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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...
Pollen Restaurant by Jason Atherton - Singapore

Pollen Restaurant by Jason Atherton – Singapore

Of all the cities I travel to, I think Singapore has done an amazing job of combining culinary destinations with sight seeing destinations. What do I mean? You know when you go to a restaurant in a city…the one with the amazing view….and the food is entirely average?...
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...
Everyone Loves Dumplings! A Guide to Dumplings Around the World

Everyone Loves Dumplings! A Guide to Dumplings Around the World

The more I travel the more I notice similarities across cultures rather than differences between them. For example, I have yet to visit a place that doesn’t have fried chicken as a dish in some shape or form. Same with dumplings…I was surprised to notice they are everywhere!...
M1NT Restaurant - Not Just a Nightclub, Also a Top Dining Experience in Shanghai

M1NT Restaurant – Not Just a Nightclub, Also a Top Dining Experience in Shanghai

Many people think of M1NT as an exclusive nightclub in Shanghai, China. This is true. But what you might not know is that it is among the best restaurants in Shanghai. I was certainly surprised and blown away by Chef Grant Brunsden’s menu of culinary hits. M1NT is...
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...
Secret Eating Habits of Shanghai Chefs - from CNNgo

Secret Eating Habits of Shanghai Chefs – from CNNgo

Thought you might like to read my latest article on CNNgo. Have you ever wondered where chefs eat when they are not cooking? Then read my interview with some top Shanghai chefs about where they chow down when they are not in the kitchen. In the article you...
Raw Kitchen Bar - The Best Casual Fine Dining Restaurant in Singapore?

Raw Kitchen Bar – The Best Casual Fine Dining Restaurant in Singapore?

I’ve held off writing about this place for a while now. One reason is that I lost the notes from my first visit detailing the names of dishes The other reason is that as much as I think this place deserves customers, money and a slight bit of...
Coast at 1 Twenty Six a Different East Coast Park Dining Experience

Coast at 1 Twenty Six a Different East Coast Park Dining Experience

I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to venture out for a meal in East Coast Park. Maybe it’s because an area with a “skate through” McDonalds (that’s right there’s actually a separate line for roller bladers here) just doesn’t seem like my kind of place....
Spruce - A Model for Smart Casual Dining in Singapore

Spruce – A Model for Smart Casual Dining in Singapore

Many Singapore food folks in the know were already aware of chef Travis from his days at Wine Garage. The burger he served up at that trendy Clark Quay location was many people’s favorite in Singapore. Unfortunately we moved to Singapore after that time. So we only know...
Laris Shanghai - Deserving of 8th Best Restaurant in Asia?

Laris Shanghai – Deserving of 8th Best Restaurant in Asia?

PLEASE NOTE – LARIS IS NOW CLOSED Joanna and I are attempting to eat at as many of the Miele Guide Top 20 Restaurants in Asia as we can this year. Don’t really know how we decided to pursue that… I think accidentally when we realized that we...