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Tim's Kitchen in Hong Kong - Michelin-starred Cantonese

Tim’s Kitchen in Hong Kong – Michelin-starred Cantonese

Hong Kong has no shortage of incredible dining experiences and Michelin-starred restaurants. But there are a relative few that are down-to-earth, affordable and as generally approachable as Tim’s Kitchen. Chef Yau-Tim Lai opened Tim’s Kitchen in 2000 in a surprisingly un-flashy part of town. In the Sheung Wan...
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...
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...
'Tis the Season to Eat Reindeer - Reindeer Sashimi at Mathias Dahlgren

‘Tis the Season to Eat Reindeer – Reindeer Sashimi at Mathias Dahlgren

  Yes, that’s right – reindeer. I suppose it depends on where you live, but in some parts of the world it is not strange at all to eat reindeer, say Norway, Sweden or Finland. Even if you have never been to those places, you may have even...
Miele Guide 2011 - The Top 20 Restaurants in Asia are Announced

Miele Guide 2011 – The Top 20 Restaurants in Asia are Announced

It’s that time of year again. The time when the Miele Guide, The Miele Guide,  issues its new annual edition. Foodies in the region await eagerly for the pronouncement of the top 20 restaurants in Asia. I continue to think that Japan gets a bit ignored by the...
5 Best Tasting Menus in Shanghai - from CNNgo

5 Best Tasting Menus in Shanghai – from CNNgo

  Hi folks – So I started writing for CNN and CNNgo as well and I thought you might want to check out my first article. Have a look. In this piece I talk about the 5 best tasting menus in Shanghai, including: – M1NT – Stiller’s –...
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...
Meet the Chef – Paul Pairet of Mr. & Mrs. Bund, Shanghai

Meet the Chef – Paul Pairet of Mr. & Mrs. Bund, Shanghai

The clever genius behind Mr. & Mrs. Bund’s lively yet serious menu (two recipes at end of article) Meet Paul Pairet – the Executive Chef of Mr. & Mrs. Bund Shanghai – a clever and experimental molecular gastronomist from Jade on 36 (in its heyday) who has brought...
If You Haven't Yet, Go for Drinks at the Tippling Club at Dempsey Hill, Singapore

If You Haven’t Yet, Go for Drinks at the Tippling Club at Dempsey Hill, Singapore

I’m not yet ready to add my voice to the heated online debate being waged over Tippling Club here in Singapore. I’ll do a full-on food review soon, but for now I’d like to focus on the drinks… because one, I don’t think we have enough drink coverage...
50 Best Restaurants in the World 2010 Announced - Good News for Singapore

50 Best Restaurants in the World 2010 Announced – Good News for Singapore

Hey all, The S.Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2010 results are in and it’s good news for Singapore. My personal favorite, Iggy’s, climbs up 17 spots to number 28! The meal I had there was truly something special (so much so I’m now attending Iggy’s alma mater, SHATEC)… and...
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...
Honored to be Nominated for Best Culinary Travel Blog in Saveur's 1st Annual Best Food Blog Awards

Honored to be Nominated for Best Culinary Travel Blog in Saveur’s 1st Annual Best Food Blog Awards

Hey all, I woke up Tuesday morning and began my normal routine… Facebook, email, check the site’s traffic for the previous day. Thought to myself it was odd there was so much traffic coming from Saveur magazine. I wondered if they linked to an article of ours? Clicked...
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