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Marsh Mellow – by George Grainger Aldridge

The Wandering Palate is delighted to share this brilliant caricature of ‘Marsh Mellow” drawn by the hugely talented and humorous cartoonist and… read more

Amit Chavan, Sommelier at Hakkasan Doha at The St. Regis Resort, Doha
The Sommelier’s Palate – Amit Chavan, Hakkasan Doha at The St. Regis Resort, Doha

(Pronounced suh-mal-’yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials… read more

Marcel Giesen at Cafe Zuni - Oysters and Giesen The Fuder Sav Blanc Lres
Long Birthday Lunch at Zuni Cafe San Francisco with Marcel Giesen

The Wandering Palate was in San Francisco recently for a Robert Parker gig and had a wonderful LONG lunch for my birthday… read more

Wah Nam Kafe - Ipoh
Ipoh Dreaming… on a Chinese New Year’s Day

I have been coming to the town of Ipoh for almost 20 years now and yet it still remains an enigma to… read more

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Marlborough Rising – Wellingtons other ‘local’ Wine Region

Reflecting on the brilliant and bountiful Wellington on a Plate festival held recently, I had the opportunity of frequenting the pop-up Match… read more

Curtis and Richard
Richard the Great…Mate

Had lunch today at Nikau Cafe Wellington with my good buddy Richard Genn, legendary chef ex-Aman resorts and one of the best… read more

Wine Kiwi
Wino Kiwis? Fundraising for Otago Kiwi Recovery Trust

Wanaka winos taking part in the Wanaka Challenge & raising funds for fantastic New Zealand conservation project Otago Kiwi Recovery Trust

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The Wandering Palate Book of the Year – Just Duck | The Farm | The Chefs | The Cookbook

Just Duck  The Farm | The Chefs | The Cookbook by Jodi and Greg Clarke (Great Ocean Ducks) Photography: Andy Zakeli www.greatoceanducks.com… read more

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Luxuriating with the Gods – Amansara, Angkor

As we walk out of Cambodia’s Siem Reap Airport, having been whisked through customs by the Amansara staff and ushered over to… read more

Nicolas Olivery - Wine Commando
Nicolas Olivry refutes “A meal with wine could only be breakfast…” with a Monteverro Chardonnay 09, Tuscany

Nicolas Olivry joined me for breakfast this morning. He thought we should try pairing chardonnay with fried eggs and pork sausages… as… read more

Salomon Winery - airing the wines
Shalom Chin Salomon Blog – Day 10 in Austria

Day Ten: The Coming of Autumn 05/10/2011 Autumn has already arrived. You can tell be the falling of the leaves from the… read more

Trimbach Vineyard Alsace, France
Easy option

Hugel Pinot Blanc is a perennial favorite of the hospitality industry. If you are looking for an excellent value crowd-pleaser white wine… read more

Ian Curley
The Golfer’s Palate – Ian (duck hook) Curley

There’s much more to golf than improving your swing and perfecting putting. Yes, there’s always that primal instinct of sport – the… read more

Ghim Moh Market - Needless, Senseless Waste
Polystyrene for Breakfast anyone!

The Wandering Palate Friday morning ritual, breakfast at my favourite Prata stall, Mohd Faisal Eating Stall – Ghim Moh Market stall 01-61,… read more

Peter Scudamore-Smith - Stories about Italy  France - May 12
One the Wine Route – Tuscany, Piedmonte and Sicily

I am constantly asked for recommendations on wine travel destinations, more so on the specifics to which I would need to become… read more

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