Autumn’s almost here and it’s been some crazy days and weeks in a blur as I catch up on archived draft posts. One of our highlights this summer was going to Girona to dine at the world’s No. 2 restauarant after Noma. A stunning space, excellent service and a wine list with unbelievably reasonable prices. […]

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(complete untouched, no photoshop or touch up done to this photo taken on a gorgeous sunny day) I’m very fortunate to be part of the annual summer holidays ritual going home to the Loire Valley that I only used to know from my French Reflects textbook while I was doing my DELF exams and am […]

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Our foodie friends who used to live in Shanghai moved to Jakarta over 6 months ago and had massive pork cravings since it was impossible to get their fix in Indonesia. We ordered with a pork focus in mind. Perfectly executed pork dishes-delicate, flavourful and light-the hallmark of Cantonese cuisine. Charsiu, delightfully lean, tender and […]

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2012 got off to a very gourmet start with two gourmet meals this month. Chef finally managed to get a table for me to try the legendary 8 1/2 with its newly crowned 3rd Michelin star. It’s full for lunch and dinner through till end of January and into Feb. I can see why this […]

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Our first date night of 2012, chef took me to the newly crowned 3* Robuchon, an additional * to their 2* status in 2011. We told chef Olivier to surprise us and boy, was it yum! Our amuse bouche was a lovely lobster, caviar jelly and royale de cauliflower, an intoxicating mix of rich flavours […]

I forgot about dinner here, that’s not to say it wasn’t great, it was our last Michelin starred meal on the trip and we were so stuffed with rich food all week that we couldn’t finish the full dégustation menu. Food here is alot more classic and needless to say a whole lot more rich, […]

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