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FOOD

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

To complete your celebration

Dark and sensuous, warm and bright; the feasting isn’t quite over till you’ve had a grand confection. We worked with four pastry chefs to bring you an inspiring showcase of gorgeous customised centerpieces.

Best salted caramel desserts in Singapore

Fancy a touch of savoury and sweet in a single bite? Here’s epicure’s list of the best treats to impress your taste buds.

Seafood spotting

Not many dishes top the seafood boil when it comes to culinary fanfare. In true Louisiana fashion, the entire contents are spilled out onto the table and eaten with nothing but hot sauces and bare hands.

Best salted egg yolk crabs in Singapore

This pleasing staple at family meals invites frenzied cracking and indulgent nibbling. Here’s a list of the best, according to epicure.

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.

WINE & DRINKS

WINES, SPIRITS AND THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THEM…

Bubbly toasts

Want a standout champagne for the festivities? Our wine editor picks her favourites this season.

Smooth as silk

Vermouth appreciation is on the rise, and we can’t get enough of this aromatised wine for our own consumption.

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.

FOOD HUNTING

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TRAVEL

THE LATEST HOTSPOTS AND DESTINATION REPORTS

What the open road holds

A growing class of discerning and tech-savvy jetsetters will continue to fuel these five travel trends right into 2015.

Temptation islands

Still fantasizing about the ultimate vacation? These five spots in the South Pacific will you get started.

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.