10 Mar '11, 12pm

Asia's hottest kitchens attract world's top chefs

Red-hot chefs make the world's most exclusive restaurants and some of the hottest names in the kitchen are wielding their magical knives in Asia. A galaxy of Michelin stars, the food lovers' equivalent to the Oscars, is now sprinkled over Asian capitals; Tokyo has more three star restaurants even than Paris, once the undisputed culinary capital of the globe. But it's not just Tokyo, other Asian kitchens are also catching on to celebrity chef branding to pull in the booming region's dollars, yuan and yen. Singapore, long famous for its Asian street cuisine like chilli crab and chicken rice, is fast becoming recognised for a growing roster of celebrity western chefs. French master Joel Robuchon, US-based Wolfgang Puck and Australia's Tetsuya Wakuda have all lent their names to restaurants in the city-state. "The image of Singapore as a food city is becoming more pronounced o...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/asias-hottest-kitchens-attract-w...

Tweets

新加坡网上官方 英文日报:

straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 2pm

TOKYO - AT LEAST 703 people were killed in the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on Friday - but...

Home Business Asian shares down after Wall Stre...

todayonline.com 11 Mar '11, 10am

BANGKOK (AP) - The yen slid Friday after a major earthquake struck northeastern Japan with withering force. Even before th...

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim was named the world's richest man for the 2nd year, with a net wealth of $93.8 billion

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim was named the world'...

straitstimes.com 10 Mar '11, 1am

Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim is the richest person in the world for the second year in a row, Forbes said. -- PHOTO: REUTERS...

Singapore one of the top places to live and work

todayonline.com 07 Mar '11, 11pm

SINGAPORE - Singapore has been named in the top five global destinations to relocate to, an international survey of profes...

Pele ends Asia tour in Hong Kong

channelnewsasia.com 08 Mar '11, 12pm

HONG KONG: Brazillian football legend Pele greeted young aspiring footballers with an impromptu meet and greet session in ...

Hundreds found dead in Sendai after tsunami bat...

todayonline.com 11 Mar '11, 11pm

Singaporean student Amanda Lin, 24, was in a tunnel when the train she was on began to shake. Passengers around her reache...

10 million Microsoft Kinects have been sold since its launch, making it the fastest-selling electronics device ever

10 million Microsoft Kinects have been sold sin...

straitstimes.com 10 Mar '11, 12am

About 10 million Kinect game accessories for the Xbox 360 have been sold since it launched in November 2010, Microsoft sai...

[TR] Top 10 reasons why Singapore is the BEST p...

temasekreview.com 09 Mar '11, 9am

I still can’t understand why the PAP is so charmed by the foreigners. Surely they must know the negative reactions of loca...

Koh Mingming, 1 of 6 top A level students, stayed in a hostel during her final year to have more preparation time

Koh Mingming, 1 of 6 top A level students, stay...

straitstimes.com 05 Mar '11, 2am

She was one of six 'perfect' scorers from Hwa Chong, River Valley High School (RVHS), Raffles Institution (RI), and Temase...

Asia rice output under threat

channelnewsasia.com 07 Mar '11, 5am

SINGAPORE - The unbridled manufacture and use of pesticides in Asia is raising the spectre of "pest storms" devastating th...

Hong Kong is back on top - with the world's cos...

channelnewsasia.com 04 Mar '11, 11am

HONG KONG: Hong Kong became the world's most expensive place to rent office space last year, a study has found, despite go...

World's top tech fair opens under a cloud - Channel News Asia

World's top tech fair opens under a cloud - Cha...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Mar '11, 9am

HANOVER, Germany - The world's biggest IT fair opened Tuesday amid concerns over the security of its featured technology -...

A woman from Romania has become the world's you...

todayonline.com 10 Mar '11, 1am

A woman from Romania has become the world's youngest grandmother at the age of 23. Mrs Ridca Stanescu was only 11 when she...

Germany remains the most popular nation in the ...

todayonline.com 08 Mar '11, 11am

Germany remains the most popular nation in the world in a BBC World Service Country Rating Poll. It had a 62 per cent appr...

source-

source-

todayonline.com 21 Mar '11, 8am

No truth to rumours SGX-ASX deal is dead,... SYDNEY - Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan today dismissed speculation that his...