FOODIE GIFT PICKS
Christmas shopping stressing you out? We asked a few of our in-the-know foodie friends what they are asking Santa for this year so you can buy the epicurean in your life something that they’ll genuinely...
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FESTIVE STRESS RESCUE: Holiday Punch How-To
Party season is fast approaching, with three days until December, and with it the stress of party planning. From potlucks to posh dinner parties, enough pressure is placed on meticulous meal prep that...
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Surviving Flu Season: Tried-and-Tested Chinese Remedies
While the change in weather provides a welcome respite from the heat and humidity, it often means the start of sniffle season, especially when you’re new in town. Traditional snake soup might be the...
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Level up your home coffee game
Black Sheep Restaurants’ Head Barista Gabe Phanoulas knows good coffee. He also knows, however, that not everyone has the money or the inclination to shell out for the proper equipment. Here are his...
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The History of the Patiala Peg
The liberated era of postcolonial India and Pakistan was flamboyant yet regal and surprisingly booze-centric in the shared region of Punjab, with a heavy emphasis on gin in the summer and whiskey in the...
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Chefs Secret Pantry Staples
We polled chefs on their unexpected yet essential pantry staples to make weeknight dinners more exciting. Here’s how they use them. Palash Mitra, New Punjab Club You can always find some variation of...
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Three-ingredient Dishes: Controversy vs Convenience
Nigella Lawson angered the internet this summer when she shared her two-ingredient recipe for tomatoes and salad cream (although the salad cream actually contained a whole slew of ingredients, which the...
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Buzz on Nitro Coffee
Nitro coffee is not a new concept, but it is still a fairly niche one. Invented in 2013 by Stumptown Roasters’ Nate Armbrust, the discovery began as a labour of love and became a fullblown quest to aerate...
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Dressing for Date Night with Milk Magazine
Whether it’s a Tinder meet up, a night out with a hot date or an anniversary dinner with your other half, planning your date night outfits is always tricky. We talked to Hannah Lok, the senior editor...
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Instagramming in SoHo
Instagrammable Spots in Soho Hong Kong’s vibrant SoHo neighbourhood provides varied backdrops for snapping social media pictures guaranteed to get the likes. Spend your day snapping playful murals, winding...
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How to be a good bar regular
Becoming a bonafide bar regular isn’t as simple as frequenting your favourite watering hole. We asked some of our bar team for their tips to attain ‘Cheers’ status where everyone knows your name...
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Tips for capturing your most-liked food instagram
The most important thing about dining out is the Instagram, right? Here are some tips and tricks from experts in the field on capturing that money shot. #1: Natural lighting There is no chance of getting...
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Five Movie Diner Scenes
The humble American diner has provided the backdrop to countless movies, but not all diner scenes are equal. Here we list five of the best that may not promote the food service element of diners but does...
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Five Tips For Navigating A Wine List Like a Pro
Perplexed by a wine list? We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a tight selection of quirky wines at a neighbourhood joint, or an expansive list from an award-winning cellar, restaurant wine lists can...
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