I haven’t had a great Chinese meal in a while. THIS was an emotional experience, everything surprised me starting from the appetizer to the petit four. “Why did this restaurant get one star only?” was the only question that was left in my head after the meal. Continue reading
My advice is – opt for simple food (actually the cheapest options) when you are at Don Alfonso 1890 Macau (sister restaurant of Ristorante Don Alfonso 1890 in Massa Lubrense, Italy. Continue reading
It has been quite a while since I last visited the Eight. It was a two-star restaurant back then, which I thought was underrated. Continue reading
The Robuchon in Macau has always been among the better known for Robuchon’s chain of restaurants worldwide.
Since its relocation to the new Lisboa, I’m pleased to see Chef Francky Semblat stay on as head chef. Semblat personally trained under Joel Robuchon before his retirement, and Semblat has headed the Robuchon Macau since 2001. Continue reading
Opportunity knocks on the door for this foodie, yours truly, to check out the new Dragon Jade restaurant in the City of Dreams. Reviews and articles on this City of Dreams signature restaurant are hard to come by online. I am grateful that Kristoffer Luczak, the F&B vice president of Melco Crown whom ushered me in and gave me a thorough introduction to the restaurant. Continue reading
Apparently these two weeks has been quite busy for me, and undoubtedly, for a lot of food and wine reporters too. First of all, quite some guest chefs marched in to Hong Kong’s Michelin restaurants starting from October. Second of all, as the tax haven for wine in Asia, wine events are held almost every single day. With the arrival of the distinguish wine critic (or maybe a wine addict who drink 5 bottles of wine a day) Robert Parker tomorrow, I could foresee that another long week is ahead of me. Continue reading
On an early Saturday morning, I wandered in Macau, trying to look for a decent and quiet place for breakfast after a long week. And somehow I was quite determined to have some Chinese food. But there’s one thing that I didn’t expect – running into a Michelin star Chinese restaurant – 8. Continue reading