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Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 Winners Announced

  03/16    Thailand

Indian cuisine reinvented through a contemporary Thai lens came out on top for an unprecedented second year running as Gaggan in Bangkok took tonight’s 2016 #1 spot in Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. The charismatic Gaggan Anand stunned many in the room by seeing off Narisawa in Tokyo, Restaurant Andre …


10 global restaurants to visit in 2016: CNN’s hot list

  02/16    Hong Kong

By Chris Dwyer, for CNN Restaurant fans around the world have plenty to make their mouth water this year, with new dining destinations emerging at an astonishing rate. Menus have never been so diverse, or indeed bizarre — ants and kangaroo tails are on the menu at Noma’s pop-up in Sydney, while guinea pig has …


New Hong Kong restaurants for 2016

  02/16    Hong Kong

Hong Kong (CNN) Once again Hong Kong is proving itself as a leading player on the global restaurant scene with a dizzying array of new restaurant openings, from Michelin-starred fine dining to hole-in-the-wall takeaways. Here are some making culinary waves across the city to try in 2016: Mercedes Me Opened this fall, the luxurious and …

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Lung King Heen, Hong Kong: My article for Destinasian on an extraordinary dim sum experience

  12/15    Hong Kong     Michelin Stars

Destinasian is one of those rare publications, a travel magazine that still celebrates long format writing. A case in point, a piece for a recent issue on an ‘Extraordinary Experience’ set up by the Four Season Hong Kong involving a full day immersion into the wonderful world of dim sum. Cue a very rare invite …


The world’s most expensive beef: My piece for CNN.com

  12/15    Hong Kong     Michelin Stars

An invite to the Four Seasons to eat the world’s most expensive beef, as prepared by two-starred chef Fabrice Vulin, was not something that could be turned down. Here’s my piece for CNN on some very special meat. http://edition.cnn.com/2015/12/02/foodanddrink/most-expensive-meat/ “Would you prefer the 2000 or 2003 vintage?” A standard question if you’re deciding on wine …


Melbourne Food Markets: My piece for Fine Dining Lovers

  12/15    Australia

https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/melbourne-best-food-markets/ Melbourne’s restaurant scene is globally renowned, with Heston Blumenthal having added some Fat Duck magic to the city’s reputation during their residency at Crown Towers. But away from the likes of Attica, Cutler & Co and other renowned eateries, Melburnians enjoy a fresh market landscape with few peers in the southern hemisphere. The city’s …


Dining in Doha – Five magic meals

  12/15    Qatar

  A three-night trip to Qatar earlier this year was studded with brilliant meals and dishes like cloves in a biryani, only confirming the state’s culinary rise to rival its Emirati neighbours. Of course where money is little or no object, celebrity chefs are falling over themselves to put their names to properties such as the …