Best Meals in Asia

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Favorite Chicken Rice in Singapore

I have purposely titled this ‘favorite’ rather than best chicken rice in Singapore, mindful that I am a New Zealander married to a Chinese Malaysian and while fairly well assimilated, out of respect... Read More...
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Sarong Restaurant, Bali

There's no question that you can eat well in Bali, given the multitude of resorts, hotels, restaurants and eateries constantly adapting to the pulse of capricious tourists. For many holidaymakers it... Read More...
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Izakaya Yumi

Phnom Penh's uber-in-style Japanese restaurant Yumi is modeled on the traditional 'Izakaya' restaurants found all over Japan. Izakaya is a compound word, loosely translated as "a shop to ... Read More...
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A New York Osteria in Hong Kong

If imitation is indeed the best form of flattery, somewhere in New York there are some very happy old-school Italians, and here in Hong Kong there are some very happy New Yorkers. Posto Pubblico, a new os... Read More...
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A Michelin Star Shines in Mongkok

It seems an incongruous place to find a rating most chefs would strangle their sous-chefs for. But the gamy Hong Kong district of Mongkok hosts the cheapest starred restaurant in the famed culinary kingdom ... Read More...
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French Irony

It may seem strange to encounter an exquisite modern French restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, but there is one. It is called Frangipani, run by a restaurateur named Eddie Chow and his partner, a Fremch che... Read More...
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Making a Meal of the Miele Guide

The new Miele Guide, which bills itself as “Asia’s first truly independent regional restaurant guide and also its most authoritative,” delivered its first rankings of Asia’s 20 best restaurants a few weeks ago ... Read More...