumbai

Indigo: the Bollywood dining mecca in Mumbai

Only a block stroll from the iconic Taj Mahal hotel and the colonial past evoking Gate of India, nestles a trendy hotspot for the Bollywood celebrities and idols seeking crowd ...
Iggy's: passionate sommelier turned to established gastronome in Singapore

Iggy’s: passionate sommelier turned to established gastronome in Singapore

Iggy's is named after a restaurateur, sommelier and its owner Ignatius Chan, called by his friends "Iggy". For many years considered by the local epicures the best restaurant in Singapore, ...
Ziya: pioneering modern Indian gastronomy in Mumbai

Ziya: pioneering modern Indian gastronomy in Mumbai

Ziya is the opposite of a wild gluttony without a soul. It is a restaurant with a statement - bold, glowing, elegant, smooth and proud to be counselled by the celebrated chef ...
Sushi Ichi: bringing Tokyo sushi art to Singapore

Sushi Ichi: bringing Tokyo sushi art to Singapore

Landing from  Tokyo's Ginza, Sushi Ichi is the first restaurant in Singapore to offer a blend of two distinctive Japanese culinary attitudes featuring top-tier Kyoto Kaiseiki Ryori first, followed by premium Sushi in their ...
Kichisen: traditional Kyoto-style kaiseki stamped with three Michelin stars

Kichisen: traditional Kyoto-style kaiseki stamped with three Michelin stars

The picture above tells it all: the focused gaze of the Kichisen's master chef Yoshimi Tanigawa shows how much honesty goes into his food and how much he cares to ...
Ginza Sushi Aoki: Michelin-awarded simplicity for skill and top quality ingredients in Tokyo

Ginza Sushi Aoki: Michelin-awarded simplicity for skill and top quality ingredients in Tokyo

The master sushi chef Toshikatsu Aoki took over his father's restaurant SUSHI AOKI in 1993. On weekdays he operates his restaurant in Ginza and on Sundays at his other branch in the ...
Ippodo: once tea for Japanese emperors today caters from Kyoto to modern New York

Ippodo: once tea for Japanese emperors today caters from Kyoto to modern New York

Ippodo is one of the oldest and most known tea brands in Japan. Their expanding tea houses specialise in Japanese green tea grown around Kyoto. Various grades of matcha, gyokuro, sencha ...
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