Best Singapore Hotels for Views That Will Take Your Breath Away

2018-09-15T19:00:15+00:00By |

The best Singapore hotels for views that will take your breath away range from the unrivalled rooftop panoramas from the 57th floor of Marina Bay Sands Sky Park to the sumptuous Mandarin Oriental's sweeping vistas of Marina Bay Sands and the city skyline. Who doesn’t want a room with a view when you’re on holidays? As …

Singapore Laksa Recipe – How to Make a Spicy Coconut Curry Noodle Soup

2018-06-10T22:33:40+00:00By |

This Singapore laksa recipe is the rich coconut milk-laced version of this Southeast Asian classic noodle soup dish. A great laksa is not made starting from a jar of paste, a great laksa starts with curry paste made from scratch in a mortar and pestle – like my version below. I've been making this Singapore laksa …

World’s Best Food Destinations According to World’s Best Chefs

2018-11-27T10:17:58+00:00By |

These are the world’s best food destinations according to the world’s best chefs, the places they said provided their fondest food memories and favourite eating experiences, from markets they loved to memorable meals. These are the countries where the best chefs most love to eat. As the 2017 World's 50 Best Restaurants awards are rapidly approaching – they're being announced …

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 List — A Handy Guide

2018-12-17T17:02:23+00:00By |

From the Michelin Red Guide’s starred restaurants to Australian Gourmet Traveller’s Top 100, restaurant lists are always contentious — few more so than the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list. The regional edition, Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015, announced in Singapore last night, already has everyone talking. But what does that mean for food-loving travellers like yourselves? …

Christmas Tips from the Best Chefs in Asia

2018-12-22T19:04:35+00:00By |

Christmas is almost here and once again we’ve left it late to think about what to cook and eat on Christmas Day. As you seemed to love the last minute Christmas tips from Australia’s finest chefs, this year, as we're now based in Cambodia, we sought Christmas tips from the best chefs in Asia. You might …

Meet the Local Behind The Hunt Singapore Guide

2017-09-08T11:49:07+00:00By |

If we’re going to use a guidebook when we travel, our preference will always be themed, quirky little guidebooks written by locals or expats like The Hunt Singapore guidebook. As you know, we used to write guidebooks. We worked for all the big publishers: Lonely Planet, Footprint, Dorling Kindersley, Rough Guides, Thomas Cook, Hedonist’s etc. …

Kaya Toast and Kopi — A Guide to Singapore’s Quintessential Breakfast

2018-05-03T16:51:02+00:00By |

Kaya toast and kopi must be the most quintessential of breakfasts in Singapore. And it’s hard to resist an opportunity to participate in a local morning ritual that involves sipping, dunking and crunching. We’ve long loved a good strong kopi — since we first sipped the inky brew on our inaugural trip to Malaysia twelve years ago. …

A Culinary Workshop with Chef David Thompson of Nahm

2018-05-09T14:33:28+00:00By |

“I have no right to cook Thai food,” Australian chef David Thompson said in his opening remarks of a session on authenticity in cooking at The Future of Food forum, an Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants event, held last week here in Singapore. “Bullshit!” would be the honest Aussie response of any sane person with a palate …

Monday Memories: Tetsuya Wakuda

2015-02-04T16:32:06+00:00By |

On a brilliant, bright, sunny Saturday afternoon in Sydney, Australia in 1990, Lara and I took a taxi to the slowly-gentrifying working class suburb of Rozelle. We were armed with three bottles of wine and were on our way to dine at a restaurant called Tetsuya’s ran by a Japanese chef named Tetsuya Wakuda. It became an …