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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...
Franck - French Bistro in the French Concession, Shanghai, China

Franck – French Bistro in the French Concession, Shanghai, China

Cote de Boeuf steak for two and other French classics Thoroughly French bistro style… chalkboard, inlaid marble tables, dark interior, temperature controlled wine room and all. Two-year-old Franck presents a French menu with bistro classics like pigeon, roasted chicken, steaks, beef tartare, grilled tuna and more in Shanghai’s...
Fine Dining on the Bund - Jean Georges, Shanghai

Fine Dining on the Bund – Jean Georges, Shanghai

Why is it that Jean Georges seems to define the various culinary chapters of my life? I first became aware of Jean Georges Vongerichten when I was living in New York. I was in advertising…it was the early 1990’s…expense accounts were fat (people in America not just yet;)…and...
Best French Restaurant in Singapore? Club Street's L'Angelus

Best French Restaurant in Singapore? Club Street’s L’Angelus

(This review has two parts as we’ve dined here twice, the first time unfortunately was just with friends and I didn’t have my camera with me. The second visit covers the weekday dinner set menu) The neon Heineken sign visible from the street coupled with twin oversized yellow...
The Universal, Duxton Hill, Singapore

The Universal, Duxton Hill, Singapore

A quiet little place, with an endless wine list, tucked away on Duxton Hill We were searching, maybe a bit too late at 9pm, on a Friday night for a place on Duxton Hill to have dinner. Walking up and down the cobble-stoned hill lined with conservation shop...
A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

A Guide to Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga, Holland Village, Singapore

Every time we go to the area known as Chip Bee Gardens on Jalan Merah Saga we make a new discovery…With a bevy of lovely little restaurants, gourmet food stores, art galleries, bakeries and cool specialty kitchen / baking supply stores, one can spend a whole afternoon puttering...
Amantee Cafe and Antiques Shop - Bangkok, Thailand

Amantee Cafe and Antiques Shop – Bangkok, Thailand

Imagine Jim Thompson house. Now strip away the legend, crappy silk (I’ll give you that it looks good, but Thai silk is the least comfy silk I’ve ever had the displeasure of touching), over inflated prices, and throngs of farangs decked out in sandals and fanny packs. Does...
Breakfast and Brunch Favourite, Crepes & Co - Bangkok, Thailand

Breakfast and Brunch Favourite, Crepes & Co – Bangkok, Thailand

On our recent trip back to Bangkok we had to visit an old favorite breakfast spot – Crepes & Co on Sukhumvit Soi 12. They claim to be the best Creperie in Bangkok and who am I to say they’re not… I don’t think I can name a...
Long Weekend in Ho Chi Minh City - a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Long Weekend in Ho Chi Minh City – a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Four days in Ho Chi Minh City were spectacular.