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  • Taste Med delicacies in Spinola Bay

    Taste Med delicacies in Spinola Bay

    A new restaurant specialising in Mediterranean cuisine has opened its doors in Spinola Bay, St Julian’s. Il Ponte offers a refined and tranquil ambience where one can savour seafood and Italian specialities, made of high-quality raw ingredients...

  • KFC faces pressure after McDonald’s refuses use of antibiotics in its chicken

    KFC, a leading chain of fried chicken restaurants, may face pressure from consumer and environmental groups to change how its poultry is raised after McDonald’s Corp. said it would switch to chicken raised without human antibiotics. McDonald’s...

  • Vintage premium whites released

    Vintage premium whites released

    Two Grand Vin de Hauteville premium white wines from the 2014 vintage have been released by Emmanuel Delicata. One of them is made entirely from the world’s most famous white grape variety, Chardonnay, while the other is made from the lesser known...

  • New Zealand vines doubled

    New Zealand vines doubled

    Since the early 2000s, the amount of land planted in wine grapes throughout New Zealand has increased by a whopping 100 per cent. In the last 12 years, according to Statistics New Zealand, between the years 2002 and 2014, the area of land planted...

  • The scene is set

    The scene is set

    Ed eats Spinola Terrace102, Spinola RoadSt Julian’sTel: 2138 4939 Food: 6/10Service: 8/10Ambience: 9/10Value: 7/10Overall: 7.5/10 There’s one aspect of the dining experience that’s out of the control of a restaurant. That’s the state one’s diners...

  • Cooking temps: fast and hot

    Cooking temps: fast and hot

    Simple cooking techniques and ingredients that cook quickly are what we need to call on at the end of a busy day, or any other day when time is at a premium. Over the next few columns, I shall be looking at different cooking methods, all with a...

  • New executive chef at The Villa Brasserie

    New executive chef at The Villa Brasserie

    Award-winning chef Mark Gauci has joined The Villa Brasserie, Balluta, as executive chef, marking a new phase for the venue. Gauci, who has over 20 years’ experience, spent some time working at The Villa Brasserie a year ago, and as the workload...

  • University of Malta is lead partner in agro-food project

    Q-Safe is an Erasmus plus project in the agro-food field, involving seven different institutions across Europe, with the lead partner being the University of Malta. For food to arrive on our table, it passes through a process involving...

  • Dine with Riccardo Fogli

    Dine with Riccardo Fogli

    Corinthia Palace Hotel & Spa, in collaboration with Limelight Entertainment Ltd, will host Italian music star Riccardo Fogli for a one-off three-course dinner at Villa Corinthia on Thursday. The dinner, taking place a day before Fogli performs at...

  • More entertainment at the Seabank Resort

    More entertainment at the Seabank Resort

    Seabank Resort and Spa in Mellieħa, which classified the eighth best all-inclusive resort in Europe, has just opened a new entertainment complex, which includes new restaurants, a sports bar and the first bowling alley in the north of Malta. The...

  • Designer bottle to gear up for St Patrick’s Day

    Designer bottle to gear up for St Patrick’s Day

    Jameson has unveiled its fifth annual limited edition bottle as it gears up for St Patrick’s Day. Designed by award-winning, Dublin-based illustrator Steve Simpson, the bottle forms the flagship of Jameson’s much-anticipated ‘Hello Dublin’...

  • Go for creativity and style

    Go for creativity and style

    Zest’s outside catering arm has built a reputation for being both professional and creative. Menus are completely customised and offer a vast selection of options to satisfy one’s desire. It stands to reason that more money is spent on wedding...

  • Signature food

    Seasons Events Caterers of The Strand, Sliema, consist of a team of catering and event management specialists who are highly professional and extremely dedicated to cater for any occasion. The company, which forms part of the Mizzi organisation,...

  • Five new vintage reds receive ‘Superior’ title

    Five new vintage reds receive ‘Superior’ title

    The five reds from the Medina range of DOK Malta wines, produced by award-winning winemaker Emmanuel Delicata, have all achieved Superior accreditation for the 2014 vintage. The five red wines are the Medina Syrah, Merlot, Sangiovese, a Syrah...

  • Drought hits Chilean vines

    Drought hits Chilean vines

    Chilean vineyards in the northern areas of Elqui and Limari are being left to die because winemakers are unable to irrigate them due to the terrible droughts experienced in the region, recent reports say. Vignerons have to decide which parts of...

  • Reaching for the stars

    Reaching for the stars

    Ed eats Rampila1, St John’s Cavalier StreetVallettaTel: 9944 1120 Food: 6/10Service: 6/10Ambience: 8/10Value: 6/10Overall: 6.5/10 There’s one thing about Michelin-starred restaurants that is often overlooked. The rating system is complex but, as...

  • Eggs-travaganza galore!

    Eggs-travaganza galore!

    I think eggs are wonderful. They’re full of protein and vitamins, cheap, quick to cook and very versatile. And they come in their own individual bio-degradable wrapper. Could you cook without them? I’m sure I couldn’t. I know there’s the...

  • Intricate language, tiny nuances

    Intricate language, tiny nuances

    I recently reread what, in my opinion, is one of the best books ever written on wine. Questions of Taste – The Philosophy of Wine is a collection of essays by a number of eminent philosophers and wine experts who discuss the topic: ‘Is wine truly...

  • East-meets-West Sunday brunch

    East-meets-West Sunday brunch

    The Caprice Lounge and Terrace at the Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa in Attard is now serving an East-meets-West brunch on Sundays from 11am, starting from today. “We will be serving brunch favourites from both the East and West,” says the hotel’s...

  • The right nutrients for a growing child

    The right nutrients for a growing child

    In the early years, children grow exceptionally fast. During their first year, they grow quicker than they ever will again, and at the age of three, they are still gaining about eight grams every day. Their body gets bigger as their organs...

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