Vintage Teaworks


Inspired by the love of tea and wine, Ohio-based Vintage TeaWorks brings a variety of custom blended luxury teas based upon the unique flavors and aromas of wine. Made from all natural ingredients, Vintage TeaWorks’ Cellar Series Tea Collection offers six varieties of tea paired with six of the most popular wine varieties – White Tea Riesling, Green Tea Sauvignon, Oolong Chardonnay, Rooibos Noir, Black Tea Merlot, and Pu-erh Cabernet, created to mimic the flavors and food pairings of wine. Link


Spice Kit – Asian Street Food


Founded in 2010, Spice Kit brings Asian-inspired street food to the San Francisco bay area in a casual way. Serving Vietnamese bánh mì sandwiches, Korean ssäm wrap, bowls and salads, Spice Kit uses organic ingredients and meats that have been naturally raised. Located in San Francisco and Palo Alto, the new concept restaurant follows Chipotle’s service format and offers customers the flexibility to customize their meals according to flavor and preference of diet. Customers have the choice between a sandwich, bowl or salad for meals. Each meals


Bérénice Marlohe for Omega


French actress and model, Bérénice Marlohe of French, Cambodian and Chinese descent was recently unveiled as Swiss-based Omega brand latest ambassador. Having recently played Bond girl in the 23rd James Bond film, Skyfall, the breakout star can be seen in Omega’s Christmas 2012 advertising campaign featuring a collection of stunning photographs set in exotic locations around the world. Link


Mini Moke


Designed by Hong Kong-based designer Michael Young, Mini Moke is a modern remake of the 1964 British Motor Corporation Moke. Originally introduced as a sister vehicle to the classic Austin Mini, the Moke achieved success as a low-cost utility vehicle over its 60-year production. Approached by Moke International, Michael Young, a Moke enthusiast himself was asked to help bring the iconic car back on the market. “I had recently rebuilt a Moke from the ground up out of old parts so I was fully aware


Ferrari + A Bathing Ape


In celebration of the new Ferrari/ Maserati showroom in Hong Kong’s Repulse Bay, the Italian automobile manufacturer has collaborated with Japanese streetwear manufacturer, A Bathing Ape (BAPE) for a special edition of the 458 Italia GT3. Held at an invite-only party hosted by I.T Fashion group, the Ferrari 458 GT3 features BAPE’s signature camouflage motif and is prominently displayed in a state-of-the-art 19,000-square-foot showroom. Link


Mulberry Opens in Singapore


U.K.-based luxury lifestyle brand, Mulberry recently opened its first Asia flagship store in Singapore. Located at Mandarin Gallery in Singapore’s renowned shopping district along Orchard Road, the retail space spans 3,983 square feet spread across two floors. Designed by U.K.-based Universal Design Studio, “the store was designed to reflect Mulberry’s dedication to craftsmanship and a sense of natural tactility, with limestone-tiled floors, curved timber follies and brass accents.” Adding to an existing 37 Asia-Pacific stores, Mulberry’s Singapore retail store will compliment the company’s offerings across


2012 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival


Celebrating its 16th year, the 2012 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is Canada’s premier presenter of Pan Asian contemporary cinema. Running November 6-11 (Toronto) and November 16-17 (Richmond Hill), the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival hosts more than 60 films and videos from over 14 countries including Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kashmir, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States. Founded in 1997, Reel Asian International Film Festival began as a 3-day event in response to meet the




Serving Mexican-Filipino fusion food, Guactruck is the next evolution of L.A.-inspired food trucks. Based in Manila, the business duo Michealle Lee and Natassha has set out to establish a new type of experience created by the social food truck craze. By combining their interests in entrepreneurship, food and design, Guactruck features a fresh and simple menu, modern design and creative packaging with a class-leading sustainable vision. “This whole new type of experience created by social food trucks is what mainly got me paying attention to food


2012 Boston Asian American Film Festival


Celebrating its 4th year, the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF) continues to empower Asian Americans through film by showcasing Asian American experiences and serving as a resource to filmmakers and the Greater Boston community. Running October 25-28, 2012, the BAAFF will host a diverse collection of independent films and videos at 3 venues in Boston and Cambridge. BAAFF features such big name and emerging films as Shanghai Calling, Mr. Cao Goes to Washington, Model Minority, White Frog, Sunset Stories, Wedding Palace and many more.


McLaren MP4-12C Fire Black SGP Edition


Debuting during the 2012 Singapore Grand Prix, British automobile manufacturer, McLaren will be launching a limited edition MP4-12C exclusive to the Singapore market. Paying homage to racing, the MP4-12C Fire Black SGP Edition will be limited to just three units scheduled for production. Custom components include front and rear bumpers inspired by the HS Edition, lightweight 19-inch front wheels and 20-inch rear wheels with diamond-cut spokes. The car’s exterior paint treatment features a carbon black and silver base with Rocket Red accents. The side sills