Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral

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Located next to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station, the new 482-room Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral is the second largest Aloft property in the world. Just take a stroll out of the doors and you will find yourself amongst great dining and shopping options, as well as the city’s transport hub with which you can easily zip around to all major city attractions. Also in the proximity are the National Museum, Bird Park, Lake Gardens, Little India, Nu Sentral retail mall, and the Express Rail Link to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It is literally all you need at just a stone’s throw away. From Loft Rooms, Urban Rooms, Sweet Suites to Breezy Suites, all guestrooms feature loft-like décor with soaring eleven-feet ceilings, Aloft’s signature platform beds, oversized showerheads, and Bliss® Spa products.…
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From Land to Sea: A Culinary Journey with Chef Benjamin Cross

From Land to Sea: A Culinary Journey with Chef Benjamin Cross

Food, Ingredients, People, Profiles, Travel
Chef Benjamin Cross is ready for his next big adventure. The intrepid Australian gave up his globetrotting career 11 years ago to settle down in his adopted home of Bali, where he went on to establish five popular restaurants – Mejekawi (a fine dining concept under Ku De Ta), Hank’s Pizza & Liquor, Fishbone Local, Mason, and The Back Room with BHG. But now he’s ready to hit the road again, this time with his latest appointment as Consulting Chef on board the Aqua Blu, a luxury expedition yacht by boutique luxury cruise line Aqua Expeditions. Ahead of the Aqua Blu’s inaugural voyage on 16 October, SALT sat down for a quick chat with Chef Benjamin to learn more about his culinary inspirations, his love for Balinese flavours, and how…
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Rise to Celebrate with The Westin Singapore

Rise to Celebrate with The Westin Singapore

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With the holiday season almost upon us, we’re all looking forward to year-end parties, Christmas gatherings, and grand celebrations to welcome the new year in style. To kickstart all the merrymaking, why not get in the joyous mood at Cook & Brew, The Westin Singapore’s specialty gastro-bar on level 33? Cook & Brew is now offering two festive packages – specially designed with your well-being in mind, these packages will restore you to tip-top shape, ready to take on 2020 with renewed zest. An Enlivening Evening begins with canapés, beverages and your choice of two Crafted at Westin cocktails specially concocted using local and artisanal ingredients. Be sure to try signature cocktail Green Day, a refreshing blend of grapes, basil and lemon. Sip, savour and enjoy great food with greater…
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Take a Fresh Epicurean Journey through Europe with Winestone

Take a Fresh Epicurean Journey through Europe with Winestone

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With 15 new items on the menu and signature hearty dishes continuously fine-tuned by the passionate culinary team, there is sure to be a dish at Winestone that will satisfy the pickiest taste buds. To begin, whet your appetite with the Winestone Express Platter. Loaded generously with jamón ibérico de cebo, classic Spanish chorizo, brie de meaux, la tomme de savoie fermière (a mild semi-firm cow's milk cheese with low fat content), olives and focaccia, the platter also comes with a glass of house pour wine of your choice. It's a good place to start. Next, settle in for some mains to satiate your appetite. Looking for something light and fresh? Try the Pan-Seared Cod Fish -- a golden brown pan-fried cod surrounded by a bed of sautéed spinach, dipped…
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