Blog Archives for category In Town

Porticoed frontage of 7 Portes, Barcelona.

Paella in Barcelona: 7 Portes

There are two things everyone needs to know about eating paella in Barcelona. Firstly, paella is not a Catalan dish… Continue reading »

Frontage of Sheekeys in London's West End.

The London List: Sheekeys

It is a peculiar fact of travel that you’re much more likely to visit iconic restaurants in cities that are… Continue reading »

Tea cup and silverware at Raffles high tea.

In Singapore? Why Not Try the High Tea at Raffles?

Singapore Slings at the Long Bar in Raffles, Singapore’s answer to the soon-to-reopen Ritz Paris, are a rite of passage… Continue reading »


The London List: Hix Soho

At the top of a long list of bars and restaurants – most of which I never got to, because… Continue reading »

Exterior of The Belgian Monk, a 17th-century pub in Norwich, UK.

The Belgian Monk: The Best Value Pub Lunch in Norwich

Before the Beer Orders of 1989, almost every British pub was tied to a brewery, and British pub food and… Continue reading »

Fruit and vegetables stacked up at New Covent Garden Market, London.

Six of the Best Food Markets in London

Whether you’re after scenic, touristy markets with products packed for gifting, or bustling, grimy wholesale markets, there’s nothing quite like… Continue reading »

The dramatic colonnaded dining room at Merah-Putih, Indonesian fine dining in Bali.

Merah-Putih: the Best Indonesian Fine Dining in Bali

Indonesian food doesn’t have the best reputation. For all its diversity – and an archipelago with over 17,000 islands, over… Continue reading »

Pumpkin fish head curry at Rumah Makan Makassar Seafoodku

The Best Restaurants in Makassar, Indonesia

This post was last updated in September 2015. Makassar, the port city in South Sulawesi, is famous for its food… Continue reading »

Sweetcorn - on offer at one of Ubud's best restaurants, Locavore.

The Best Restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Headed to Ubud? Bali’s arts, cultural and self-discovery capital boasts an amazing restaurant scene — so much so that it… Continue reading »

Sign for Nancy's Kitchen, the nyonya restaurant off Jonker Street, Malacca.

Nancy’s Kitchen – the Best Nyonya Cooking in Malacca

Malacca (Melaka) is arguably where Malaysia began. Positioned on one of the most important shipping routes in the world, the… Continue reading »