Posts tagged "Shanghai"
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 Chubby Hubby - And Learn Why I Love Xiao Long Bao Chinese Soup Dumplings

Read Chubby Hubby – And Learn Why I Love Xiao Long Bao Chinese Soup Dumplings

I have a small obsession – xiao long bao, also known as Chinese soup dumplings. I simply cannot get enough. Read about it on Chubby Hubby and pick up my recommendations on where to eat these juicy morsels of goodness in Singapore, Hong Kong and of course Shanghai....
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...
My latest post on Chubby Hubby - 'Tis the Season for Hairy Crab in Shanghai

My latest post on Chubby Hubby – ‘Tis the Season for Hairy Crab in Shanghai

It is that time of year again…when Shanghai, and in fact most of China, is crazy for hairy crab. It is one of the most anticipated seasonal delicacies of the year. In my latest article on Chubby Hubby, I talk about why these prickly little beasts are so...
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...
Accidental Funnies - Lady Selling Birds, Bunnies and Crickets off a Bicycle in Shanghai

Accidental Funnies – Lady Selling Birds, Bunnies and Crickets off a Bicycle in Shanghai

You see all manner of things being carted on bicycles in Shanghai – from refrigerators, to families of four, to furniture… But this was a first for me – a lady selling birds, bunnies and crickets from a bicycle in the streets of Shanghai. Seems she had stopped...
Beer Festival in Shanghai - Kerry Beer Fest 22 September 2012

Beer Festival in Shanghai – Kerry Beer Fest 22 September 2012

If you haven’t been to The Brew at the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai, you should beat a path there. I’ll be honest – I don’t make it out to the Pudong area of Shanghai much but this is one place that is worth the schlepp from Puxi. You...
Pulau Ketam - Singaporean Chili Crab and Pepper Crab in Shanghai

Pulau Ketam – Singaporean Chili Crab and Pepper Crab in Shanghai

When I heard about a new Singaporean crab restaurant in Shanghai, Pulau Ketam, I nearly fell out of my chair. Singaporean chili crab in Shanghai was a first! I had tried the Shanghai crab during hairy crab season, while tasty, those are a bit small and a lot...
Shanghai Surprise - Boxing is Big!

Shanghai Surprise – Boxing is Big!

I know this isn’t food or travel per se, but occasionally I like to write about what’s happening on the scene of various cities. And in Shanghai, I recently had the opportunity to attend the White Collar Boxing event . If you haven’t heard of White Collar Boxing,...
My Interview with Jean Georges Vongerichten in Shanghai, China

My Interview with Jean Georges Vongerichten in Shanghai, China

I have a sneaking suspicion if I was a food writer in NYC I wouldn’t be able to get an interview with the legendary, celebrity chef Jean Georges Vongerichten. But in Shanghai where we epicurean writers are a rare breed, I was invited to interview Jean Georges on...
Malaysian Food in Shanghai at Cafe Sambal, Jianshan Market, Shanghai

Malaysian Food in Shanghai at Cafe Sambal, Jianshan Market, Shanghai

I miss SE Asian food. Since I moved to Shanghai, my palate misses the spices, the sheer heat of bird chili as well as lemongrass and sambal. That was until I discovered Cafe Sambal in Jiashan Market. Cho Chong Gee, the owner, hails from Malaysia and delivers authentic...
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...