Thailand’s Best Instagram Accounts: Food, Fitness, Fun

Thailand’s Best Instagram Accounts: Food, Fitness, Fun

Thailand is known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples. In Bangkok, the capital, an ultramodern city is reinventing luxury, there is a lot to love about Thailand, here are some of the things to see and try when you tourism returns, or to enjoy if you are lucky enough to […]

These Vitamins and Minerals Fight the Coronavirus

These Vitamins and Minerals Fight the Coronavirus

”The world is loaded with viruses and bacteria coming into our bodies. If our immune system is working really well, we do not get infected“– Paul Ebeling As COVID-19 seems to continue to be with us experts say is the time to boost your immune system, because people with a stronger nutritional status fight the […]

Bring Top Chef’s Cuisine from Around the World into Your Home

Bring Top Chef’s Cuisine from Around the World into Your Home

“There is nothing like successfully creating a restaurant dish you like at home“– Paul Ebeling Whether your approach to cooking is just to do whatever Gordon Ramsey or Wolfgang Puck says, these Top chefs help you to bring the fine dining experience to your kitchen table. Make hummus with Michael Solomonov, the famous chef behind […]

Food is the Next Big Thing

Food is the Next Big Thing

What is the next big thing? World food prices rose in January for the eighth consecutive month, led by cereals, vegetable oils and sugar, according to a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. FAO’s Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities […]

No Customers, this Belgian Restaurateur Serves ‘Dummies’

No Customers, this Belgian Restaurateur Serves ‘Dummies’

#mannequins #customers #restaurateur #Belgian #COVID19 Therese Mahieu is a Belgian restaurateur near Brussels that misses her customers so much since her restaurant was forced to close last October under coronavirus laws, that she replaced them with mannequins. Therese Mahieu began serving glasses of red wine to dummies with wigs, hats and scarves sitting at the […]

Lockdowns Changed Fine Dining to Pickup and Run…

Lockdowns Changed Fine Dining to Pickup and Run…

Gordon Ramsay’s new London Burger Bat at Harrod’s Knightsbridge has a $106 burger on the menu, it does not come with French Fries, you can make this at home! “I promise you will never have tasted anything quite as delicious as the amazing burgers at Gordon Ramsay Burger,” Chef Ramsay says. “I’ve been perfecting burgers […]

Real Food: Smart People Make Every Bite Count

Real Food: Smart People Make Every Bite Count

#food #eating #COVID19, #health “Good nutrition drives overall good health, so prepare and eat Real food‘– Paul Ebeling The past 11 months’ of COVID-19 chaos has had numerous good effects on cognizant people, not the least of which is the renewed focus on preparing and eating Real food at home in a healthy family atmosphere. […]

Sitting on a Cash Pile 10.0? WING’s ‘Cooks to Order’ for Sports Fans at Home

Sitting on a Cash Pile 10.0? WING’s ‘Cooks to Order’ for Sports Fans at Home

#cash #buy #bullish $WING Wingstop (NASDAQ::WING) has strong Northside potential, and with the NFL playoffs happening, you can bet fans are ordering at home and will continue to do so because WING’s cooks to order for them. We see the company as a long term growth story. The stock is currently trading at 154.08 within […]

Keto Vs Western Diet

Keto Vs Western Diet

#Keto #Western #diet #Obesity #Diabetes Journalist Gary Taubes estimates that 98% of conventional nutrition and obesity research community still approach obesity as an energy balance disorder, that is not so. On a global scale, the obesity epidemic can be linked to a Western diet rich in refined sugars and grains. Whenever sugar and white flour […]

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok

Rising above the majestic Chao Phraya River in the heart of Bangkok’s Creative District is an enclave of tiered buildings, connected at ground level by a series of indoor and outdoor spaces, quiet courtyards and lively restaurants. Art-filled spaces, sophisticated lounges and lush tropical greenery are surrounded by the gentle sounds of water features and […]

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Appoints New F&B Director

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Appoints New F&B Director

The soon-to-open Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is already elevating its culinary appeal with the appointment of Sandeep Jinarajan as the hotel’s director of food and beverage. Located within walking distance to some of the city’s biggest attractions including the Royal Palace and the Mekong River, the 247-room hotel is scheduled to open in the Cambodian […]

Alma Promotes Chefs Despite COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism

Alma Promotes Chefs Despite COVID-19’s Impact on Tourism

The Alma resort has appointed two executive sous chefs who bring more than two decades of hospitality experience to 14 restaurants and bars at the new 30-hectare beachfront property. Alma’s general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler this month named Mai Ly Huong and Francesco Conzattu as executive sous chefs at the five-star family resort overlooking Long Beach […]

Bill Gates Set on Destroying America’s Hospitality Industry

Bill Gates Set on Destroying America’s Hospitality Industry

#Bars #Restaurants #Hospitality #Industry #BillGates #PresidentTrump “Bill Gates says Bars and Restaurants need to close for 4 to 6 months longer, effectively destroying the industry and putting 15-M Americans out of work”— Paul Ebeling If Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) founder Bill Gates gets his way, life as it was before the virus chaos will not return until […]

NYC’s 21 Club May Close Indefinitely after 90 Yrs

NYC’s 21 Club May Close Indefinitely after 90 Yrs

#21 New York City’s famous 21 Club restaurant, once a speakeasy where Ernest Hemingway, Frank Sinatra, Bill Holden, and John Steinbeck each had their own favorite tables, is closing its doors indefinitely after 90 yrs because of the coronavirus chaos.  21 has been shuttered since March to protect its guests and employees and to help […]

This is Quaint, Harvard Announced it is Safer to Eat in Airplanes than in Restaurants

This is Quaint, Harvard Announced it is Safer to Eat in Airplanes than in Restaurants

#Harvard #COVID #Airplanes #Restaurants #eating Across the country COVID-19 lockdowns, shutdowns and restrictive limits are keeping people from gathering in restaurants, but airlines are still feeding people. The Big Q: Why is it safe to eat on an airplane and not in a restaurant? A Harvard University opinion: In a recent study it explains that […]

Alma Unveils Vietnam’s Largest Gingerbread House As Part of First Christmas

Alma Unveils Vietnam’s Largest Gingerbread House As Part of First Christmas

Alma resort in Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is staking a claim to constructing the country’s largest gingerbread house as part of its jam-packed first Christmas program including vibrant outdoor Christmas markets, an artists-in-residence program, Christmas choir performances and more. Measuring 7.13m in length, 3.2m high and 3m wide, the life-size gingerbread house is made of 277kg […]

Azerai Celebrates Festive Season with Host of Special Meals and Events

Azerai Celebrates Festive Season with Host of Special Meals and Events

Azerai Resorts marks the festive season this year at three properties, including their newest resort, Azerai Ke Ga Bay, an elegant and secluded oceanfront retreat located 180km east of Ho Chi Minh City on a sweeping five-kilometer white-sand beach overlooking the East Sea. Throughout the period from Christmas to New Year’s, Azerai is offering a […]

Metropole Hanoi Embraces ‘Joy of Giving’ This Festive Season

Metropole Hanoi Embraces ‘Joy of Giving’ This Festive Season

This Christmas season the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is celebrating the “Joy of Giving,” while decking the halls with ornamental trees, wreaths, gift boxes, ribbons, and more. The hotel’s “Joy of Giving” theme, which will be brought to life with Metropole Hanoi’s renowned French sophistication and joie de vivre, also serves as a reminder that […]

Christmas Celebrations at Hotels Across Asia

Christmas Celebrations at Hotels Across Asia

Alma Builds Vietnam’s Largest Gingerbread House as Part of First Christmas Alma resort in Vietnam’s Cam Ranh is staking a claim to constructing the country’s largest gingerbread house as part of its jam-packed first Christmas program including vibrant outdoor Christmas markets, an artists-in-residence program, Christmas choir performances and more. Measuring 7.13m in length, 3.2m high […]

Azerai Ke Ga Bay Debuts on Vietnam’s Scenic Southeastern Coast

Azerai Ke Ga Bay Debuts on Vietnam’s Scenic Southeastern Coast

Azerai Ke Ga Bay, an elegant and secluded oceanfront retreat in southeastern Vietnam, debuted this month as the third property in Azerai Resorts’ growing portfolio. The 46-key resort, a combination of suites and private-pool suites, succeeds Princess D’Annam Resort & Spa on the same site following an extensive renovation, and is located 180km east of […]

Americans Planning Holiday Gatherings Despite Risks

Americans Planning Holiday Gatherings Despite Risks

#Thanksgiving #celebrations #family #friends #holiday #gatherings #COVID #masks The Big Q: Are traditional holidays the same without family and friends? The Big A: Many American think not! About 40% report they will attend a gathering with 10 or more people and a 33% will not ask guests to wear masks, according to a new national […]

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

Luxurious New Resort Alma Celebrates Its First Christmas

A large gingerbread house and winter wonderland display, vibrant outdoor Christmas markets, an artists-in-residence program, Christmas choir performances, pool parties and magic shows are among an array of festivities ushering in Alma’s first season to be merry.  From Dec. 20 until Jan. 2 the five-star beachfront resort, that opened December 29 last year, will host […]

GHM Signs Agreement on a Resort in Koh Chang

GHM Signs Agreement on a Resort in Koh Chang

GHM has signed a management agreement with Aquarius International Development (AQI) to operate a 200-key resort on Koh Chang, the third largest island in Thailand. The Chedi Aquarius Koh Chang will feature an all-day-dining restaurant, a cliff-edge restaurant, rooftop bar, spa, infinity pool with pool bar, and conference facilities overlooking the Gulf of Thailand.  Scheduled […]

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Welcomes Richard Bias as Executive Chef

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh Welcomes Richard Bias as Executive Chef

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh has announced the appointment of seasoned culinary professional Richard Bias as the hotel’s new executive chef. The British national has worked in some of the world’s top kitchens and hotels and brings more than two decades of culinary experience to Hyatt’s first property in the Cambodian capital. Located in the heart of […]

McDonald’s Rebounds, Remains Cautious

McDonald’s Rebounds, Remains Cautious

Fast-food giant McDonald’s saw earnings beat expectations on a US sales rebound in the most recent quarter, but the chain said Monday it remains cautious about the outlook amid a spike in Covid-19. Nearly all of the chain’s restaurants were open during the quarter, and US sales got a boost from new offerings including Spicy […]

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam Cam Ranh Appoints Executive Assistant Manager

The Anam has named a talented chef with more than a decade’s experience in luxury hospitality as executive assistant manager of the 12-hectare beachfront property. The Anam’s founder and owner Pham Van Hien has appointed Ye Chang Sheng (Peter) to coordinate all of the resort’s departments and control their operations to help ensure strong revenues […]

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

Miami Beach Christmas Holiday

As more Americans hit the road this upcoming holiday season, Miami Beach is ready to welcome visitors, inviting them to experience a vacation – in a paradise getaway – that’s only a drive away, ideal for travelers looking to relax. With beach destinations high on travel lists this year, Miami Beach, a city like no […]

How to Saber Champagne

How to Saber Champagne

#Champagne #Saber “This origin of this display dates to the battles of Napoleon Bonaparte, who opened Champagne with his saber in victory and defeat.” — Paul Ebeling St. Regis is known for their ceremonious Champagne sabering displays. Not only does every St. Regis property saber Champagne at Sunset for their guests to kick off the […]

Herman Kemp Helms New Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Herman Kemp Helms New Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Hyatt has appointed renowned hospitality professional Herman Kemp as general manager of Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, the largest internationally branded hotel in the heart of Cambodia’s capital. A Dutch national with extensive experience in Southeast Asia, Kemp will oversee the pre-opening of the 247-room property, which will become the first Hyatt Regency hotel in Cambodia […]

British Pubs in Crisis

British Pubs in Crisis

Britain’s pub industry is bearing the brunt of new restrictions introduced to combat rising coronavirus infection rates, sending stock prices tumbling on Friday. Millions of people in London and across Britain will no longer be able to mix with other households from Saturday, although those from the same household will still be able to go […]

The Palm Fountain

The Palm Fountain

The Pointe, Dubai’s premier lifestyle and dining destination by Nakheel Malls, is gearing up to launch the world’s largest fountain. ‘The Palm Fountain’, Palm Jumeirah’s latest waterfront attraction, will attempt to break a Guinness World Records, GWR, title on Thursday, 22nd October during its inaugural launch event, and the public is invited to witness the […]

$1m on Offer at Gulfstream Park

$1m on Offer at Gulfstream Park

Gulfstream Park wraps up its summer meeting with $1 million in purses up for the grabs Saturday – including the finals of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes – and a possible mandatory payout of the 20-cent Rainbow 6 that could swell to approximately $5 million. The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot pool will be guaranteed at […]

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Metropole Hanoi to Host Special Korean Culinary Experience

Two-Michelin-Star Chef Sung-Jae Anh’s recipes in the limelight from Sept. 25-Oct. 11 Le Club at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is kicking off a two-week celebration of modern Korean gastronomy on September 25 with a special lunch and dinner menu, available à la carte or as a five-course set, featuring exclusive recipes from two-Michelin-star Chef Sung-Jae […]

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

Alma Appoints Talented Homegrown Hospitality Professionals

The new Alma resort has welcomed two senior Vietnamese recruits who bring four decades of rich industry experience to the executive team at the helm of the 30-hectare beachfront property. Alma’s general manager Herbert Laubichler-Pichler named Vu Thi Huong Giang and Tran Quoc Dat as the executive assistant manager of food and beverage and executive […]

America’s Best Steakhouse: Gwen Butcher Shop and Restaurant, Los Angeles

America’s Best Steakhouse: Gwen Butcher Shop and Restaurant, Los Angeles

#steakhouse #beef #LosAngeles America’s fascination with the Steakhouse dates back to Y 1868, the year the Old Homestead opened in New York’s Meatpacking District with dark wood interiors, red leather banquettes, and generously sized porterhouses. Still serving, it’s the oldest continuously operating steakhouse in the USA. Of the new breed I believe this is the […]

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

#coronavirus #realfood #health SARS-CoV-2 is likely here to stay, which means we have to learn to live with it. Seeing how obesity dramatically increases your risk of severe illness and death from C-19, your best bet is to lose weight and improve your general health through healthy diet and exercise Even mild obesity may boost […]

Vitamin Market to 2X by 2027

Vitamin Market to 2X by 2027

#vitamin #market #diet $PFE $NSFGF $BASFY Vitamins are micronutrients essential for the development, repair & metabolism of the human body. They must be available in a sufficient amount in the human diet as the human body cannot produce them. Thus, its requirement provides ample scope for the development of vitamin supplying products market. Such products […]

“Fear is Driving Decline in US Consumer Activity”

“Fear is Driving Decline in US Consumer Activity”

#fear #sentiment #confidence #US #consumer #Fed #C19coronavirus Sunday, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis said “fear” is the Key factor behind a distressing decline in consumer activity that signals a stalling of the economic recovery. In a TV interview Fed member Neel Kashkari said consumers have to feel safe from the C-19 coronavirus chaos […]

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

Good Nutrition is a Must When It Comes to Fighting C-19 Coronavirus

#C19Cronavirus #nutrition #diet #immune #disease #prevention #morbidity IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Poor metabolic health is linked to underlying conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease that create major complications for people fighting coronavirus, confirming the critical link between C-19 and nutrition. Chronic health conditions such as hypertension, […]

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

Soap Vs Hand Sanitizer: Science Says ‘Soap and Hot Water Wins’

#soap #water #CDC #C19cronavirus #washing #hands IF YOU WANT MARKETS TO RECOVER READ THIS AND WEAR A MEDICAL MASK Studies have shown that good hand hygiene can help slow the transmission of C-19 coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that using soap and water is the best way to kill germs. If […]

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

#eat #organic #food #safe A review of 343 studies has revealed that Organic food has more antioxidants. Lower pesticide residue levels were also found in Organic food. In this comprehensive review, researchers examined 343 peer-reviewed publications. They compared nutritional quality and safety of Organic and conventional vegetables, fruits, and grains. They applied sophisticated meta-analysis techniques […]

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio Aided By Democrats has Destroyed New York City

People fleeing town, widespread joblessness, a rising crime rate: the coronavirus pandemic has plunged New York into crisis, deeply concerning for many, but for others a chance for this famously dynamic city to reinvent itself. “We may be going through one of the most painful and exceptional moments in our history,” Mayor Bill de Blasio […]

Restaurant Etiquette in the Coronavirus Chaos Era: 10 New Rules

Restaurant Etiquette in the Coronavirus Chaos Era: 10 New Rules

#restaurant #etiquette #coronavirus #rules #chaos Some restaurants are open again, but they are not quite like the restaurants back say 5 months ago. They have fewer customers due to social distancing rules that no longer allow diners to crowd together. In many cases, they also have more outdoor seating on patios or terraces if they have them, or […]

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

The Fight Against Coronavirus Moves Indoors

It’s become a familiar mantra: masks, hand-washing and physical distancing can slow the spread of the coronavirus while work continues on developing the vaccines and treatments needed to rid the world of its threat. But as tens of millions of people return to public transit, their workplaces and schools, are these interventions enough? Researchers are […]

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Set to Leave the Industry Shut Down Horror

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Set to Leave the Industry Shut Down Horror

#Darden #restaurant, #C19cronavirus #carryout #delivery #US #Canada #warchest $DRI Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI): With Phase 1 opening procedures in place, the restaurant industry is close to leaving the horror of being totally shut down except for carryout and delivery, everywhere but California that is where Monday the Governor shut the industry down again hammering Darden stock. […]

Only in America: vicious Trump Critic Robert De Niro’s Nobu Took $28-M in Taxpayer Loans

Only in America: vicious Trump Critic Robert De Niro’s Nobu Took $28-M in Taxpayer Loans

#Nobu #DeNiro #PPP #Loans #America #Taxpayer #luxury #restaurant #hotel #sushi #SBA #Hollywood #coronavirus Nobu, the international luxury chain of sushi restaurants and hotels has taken $27.7-M in loans from the SBA relief program as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), according to recently released government filings. The chain includes 46 restaurants and 13 luxury […]

The Hot Dog is All American

The Hot Dog is All American

#HotDog #American #4thJuly #Summertime #backyard #grill The Big Q: What could be more American than gathering together with your friends and family for a cookout? The Big A: Nothing, when it is time to grill make the All American Favorite.  Hot dogs are synonymous with Summertime and when having fun in the great outdoors, whether […]

Prix du Bois Long History

Prix du Bois Long History

Group 3, 2-year-olds, 1,000m/5f, €56,000 Created in 1925 Last winner: Maven (f2 USA by American Pharoah ex Richies Party Girl, by Any Given Saturday), owned by Richard Ravin, bred by Wesley Ward, trained by Wesley Ward, ridden by Mickaël Barzalona. Record-time: 56’’3 by Percolator (2008) The race is run in 2020 for the 90th time The 2019 edition […]

10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand – Travel Video

#TRAVEL #THAILAND July is a month of the rainy season. The atmosphere is rainy, moist and cool. Every water resource is filled again, perfect for a challenging activity which is popular among both Thai and foreign tourists: rafting. In a flooding season like this, the more water, the more fun and challenge. Our recommended places […]

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas to Reopen

Atlantis Paradise Island announced today that the iconic resort property located on Paradise Island in The Bahamas would welcome guests to The Royal and Harborside Resort beginning July 7 and The Cove on July 14,  as part of a phased reopening. The resort partnered with the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and launched the Atlantis Clean & Safe […]

Grill Warren Buffett’s Favorite Steak in Your Backyard this Memorial Day

Grill Warren Buffett’s Favorite Steak in Your Backyard this Memorial Day

Of all the dining experiences that people miss during this C-19 coronavirus chaos 1 of the most impossible to recreate at home is that of a real New York steakhouse. A just-charred rib-eye steak does not show its best face after traveling in a take-out container. Smith & Wollensky has no plans to offer prime beef […]

“Life is Too Short to Drink Bad Wine”– Goethe

“Life is Too Short to Drink Bad Wine”– Goethe

So, follow our guide to how to drink your way through each of France’s wine regions; Loire Valley Signature grapes: Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Melon de Bourgogne, Cabernet Franc  Known for its chateaux, Chenin Blanc, and serious amount of ‘natural’ winemakers, the Loire Valley is home to some of France’s most exciting and easily accessible […]

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

New Alma Resort Welcomes Ingo Stöneberg as Executive Chef

A seasoned professional with almost two decades’ experience in luxury hospitality in Europe and the Middle East and a passion for teaching and mentoring others has been named Alma Resort’s executive chef. German national Ingo Stöneberg has joined the 196-pavilion and 384-suite resort overlooking Long Beach, on Vietnam’s Cam Ranh peninsula, to oversee its rich […]

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

Online Courses to Brush Up on Your Wine and Dance Skills Before Traveling…and

You can still go to Graduate School! Since the C-19 coronavirus chaos began derailing travel plans, people have been spending more time finding ways to satisfy their curiosity and interests from home. Every day there are more livestreams and videos available that let us experience new places and things without leaving home, the virtual travel sites are listed […]

America’s Coffee Shops May Survive this Virus Chaos

America’s Coffee Shops May Survive this Virus Chaos

$SBUX Compare the restaurant apocalypse, to the news coming out of the coffee shop landscape and here is what we see… The scene across much of the American coffee industry right is grim. Cafes nationwide are closed or operating at limited capacity, baristas are furloughed, laid off outright, or working with significant reductions in hrs. […]

Naples, Italy: The Pizza Ovens are Fired Up, Pizzerias are Open after 8 wks of Lockdown

Naples, Italy: The Pizza Ovens are Fired Up, Pizzerias are Open after 8 wks of Lockdown

“Wood is burning again in Naples” The city’s pizza ovens are up and hot, giving a savory boost to Neapolitans after 2 months of lockdown meant a temporary end to their iconic favorite food. Pizzerias reopened Monday night in the birthplace of pizza but for home delivery only. Whereas pizzerias in Rome and elsewhere were […]

World’s Best Chefs Serve Up Awareness of the Doomed State of the Food Service Industry

World’s Best Chefs Serve Up Awareness of the Doomed State of the Food Service Industry

Today, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s best Chefs are focused on serving up awareness about the doomed state of the food service industry. Good work, yes!, but that activism on Top of the $2.2-T aid/relief package will likely not be enough.  “I expect 70% of restaurants will close as a result […]

Have We Have Seen ‘The Golden Age’ of Restaurants?

Have We Have Seen ‘The Golden Age’ of Restaurants?

In “Burn the Ice: The American Culinary Revolution and Its End” (Penguin Press, 384 pgs, $28) a new book by James Beard Award-winning food journalist Kevin Alexander, the thesis is that due to an confluence of factors: saturated restaurant markets, rising labor and food costs, weak sales, changing consumer tastes and loyalties, a shrinking middle class, declines […]

New Meliá Koh Samui Welcomes Azizskandar Awang as Executive Chef

New Meliá Koh Samui Welcomes Azizskandar Awang as Executive Chef

A talented professional with a passion for leadership and coaching who has won a string of coveted awards during his 20-year career has been named Meliá Koh Samui’s executive chef. Malaysian national Azizskandar Awang has joined the 159-room and 31-suite luxury resort on Koh Samui’s north-eastern coastline in the Gulf of Thailand, with ambitions to […]

LA Mayor Joins the Mayors of New York City and Chicago, Orders Closure of All Restaurants and Bars

LA Mayor Joins the Mayors of New York City and Chicago, Orders Closure of All Restaurants and Bars

Mayor Garcetti made the announcement late Sunday in a live broadcast mandating that only takeout and delivery will be allowed until 31 March Sunday evening, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the near-complete closure of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, entertainment venues, and gyms in the city until at least 31 March. Restaurants will allowed to continue […]

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

Key US Economic Indicators May Suffer ‘Virus Shock’

$DIS, $AMC, $MGM Official US indicators for employment, inflation and GDP may seem badly out-of-date as the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak wreaks havoc on the economy, as the Key data points are often a month behind. To give a more timely look, below are 5 Key indicators tracking how consumers are reacting to the crisis. […]

Louis T Collection Appoints Corporate Director Of Food & Beverage To Drive Green Initiatives

Louis T Collection Appoints Corporate Director Of Food & Beverage To Drive Green Initiatives

Anselm Cuypers joins team to develop group’s culinary strategy and sustainability practices Hospitality & building solutions group Louis T Collection is going green on the food front with the help of new corporate director of food & beverage, Anselm Cuypers. “As we move into a new decade we’re implementing a lot of changes in our […]

Samui Restaurant Reopens with Fiery New Menu

Samui Restaurant Reopens with Fiery New Menu

Beachfront dining includes everything from barbecues and brick ovens to wok fires and flambés. If you smell something sizzling down in southeastern Koh Samui these days, chances are it’s coming from Banyan Tree Samui’s beachfront restaurant, Sands, where Chef Rainer Roersch is rolling out his smoking hot “8-Fires” cuisine. “We were looking for a very […]

The Reverie Saigon Charts the City’s Food Scene with Hidden Saigon

The Reverie Saigon Charts the City’s Food Scene with Hidden Saigon

Vietnam’s only Leading Hotel of the World deepens guests’ access to authentic experiences with a new culinary adventure Vietnam (Dec. 10, 2019) – The Reverie Saigon is spicing up its bespoke foodie offerings with the launch of guided excursions designed to help travellers navigate Ho Chi Minh City’s multi-layered food scene – peeling the richness […]

Support Your GI Tract from Top to Bottom

Support Your GI Tract from Top to Bottom

Learning to appreciate our gut bugs has opened our eyes to the idea that having healthy digestion is the “1st Domino” to supporting the rest of our health including our immune system, brain health, and more. Supporting digestion is not just taking a probiotic and loving your large intestine. Learn how to support the health […]

Grand Hotel d’Angkor launches ‘1932’ Restaurant

Grand Hotel d’Angkor launches ‘1932’ Restaurant

The only place in Siem Reap where you can sample Royal Khmer cuisine Cambodia’s most storied hotel wrote yet another chapter last week when it unveiled a new restaurant following a landmark refurbishment. Named after the Grand Hotel d’ Angkor’s year of opening, “1932” launched on November 22 at an invite-only dinner for 50 guests […]

Metropole Hanoi Celebrates Christmas Season in Haute Couture Style

Metropole Hanoi Celebrates Christmas Season in Haute Couture Style

This Christmas season the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is transforming into a “fashion house,” L’Atelier du Metropole, to celebrate the holidays, pairing sophisticated French style with a glitzy joie de vivre. Unique couture collections created by young local Vietnamese designers will be on display throughout the hotel during the festive season. Metropole Hanoi invited Le […]

Everything We Should Know About Truffles

Everything We Should Know About Truffles

It’s the best time of the year white truffle season. Beginning in mid-September and running through January, it’s prime time in Italy for the rare white truffle to be harvested. It’s such a momentous event that there is an entire festival happening in Alba celebrating the delicacy.  While you can celebrate yourself by ordering truffle focused dishes at […]

Palace Hotel Tokyo Unveils Esterre by Ducasse Paris

Palace Hotel Tokyo Unveils Esterre by Ducasse Paris

The iconic Tokyo hotel that played a fundamental role in the introduction of traditional French cooking to Japan’s capital over half a century ago is now playing a pivotal part in introducing a new take on French cuisine to the city’s world-class dining scene with the 1 November debut of Esterre – a fine dining […]

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils Vibrant ‘Seafood Market’ Experience

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort Unveils Vibrant ‘Seafood Market’ Experience

Thronged with locals haggling for the freshest catch of the day, Vietnam’s seafood markets are an icon unto themselves. It’s this eclectic market atmosphere that Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort is bringing to life right on its grounds every Saturday night as part of its new “Seafood Market” experience. As the sun goes down to […]

Some Key Facts About DNA-Based Eating

Some Key Facts About DNA-Based Eating

Genetic testing services that tell us what to eat based on our DNA are everywhere now. The Big Q: Will tailoring my diet to my genes lead to better health? Scientists have quickly been unraveling the complex ways that genes impact overall health over the past few decades, especially since the completion of the Human […]

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam Welcomes Executive Chef

New Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort in Vietnam Welcomes Executive Chef

Five-star Meliá Ho Tram Beach Resort  has appointed a seasoned executive chef with two decades of luxury hospitality experience in Africa, Asia and North America. Tunisian-born Mahdi Ghenam joins the new 17-hectare resort overlooking Ho Tram Beach, within easy reach of Ho Chi Minh City, after working as executive chef at Fusion Resort Phu Quoc. Ghenam […]

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

Metropole Hanoi Hosts ‘Polish Gastronomy Week’ with MasterChef Champion

A Vietnamese-Polish winner of MasterChef, the competitive cooking reality TV show produced in 60 countries around the world, will headline a special “Polish Gastronomy Week” from Nov. 8-15 at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, spotlighting popular dishes from the central European country. Ola Nguyen, 22, who was born in Vietnam and raised in Poland, launched her […]

Major Blow to Vegan Lie

Major Blow to Vegan Lie

Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain. In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers from seven countries suggested that […]

Top 5 Best Restaurants in Milan

Top 5 Best Restaurants in Milan

Best Restaurants in Milan If there’s one city in Italy that dares to mix culinary traditions with gourmet experimental twists and sublime concoctions, it’s Milan.You may want to travel here just for the fine dining.Forget the stereotypical cotoletta alla milanese (veal steak fried in bread crumbs) and prepare for extravagant influences from all over the world.These five high-end, cosmopolitan […]

London’s Iconic St. John’s Restaurant is Coming to Los Angeles

London’s Iconic St. John’s Restaurant is Coming to Los Angeles

Soon, 1 of London’s most iconic restaurants is coming to Los Angeles, and is landing in a delightfully unexpected place: Culver City.  St. John, the 25-anni Fergus Henderson and Trevor Gulliver restaurant that has become massively influential in Europe, will open next fall at the Platform development project. Word of St. John’s arrival started leaking out last […]

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

Popeye may have gotten his super strength and machismo from a can of spinach, but “real men” do not eat veggies, according to report published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Instead, they boost their virility with masculine foods: steak and burgers. Several experiments about how and why people associate food with gender were conducted by experts from […]

Coffee and quacks served up at Chengdu duck cafe

Coffee and quacks served up at Chengdu duck cafe

Crowds in a Chinese eatery ignore their drinks to gather adoringly around four fluffy white ducks, phones poised ready for pictures, at the latest addition to the country’s growing list of popular animal cafes. “Hey! We go”, a business in the centre of the southwestern city of Chengdu, is proving perfect fodder for the social […]

F1: Fans ‘Love’ the Italian Grand Prix

F1: Fans ‘Love’ the Italian Grand Prix

$RACE The European season draws to a close this weekend with the Italian Grand Prix where Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) puts on the show. Below are the Key reasons going racing at Monza is such a popular event, as follows: Ferrari’s tifosi We mention passionate fans regularly in this section, but the tifosi could have a full […]

Red, red wine… could be good for the digestive system

Red, red wine… could be good for the digestive system

Time to raise a glass to your gut health? Scientists at King’s College London have found that red wine drinkers have a greater diversity of bacteria in their digestive tracts, a marker of gastrointestinal health, than those who drink other alcohol. Their paper, published in the journal Gastroenterology on Wednesday, explored the effects of beer, […]

KFC to test meatless chicken at Georgia restaurant

KFC to test meatless chicken at Georgia restaurant

$YUM, $BYND KFC (NYSE:YUM) will test vegetarian, plant-based chicken for one day in one restaurant in the US state of Georgia, the American fast food giant said on Monday. Complimentary samples of the new product, which was developed in partnership with Beyond Meat and is dubbed “Beyond Fried Chicken,” will be available at the KFC […]

Osaka: Japan’s 2nd City, but 1st in the Hearts of Many Foodies

Osaka: Japan’s 2nd City, but 1st in the Hearts of Many Foodies

Japan’s second-largest city by population, Osaka is #1 in the hearts of countless visitors and natives. Some say it’s less conventionally beautiful than other major cities, but Osaka is bursting with character, not to mention more amazing food than you can shake a chopstick at, hence its long association with the word kuidaore meaning “to […]

The Meat Lovers Paradise: Five Must Try Foods in Argentina

The Meat Lovers Paradise: Five Must Try Foods in Argentina

Before you read this article, you must be made aware that this it is almost exclusively carnivore-specific. Argentina is a meat loving country, not loving, adoring. In 2016, Argentinos consumed over 5 billion pounds of beef, making them second in consumption per capita only to their north neighbour, Uruguay. Yes, it’s fair to say they […]

US Consumer Optimism Solid, Retail Sales Up

US Consumer Optimism Solid, Retail Sales Up

US consumers spent more at retail stores and restaurants in July, a sign that concerns over weakening economic growth and a persistent trade dispute that have rattled financial markets have not dampened the American consumer’s confidence. Retail sales rose a healthy 0.7% last month after a 0.3% gainer in June, the Commerce Department said Thursday. […]

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