I'm an LA native and Manhattan transplant who travels all over the world exploring new cultures. I've been a multimedia journalist for more than 13 years covering everything from Wall Street to food and restaurants for top media companies, including Forbes, HGTV, Food Network, CNBC and Bloomberg....
Singapore is now home to 29 Michelin-starred restaurants, but don't expect to see much local flavor in the Michelin Guide's debut in Southeast Asia - on your plate or in charge of the kitchen. Of all the entries inducted to the prestigious culinary bible, only six eateries are led by Singaporean chefs, and only three of those serve local food.
On a recent evening in Singapore, a crowd gathered to snap photos of an unusual sight on Dhoby Ghaut Green. It might have been a celebrity, but instead, it was a different kind of star: a brown food truck nicknamed Kerby, one of two new mobile eateries that navigate the island.
I don't understand why people get so crazy about Starbucks' pumpkin spice lattes. Add pumpkin puree and some spices to regular coffee and you'll get that same taste (without the 300 or so calories)...
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".