Our Cambodia correspondent, Darren Gaul, reports on the latest restaurant opening in Phnom Penh, The Duck ... read more >
With a plethora of new restaurants in Singapore, the Wandering Palate is largely unimpressed with the 'Johnny come latelies' and names a well-established, family owned and run Cantonese restaurant as his current "Best Restaurant in Singapore" ... read more >
Readers of the Wandering Palate may have noticed that I rarely write negative reviews on restaurants, with a self-compliance adopting the old adage "If you've got nothing nice to say, say nothing at all. " Furthermore, I find it best to refrain from criticizing the work of other journalists or publications out of respect for both their opinion and avoiding ... read more >
(pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >
July 1st, 2013: Having just stayed for two nights in Chillington, Devon, England at a charming and wonderfully eclectic lodging called the White House, I simply have to share with you (as a prelude to an article covering a 2 week trip 'wandering' in England) a dinner we had just down the road at the Millbrook Inn, South Pool, Kingsbridge, ... read more >
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As regular readers know, the Wandering Palate is rather partial to pig and one of the best places on earth to get pig parts or more precisely, fantastic bacon, is Madisonville, Tennessee in the good old US of A. ... read more >
One Event, 10 Street Food Cities, 37 Masters, 40+ Best Street Food Choices, 1 Location, over 10 Days, At the World Street Food Jamboree 2013. Do not miss this unique event and fantastic opportunity to experience global street food. [caption id="attachment_8618" align="alignnone" width="647" caption="World Street Food Jamboree http://www.wsfcongress.com/jamboree.asp"][/caption] ... read more >
In the deep south of New Zealand’s South Island, is a restaurant using unparalleled fresh produce and serving up what is arguably some of the best value, wholesome, seasonal cuisine on this planet. So how does a chef rated amongst the best in the world and has worked in the very best Michelin-starred restaurants in London and New York, a ... read more >
As you travel about country Victoria, in every small town the best buildings are the Banks, the Churches, and of course the Hotels. The Banks are closing their small branches and leaving town, and the Churches are facing dwindling congregations. But there’s a resurgence among country hotels. ... read more >
(pronounced suh-mal-'yAy) In Medieval Provençal times they were saumaliers, animal pack drivers who evolved during Middle French kingdom to become court officials charged with transportation of supplies. So what does a modern day Sommelier actually do? Well, Wikipedia outlines as such, “A sommelier or wine steward is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants who specializes ... read more >