Photo: Minchi and Tamarind pork dish at IFT Macau Last week November 1, Macanese cuisine was officially added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of gastronomy, joining the ranks of Chengdu and Shunde in China. The Macanese community has been tirelessly championing this to preserve their heritage and culture as Macanese cuisine […]

This civil servant retirement club serves up authentic Macanese cuisine and chef D. Vitoria at the helm is one of the grand dames that continue to create homestyled deliciously rich Macanese food. I took visiting Chicago friends from Fat Rice as they ate all around the country to get more inspiration for their Macanese menu. Abe […]

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Switching gears a little here as I have so many Berlin stories to share and photos of gorgeous blue skies days bicycling all around. The travel diary is coming up. But first, a Portuguese/Macanese restaurant that serves up delicious, fuss free authentic cuisine. Service is friendly, prompt and the pace between your dishes is upbeat […]

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My friend Normandy, an old Macau hand who’s been coming here for the last decade recommended dinner here – she swears that nothing has changed since. It’s still the same Portuguese chef running the kitchen and his Macanese wife at the front. We were greeted with familiarity and I suspect – extra special service because […]

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My friends invited me to the much talked about Guincho A Galera last week – Macau’s only fine dining Portuguese restaurant and very much talked about since its opening. I’ve always loved the space, we were regulars at the former Robuchon before they moved to the dome. Fine dining Portuguese almost seems a little bit […]