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Iggy's Singapore - Best Restaurant in Singapore?

Iggy’s Singapore – Best Restaurant in Singapore?

Iggy’s. 45th Restaurant in the world according to the San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2009 (the same list with El Bulli, Fat Duck, Tesuya’s, La Bernardin, and other greats). There are only 3 restaurants from Asia covered in the top 50 and this is one of them....
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,...
Tokyo Becomes Top Michelin Starred Culinary Capital (For Now)

Tokyo Becomes Top Michelin Starred Culinary Capital (For Now)

That sudden gust of air you felt around November 17th was the result of the entire nation of France collectively gasping for air. On that day the press broke the news that Tokyo had topped Paris in the number of the coveted 3-star restaurants. Should we care? Will...
Miele Guide - Asia's Top 20 Restaurants Announced for 2010

Miele Guide – Asia’s Top 20 Restaurants Announced for 2010

Hey all, I know foodies in NYC would shudder at the thought of trusting a food guide. They like to feel they’ve discovered places on their own and not heard about them from a “trusted source”. In Asia, it’s a bit trickier to locate and find good restaurants…...
Stunning Fusion Cuisine at Blu Lobster, Beijing, China

Stunning Fusion Cuisine at Blu Lobster, Beijing, China

An elaborate tasting menu makes for a decadent fusion dining experience We were delighted to be in Beijing…an unexpected detour on an extended business trip brought us to the former 2008 Olympic city. Immediately Paul, I and a colleague (Andy) set out to find the most distinctive of...
2-Star Michelin Italian Restaurant - Ristorante Sadler Beijing, China

2-Star Michelin Italian Restaurant – Ristorante Sadler Beijing, China

I was in China for a week… first in Shanghai, then on to Beijing. In that time I only ate one proper Chinese meal. It wasn’t that I was scared of the food, it’s just that the western food on offer here is so appealing. Take Ristorante Sadler,...
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...