San Sebestian - Spain I was recently inspired by a brilliant article at the hand of Paul Richardson, in the Financial Times, “Pork on the wild side - A gastronomic tour devoted to ibérico ham includes watching a traditional pig-slaughtering fiesta” ... read more >
Conrad Hilton Koh Samui 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 >
Rick Stein - Whole Dover Sole meunière with noisette butter I have been wanting to dine at Rick Stein’s ‘The Seafood Restaurant’ in Padstow, Cornwall for years and having finally satisfied this longstanding curiosity, I have been vacillating on this review for months now, having certain reservations when it comes to appraising those who are exceedingly successful and cooking celebrities enjoying immense commercial success. ... read more >
The French Shop - Queen Victoria Market Melbourne Domiciled for Christmas festivities, no sooner had the turkey digested The Wandering Palate was in peripatetic mode, Melbourne bound and yearning for a food fix. Alas, we forgot about the great Australian shutdown with practically every decent restaurant in Melbourne closed for an extended holiday over Christmas and New Year. ... read more >
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South Melbourne Market Fishmonger Domiciled for Christmas festivities, no sooner had the turkey digested The Wandering Palate was in peripatetic mode, Melbourne bound and yearning for a food fix. ... read more >
Maybe if I stand here long enough, I might gain both international recognition and a posh palate Scrolling through the picture downloads this morning I came across this snap of the Wandering Palate outside the hallowed shop front of Berry Bros & Rudd, London. Emphasis is on the outside as I thought best an irreverent and uncouth palate such as mine would not be tolerated inside the shop. [caption id="attachment_5580" align="alignnone" width="637" caption="Maybe if I stand here ... read more >
Christmas Day at the Beach a la Terry Chellappah My good friend Terry Chellappah, a true Wandering Palate and contributor to our website, reports in from Kilcarnup Beach in Margaret River, Western Australia. He signals the weather is PERFECT as was the line-up of Champagne’s and those funny, salty little black eggs that come in a tin. Good to see that he is celebrating Christmas in style, and certainly ... read more >
Shangri-La Paris - Room with a View - of the Eiffel Tower A Room with a View Reflecting on our recent trip to Paris and the increasingly topical issue of whether Paris is losing the edge to London. I would suggest neither has lost its edge indeed both are becoming even edgier and it’s now more of a situation where you can do both, in one trip. ... read more >
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Stunning view from the clifftop resort Conrad Hilton Koh Samui The hottest (fashionably), driest and sunny holiday spot in the world this summer – the Conrad Koh Samui. The Wandering Palate is wandering again, this time in Thailand, or more specifically, back in Koh Samui for the Conrad Koh Samui Grand Opening. ... read more >
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Stephanie Toole - Proprietor Vigneron of Mount Horrocks vineyard It may seem incongruous to being writing of luxuriating in five-star accommodation in Paris, then switch to a self-contained apartment in the bustling, bohemian prefecture around Montmartre and the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, but Paris’s incredible diversity of urban-scapes and cultural moods is all part of its magnetic charm. ... read more >
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