Issue 18: Food and love

Where food is the common denominator, it's well placed to bring people together.

What do chefs love most about food?

Finding the perfect version of your favourite food is fraught with disappointment and false promises, writes Christina Wong.

Is food and sex really the perfect combination?

Restaurateur Sandia Chang talks Kermit the Frog, hot dogs and cooking with her husband.

Restaurants and cinemas are among the most popular choices for a first date. But who wins in the fight between noisy snacking versus plates and napkins?