PJ Eight (3 of 13) copy

I was invited to dinner at The Eight for a menu paired with Perrier Jouet champagnes Belle époque rosé 2006 and the premiere vintage 2007 – both my favourites of the night. Food and wines are very personal and I am not for sweet wines and champagne so these were perfect, citrus notes, slight bitterness, […]

the eight macau (10 of 14)

We took our visiting guest chef friend ** Michelin Thierry Drapeau for Sunday yumcha here as he was curious what a *** Michelin Chinese restaurant in Asia was like. So, with four Michelin stars on the table, there was running commentary on every dish and its execution. Service was disappointing. We waited 20mins for our […]

chicken quesadilla grand lisboa crystal lounge

I love all the dining outlets in Grand Lisboa, from three Michelin starred Robuchon au Dome to the all-day dining Congee and Noodle. We’ve recently started going to the Crystal Lounge more often too – bountiful salads, great sandwiches (over 30 types of cheese and cold cuts to choose your fillings!) and here we have […]

I’ve been wandering around less these days and going to more ladies lunches and I have to say that Macau’s standards of dimsum and Cantonese cuisine surpasses Hong Kong. Of late, we’ve dined at quite a few fine Cantonese restaurants from Jade Dragon (surely it will get starred in the Michelin guide 2014?), Wynn’s 2* […]

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We celebrated our two year anniversary more than two months ago and had a tasting menu done by chef Vincenzo Castaldo. Living apart memorising country codes and numbers of +33/+86/+212/+852/+853 over the last two years hasn’t easy nor cheap. Going to so many weddings this year puts many things in perspective. I’m surprised that Don […]