BAM! Goes Full Omakase – Four years on, and still full of surprises

After four and a half years of delighting diners with exquisite culinary creations from it’s a la carte menu, Singapore’s first modern shudo restaurant, BAM!, has taken the leap and revamped to a full-fledged, omakase-only concept. Following its recent expansion in November 2016 from an intimate sake-tapas bar to a fully fitted restaurant spanning three shop house units on Tras Street, executive chef Pepe Moncayo now writes the next chapter of BAM! by focusing on its well- loved omakase, which […]

Novotel Mangga Dua Jakarta

Integrated as part of a large and modern shopping, entertainment, wholesale and retail complex known as Mangga Dua Square. Novotel Mangga Dua Jakarta is strategically located to provide guests with the utmost convenience, with shops and eateries just a few feet away from the its doorstep, the hotel is also located close to Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran which makes it an ideal spot for business travelers. On the other hand, leisure travelers can enjoy fun activities at the nearby Ancol […]

Mercure Sabang Jakarta

A 4-star international hotel, Mercure Jakarta Sabang offers unparalleled conveniences for both leisure and business traveler, located just 45 minutes’ drive from Jakarta International Airport and within close proximity to Thamrin street where corporate, banking and government offices are situated. The hotel is also ideal for those looking to indulge in the very best local cuisine that Jakarta has to offer, the legendary Sabang culinary street is just a stone’s throw away. Furthermore, the property is just a few minutes’ […]

Grand Mercure Kemayoran Jakarta

Strategically located in between the business district of Kemayoran as well as the shopping culinary area of Kelapa Gadaing and Mangga Dua, Grand Mercure Kemayoran is conveniently placed just walking distance to the Mega Kemayoran Mall and nearby Jakarta International Expo along with the Bandar Kemayoran Golf Course. For ease of access, the hotel is only a five-minute drive to the Kemayoran toll gate providing seamless accessibility to the Soekarno Hatta International Airport. For those looking to explore the city, […]

Raffles Hotels & Resorts announces the signing of historic partnership

Raffles Hotels & Resorts, the top luxury brand of AccorHotels Group, today announces the signing of an historic partnership with the Hinduja Group and Obrascon Huarte Lain Desarrollos (OHLD) to transform the iconic Old War Office building in Whitehall into the most unique hotel and deluxe residences in London. The Raffles Hotel in London will be the heart and soul of this exciting landmark destination. Raffles Hotels & Resorts is delighted to complete its already stunning portfolio with such an […]

June Pick: DB Bistro & Oyster Bar, Singapore

A name synonymous in the world of fine dining and owner of some of the finest restaurants around, Daniel Boulud presents DB Bistro & Oyster Bar located at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands. With his passion for soulful seafood dishes steeped in French tradition, diners can expect the freshest seasonal catches from round the world and to dine in pure comfort in a setting that is relaxed yet sophisticated at the same time, reminiscent of a contemporary bistro in […]

Pullman unveils its first hotel in Japan

Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is being developed as part of the MSB Tamachi mixed-used complex and will open for the fall of 2018. Featuring 143 rooms, the contemporary designed hotel successfully connects the international style of Pullman with a delicate touch of Japanese art and culture. This business and leisure hotel includes meeting facilities and unique dining concepts. The hotel is directly connected to the JR Tamachi Station east exit and a three-minute walk from the Toei Subway Mita Line. From […]

SVR BlackBookAsia Top 10 Restaurants

From local joints serving delectable cuisine to Michelin-starred restaurants, SVR BlackBookAsia presents the very best restaurants from around the Asia Pacific region. 1. For the Traditionalist Duddell’s Hong Kong A restaurant that has both style and substance, Duddell’s is a two-star Michelin establishment that specializes in Cantonese cuisine. The two-storey space located on the top floors of the Shanghai Tang Mansion is magnificently designed with marble floors and beautiful jade and gold accents fusing together old and new, accentuating the […]

Sofitel Dubai Wafi to become the luxury hotel brand’s largest in the Middle East.

Sofitel has announced the largest Sofitel property in the Middle East with development partner MKM Commercial Holdings LLC. Expected to open in early 2019, Sofitel Dubai Wafi will join the luxury brand’s growing portfolio of 14 hotels and 4,400 rooms in operation and under development in the Middle East.   The hotel will feature 501 luxury guestrooms, inclusive of 86 suites, ranging in size from 55 square meters to 625 sqm, in addition to 97 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom […]

Light the Night with Altimate’s Launch of the Belvedere Vodka Midnight Saber!

Singapore’s premier VIP nightclub Altimate partnered with Belvedere Vodka, the world’s original luxury vodka, to introduce the Midnight Saber, a breakthrough luminous bottle with laser cut precision and soft-touch technology that lit the night in a sophisticated glow in the city’s highest club. Follow us on Instagram and Like us on Facebook for exclusive invites and chance for our much sought after giveaways! www.savourblackbookasia.com www.facebook.com/savourblackbookasia Instagram @savourblackbookasia