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  • A little Cowshed in United Airlines amenities kits AFP Relax
    A little Cowshed in United Airlines amenities kits

    Those flying United Global First and United Business First on long-haul international flights to and from the US will enjoy products from the UK spa brand Cowshed as of August. …

  • Tips for Chefs from Chefs Bon Vivant
    Tips for Chefs from Chefs

    Clubvivre.com As more and more celebrity chef restaurants are opening up in Singapore, the job becomes increasingly intriguing to youngsters. However, many inspired want-to-be chefs forget the tough …

  • Facing sales slump, American Apparel to close stores AFP Relax
    Facing sales slump, American Apparel to close stores

    American Apparel, the chain that boasts of "Made in the USA" fashions, said Monday it would close some stores and cut jobs as it fights slumping sales. The Los Angeles-based company, which is …

  • Clash of the Titans: Japan vs US in mega-robot duel
    Clash of the Titans: Japan vs US in mega-robot duel

    Weighing in at four tons, a Japanese company's four-metre (13 foot) high Kuratas robot is set to clash with a US rival's MegaBot in a clash straight out of a Transformers movie. Suidobashi Heavy …

 
  • Smartphone app to check daily alcohol limit

    Singapore, July 7 (IANS) If you are not sure about how to curb excess drinking, then download this app that will warn you the moment you exceed your daily alcohol limit. "Many smartphone apps available in the market to manage drinking are not well-informed by clinical evidence and are largely for entertainment," said the app developer Melvyn Zhang from the Institute of Mental Health in Singapore.

  • Tips for Chefs from Chefs
    Tips for Chefs from Chefs

    Clubvivre.com As more and more celebrity chef restaurants are opening up in Singapore, the job becomes increasingly intriguing to youngsters. However, many inspired want-to-be chefs forget the tough and stony way they have to walk, before they reach Gordon Ramsey stardom. Episodes of Hell’s Kitchen and Masterchef give us a glimpse of what it is like. We asked Clubvivre chefs about advice for young and aspiring cooks that are just starting out. Molecular Gastronomy is fine, but … Chef Felix Chong has worked in 3-Star Michelin restaurants around the world and specialised in Italian cuisine for over 12 years. The best advice he has for younger chefs is the same advice he got when he was young – respect the ingredients. “Almost always, the best way to bring out the flavour is by using simple cooking techniques and by treating the ingredient the way it should be”, explains Felix Chong. Young chefs often want to go straight into molecular gastronomy, but one needs to understand the basics first. After that the sky is the limit. You may also like: Pranks Chefs pull on other Chefs A 10 Years Sentence Becoming a well-respected chef means more than just showing up for work ... Bon Vivant - Asia's ultimate Food & Lifestyle Magazine, presented by Clubvivre

  • Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July
    Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.  Fans of Xiaomi, take note: Mi Singapore has announced that as of yesterday, the Redmi 2 will cost S$149, a $20 drop in price from its launch price of S$169. According to a press release, the drop in price was put down to lower costs on the manufacturer’s The post Xiaomi’s Redmi 2 Gets Cheaper, Enhanced Version To Launch On 14 July appeared first on Vulcan Post.