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DNA analysis shows France’s oldest grape varieties

Publication date 14 June 2019 | 12:44 | ICT

Grape varieties brought to France by the Romans are identical to those grown for wine in some of the most famous appellations today, a new analysis of ancient vine DNA recently showed.



  • Phnom Penh’s Ramadan hotspot

    Publication date 09 May 2019 | 17:16 | ICT

    Gulai restaurant is already a favourite spot for the city’s Muslim residents and it’s usually packed during the beginning and end of the fasting day during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Starbucks in Westeros? Coffee cup cameos in GoT

    Publication date 08 May 2019 | 10:50 | ICT

    With two episodes of HBO’s wildly popular medieval fantasy saga Game of Thrones to go, puzzled fans took to social media on Monday after heroine Daenerys Targaryen was joined at a wooden banquet table by a rogue takeaway coffee cup.

  • The halal restaurant serving up culinary delights in Siem Reap

    Publication date 03 May 2019 | 11:52 | ICT

    In Siem Reap, sitting close to the main entrance of Angkor Wat – originally a Hindu monument upon its construction – in a Buddhist majority community, is the Angkor Halal Restaurant, serving culinary delights for Muslim tourists vis

  • Phu Quoc night market: An island paradise for foodaholics in Vietnam

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 15:51 | ICT

    WHILE the restaurants of Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam are a delight with their wide range of fresh seafood, no trip to the Kien Giang province locality would be complete without sampling street food at the night market at the heart of Duong Dong Town.

  • Canadian couple, brewer create Atlantic Ocean salt beer

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 16:03 | ICT

    A CANADIAN couple that harvest Atlantic sea salt has teamed up with a brewmaster friend to create a new salt beer – which could become the first drink of its kind to be widely distributed.

  • Siem Reap restaurant provides Khmer food a fine-dining twist

    Publication date 26 April 2019 | 10:49 | ICT

    One Khmer-influenced fine dining restaurant in Siem Reap town is now serving local and Western foods on a stretch of the popular dining destination Pub Street.

  • Phnom Penh: The street food you adore, but given a refined twist

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:41 | ICT

    There is no shortage of street food vendors scattered across Phnom Penh, but what is far rarer is finding a place that also has comfortable seating, good hygiene and parking.

  • Frothed not fried: Hanoi egg beer draws curious drinkers

    Publication date 12 April 2019 | 14:05 | ICT

    Scrambled, fried, or . . . whipped into beer? It might not be the most conventional way to serve eggs, but a decades-old Hanoi cafe is delighting drinkers with a frothy beer cocktail that has no place on a breakfast menu.

  • Burger King goes . . . vegan? The Impossible Whopper is served

    Publication date 05 April 2019 | 16:00 | ICT

    FOR decades, fast-food giant Burger King has been the undisputed Home of the Whopper – the chain’s signature sandwich featuring one of its flame-grilled, “no nonsense” 100 per cent beef patties.

  • Kawaii decor and Vietnamese food at Momo Food and Drink

    Publication date 05 April 2019 | 11:32 | ICT

    When driving down Phnom Penh’s Street 99, it’s impossible for one to miss the colourful pink and red buildings standing out from the drab grey buildings surrounding them.