I love travelling to new places. The first time in each new place is usually a cause for celebration and there was no better place to celebrate my first time in Bali than at Mozaic Restaurant in Ubud, Bali. A beautiful setting where French gastronomy and Indonesian ingredients meet.
I have been reading and hearing a lot about Ministry of Crab in Colombo. So, on a recent trip to Sri Lanka, it seemed only fitting to make a booking (well in advance) and head down, with my trusted notebook and camera in hand, to this celebration of the humble Sri Lankan crab.
When in Rome, do as the Romans do except in Brisbane! On a recent trip down-under, instead of the usual steak and seafood joints that are often recommended, I was pointed in the direction of 1889 Enoteca, a Roman restaurant around the corner from Brisbane’s colosseum, the Gabba
I had been trying for many months to get a reservation at Burnt Ends in Singapore but could never get the availability and my schedule to match. On this occasion, however, the food gods smiled upon me and granted me a last minute booking! Camera and notebook in hand, not to mention a healthy appetite,…
Carlo e Camilla in Segheria, created by Chef Carlo Cracco, is a collaborative venture bringing together interior design, art and food. Young chefs led by Chef Luca Pedata work in this beautifully converted sawmill to produce dishes that are much acclaimed. On a recent trip to Italy, I was fortunate enough to secure a last…
With over 130,000 restaurants in Tokyo, trying to find one to visit can prove a daunting task. This is where a good hotel concierge comes in. After discussions as to what I was looking for, my concierge had no hesitation in recommending Teppan-yaki Yamanami in the Shinjuku area of Tokyo. So off I went.
I don’t usually eat out in Dubai much preferring to cook at home. However, on this particular evening, I was feeling particularly lazy and so decided to head out for dinner. Many friends and colleagues had mentioned Sicilia as a good choice for Italian food and being relatively close to my home, I packed my…
Opposite Geneva’s museum of contemporary art (MAMCO) in an artsy neighbourhood of Geneva, Café des Bains is a trendy, chic restaurant with a large, street side summer patio. The menu is an eclectic mix of world cuisine complemented by a large wine selection. The perfect place for a summer evening dinner.
A beautiful restored building with exposed brick walls and large windows, an eclectic cocktail mix and interesting food menu, Hearsay Gastro Lounge seemed like the ideal spot to wind down and enjoy a warm summer evening in Houston.
Housed in the 16th century cellars near the Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, Buca Mario is a 130 year old restaurant in the heart of Florence, famous with the locals for serving up the city’s best Bistecca alla Fiorentina in a setting that is hidden from the tourist crowds.