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Cocktails and colonials

Singapore Slings at Raffles Hotel In the days when social etiquette prevented women from consuming alcohol in public, Raffles Hotel barman Ngiam Tong Boon invented a cocktail disguised as a fruit punch: the Singapore Sling. Having a Sling at Raffles has become a rite of passage for tourists and visitors to Singapore. Add satays for

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Thirty-one seven part two

Whisked away by cab from stormy shores to Hindley Street, Adelaide’s notorious red light area. Where was she taking me? To the gastronomic mini-precinct of Leigh Street. First stop, cava and pinxtos (Basque tapas) at Udaberri. Sitting by the window, we could be in another city, Madrid in winter, or Melbourne in any season. Then

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