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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

Angkor bas relief pig for dinner
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

A view of Chateaunuef-du-pape  Look at how unfertile the soil is with galets so huge
Sommelier Shalom Chin Blog – Rhône Revelation Part 1

An introduction. Part 1 of the series. The Rhône has always been a subject of great fascination for me because of my… read more

Yarlington Mill 2011
Cider Report – Part Two

Our Melbourne correspondent, Andrew Jenkins, is on the trail of dry cider in Australia and discovers a particularly good vintage 2011 up… read more

Guineau Fowls resident at Arlewood Vineyard, Australia
Australia’s best kept secret

The subject of semillon came up the other day, fresh in my mind having just posted a piece on Mount Horrocks Semillon… read more

Huge spider tanks made in Italy for red wines  This vats make it easy for devatting and removing the marc after ferment
Shalom Chin Burgundy Blog Part 7 – Some Leesiness from the Burgundians

Part 7 of the series My time here in Burgundy has exposed me to many new ideas and debunked many of my… read more

Taj Resort Langkawi Beach, Malaysia
Langkawi Rebak Island Resort

Rebak Island Resort in Langkawi is one of the best romantic vacations I have had in a very long time and this… read more

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Books for Cooks … a cornucopia of culinary catalysts

Our Wandering Palate Melbourne correspondent, Matthew Wilson, finds himself in gourmet nirvana and arguably the best Cookbook store in the World.

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