IVAN BREHM WOKE up one morning a little more than a year ago with a voice in his head that came out of nowhere: "The upstairs unit is going to be vacant. You should talk to your landlady."

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FOR a suburban shopping centre, we don't know what gauge Raffles Holland V Mall uses to come up with its parking rates. The per-square-foot price of the homes around it, maybe?

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JUST as there is more than one way to skin a (insert politically correct, species-neutral term that will not invoke wrath of sensitive pet owners, rightful idioms be damned) cushion - there are...

IF YOU'RE drawn to the grittiness of Speakeasies, back alleys and assorted interpretations of off-radar eating and drinking, then you'll feel right at home in Gemmill Lane.

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WHEN you're stuck in a rut, what you need is a change of view. A new name. A fresh perspective.

US President Donald Trump is known to be a fan of fast food, but the fare at one of his hotels is more refined - the sushi restaurant at the Trump International Hotel in Washington has won a...

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RESTAURANT menus are not normally our choice of reading material, but once in a while, you get a good one. For example, we never fail to crack up at the words "Salivating chicken with century eggs...

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BY the time you read this, Le Grande Dame Raffles would have finally opened her doors. About time too, considering how she spent the last month or so in a sort-of-kinda-almost-not-quite state of...

WHEN HESTON BLUMENTHAL talks, it’s almost as if you need to clear the room. Not because he’s nursing a cold – his first in, like, forever, he says, proving that even a culinary icon can succumb to...

IN his heyday, Heston Blumenthal was the culinary equivalent of a rock star. He was one of the first to adapt scientific principles in cooking and spawned what would be known as "molecular...