Lifestyle Journalist

M. Astella Saw writes about travel, food, retail, design and trends in the lifestyle sectors. Contact me at m.astella.saw (at) gmail.com

Nostalgic Nosh

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While Marcel Proust had his memory-inducing madeleine, restaurants and food retailers are now dedicated to one perfect serving of delicious nostalgia. Move over, cupcake – there’s a new comfort food in town.
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Foraging Futures

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Where five years ago foraging may have been seen as a curious pastime for granola types, today the activity is gaining ground. Foraging Futures describes the new food trend that’s driving sophisticated diners wild.
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Meals on Wheels

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Going beyond mystery-meat hotdogs, spruced-up food trucks offer new options for gourmets on the go. With a selection of locally sourced, artisanal and organic foods, mobile vending is on the move.
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Street Food

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Long appreciated in cities from Sri Lanka to Santiago, street food has tended to be the regretful snack of late-night last resort in the developed West. But with high-end retailers and Michelin-starred chefs now paying attention, street food is coming in from the cold.
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Co-opetition

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Forward-thinking food and beverage brands are increasingly coming together to eat, drink and be merry – and to run a profitable business along the way. Welcome to Co-opetition.
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