Bochinche, Singapore

Ever since the last proper Argentinian restaurant closed at ICON Village years ago, there has not been a significant offering from the land of the tango; until the arrival of Bochinche part of the celebrated Spa Esprit group. With a host of positive vibes from many gourmets, expectations are certainly high and diners will not be disappointed with the restaurant’s delectable cuisine, innovative drinks and impeccable service located just a stone’s throw from Telor Ayer MRT station, on Amoy Street. Restaurant […]

Le Grand Amman – Opens its Doors in Jordan

Luxury property set to transition to Sofitel following an extensive refurbishment program AccorHotels, the world’s leading travel & lifestyle group, today announced the rebranding of a prominent landmark hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman – Managed by AccorHotels. The property consisting of 298-rooms and 67 well-appointed serviced apartments was launched in partnership with Iskan Co. for Touristic & Hotel Investments. Le Grand Amman is situated in close proximity to the upcoming Abdali Downtown Project, a ground-breaking development that is […]

JW Marriott South Beach, Singapore

Luxuriously classy and homely yet infused with a sense of quirky outlandishness, JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach – officially opened in March 2017 – sits primely in Singapore’s heart of entertainment and commerce, designed by renowned designer Philippe Starck for interior and award-winning British architects Foster & Partners. Fitted with six hundred and thirty four rooms, two pools, an exquisite spa, famed contemporary Japanese restaurant Akira Back and a myriad of food & beverage choices, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is truly a […]

Luu Meng, Malis, Siem Reap

The chef whose name has become synonymous with the research and revival of Cambodian Cuisine, Luu Meng is one of the founders of Malis restaurant in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, together with numerous other enterprises. Meng started his career at a hotel school in Thailand, before building on his training across the region. He returned to Cambodia to take up a position with the Sofitel Cambodiana in Phnom Penh, before moving to Siem Reap in 2002 as part of […]

Kirk Westaway, 1 Michelin Star and 42nd in Asia’s 50 Best Jaan, Singapore

Chef de Cuisine Kirk Westaway stays true to his Devonshire upbringing through his devotion to fresh, seasonal produce, allowing him to cultivate a truly Modern European experience at Jaan. The dedication of his team has gained them the honor of 1 Michelin star and being placed 11th in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. Kirk was awarded Young Chef 2015 and Rising Chef of the Year last year, placing him in the top tier of his profession. Kirk’s dream dinner guest would […]

One Eleven Wins At Illustrious Haute Grandeur Awards Gala Ceremony

Haute Grandeur is synonymous with status, luxury and acclaim. This year, the prestigious Awards event was even more distinguished, proving yet again why it is considered one of the most anticipated occasions on the hotel and spa industry calendar. “Our annual Awards Gala provides a platform for dignitaries to network and celebrate their outstanding achievements,” said Founder and Managing Director of Haute Grandeur, Marinique de Wet. Splendor and sophistication set the tone for the evening were One Eleven picked up […]

Jonathan Rogers, Matakauri Lodge, New Zealand

New Zealand born Jonathan Rogers began his training studying professional cookery at Manukau Institute of Technology from 1998 -1999. His early formative years of his career were spent working for renowned Auckland restaurateur Tony Adcock at Orbit and Harbourside Seafood Bar & Grill. Eager to gain overseas experience, Jonathan relocated to Canada in 2005 and worked under one of Canada’s top chefs, Melissa Craig at Bear Foot Restaurant in Whistler, B.C. Jonathan cites this as the time that he really […]

Embassy, Siem Reap

With a central location minus the crazy Pub Street traffic, Embassy offers comprehensive Khmer gastronomy at its best. Impeccable service, enchanting ambiance of lovely white and orange hues makes this restaurant a delightful date place as well for any other occasions. Paying close attention to even the smallest of details as seen from the Embassy emblem embossed into every serving plate, bowl and saucer together with a well designed beverage list including excellent wines to pair with your meal. Embassy […]

Penhaligon’s Portraits Collection, Chapter 1-4

Bringing creative and quality perfumes to audiences since 1870, a total of 147 years through history with each Penhaligon’s scent telling a fascinating tale. Just like its new Portraits Collection, inspired and named after a series of fairy tale noble gentlemen and ladies, with the use of the finest and highest quality ingredients fit for even the most discerning of aroma-philes. Chapter 1 The Tragedy of Lord George An honest and noble man, Lord George is a very confident and powerful individual […]

Tim Rice And Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Masterpiece ‘EVITA’ Comes To Singapore

Winner of over 20 major awards, the original West End and Broadway production of TIM RICE and ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’s iconic musical EVITA, directed by legendary Broadway director HAL PRINCE, will make its Asian premiere at The Mastercard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands this February as part of an international tour. EVITA originally opened at the Prince Edward Theatre London in 1978 and ran for a record-breaking eight years. It won two Olivier Awards, and starred David Essex, Joss Ackland […]