As the summer sun starts to heat-up the vacation season, another exciting event sizzles in Singapore. Celebrating the theme “United Nations Gastronomic Assembly,” the World Gourmet Summit 2017 will feature exquisite gourmet from internationally-renowned master chefs whose menus will be featured at Singapore’s award-winning restaurants until April 16. Participating Michelin-starred establishments are Punjab Grill, Peach Blossoms, Open Farm Community, Odette, Jaan, Ding Dong, and many more. www.worldgourmetsummit.com
Around the World this Weekend
If you just can’t get enough of the sea under this heat, head on at EDSA Shangri-la Manila and try its Weekend Trio buffet: Mad for Lobster Fridays, Mad for Wagyu Saturdays, and Sunday Mercato at Heat. Sample the best of the best of with mouthwatering creations by the hotel’s specialty chefs—from exotic local delicacies to the world’s most loved international favorites. Price per person is at P2,615 nett. www.shangri-la.com/manila/edsashangrila; Facebook/edsashangrila; Twitter/@edsashangrila; Instagram/@edsashangrila
Wine and Shine
The Filipino’s interest in vino is on the rise. This easily explains the good number of wine bars and cellars that have sprung up in the metro that offer huge selections of classic and premium wines coupled with a delectable array of pastries, savory cheese platters, and the all-time favorite, Filipino pikapika. This summer, take your wine drinking to a whole new exploratory level in New Zealand The country has reportedly one of the best wine drives in the world and New Zealand’s classic wine trail accounts for 80 percent of the country’s total annual wine production. With 230 wineries and about 100 cellar doors, the New Zealand wine trail offers wine enthusiasts a distinctive wine tasting experience.
Feast under the Sun
In addition to its charming beaches, clear waters, powder-like sand, and majestic sunsets, Boracay is also a place to try delicious Asian cuisine. At Sun Asian Kitchen, relish the flavors of Asia while lounging by the beach and basking the beauty of the island paradise with kimchi fried rice, a combination of rice, bacon and kimchi topped with a sunny side-up egg; teriyaki chicken rice, sukiyaki rice bowl, nasi goreng, beef rendang, chicken stew with Korean ginseng, and laksa, a combination of noodles cooked in coconut cream, curry and shrimp paste, served with egg, bean sprouts, tofu, squid balls, chicken and shrimp.
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