October's Highlights
Mithai - the quintessential Diwali treat - symbolises good luck and joy, and invites family and friends to gather around for hearty conversations over the delightful sweets. Here’s a list of the must-have mithai this festive season.
What does a modern Asian high tea affair look like these days? Raise your cup here to a localised spread of bak kwa jam finger sandwiches, buah keluak crostini and pandan chiffon cakes.
Immerse yourself in the fantasy world of steampunk at Victoria Brown Bar in Argentina or Joben Bistro in Romania, where Victorian romanticism meets a retro-futuristic past.
A string of path-breaking chefs are putting the ‘in’ to Indian cuisine with luxe ingredients and modern flourishes.

FOOD

FROM AROUND THE WORLD, WE'LL BRING YOU THE LATEST NEWS AND FEATURES

NO HOLDS BAR-RED

Terrific tipples are always better with top-notch grub. We raise our glasses to these posh haunts with nosh that leaves us tipsy with delight.

BEST KOREAN GINSENG CHICKEN SOUP IN SINGAPORE

The epicure team sniffs out the most soup-erb places to cosy up to a piping hot bowl of samgyetang.

NOT YOUR TYPICAL MASTERCLASS

The Kitchen Society debuts classes for serious home chefs to learn from the only the best in their field.

BEST BANGERS AND MASH IN SINGAPORE

The epicure team unearths the best places to enjoy this ultimate classic meat and mash comfort meal next to having it under the blanket.

MEETING OF MINDS

Foodies, art buffs and music heads can gather in cohesive camaraderie at weekend festival CREATORY.

WINE & DRINKS

WINES, SPIRITS AND THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THEM…

DRINK TO THESE FESTIVALS

Get ready to clink those glasses at this myriad of events happening in October.

HAUTE HOTEL POURS

Hot on the trend of craft cocktail bars, these top hotels have one-upped the competition and created impeccable spaces to stay and sip. We survey the coolest hotel bars and the concoctions you want to be seen with.

HOME ON THE PAARL

Old World Marsanne and Grenache grapes are adapting well to South Africa—much like Romanian transplant Razvan Macici, a third generation winemaker who’s put his own roots down in the Southern Hemisphere.

THE PURITY OF FRUIT

By placing the fruit at the forefront of his wines, awardwinning Australian winemaker Neil McGuigan offers quality wine at every price point.

SNIFFING FOR CLUES

Laurent Ponsot, owner of Burgundy’s Domaine Ponsot, explains how he became a winemaker-turned-detective as he took on a wine scandal that shook Burgundy.

FOOD HUNTING

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TRAVEL

THE LATEST HOTSPOTS AND DESTINATION REPORTS

THE BUZZ ON JAKARTA

Whether you’re into trendy restaurant-hopping or taking in a country’s culture through orthodox fare, Indonesia’s capital got something for everyone, says chef Samdy Kan.

6 CAPITALS, 14 COCKTAIL BARS

We take an armchair tour of six capitals with the most exciting cocktail scenes in the world.

THERE’S NOMA, AND THEN SOME

While it’s still mission impossible to get a seat at the world’s number one restaurant, Copenhagen has so much more to offer serious epicureans: from delectable hot dog stands to smørrebrød with a gastronomic twist.

UNLIKE ANY OTHER

Combining luxury and philanthropy, Iniala brings a refreshing and opulent experience to tired Phuket.

AMA(N)ZING GREECE

Amanzo’e resort in the little-known Peloponnese is setting a different standard for Greece. Discover the new Greek chic and finds out that even the locals feel a wind of change.