Day: June 24, 2021

How to devour Portland’s restaurant scene, ‘Top Chef’-style

Between the pandemic, the protests and the persistent wildfire smoke, there was no way the first filmed-in-Portland season of “Top Chef” could highlight the city’s food scene with the style of previous seasons.

Case in point: Episode 2, with its Quickfire Challenge inspired by Portland’s once-proud, “Portlandia”-parodied obsession with the first meal of the day. Instead of cutaways to locals sipping coffee while spearing bites of corned beef tongue hash at Coquine or balancing architectural avocado toast at Proud Mary, we settle for Portland chef and guest judge Gregory Gourdet rattling off a few of his favorites — “Fried Egg

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Rediscover Singapore at The Clan Hotel



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With life still in the throes of a pandemic, a hotel opening may be the furthest thought from anyone’s mind. But The Clan Hotel is glaring proof of why Singapore’s hospitality industry is still growing apace. The first of The Clan Hotel Brand under the Far East Hospitality empire towers above its vicinity and embodies the same spirit as Amoy Hotel, its sister property. Both bring to the fore the stories of the historied clans of the Far East, Amoy and Cross Street area. The Clan Hotel takes its cue from the district’s heritage. Mirroring

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