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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

Angus beef fillet, with duck liver atop, potato dauphine and perigourdine sauce
Art de Vivre – The Gerard Bertrand dinner, Le Royal Meridien

Our Shanghai correspondent, Mick Knuppel, warms to the “art of life” and the wines from the South of France at the Gerard… read more

Lunch at the Australia & New Zealand Pinot Noir Celebration
Two countries, one grape variety

Australia and New Zealand both produce first class pinot noir but Curtis Marsh is swayed by a Wellington street party in its… read more

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Parma Ham Mango Pear Salad with Felton Road Block 1 Riesling 2008

Whipping up a quick salad and reaching for a bottle of Felton Road Block 1 Riesling from Wine Fridge. And a little… read more

Club Dancers
Moshi Moshi Bollywood

And they say Singapore is boring and sterile… Well, you might revaluate this sweeping statement once you have been enmeshed and seduced… read more

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Sommelier Shalom Chin Austria Vintage Blog – Day 11

Day Eleven: Dry Ice Wonderland 06/10/2011 It was a very busy day. Early in the morning, a tanker filled with grape must… read more

Shalom Burgundy Blog - A man whos knows the wines or DRC is paying homage to The sacred Cross of Romanee Conti
Shalom Chin Burgundy Blog – Part 3 – The story behind Pinot Noir, philosophy of the Burgundians and some tasting notes

03/11/2011 PART 3 of the Burgundy Series The story behind Pinot Noir, philosophy of the Burgundians and some tasting notes. “Let me… read more

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