We all wonder when can we ever travel again. Hong Kong is dealing with its third wave of Covid19 cases with challenges in tracing its source and unfortunately so many asymptomatic cases. I’ve been prudent and staying indoors, partly because of the sweltering summer heat and also avoiding risks of catching Covid with a compromised […]

I’m so proud of my friend Samaira for getting the show on the road. She’s one of the best home cooks I know and a wealth of information for Indian cuisine. Her mum used to run a Dabbawala (tiffin meals) business in Bombay and naturally she grew up in the kitchen. Taking the name from […]

Macao has so many options for great food with more affordable options than Hong Kong. We love Indian food, and two restaurants I miss very much is one Michelin starred Golden Peacock in Venetian and Goa Nights in Taipa Village. They have a really interesting cocktail menu inspired by voyage and adventures of Portuguese sailors […]

This has got to be one of my favourite cities and I’ve tried to pitch several articles for the past year since my first trip there in January 2019 – that feels like a lifetime ago with Covid19 and the temporary halt on everyone’s lives. Instead of buying more time for my next pitches in […]

We’ve eaten at Le Petit Nice Passedat several times over the past decade since we started dating and it’s truly one of our favourite three Michelin starred restaurants. Gorgeous sunset views (we always go in the summer), stunning rooms and a full-blown Mediterranean menu with the best of the sea distilled in your plate. I’m […]

I absolutely love Indian food and whilst we don’t have the variety and selection of Singapore’s Little India where I would get my Indian food fix, there are plenty of great options here in Hong Kong for Indian food. We are fans of the northern Indian butter chicken. Nearly a decade a go, I went […]

I’ve been using the extra time on my hands to sort out my hard drive as well as photos and catch up with the blog. I know we’re all looking forward to the light at the end of the tunnel where Covid19 is dealt with and we can venture out to eat and travel again. […]

My story for Culture Trip after the launch of Beijing’s first Michelin Guide with some of my old and new favourites. I also got to speak to Chinese food authority Fuchsia Dunlop who shed light on the rich offerings of Chinese cuisine. Following the Guide’s China launch in Shanghai and Guangzhou, Beijing’s first Michelin Guide […]

In November 2019, Mr chef’s protegé Wang Bin earned his first Michelin star for his Contemporary European restaurant The Georg. I made a list of his favourites for Culture Trip on where to eat: from Hotpot to Peking duck. This is my longer version as the story I filed was edited down with the word […]

This has become one of my favourite places to dine in Paris. Great Italian food at the * Michelin Le George, simple, robust dishes in generous portions. They share the same wine list as the *** Michelin Le Cinq, including more Italian options of course. The menu is heavy on plant-based and seafood – giving […]

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