Month: April 2015

Galinaz Chef Swap

THE GRAND GELINAZ OR HOW TO SHUFFLE CHEFS

THE GRAND GELINAZ OR HOW TO SHUFFLE CHEFS Thanks to Gelinaz, a group known for staging participatory food events, in a few weeks, 37 of the best chefs from around the world will be swapping their life, identities and even more important their kitchen.  Just imagine Alain Ducasse at the Plaza moving to the Chateaubriand […]

Pololi: Hawaiian Poke in Hong Kong

Pololi

Pololi Most of the time, I am having lunch in the Soho / Central area and often find myself struggling for a healthy, quick and tasty lunch at a decent price especially when I am not a big salad eater. Pololi definitely fits what I am looking for. Pololi is the first dedicated Hawaiian Poke, […]

Chef Kwame Testkitchen

TEST KITCHEN ARE THE NEW TREND

Secret dinners aka Test Kitchen are the new trend Secret dinners aka Test Kitchen are new trend in town. In a nutshell, secret dinners are pop up meals organised by up and coming international chefs showcasing their skills and talent to a lucky few. The first edition organised by Test Kitchen, took place during the day […]

Photo courtesy of Big Fernand

BIG FERNAND

BIG FERNAND: A NEW BURGER JOINT IN TOWN!!! We have seen so many burger joints opening in the last few months from Beef & Liberty to Burger Circus opened by the guys behind Black Sheep as well as the Butcher Club to Big Fernand. I really had to taste them all to really appreciate the […]

Coke 100th bday

COKE: CELEBRATING AN OLD LADY

COKE: CELEBRATING AN OLD LADY Forever copied but never equaled, Coca Cola is celebrating the 100th birthday of his mythical glass bottle. The bottle remains iconic today as it fully represents a generation driven by consumption for the best and the worst. I am not gonna talk about the good and bad aspects of consumption […]

Passion by Gerad Dubois Inside

PASSION BY GERARD DUBOIS

PASSION BY GERARD DUBOIS Being on a slight rush over lunchtime, I went to new addition of Passion by Gerard Dubois on Lyndhurst Terrace for a quick take away of one of my favorite lunch, a nice sandwich. Finding great sandwich is not an easy task in Hong Kong as most places either offer a cheap […]

Dai Pai Dong

DAI PAI DONG: A DYING CULTURE

HONG KONG’S DAI PAI DONG: A DYING CULTURE Hong Kong’s Da Pai Dong are slowly dying. Often hidden by the skyscrapers, the dai pai dong in Hong Kong have a long history of serving lunch to busy workers throughout the city. For decades, dai pai dongs have been selling cheap local food from stall, street […]

Hanoi

A FEW DAYS IN HANOI

A FEW DAYS IN HANOI I was very fortunate to visit Hanoi for a few days and totally enjoyed my trip. The best way to explore the city is by strolling around and trying to cross the street that can be a challenge at times. Every street is filled with motorbikes whose drivers  don’t really […]

Man In the Maze: a Sundance Short Film Documentary

MAN IN THE MAZE

Man in the Maze: a Sundance award wining food documentary Man in the Maze is one of the five films to win the Sundance Short Film Challenge. This documentary reveals how a local community in southern Arizona is rebuilding its food system in a region known as the food super highway of the USA where […]

Bart's Fish tales instagram

BART’S FISH TALES

Bart’s Fish Tales: the shortest cooking show in the world Bart van Olphen, a Dutch chef, cookbook author, promoting sustainability, has an fantastic Instagram account claiming the title of the shortest cooking show in the world!! Yes, 15 seconds only and you might ask what do you get in 15 seconds. Easy, a bunch of […]