Let’s face it, health-conscious Ubud isn’t the number one place you’d choose to go for a drink. Bali’s spirituality capital seems to pretty much shut down come 9pm, even at the busiest times. Yet, surprisingly, over the last couple of years, Ubud has managed to […]
Around the world, one dish at a time.
Healthy eating doesn’t seem to come naturally in Bulgaria – even in the capital, Sofia. While Bulgarian cooking, like many eastern European cuisines, includes more salad than you’d give them credit for, traditional eateries tend to go heavy on the two vitamin Ps (pork and […]
There are two things everyone needs to know about eating paella in Barcelona. Firstly, paella is not a Catalan dish – it comes from Valencia, 300-odd kilometres down the coast. And, secondly, paella is a lunch dish. Eating paella for dinner in Barcelona, while not […]
Singapore Slings at the Long Bar in Raffles, Singapore’s answer to the soon-to-reopen Ritz Paris, are a rite of passage for anyone visiting Singapore: both the hotel and the drink are older than the nation. But if you’re after a colonial fix while in Singapore, […]
Before the Beer Orders of 1989, almost every British pub was tied to a brewery, and British pub food and beer made your average German beer garden seem a pinnacle of culinary variety, craft and innovation. Then the gastropub revolution happened. And, although behemoth chains […]
Whether you’re after scenic, touristy markets with products packed for gifting, or bustling, grimy wholesale markets, there’s nothing quite like exploring food markets to give you an insight into a city. Twenty years ago, you wouldn’t expect to see a London venue figuring on any […]