Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

January 2016 just whizzed by and the lunar new year has begun and my blog has been neglected for the last few months.  Today, a  friend asked when I would get back to blogging so I guess the answer is now. Long Chim, owned by chef David Thompson of Bangkok’s Nahm (#22 on World’s 50 Best and #7 on Asia’s 50 Best), opened with …

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When I first arrived in Singapore in 2013, I had already heard about Lolla after reading a  rave review from the New York Times so it was always on my go-to list.  Since they don’t take any evening bookings, I kept putting it off as I didn’t want to risk arriving hungry on a busy Friday and not be able to eat. …

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No better place to kickstart my blog than a meal at the Tippling Club – one of Singapore’s best restaurants where Chef Ryan Clift has been impressing diners with his inventive cuisine since he opened his counter restaurant in Dempsey in 2009.  I had been once to Tippling Club in July 2011 and heard that since then, they had moved to …

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Lots to be happy about today – Singapore, my current adopted city, is celebrating its’ 50th birthday (#SG50) and my small feature in the September issue of Oprah magazine – perfect timing to get back to Travels with a Gourmet after months of putting everything blog-related on hold for family time.  It’s amazing how half a year can just zoom by …

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