Beer, Wine & Spirits
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Apéritif and Digestif

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Apéritif and Digestif

Know the difference between apéritif and digestif? Know which one comes at what point in a meal? Ok, the picture above probably gives away the answer to the second question. Why do we have these drinks? Do they really work?
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Wine Legs

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Wine Legs

Ever been at a wine tasting, dinner party, or other event featuring wine and some know-it-all (probably with a beard and wearing a sweater) swirls his glass vigorously and then tilts the glass sideways to observe the streaking wine (wine legs)? Don’t feel bad if you believed the...
A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

Every time we go to the area known as Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga we make a new discovery…With a bevy of lovely little restaurants, gourmet food stores, art galleries, bakeries and cool specialty kitchen / baking supply stores, one can spend a whole afternoon puttering...

Cheap Vodka Just as Good as Expensive Vodka?

Hey all, Any vodka lovers amongst us? A recent NYT essay talks about the decline in the premium vodka industry during recession times. Of extra interest in the article is the mention of blind taste tests where cheaper vodka performs the same as the higher end varieties! From...