EPICURE’S CHOICE

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The things we crave this month

Green­wood Fish Mar­ket has opened its largest out­let in Dempsey Hill, which spreads out at a 8,300sq ft. The space houses a bar with a res­i­dent mixol­o­gist, a din­ing area serv­ing sushi, sashimi, yak­i­tori, a sprawl­ing re­tail space (which car­ries wines, freshly baked breads and meats) and a full oys­ter bar boast­ing at least 12 dif­fer­ent va­ri­eties of oys­ters. Unique to this out­let is a cus­tom wood-fired grill us­ing spe­cialty ap­ple­wood and char­coal to add smoky notes to seafood. #01-01, Block 8D Dempsey Road. Tel: 6256 1103 If you are head­ing to Lon­don this month, check out the Food Writ­ers Fes­ti­val (£35/S$61.50). Held within the fo­liage-filled Salon of Skye Gyn­gell’s Spring restau­rant, the event will fea­ture four cel­e­brated writ­ers in four two-hour ses­sions ev­ery Mon­day of Septem­ber. Gain more in-depth knowl­edge of Vene­tian home cook­ing with Skye Mcalpine, or learn more about Ukrainian cui­sine with chef-au­thor Olia Her­cules while in­dulging in af­ter­noon tea treats and home­made cor­dials. Home-cooks will en­joy the tips from Kay Plun­kett-hogge, who im­pressed with her lat­est book The Art of the Party: Drinks & Nib­bles for Easy En­ter­tain­ing¸ as well as Rosie Bir­kett, au­thor of A Lot on Her Plate. Spring, Som­er­set House, New Wing, Lan­caster Place, Lon­don, WC2R 1LA. Tel: +44 20 3011 0115 A day of bask­ing in the Saint-tropez sun calls for a trip to Guer­lain Spa’s new­est out­post. Nes­tled amid the lux­u­ri­ous Rési­dence de la Pinède, it of­fers an ex­ten­sive menu of anti-age­ing treat­ments, mas­sages and makeovers. Choose from four rooms, in­clud­ing the ex­clu­sive dou­ble treat­ment room Orchidée Salon. Opt for the Orchidée Im­péri­ale Black Treat­ment where state-of-the-art Skin Led is com­bined with the brand’s cel­lu­lar im­mu­nity tech­nol­ogy to add ra­di­ance, or the re­ju­ve­nat­ing Four-hands Im­pe­rial Mas­sage. Made-to-mea­sure treat­ments are also avail­able. Price upon re­quest. Rési­dence de la Pinède, Plage de la Bouil­l­abaisse, BP105 - 83990 Saint-tropez, France. Tel: +33 4 94 55 91 00

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