Category: Travel

Room service

photo snapped using a colleague’s Kodak point and shoot I haven’t been blogging for a bit because I’m in Macau all this week, helping to manage a corporate retreat for a client. That means that […]

Margaret River

S and I have just returned from a wonderful trip to Margaret River in Western Australia. While we had gone down in order to attend the wedding of two good friends, we’ve never really needed […]

A great bowl of teh

I haven’t posted for a few days because I had to take a quick work trip to Penang, Malaysia. Usually, I love going there. The street food in Penang is fantastic. Sadly, it is far […]

Four Seasons Bangkok WGF: Fatema Hal

lamb tagine with olives, eggplant and lemon confit One of the chefs attending this year’s Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok’s World Gourmet Festival whose food I was most excited to try was Fatema Hal. Ms Hal […]

Four Seasons Bangkok WGF: Vincent Bourdin’s macarons

One of my wife’s favourite people in Singapore is Chef Vincent Bourdin. Vincent is Valrhona chocolate’s regional pastry chef. Which means that he knows more about chocolate and desserts than most people and definitely much […]

Four Seasons Bangkok WGF: Michael Mina

butter-poached kobe tenderloin with sauteed spinach, horseradish mash and pearl onions Easily one of the biggest attractions at this year’s Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok’s World Gourmet Festival is Michael Mina. Named Bon Appetit Chef of […]

Four Seasons Bangkok WGF: Marco Talamini

Marco Talamini is the chef de cuisine at La Torre di Spilimbergo in northeastern Italy and is considered by some to be one of Italy’s best chefs. Earlier today, as part of the Four Seasons […]

Four Seasons Bangkok WGF: Peter Gordon

Peter Gordon isn’t afraid to call his food fusion. He’s also one of my own personal food heroes. I first heard of Gordon in the mid-nineties. A couple years later, I got a chance to […]