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Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

Where David Thompson Eats in Bangkok

With hundreds of chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands, and food media converging upon the Thai capital for Monday’s Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, we thought we’d share a list of the restaurants where David Thompson eats in Bangkok so they don’t go hungry. Just before the 2015 Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards, Conde Nast...
Australian Food Trends We Love

Australian Food Trends We Love

While no-booking policies, done-to-death dude food, and massive ‘shared plates’ drove us crazy when recently dining out in Australia, the food scene in Australia has never been more exciting. Here are some of the Australian food trends we loved. Australian Food Trends We Love Baking bread and...
The State of Dining Out in Australia

The State of Dining Out in Australia

It’s been three long years since we last ate our way around Australia so intensively and on this return trip we noticed stark differences in the culinary landscape in the Great Southern Land. Here’s our report on the state of dining out in Australia. We...
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards as Insider Advice

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards as Insider Advice

There appears to have been a lot of sour grapes about the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards from people who really don’t know how the awards work, are disgruntled because they’ll never be on the list or run the risk of slipping off the list, or...
The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and Why It Matters

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List and Why It Matters

Industry awards, annual polls and best lists are often controversial. Few more so than the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list announced in London earlier this month*. Conversations on social media and in the comments of mainstream media sites in the days and weeks following have...
The Buzzy Silom Sathorn District of Bangkok

The Buzzy Silom Sathorn District of Bangkok

Home to sunny cafés, seductive speakeasies and two of Asia’s best restaurants, the buzzy new Silom Sathorn district of Bangkok has evolved into the Thai capital’s hottest new drinking and dining neighbourhood. Thailand’s military coup d’état of May 2014 may have kept tourists away for a time but...
Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

Cuisine Wat Damnak, the Best Restaurant in Cambodia

The restaurant of Chef Joannès Rivière, Cuisine Wat Damnak in Siem Reap, became the first Cambodian restaurant to land on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, the regional edition of the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, where it was named Best Restaurant in Cambodia last year. This year the restaurant moved up...
Weekend in Phnom Penh

Weekend in Phnom Penh

For most travellers to Cambodia, the colourful, cosmopolitan capital Phnom Penh is little more than a stopover at the beginning or end of a trip. While there’s enough to do to fill a week, a weekend in Phnom Penh is enough for first-timers to get a...
Chef David Thompson at Nahm Restaurant in Bangkok

Chef David Thompson at Nahm Restaurant in Bangkok

We recently spent a couple of enjoyable days with Chef David Thompson at Nahm restaurant in Bangkok. Much of it passed gossiping over coffee. Some of it was spent in the kitchen tasting dishes the chef was cooking. One evening we even dined in the kitchen...