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 – it’s a culinary destination for Indonesians from across the…

Chocolate brownies.

Baking to Get Baked

Bizarrely, the only time I’ve ever been involved in making hash brownies – as opposed to hash browns, a very different thing – was when my grandmother, living with longterm…

123 Food Experiences To Try Before You Die

Eat a dish in the restaurant that invented it Pick food from pots by pointing and hoping Catch a fish and barbecue it Make your own pasta Wander the streets…

What’s It Like Eating Dog?

I have been meaning to get around to eating dog for some time now. I’m fascinated by foods that break cultural taboos, and, as a Briton, eating dog is about…

Marmite with Heinz soup in the background.

Ten British Expat Food Cravings

Expat food cravings are a curious thing, particularly British ones. There is, for example, an entire generation who can’t live without Bisto and Paxo stuffing for the Sunday roast, an…

Four Off-the-Wall Asian Shopping Experiences

Asia’s food markets can be an intense sensory experience, from live fish down to gorgeous spices. But there’s more to markets than exotic fruit and spices. Here’s four Asian shopping…

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 can be hard to pick where to eat. I’ve updated…

Oishi salt & vinegar cracklings.

Food for a Quid: Is This the World’s Finest Beer Snack?

I always come back from the Philippines feeling somewhat liverish. Which is probably because Manila is, IMO, the world capital of junk food, and I end up stuffing my face…

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 Straits of Malacca, it rose from an island fishing village…

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 bistro. And, thanks to a tip from Kate McCulley, we…