Circa-1930 tourists peer out of the Statue of Liberty's crown at a photographer on the torch, which has been closed to the public since a 1916 explosion on a nearby island. From the flame's tip to the ground is 305 feet (93 meters). Photo from National Geographic The Wandering Palate is off to New York and has been asking a few likeminded Wandering types where they like to eat and hang out in the Big Apple. ... read more >
Chef Julien Bompard - Le Saint Julien Le Saint Julien, Singapore’s finest dining room and the most wholesome, classic French cuisine you will find in Asia has just circulated their festive season set menus, covering Friday 23rd, Christmas Eve Saturday 24th, Christmas Day and New Year Eve. ... read more >
Christmas lunch 2010 at The Wandering Palate Melbourne Headquarters With Christmas only weeks away it’s high time to make the appropriate preparations for the year’s most important lunch or Christmas Eve dinner, depending on where you live and local tradition. ... read more >
Many bottles of wines These suggestions are purely personal and what we will be enjoying at the Wandering Palate Christmas table, although you are most welcome to follow the recommendations, or drop me a line if you need advice on your selection or sourcing. ... read more >
The Wandering Palate Music Writers Block Cure The Wandering Palate is gloating in his moment of stardom... being ‘guest DJ on the Two Paddocks ‘Team Top 10 Tunes’, following some tough acts from Willem Dafoe, Stephen Fry, Liam Neeson OBE, Toni Collette, Alan Rickman, Jancis Robinson MW, to mention a few... yes, I know not very modest of me but you have self-promote yourself these days as ... read more >
Changi Airport T3 departures - Cyrstal Jade Restaurant above Yes, I know it is rare that you hear a food writer recommending you go out of your way to dine at an airport, but Singapore’s Changi Airport is in a league of its own. First impressions can be indelible and international airports often reflect a countries mannerisms and a good indication of what to expect locally. ... read more >
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Shalom Burgundy Blog - The energy rods being used to search for good energy in the vineyard Our 'Wandering Sommelier' Shalom Chin encounters some Wine Feng Shui in Burgundy, indeed it would appear that Burgundian's take Chi as a life-force very serioulsy... ... read more >
Shalom Beaujolais Blog - The Cellar at Chateau Thivin I really enjoyed my time here in Beaujolais. Although this is my final part for Beaujolais, there is still one visit that I have yet to write about that really impacted me the most which is Louis Jadot’s Château des Jacques. ... read more >
Borough Market - What it's all about New photos of the Borough Market posted, keep visiting this artcile for more pictures... ... read more >
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Shalom Beaujolais Blog - The steep slops of fleurie Our intrepid Singapore sommelier, Shalom Chin follows the Fleurie trail and discovers Roman legions and pork chops... ... read more >