Around the world, one dish at a time.

Month: September 2012

A Curious Tale: Who Invented the Singapore Sling?

A Curious Tale: Who Invented the Singapore Sling?

Raffles Hotel, Singapore, is celebrating its 125th anniversary this month. (This despite the fact that the hotel didn’t open until 1 December 1887.) And, perhaps predictably, they’re celebrating with an anniversary cocktail, the 1887, based on the iconic Singapore Sling, with added champers, reduced pinkness […]

Greek Country Cooking at Sto Kioupi

Greek Country Cooking at Sto Kioupi

If you stuck to the tourist trail in Greece, you could be forgiven for thinking that Greek cuisine, in its entirety, comprised souvlaki, moussaka, Greek salad, stuffed vine leaves from a tin, rubbery kalamari, watery tzatsiki, chips and over-priced, under-sized fish. And that would be […]