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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

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

San Sebestian - Spain
A Taste of Spain

I was recently inspired by a brilliant article at the hand of Paul Richardson, in the Financial Times, “Pork on the wild… read more

Rugby Player
Scottish Intimidation Tactic

How the Scots counter the New Zealand All-Blacks Maori dance in rugby! The following is a whisky ad for the William Lawson… read more

Andrew Blake
The Golfer’s Palate – Andrew Blake

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

Andrea Costanti of Conti Costanti
In Tuscan “heaven”

Discovering a special vineyard during a recent trip to Italy still has an excited Curtis Marsh salivating. Having just returned from Tuscany,… read more

Migeul's “Barcelona Chicken Curry”.
Migeul’s “Barcelona Chicken Curry”

Our man in Spain, that is at ‘A Taste of Spain’, Miguel Ullibarri, has an inexhaustible passion for food which appears to… read more

A foggy day in Nieve of Barbaresco  This is why they call the grape Nebbiolo because of the fog Nebbia
The Diversity of Piedmont – Our intrepid Singapore sommelier Shalom Chin goes ‘Wandering’ in the hills of Piedmont

Although the North-east of Italy is known for its Barolo, Barbaresco, Moscato and Gavi, not many people would expect that Piedmont can… read more

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