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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...
Gastronomic French Tasting Menu with City Views, Jade on 36 in Shanghai

Gastronomic French Tasting Menu with City Views, Jade on 36 in Shanghai

A birds eye view on the Bund and fine French dining from the 36th Floor of the Shangri La Hotel I think we might be addicted to multi-course degustation menus. You might think this is lazy, to let the chef pick for you. But in reality it is...
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...
Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting in Singapore

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting in Singapore

Bubbly wine tasting debunks the ‘has to be expensive’ and ‘has to be French’ myth We were invited to a blind bubbly wine tasting by our friends at The Local Nose.  The idea of the event was to taste both champagnes and sparkling wines of all price points...
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...
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...
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...
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