Contemporary French . Hong Kong . Michelin 2 Stars Amber's Culinary Director Richard Ekkebus is no stranger in the fine-dining scene, having trained in the kitchens of Alain Passard, Guy Savoy and Pierre Gagnaire, his restaurant has consistently been highly ranked as one of the top restaurants in the world. Using international, seasonal ingredients, his classical … Continue reading Amber


Yan Toh Heen 欣圖軒

Cantonese . Hong Kong . Michelin 2 stars Date visited: April 2018 Situated inside the Intercontinental Hong Kong is Yan Toh Heen, a stalwart in Hong Kong's restaurant scene of refined Cantonese cuisine. I visited during their lunch service with anticipation of sampling some quality dim sum. Seated beside the window I had a view … Continue reading Yan Toh Heen 欣圖軒

凜割烹 [Rin Kappo]

Japanese . Taipei Date visited: March 2018 The quality of Japanese food is fantastic in Taiwan, owing to the 50 years of Japanese occupation during 1895-1945. In addition to food, Taiwan has also adopted many Japanese traditions in their culture. The restaurant is run by chef 阿傑 (Ā jié) and his wife, and sources their seafood from … Continue reading 凜割烹 [Rin Kappo]

Taïrroir 態芮

Innovative . Taiwan . Michelin 1 Star Date Visited: March 2018 Taiwan is most well-known for it's street food and satisfying home-style cooking, it is only in recent years that fine-dining has gained popularity and international attention, such as from the likes of Taiwanese chef Andre Chiang ( chef and owner of his eponymous Restaurant … Continue reading Taïrroir 態芮

Euro Bar & Restaurant

New Zealand . European Date visited: 26.01.2018 There is a plethora of dining venues along the Viaduct Harbour, and one of those situated along the wharf to take in the beautiful marina is the long-standing Euro Bar and Restaurant. Seated outside beneath a sun-umbrella, this was perfect for those long sunny days where you can lounge … Continue reading Euro Bar & Restaurant


Singapore . Innovative Date visited: 28.12.2017 Nouri is one of those small, unassuming and unpretentious restaurants that will surprise and delight you through its exciting and innovative flavours from around the globe. Behind its narrow doors in a steep alley, you will be greeted with the warmest welcome from one passionate and talented chef/owner Ivan … Continue reading Nouri


Singapore . French, Michelin 2 Stars Date visited: 26.12.2017 Headed by chef Julien Royer, the former executive chef of JAAN that he brought to fame as ranked in Asia's 50 Best Restaurants for 3 consecutive years, Odette was opened in 2015 as a joint venture with The Lo and Behold Group. Named after his beloved Grandmother, Royer's … Continue reading Odette


Singapore . Modern Australian , Michelin 1 Star Date visited: 26.12.2017 Claiming to serve "Modern Australian" cuisine, I think this gem of a restaurant creates food that is much more than that. It is an exciting fusion of flavours from all parts of the world and re-imagined in ways that breaks all boundaries. Dining here, … Continue reading Whitegrass


Singapore . Peranakan , Michelin 1 Star Date visited: 25.12.2017 Candlenut is one rare restaurant serving refined Peranakan cuisine. Peranakan, also known as Straits-Chinese, are the decedents from the Chinese immigrants who settled in Penang, Malacca, Singapore and Indonesia in the 15th and 17th centuries. Over time, the cuisine evolved to combine elements of Chinese, Malay … Continue reading Candlenut

Corner House

Singapore . Modern French , Michelin 1 Star Date visited: 24.12.2017 Nestled amongst the lush greenery of the Singapore Botanic Gardens is the Corner House restaurant, set inside a heritage two-storey bungalow built in 1910. The style of cuisine served is dubbed " gastro-botancia" by chef Jason Tan, which can be summed up as Modern … Continue reading Corner House