Month: April 2016

Monarchy 61, The Good Batch

Caroline Lai, Entrepreneur and Restaurateur

What do you do and how did you get into the industry? I used to be a flight attendant with Singapore Airlines and had always had a passion for the service industry. Traveling around the world, I had the privilege of trying new food and places which inspired me to […]

WineTalk, wine tasting

Wine Talk: Wine Tasting Event

Words: Ross Jones One unique and distinct pleasure consumers can have is the observation of a small business in evolution. This is the case with WineTalk: our local mail order wine delivery company. The Yum List has enjoyed watching this small company grow into an …

best luxury boutique hotels in Sri Lanka

Dinner at Amanwella, Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: The Yum List Aman group hosts a range of exclusive upmarket boutique style resorts across Asia. The concept is strongly simplicity: simplicity of design, simplicity of experience, and simplicity of cuisine.  Here in the breez…

Xavier Mah

Interview with Xavier Mah, XALF

Tell us more about XALF. What is the inspiration and the background of the brand? XALF is a ladies bespoke footwear label which started December 2012. Our designs, often inspired by the sleek metropolitan vibes of New York City and the bohemian touch that oft…

coffee and brunch, publika

The Red Beanbag, Coffee and Brunch, Publika

Words: Katrina de Laszlo  Photos: Monica Tindall Before reading any further, answer this question: What are the first five words that come to mind when you think of ‘Australian coffee culture’?  Go… These were my answers: Melbourne. Trendy. Innovative. Aromas. …

Lou Shang Bar, Damansara Uptown

That Bar Upstairs Words: Han Sen Hau    Photos: Monica Tindall So many bars these days are becoming better at concealing their locations, bewildering you at their entrances to the point of self-doubt, though I’d say Lou Shang Bar & Café takes it up a notch. From th…