Spotlight on: Chuck Hughes

Beating Bobby Flay in an Iron Chef showdown and becoming the youngest Canadian to emerge victorious in the Kitchen Stadium, is not something many can claim to have done. The chef of TV Series Chuck’s Day Off, who is showcasing his brand of Québécois fare in a series of dining events here from 1 to 3 March, shares his moment of triumph.

Heritage feast

Mövenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa’s Chinese New Year Staycation Package offers guests 20 percent off best available rates with every second room booked, as well as a 10 percent discount on its Chinese New Year Set Dinner.

February 2012 food hunting

Submit a photo of your favourite restaurant dish and win a 3D/2N stay at Furama Chiang Mai’s Executive Club room worth $410 each!

All-day beef fest

With sets featuring meltingly tender wagyu beef in sweet onion salads, inaniwa udon, and foie gras donburi, Japanese steakhouse Fat Cow now has all the trappings for a power lunch.

A zesty bite

Move over open-faced tarts—Din Tai Fung’s pineapple cakes encase a rich jam coaxed from golden Songshan fruit, and are freshly baked in the restaurant’s central kitchen in Taiwan.

Best kueh lapis in Singapore

This Indonesia layered cake may come in new-fangled flavours like chocolate, prunes and pandan, but we say, there’s nothing quite like the original.

Dining fashionably

Two icons in the haute couture and fine dining fields join forces as Giorgio Armani and Hong Kong-based Aqua Restaurant Group open Armani/Aqua and Armani/Privé in Chater House.

Second wind success

After 10 years as right hand man to Gordon Ramsay at Maze, Jason Atherton steps up to command his own court with resounding results.

Royal repast

The succulent and sweet flesh of abalone makes this marine mollusc the crown jewel of the sea.



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