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Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 - Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Best of Accidental Epicurean in 2013 – Asian eats, travels and favourite recipes

Reflecting back on 2013, I did partake in some amazing meals, travels and learn some new favourite recipes. Along with that Accidental Epicurean won some awards, namely the blog to watch by the UK site 101 Holidays, and Accidental Epicurean also reached #49 rank worldwide for all food...
Our Top 10 Favourite / Best Restaurants in Shanghai, China

Our Top 10 Favourite / Best Restaurants in Shanghai, China

  It’s been almost 3 years in Shanghai now, and I finally feel comfortable enough to share  my list of favourite and best Shanghai restaurants. Why so long, you ask? Well, Shanghai is an enormous city, population of 23 million people to be exact – this is a...
Chef Paul Pairet's Multi-Sensory Restaurant in Shanghai - Ultraviolet

Chef Paul Pairet’s Multi-Sensory Restaurant in Shanghai – Ultraviolet

I interviewed Chef Paul a little more than 2 years ago about his new Mr. & Mrs. Bund Restaurant, which was and remains to be, one of my the best restaurants in Shanghai and one of my personal favourites. At this time he mentioned a new concept called...
Read about it on Chubby Hubby - My Interview with Paul Pairet on his new mad dining experience, Ultraviolet

Read about it on Chubby Hubby – My Interview with Paul Pairet on his new mad dining experience, Ultraviolet

As you know, I continue to write for the well-known Chubby Hubby food blog, and this is one of the pieces I have recently written that I am most excited about. I have been following Chef Paul’s career for some time now with mouth-watering admiration. He has recently...
Gastronomic Experience at La Table at Maison Pourcel

Gastronomic Experience at La Table at Maison Pourcel

A culinary experience that is like teleporting to the South of France Shanghai has no shortage of wonderful French restaurants, but La Table at  Maison Pourcel might just be one of the most memorable French meals we have had in Shanghai…and in fact one of the most memorable meals...
A Roaring Good Time at Mr & Mrs Bund, Shanghai

A Roaring Good Time at Mr & Mrs Bund, Shanghai

Say hello to my new favourite restaurant in Shanghai! (Photos by Joanna) I had been meaning to try Mr. & Mrs. Bund for a while. It’s close to the Westin Hotel where I always stay when in Shanghai. It has a bit of buzz. And the chef was...
Charming Little Steak Frites Restaurant on Club Street - Les Bouchons Singapore

Charming Little Steak Frites Restaurant on Club Street – Les Bouchons Singapore

It’s safe to say there’s a bit of animosity in Texas towards the French. I have no idea why or how it started, but some folks, particularly Texas males, find the whole concept of France… too French. Thankfully I’ve left home and experienced the wonderful culinary traditions of...
Great Cheap Thai Dining Near Pantip Plaza - Mama's, Bangkok

Great Cheap Thai Dining Near Pantip Plaza – Mama’s, Bangkok

If you ever find yourself shopping for bootlegs computer accessories at Pantip Plaza in Bangkok, do yourself a favor and skip out on the foreigner friendly fast food chains and S&P (I’m not knocking S&P) found on the ground level. Instead walk across the street to Soi Som...
Nougatine by Jean Georges - Casual Fine Dining on the Bund, Shanghai

Nougatine by Jean Georges – Casual Fine Dining on the Bund, Shanghai

Fine dining has some how become synonymous with epic, bank account reducing gastronomic menus. While these are great (and sometimes life changing) you’re probably not going to want them every night of the week. Most nights you just want great food, reasonably priced and if there is great...
6 Course French Tasting Menu at Amantee, Bangkok, Thailand

6 Course French Tasting Menu at Amantee, Bangkok, Thailand

A very special New Year’s Eve at Amantee We decided to spend Christmas and New Year’s in Thailand this year. It was time to totally chill out and honestly I have yet to find a better place than Thailand for complete relaxation. But we still wanted to do...
Our Best French Dinner in Singapore, Gunther’s

Our Best French Dinner in Singapore, Gunther’s

Stunning presentation, impeccable service and inventive, modern French cuisine It was Paul’s birthday, so it had to be special…something out of the ordinary and truly impressive. After much consideration I selected Gunther’s, #7 on the Miele Guide’s list for top restaurants in Asia. I think what got me,...
Le Bistrot, French Bistro in Singapore

Le Bistrot, French Bistro in Singapore

Creative reinterpretations of French classics alongside the standards There was a lazy weekend stretched ahead of us….for the first time in 9 months, we didn’t have one single appointment on the weekend. This had been planned intentionally. The good thing about running this blog is the wide variety...
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