Category Archive: Restaurants & Bars

Nahm Bangkok: It’s all about expectations

Being ranked as the best restaurant in Asia is a heavy cross to bear. Leave aside that expectation and the unique dishes and lovely flavors at Nahm Bangkok are surely exciting and memorable.

Must-try Indian restaurants in London

The thing I absolutely adore about London is the availability of good Indian food at any price point.

Sure, not every curry house dotting the city makes the cut. But do some research, and you’ll find a plethora of good choices to suit any and every budget and mood.

Arzak: Of excellence and humility

Lovely decor, flawless service and sublime food.
Arzak, by father-daughter duo Juan Mari Arzak and Elena Arzak Espina, passed with flying colours on all counts.

Michelin starring through Paris

If I had my way, we’d be celebrating every birthday, anniversary, or any other special event or non-event, with a French meal. So it was only to be expected that a week in Paris was going to be a gastronomic overload. Here’s my take on three Michelin-starred joints in the city…

A meal full of surprises: Progressive Indian at Gaggan

I was pleasantly surprised when I came across the name of Gaggan – a Bangkok restaurant serving “Indian food reinvented with modern techniques”, which debuted at No. 17 on the Pellegrino World’s 50 Best restaurants list; and promptly marked it off as a bucket-list must-do.

Foodie must-do: The pintxo crawl in San Sebastian

All-out hysteria is the only way I can describe our reaction as we embarked on the famous “pintxo crawl” in San Sebastian.
Here are the highlights of our gastronomic adventure.

Rounding up the French Michelin star trail in HK

Review of Spoon, by Alain Ducasse at The Intercontinental, TST.

The 3 ‘M’s: Our most memorable meals in Hawaii

My top 3 restaurants from our trip to Hawai’i

Say “rise up lights”

Descend from Wyndham Street, past an unassuming doorway, down four flights of tattered crimson carpet-covered stairs… for the best Chili Martinis in Hong Kong.

Wowed in Wanaka

Christmas. Half-way across the world. And an Indian meal that has forever remained etched in our memory.

A journey across the Michelin starred French restaurants in HK

A quest to sample all the Michelin-starred French restaurants (2010) in HK island.

A Sunday in Sai Kung

Celebrate a long hike (or simply some good weather) with a fantastic meal at Chuen Kee Seafood restaurant in Sai Kung.