In the middle of autumn there is nothing better than venturing down to the Mornington Peninsula for the weekend. ... read more >
Born in London, raised in Australia and educated in Tokyo and Paris, Ned Goodwin is the archetypical ‘Wandering’ sommelier; an intrepid wine obsessed sommelier that has worked at acclaimed wine institutions such Veritas restaurant, New York, Les Juveniles in Paris, Michael's in Los Angeles, and is currently the wine curator for Luke Mangan’s Salt & World Wine Bar in Tokyo, ... read more >
To launch the 'Sommelier’s Palate', the very first to be featured and quintessential sommelier is Christophe Brunet, French born but living in Spain for over 15 years now. Apart from being a legendary, veteran sommelier, it is most pertinent that Brunet represents the evolution of a career sommelier; from restaurants to the wine trade and now a Wine Ambassador for ... read more >
Champagne Sunday Brunch with friends and family is the epitome of decadent weekend pleasure. Waldorf Astoria Shanghai has elevated this cherished occasion to a new realm of sophistication by combining two of the Bund’s most coveted venues to share the ultimate Sunday Brunch journey. ... read more >
For the uninitiated, this median is The Wandering Palate’s disordered thoughts and utterances; incoherencies, mental wanderings, intoxications, delusions, hallucinations – essentially the wanderings of gastronomic delirium. My writings are invariably retrospective sometimes occurring months or even years ago, an inherent problem when you have a wandering palate and brain. Still, as Steinbeck said, “A good story needs to be mulled ... read more >
Our Wandering Palate Melbourne correspondent, Matthew Wilson, seeks refuge in the Spanish oasis Movida Aqui, in the culinary desert of Melbourne’s ‘Beirut’ Quarter. ... read more >
I wouldn’t say Serene Centre is a go-to location as far as eating places or malls go in Singapore; a rather rundown building that limps along on small essential businesses and one assumes, primarily kept alive by the 24 hours MacDonald’s that occupies most of the building with a constant gaggle of students occupying it, both inside and out. ... read more >
Our intrepid, lionhearted gastronome, Matthew Wilson, finds congenial compotation and wholesome classic French cooking suits – Suits. ... read more >
Conrad Koh Samui Sets New Benchmark for Wine Appreciation among Thailand’s 5-star Resorts with Bespoke Wine Programme Top wine consultant successfully pairs world class wines with Thai cuisine at Koh Samui’s hottest new dining destination ... read more >
Not so New Kid on the Block – Chef Travis Masiero resurfaces with Luke's Oyster Bar and Chop House Singapore’s restaurant scene is going through a metamorphosis, some of it a welcome change and other parts defying gravity. ... read more >