Think about the world’s best beef noodle soup to tantalize your taste buds now you should be warned to take a look at your wallet foremost. As the beef noodle soup also known as comfort food is worth a whopping 325 dollars in Taipei, and it doesn’t include any type of precious stones in it’s preparation. Surprisingly the customers don’t exactly mind paying that much. Niu Ba Ba which was founded in the 90s in Taiwan and serves eight different types of scrumptious beef noodles.
Welcome to Duck De Chine One of the main reasons people travel to different countries of the world is to try their cuisines; every place has its signature dishes, and this is a big part of what defines a location. For people out there who are looking to have a fabulous duck dinner, Duck De Chine should be top of mind. Located away from street view just behind Pacific Century Place in Sanlitun, Duck de Chine is part of the 1949-The Hidden City dining and nightlife complex -thi
Why did you decide to become a chef? It was around when I was 14, when I was inspired by my grandfather who was running a delicatessen. Ever since, I have never once regretted my decision – there’s so much joy in cooking for others and seeing them happy and satisfied after a meal! Did you go to culinary school? What credentials did you earn through your culinary studies? Is there a chef you admire the most? Who and why? Yes many, and just to name a few – Mr Paul Bocuse, Robuc
Why did you decide to become a chef? It’s a long story. Well there are many reasons you become anything in life, but one of the cooler stories to tell is, when I was younger, I’d always been very hyperactive, and had trouble focusing because my mind was always thinking about many things at the same time. It was difficult to perform any task like staying still, homework, exams or sleeping, because my mind would never stop, and that can be actually be very hard, that feeling of
Why did you decide to become a chef? Because chicks dig a guy who can cook! That and also my mum and dad preached the benefits of having a trade set of skills. Smart move, as it turns out as my interpretive dance career didn’t really take off! “Because chicks dig a guy who can cook!” Did you go to culinary school? What credentials did you earn through your culinary studies? I took a different route than the traditional culinary school. I was working as a young apprentice when
Beirut is a city that is joined together by food, as it is central to all occasions, both personal and professional. Living in Beirut you will often dine out with work for business meetings, with your family for special occasions and with your friends for a bit of fun whenever you feel like it. In a city where food is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd. However, this was no trouble for Kamal Mouzawak. Kamal began by opening th
If you haven’t heard of the brand Hotel Jen, then I’m sure it’s only a matter of time as it continues to rapidly expand across the region under the watchful management of Shangri-La. Previously known as the Trader’s Hotel – a tired and somewhat dated property – the newly re-branded Hotel Jen welcomes you with a quirky, old-retro feel that leaves you with a smile on your face. The friendly staff are on the ball and checking in was very quick. Location, Location, Location Situa
The Portuguese word Aprazivel, when translated into English, can mean many things. Aprazivel can mean agreeable, delightful, enjoyable, pleasant, pleasing, lovely. Thankfully, the restaurant in Rio de Janeiro that takes Aprazivel for it’s name can be described by all of these words. Unlike the many fattening and stodge dishes that you can find in Rio, Aprazivel represents the true Rio de Janeiro. The restaurant is full of life, color, culture and, of course, incredible food.
As food critics, we often come across cases where one culture adapts the food of another. Most of the time, the resulting dishes are far from capturing the flavors and cultures of another world. Appia is one of many restaurants that takes on Italian cuisine. Being in Asia, Bangkok is obviously far from Italy. It is easy to expect that they are likely to bring the typical, expected and cliché dishes. However, Appia breaks the mold. Rather than bringing heavy carbonaras and sli