Azurmendi – breath taking stuff

Azurmendi is a hilltop restaurant overlooking some Bilbao’s stunning country side. With it comes a huge vineyard, a winery, a vegetable AND a herb garden. The restaurant building itself looks far from a Michelin Starred restaurant but more like a state of the art greenhouse,…

Martin Berasategui – The Spanish Legend

Martin Berasategui began cooking at a tender age of 14 when most of us were still playing Nintendo. He gained his first Michelin Star at the age of 25 and currently holds eight in total across his repertoire of restaurants in Spain which is more…

Arzak – 3 Michelin Star Heaven? A star studded meal literally!

Arzak holds high regard for many as a San Sebastián institution of modern Basque cookery. It was a humble tavern in 1897 under Escolástica Lete – the grandmother of Chef owner Juan Mari Artzak, currently aged 74 who has won and kept 3 Michelin stars…

San Sebastian Pintxos tour – the food Gods’ are here!

When I heard San Sebastián was the Mecca for Michelin starred chefs and holds more stars per capita then anywhere else I just had to go. It’s small coastal town based in the Basque region of Spain, but it has a big reputation which harkens…

Mama San Bali – she didn’t spank me!

Mama San is an antiquated term that refers to a woman of authority in a geisha house or drinking holes in South East Asia – I salut this woman and I have no idea why Chef Will Meyrick & Palm Amatawet named their restaurant this. Perhaps…

Legian Bali – pure luxury it was

I’ve travelled to a place or two and I can sincerely say that the Legian in Bali is by far the most luxurious hotel I’ve stayed in. My room was as big as most London flats I’ve been in or bigger! I came here through a recommendation…

Samy’s Curry – it’s a Singaporean institution

Samy’s Curry was founded by Mr M.Veerasamy who helped pioneer North and South Indian cuisine in Singapore specialising in fish head curry, Masala Chicken along with Mysore mutton. The atmosphere is on the brighter side with bustling waiters, vocal orders and punters walking up &…

Long Beach Singapore – swoon worthy chilli crab

Long Beach Seafood Restaurant is a mecca for one of Singapore’s signature dishes – the chilli crab amongst other seafood delights it offers. It’s highly revered as one of the ‘must visit’ places for seafood and I came here in June 2015 to try the legendary…

Tanglin Halt – Hawker Centre adventure

A hawker centre is a sum of independent traders selling often delicious, inexpensive food items alfresco style and are typically found near public housing estates in Singapore. Hawker centres were the spawn of outdoor mobile street-side stalls and due to sanitary regulations most trade out of indoor booths…

FOC Off!

FOC Restaurant in Singapore was launched in September 2014 with the mission to bring us diners an experience of contemporary Catalonian cuisine with a forward thinking craft cocktail menu. It’s a partnership between Catalonian chef-restaurateur Nandu Jubany who owns Can Jubay (Michelin star’d for over 20 years), local chef…