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epicure

January 2020

epicure is a monthly gourmet lifestyle magazine designed for bon vivants who share the belief that food is the ultimate universal language. We are on an enthusiastic quest to seek out the latest dining trends, sniff out remarkable wine vintages, and uncover the dynamics and intricacies of the local and international culinary scene.

Country:
Singapore
Language:
English
Publisher:
Magazines Integrated Pte. Ltd.
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2 min.
editor’s note

“IF YOU ARE BRAVE ENOUGH TO SAY GOODBYE, LIFE WILL REWARD YOU WITH A NEW HELLO.” –Paulo Coelho 10 years ago in January, I was given a daunting challenge. To launch a new food magazine when there were already several in the market. Together with our then creative director and editorial team, epicure was born in April 2010. Now, 118 issues later, I can safely say that being the founding editor of epicure has been the most fabulous experience of my career. 10 years ago, we set out with the aim to tell vivid stories through engaging text and arresting pictures. The stories as we now know them are shared through multiple channels apart from print, including video, e-newsletter, website and social media platforms, but the aim remains the same — to…

1 min.
epicure

SENIOR PUBLISHER Cecilia Goh (cecilia.goh@magsint.com) MANAGING EDITOR Adeline Wong (adeline.wong@magsint.com) WINE EDITOR June Lee (june.lee@magsint.com) ASSOCIATE EDITOR Eve Tedja (eve@epicureasia.com) DIGITAL WRITER Victoria Lim (victoria.lim@magsint.com) FEATURES WRITER Destin Tay (destin.tay@magsint.com) SENIOR DESIGNER Darryl Pestana (darryl.pestana@magsint.com) DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER Tu Jie Rui (jierui@media-group.com.sg) CONTRIBUTORS Brian Wong, Cheung Siu Kong, Chung Yiu Ming, Eddie Teo, Jasper Yu, Jessica Chan, Lim An-Ling, Nikki Ho, Shamilee Vellu REGIONAL business Dewi Prasodjo (dewi@epicureasia.com) Senior BUSINESS MANAGER Jack Ang (jack.ang@magsint.com) ADMIN & MARKETING EXECUTIVE Sheila Devi (sheila@media-group.com.sg) MARKETING EXECUTIVE Shauna Mun (shauna.mun@magsint.com) MANAGING DIRECTOR Dennis Pua (Dennis.pua@media-group.com.sg)…

6 min.
distribution

epicure is available at the following: Onboard Singapore Airlines (SIA) as an inflight magazine Airport Lounges/Airline Offices Air France-KLM British Airways Cathay Pacific CIAS DBS Asia Treasures DNATA Lounge Emirates SATS Premier Lounge SIA KrisFlyer Gold Lounges SIA SilverKris Lounges Thai Airways Deluxe Rooms & Business Centres of Hotels & Resorts in SINGAPORE Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa Amara Singapore Capella Singapore Carlton City Hotel Singapore Carlton Hotel Singapore Concorde Hotel Singapore Conrad Centennial Singapore Fairmont Singapore Four Seasons Hotel Singapore Furama City Centre, Singapore Furama RiverFront, Singapore Goodwood Park Hotel Grand Copthorne Waterfront Grand Hyatt Singapore Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hilton Singapore Holiday Inn Singapore Orchard City Centre Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore InterContinental Singapore JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach Klapsons, The Boutique Hotel Le Méridien Singapore, Sentosa M Hotel Singapore Mandarin Orchard Singapore Marina Mandarin Singapore Mercure Singapore Bugis Mercure Singapore on Stevens Naumi Liora Novotel Singapore on Stevens Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore One Farrer Hotel & Spa Orchard Hotel Singapore Pan Pacific Singapore PARKROYAL on Beach Road PARKROYAL on…

1 min.
epicure loves

Blancpain Villeret Traditional Chinese Calendar Chinese astrology converges with Swiss precision watchmaking in Blancpain’s 2020 limited edition Traditional Chinese Calendar timepiece. There are just 50 exquisite pieces produced, featuring a white gold oscillating weight engraved with this year’s Zodiac animal, the Rat, representing the first animal in the Zodiac cycle. The complex mechanism seamlessly blends two different time-keeping systems, with one for the Gregorian calendar and another for the lunar-based Chinese calendar. Beyond synching the two calendar systems, the horological gem also displays the moon phases, Ten Celestial Pillars and Five Element Chart, and Chinese Zodiac calendar (complete with matching animal decal at the 12 o’clock position), on its white Grand Feu enamel dial. Also available in unlimited red gold version with a guilloché oscillating weight. Price available on request.…

14 min.
cheers, i’ll toss to that

Man Fu Yuan at InterContinental Singapore offers eight prix-fixe menus for Chinese New Year, but the one of note will be their Bliss eight-course menu ($1,388/10 people). Start with Harmony Yu Sheng, topped with salmon and crispy fish skin before moving on to Double Boiled Chicken Soup with Fish Maw and an indulgent Braised Abalone and Sea Cucumber dish. The menu also features two Man Fu Yuan signatures: Tea Smoked Duck, and Sauteed Whelks and Scallops in X.O. Sauce. Available till 8 February. Level 2, 80 Middle Road. Tel: 6825 1133 For a Japanese-style celebration, head over to Pan Pacific Singapore’s Keyaki. The Keyaki Garden Pavilion Luncheon Package ($2,888/10 people) will be held in Keyaki’s lush Japanese garden, surrounded by sculpted greenery and a koi pond. The special Wafu Yu Sheng comes…

2 min.
globetrotting epicure

Chic pool parties Perth’s newest hotspot is the urban chic HYDE brand, which originates from Los Angeles. A collaboration between Accor and sbe Entertainment Group, Hyde Perth Kitchen & Cocktails is located in the shiny new The Adnate Hotel. The restaurant features a small outdoor pool complete with sun loungers and DJ decks. Inside, a Calcutta viola marble island bar enhances the relaxed breezy image, blending the indoor and outdoor space seamlessly. For food, look forward to a variety of Mediterranean snacks, from house-made dips and braised brisket pita pockets to a selection of wood fired pizzas and summer-inspired salads. There’s also a bottomless fries option, with five varieties of Mediterranean flavoured fries. Award-winning bartender, Tim Phillips-Johansson crafts a comprehensive drinks list that reflects the venue’s sense of adventure. Get the Poppop with…