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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

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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

Felton Road end of vintage party - the entire crew
2012 Felton Road end of harvest party and end of winemaking dinner

With the southernmost wine regions in the world, the New Zealand grape harvest is in full swing with some vineyards almost completely… read more

Salomon Winery Kogl Vineyard healthy riesling grapes
Shalom Chin, Salomon Vintage Blog – Day 8 – The Coming of Botrytis

Day 8 – 03/10/2011 Another beautiful day in wine country. Sometimes, I wonder if it will ever get dark and cloudy. The… read more

D.Byrne Finewines
Favourite Wine Shop

The Wandering Palate’s UK correspondent, Alistair Scott considers the gratifyingly tangible aspects of a good old fashion,, family-run local wine merchant. So,… read more

Phillip Jones -The Pinot Noir Prodigy from Down-Under
Phillip Jones at Bass Phillip Winery – Finalist in the Gourmet Traveller Winemaker of the Year 2013

For those of us that have known Phillip Jones throughout his winegrowing evolution–for some of us that spans over three decades–and those… read more

Singapore's Best Fishmonger
Singapore’s Best Fishmonger

Like artisan local butchers, fishmongers are under threat of extinction, their formidable predator, supermarkets moreover, an increasingly lazy, nonchalant consumer. The last… read more

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Careful with That Wine Bottle

One barrel of wine, it has been said, can work more miracles than a church full of saints. But not if it’s… read more

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