Food & Drink | Only in America ramen noodles supplanting cigarettes as currency among prisoners

Ramen noodles are supplanting the once popular cigarettes as a form of currency among state prisoners, but not in response to bans on tobacco products within prison systems, finds a

Food & Drink | Renowned chef feeds Rio’s homeless with excess Olympic food

Twelve hours ago, Fagner Dos Santos ate his last meal: two hardened bread buns and coffee. For much of the past decade, the 33-year-old has been battling drug addiction while

Food & Drink | Pork pie problem: UK food traditions to lose EU support

  Welsh farmers like Rees Roberts, who has 1,000 acres with sheep, cattle and crops, can expect to earn a premium on their meats thanks to a certificate of regional authenticity. But

Food & Drink | Happier Meal? McDonald’s nixing some unpalatable ingredients

McDonald’s, which is trying to shake its image for serving processed junk food, said this week that it’s eliminating some unpalatable ingredients from its most popular menu items. That includes making

Food & Drink | Brazil’s national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure

It’s tempting to call cachaça a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail. The upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro may change that. Brazil’s national cocktail

Events | French Soul in Sanya

With numerous terrorist attacks occuring during the past year in various parts of the world, many are thinking twice about going on vacation outside of China. Sad as it is,

Food | Bread Paradise

Looking for fresh, perfectly baked organic wheat bread to complement your cup of coffee in the morning but thinking that you will never find it anywhere in Macau? Well, the

Beauty | SPA – QUEST FOR BALANCE

This summer, The Spa at Encore features the “Pure Balance” treatment, designed to balance your mind with a 90-minute massage that encourages energy flow through the meridians of the body. Revitalizing

Food | A taste of innovation

At the height of Summer, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau is drawing upon its unparalleled expertise in creating authentic Cantonese cuisine, to offer a novel fusion menu that takes

Food |Korean Barbecue by the Pool

Summer is the time of the year to be spent with your family, friends and loved ones and Korean barbecue is a time-honored tradition that is all about the bonds

Beauty | SPA – The Wellness Sanctuary

For those who have never stayed at Conrad Macao, Cotai Central, they might think that it is just another hotel that offers a bed and a room to sleep in

Food | Sensibility and Balance

On the first anniversary celebration event, Master Chef Umberto Bombana and Executive Chef of the Macau branch Antimo Merone created a special menu of the night and shaved black winter

Food | Healthy Endeavors

Having a healthy diet is extremely important for anyone who wants to live well. Diet and wellness are perennial topics in our modern society. During the summer, it is only

Food | DOURO WINE DINNER

Last week, a spectacular wine dinner was held at Fado restaurant with guest speaker Manuel Moreira, taster of International Taste and Quality Institute who won the “Trophée Ruinart and the

Events | Rosé Revolution 2016

With the heat and humidity in Macau, there is nothing more fun than to enjoy a glass of rosé with friends who are all wearing pink attire during the weekend,

Food | Celebrating Father’s Day

This year, spoil your dad with an array of sumptuous delicacies at Sands Macao. Honestly speaking, one of my personal favorite venues in town with or without my dad is