Best Meals in Asia

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Favorite Eats: Carnevino Hong Kong

Mario Batali, the New York-based chef who is usually described as ebullient or ubiquitous or both, has just opened his second Hong Kong restaurant, Carnevino, and apparently is about to open his third. The firs...
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Best Eats: The Ramly Phenomenon

In Manila you can get a Jollibee burger. In most of Asia you can get a Big Mac or a Whopper, and so what? But with Ramadan upon us in Malaysia, it’s a long wait until the sun goes down and the vision of ...
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Wan Chai’s New French Foodmaster

Is it actually possible to pair foie gras with orange and bitter chocolate sauce? King prawns with baby artichokes tartare, goat cheese and beetroot ice cream? To stuff a boned chicken with pig trotters, porci...
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A Trip to Cornwall

Those Asians who are on their way to London for the London Olympics might want to take a bit of time away from the games to journey to Cornwall to sample Rick Stein’s ‘The Seafood Restaurant’ ...
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Best New Restaurant in Singapore

Singapore’s restaurant scene is going through a metamorphosis, some of it a welcome change and other parts defying gravity. Consider that something in the order of 20 new Italian restaurants opened in ...
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Dining at Changi Airport

I know it’s rare that you hear a food writer recommending you go out of your way to dine at an airport, but Singapore’s Changi is in a league of its own. First impressions can be indelible and ...
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Curtis Cooks a Turkey

With Christmas only weeks away it’s high time to make the appropriate preparations for the year’s most important lunch or Christmas Eve dinner, depending on where you live and local tradition. ...
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A Sommelier’s Great Singaporean Restaurant

You don't need me to tell you Iggy's is a great restaurant. Already much adored by food lovers all over the world, voted best restaurant in Asia by several publications and ranked 28 in the S.Pellegrino World's...
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Restaurant Review: Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung

Yes, I’m telling you something you probably already know: Din Tai Fung make the world’s best xiaolongbao 小籠包 -- Steamed Dumplings, in the English vernacular. From Taipei to...