Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2019 Guide – What to Do, Eat, Drink, See, and More

2019-03-11T07:26:38+07:00By |

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2019 kicked off yesterday on Friday 8 March and will run for 17 days until Sunday 24 March. This year the programme features some 250 events, including not-to-be-missed chef lunches by Rosio Sanchez of Copenhagen’s Hija de Sanchez taqueria and Ryan Clift of Singapore’s Tippling Club. But firstly, happy International Women's [...]

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak, the Travelling Chef Living the Dream at Home

2019-02-16T18:58:44+07:00By |

Cambodian Chef Tim Pheak has probably travelled more than most Cambodian chefs his age. Yet he says he is finally living the dream as an executive chef in Cambodia's Siem Reap, where he's cooking elegant renditions on traditional Cambodian dishes with organic local produce. Cambodian chef Tim Pheak – Cambodians put family names first, so you'd [...]

Cambodian Chef Pola Siv on His Mother’s Cooking and How to Open a Restaurant

2019-02-12T20:59:49+07:00By |

Cambodian chef Pola Siv helms the kitchen of Mie Café, one of Siem Reap’s best restaurants, where the 35 year-old chef creates an elegant and inventive contemporary Cambodian cuisine rooted in local produce and European cooking techniques. Cambodian chef Pola Siv has a great story. Like the northern Cambodia city of Siem Reap’s other talented young [...]

Best Phnom Penh French Restaurants – From Elegant Fine Diners to Casual Buzzy Bistros

2019-01-16T19:50:15+07:00By |

The best Phnom Penh French restaurants include everything from elegant fine dining restaurant Topaz for classical French cuisine and sophisticated yet super-affordable Khema Pasteur to lovely Open Wine for quintessential French favourites and Bistro Lanka for a buzzy French vibe. We typically steer travellers in Southeast Asia towards Southeast Asian food, unless there’s good reason [...]

Michelin Guide Thailand 2019 Released – Some Revelations and Reflections

2018-12-01T15:48:02+07:00By |

The Michelin Guide Thailand 2019 was released last week – or rather, the Michelin Guide Bangkok, Phuket and Phang-Nga, but that’s too much of a mouthful. Here are some reflections and revelations on the second Thailand edition of the little red book. Started by French tyre company Michelin, the first little red booklets were free [...]

Canvas Chef Riley Sanders Creates a Cuisine Inspired by a City, Bangkok

2018-11-19T10:09:57+07:00By |

Canvas chef Riley Sanders is creating a cuisine inspired by a city and that city is Bangkok. Sanders’ inventive food is rooted in beautiful, fresh, local produce, sourced from across Thailand. It has earned Riley and Canvas a Michelin star. The 2019 Thailand Michelin Guide was released a few days ago and many of the [...]

The Young Cambodian Chef Cooking Local Food For People Who Travel for Food

2018-11-14T00:07:43+07:00By |

Meet the young Cambodian chef cooking local food for people who travel for food. We chat to chef Mork Mengly of Pou Restaurant and Bar about cooking strange things, beautiful plating, and taking Cambodian food to the world. The young Cambodian chef cooking local food for people who travel food is chef Mork Mengly, the [...]

Truth Love and Clean Cutlery Giveaway – Win the New Guide to Good Restaurants

2018-11-24T11:21:12+07:00By |

Our Truth Love and Clean Cutlery Giveaway will see two winners receive copies of this gorgeous new guidebook to the world’s truly exemplary, organic, sustainable, and ethical restaurants. To win: tell us how you decide where to eat and whether a restaurant is 'good' or not impacts your decision. I'm so excited about this Truth Love and [...]

100 Mahaseth Restaurant Chef Chalee Kader on Thai Food and Getting Creative

2018-11-23T21:48:54+07:00By |

100 Mahaseth restaurant chef Chalee Kader and partner Chaichat ‘Randy’ Noprapa are responsible for one of our new favourite Bangkok restaurants – a nose-to-tail joint in hip Charoenkrung specialising in wonderful Northern Thai and Northeastern Thai food that is laidback, fun, and eco-friendly. While Chiang Mai and Northern Thailand are familiar to most travellers to [...]

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