Café

Cafes in Holland Village, Singapore: 5 best spots for coffee, brunch and desserts

While popular for its bars, Holland Village has just as vibrant a café scene. In this edition of Hood Cafés, we show you our favourite five cafés in …

Singapore

Dad outraged after disgraced posh café hands him receipt labelling his wife a 'weird freak' over food order

A shocked dad has slammed a disgraced posh café after his wife was labelled a "weird freak" - for ordering a smaller portion of food for their …

North Yorkshire

Stay like Jagger at London’s Hotel Café Royal

The second European property (after Amsterdam’s Conservatorium) from the ascendant Set Hotels group, Hotel Café Royal is located smack-dab in the …

Hotels

This Café Won't Hire Women Who Wear Makeup Or Smoke — & We're Not Sure How To Feel

Japan's Naturalia café has some unusual hiring practices. Since its first outpost opened in 2015, it's billed itself as the "World's First No-Makeup Café Bar," with its waitresses not wearing a lick of makeup, and sans bright-colored hair or crazy manicures. It also only hires non-smokers who don't …

Travels with my parents: Vienna

When you’re older, family holidays take on an interesting dynamic. My parents and I live on opposite sides of the world, so we tend to plan trips …

Travel

This nap café in Japan is literally the stuff of dreams

Everyone has those moments when they want nothing more than to lie down and get some much-needed shut-eye. Now, here to teach the world to never …

Japan

5 Child-friendly cafés to grab a bite with the kids

These days, we’re all busy – whether that means getting through a pile of paperwork or having endless errands to run. Getting a babysitter to take …

Travel

Finding God in all things — even coffee

Los Angeles, Calif., Mar 23, 2017 / 03:39 am (CNA).- Any Yelp-savvy person looking for a coffee shop in the midst of the University of Southern …

Coffee

Grand Central Market favorite China Café (the won ton soup place) gets an upgrade

Since he was about 8 years old, Victor Salgado has been going to Grand Central Market almost every week. Thirty years ago, his mother would take him to downtown Los Angeles from their home in Hollywood to go shopping for vegetables at the market, where the prices were low and the produce was fresh. …

Restaurants

The 10 Coolest Spots To Freelance In London

"Working from home" is no longer the euphemism it once was for slacking off on the sofa. Latest statistics put the self-employed figure at more than …

Travel

Budapest must-see: New York Café in New York Palace, Boscolo Hotel

Budapest must-see: New York Café in New York Palace, plus Boscolo Hotel<p>The edifice of New York Café has to be top of the list of things to see when …

Hotels

12 Stunning Cafés Every History Buff Needs to Visit

You don’t have to be a caffeine addict to appreciate a coffee house with historic décor. Cafés are also wonderful places for a break in a busy travel …

Travel

Ready for a snooze? A nap café has opened in Tokyo for weary travellers and workers

Throughout the years, Tokyo has provided travellers and locals alike with a range of eccentric themed establishments. While cat cafés, mayonnaise restaurants, and even toilet-themed dessert cafés have proved popular in the past, Tokyo’s latest unique offering is a nap café where patrons can unwind …

Travel

Denied American Dream, Returned and Deported Young Migrants Create Guatemalan Dream

QUETZALTENANGO, Guatemala — Brightly painted murals on high walls look down on the foreign tourists, NGO volunteers and Guatemalan nationals seated around heavy wooden outdoor tables at the Café Red Kat in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala's second largest city. On the face of it, Red Kat is just one more …

Guatemala

This Café Will Let You Nap in a $9000 Bed If You Buy Something To Eat

Nighty night.<p>Right now in Japan, you can go to a café for the best nap of your life. Filled with $9000 beds, mood lighting that is under your …

Exploring beer's spiritual side in Belgium

Belgium is a funny place. The majority of Belgians still consider themselves Catholic, but that identity is now almost entirely cultural, and huge, …

Beer

This Café Offers Caffeine and Beds for 2-Hour Naps

Sometimes, a cup of coffee midafternoon is simply not enough to get us through the day. Now, a café in Tokyo has a solution: a two-hour nap. The …

Tokyo

Reno cafe has program to benefit people in need through April

<b>RENO, Nev. (KOLO) -</b> Throughout March and April 2017, BFF Café is participating in a suspended program to benefit two local nonprofits: Catholic …

Philanthropy

metafizika narton café pavilion in moscow, russia

metafizika dissolves narton pavilion into moscow's natural scenery<p><b>located within a quiet park of moscow, the vanishing pavilion by russian</b> …

Architecture

Pakistan’s first horror-themed cafe takes over Islamabad

The idea of themed cafes has taken Pakistan by storm. It started off with a F.R.I.E.N.D.S themed café in Lahore a few years ago and a Hogwarts Café …

Restaurants

More Japanese adults are hitting the books at study cafes

OSAKA -- Study rooms for adults are growing in Japan's major cities as people uncertain about the future study for certifications and work to acquire …

Japan

Free Coffee at Cafes Across Croatia

No such thing as a free lunch, or a free coffee for that matter.<p>On Tuesday 21 March 2017 coffee will be free at cafes across Croatia, if you are …

I sort of went to the NieR: Automata cafe in Tokyo

Not so Nier<p>I was planning to do a front page thing, showing off the <i>NieR: Automata</i> cafe in Akihabara, but I couldn't eat so I made this a blog. Then …

Tokyo

Sydney’s Suburban Secrets: Hidden Cafes You Have To Try

Let’s be real: sometimes you just can’t be bothered getting into Sydney. It’s no fun to drive, and the trains and buses are just as bad. But if you …

Coffee

Guinness gaffe: Vancouver cafe’s pour pic a poor pick, says co-owner

Vancouver’s Railtown Café has seen its international profile spill over, as horrified Irish drinkers howl as one over an online photo of a badly …

Canadian News

This Vancouver café’s attempt at serving a pint of Guinness has gone viral for all the wrong reasons

With St. Patrick’s Day approaching this Friday, people all over the world will no doubt be preparing to indulge in a pint or two of Guinness, one of Ireland’s most famous and well-loved exports. However, one establishment in Canada has discovered that there is a decidedly right way to serve a pint, …

Ireland

Denmark juice café expands in New York City

A Copenhagen, Denmark–based juice café is opening its fifth location in Manhattan. Joe & the Juice will set up an outpost at 430 Park Ave., at East …

Real Estate

Oakland Closures: Ol' Yeller, Phnom Penh House, Doughnut Dolly

Each week, we look at the latest developments in Oakland's food and drink scene. The city recently welcomed a spate of new restaurants, but today, …

Restaurants

Crazy Pop-Tarts Tacos and Waffle Sandwiches Will Be Permanent Fixtures In NYC

They're not just for breakfast anymore.<p>Few foods are as conducive to eating <i>at home</i> as cereal is (assuming you have some milk around). But since …

Restaurants

Frazzled Cafes Launch Today

I'm finally launching my Frazzled Cafes today. I've been pregnant for nine months with the idea and now the birth is imminent. If you want to be at there watching my final push please come to Olympia for the London Book Fair between 14 - 16 March. I'll be there (obviously) with my team and there …