Blog Archives for category In Town

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 »

Restaurant Chartier, Paris.

Restaurant Chartier – the Perfect Parisian Bistro

One thing everyone has to do when swinging through Paris, however quickly, is eat steak frites at a classic Parisian… Continue reading »

Window at Harry's Bar, Venice.

Harry’s Bar, Venice

“The Contessa is not at home, my Colonel,” he said. “They believe you might find her at Harry’s.” “You find… Continue reading »

Beijing duck at Li Qun, Beijing.

The Best Beijing Duck Yet – Li Qun, Beijing

To say I’m a little obsessed with Beijing duck would be putting it mildly. Almost every city in China has… Continue reading »

Robot waiters in action at the Robot Restaurant, Harbin, China.

The Robot Restaurant, Harbin

As an obsessional fan of theme restaurants, the concept of visiting a robot restaurant was, well, frankly irresistible. Particularly when… Continue reading »

Beetroot and Mash 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… Continue reading »

Selection of mezze at Pepe Fishing Club, Byblos.

Pepe’s Fishing Club, Byblos, Lebanon

Back in the glory days of Lebanon, the 1960s and the 1970s, before civil war made the place a wasteland… Continue reading »