STOP PRESS – Attica Will Close…. To Revamp

Australia’s only World’s Best Restaurant, Attica, will be closing its doors to revamp it’s physical appearance.   Unlike other great restaurants around the world, Faviken of Sweden which closed it’s doors for just under a year, a two week vacation surely is not going to change much of Melbourne’s dining scene, right?   Attica, known…

GIVEAWAY! Maple Syrup Tart Tatin

Maple Syrup… We all know what every food loves to do with golden luscious maple syrup… pancakes! but when it comes to real food, real creators and real artisans in the kitchen, I love to think outside of the box. Michelle Tchea has her top 5 ways to enjoy Maple Syrup for the Holiday Season…

Gourmet Eats in Bangkok, Thailand

It is one of those days No text. No Explanation. Just Drool-worthy Images and Credits to Chef Ping from Cielo Sky Bar and Restaurant, Thailand   Guess what? Chef Ping is in Michelle Tchea’s new book, Chefs Collective. Out next year and filled with 50 recipe from the world’s greatest Asian CHEFS! Follow and keep…

Christmas In Chicago: A Chef’s Guide

  In Chicago during December? Looking for something Christmas-y to do but don’t just want another guidebook hit list? I’ve asked two iconic chefs from Chicago to splurge and tell me where and what to do during Christmas if you happen to be in the Windy City Find out where Executive Pastry Chef, Scott Green…

Perfect Fall Recipe – Mushroom Risotto

Before the weather gets well and truly brutally cold, whip up this wonderful Fall recipe from Chef Ricardo, Travelle Kitchen and Bar in Chicago, Illoinois.   Fall Mushroom Risotto from Travelle Kitchen and Bar. The Langham is definitely setting the bar high for hotel restaurants at this luxury hotel   AND… if you go –…

A Recipe To Use Up All Those Apples

Fall Recipe From Travelle Kitchen & Bar The Langham, Chicago is a luxury hotel for the luxury traveller Voted the best hotel in Chicago by Travel + Leisure, the hotel feels so exclusive… from the private check-in to the fancy corporate lounge with complementary Afternoon Tea and Aperitifs to prestigious Langham Guests If you don’t…

Kaow Soi Gai: The Thai Recipe Everyone Should Know About

A truly authentic recipe from Chiang Mai, Thailand is Khao Soi Gai Sweet, Sour, Hot and Spicy are some charactistics of Thai cuisine. Before you jump in the kitchen and whip up yet another Pad Thai, Green Chicken Curry or Tom Yum Soup, consider the lesser known dish, Khao Soi Gai from Chiang Mai. To…

The Perfect Burger with J. Kenji Lopez-Alt from Serious Eats

1. What do you look for in a great burger?   First and foremost a burger is about the beef. The beef needs to be excellent quality, cooked properly, and seasoned right. Once you get those qualities, then you can start worrying about toppings. For me, simplicity is key. I like my burgers with onions,…

The Best Ever Cuban Bacalao Croquettes (RECIPE) by Chef Tatiana Rosana

Chef Tatiana Rosana of The Envoy Hotel shares one of her favourite recipes currently on the Fall Menu at The Envoy Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.   Inspired by her family-roots from Cuba, these crispy bacalao croquettes are delicious with our favourite cocktail or beer. Chef Tatiana is an awesome female chef everyone should keep an…

Boston Travel Guide By Locals Who Know It Best

  Eat, Drink and Love Boston As A Local. Expert tips from those who know it best: Bostonians!     Dave Willis, co-founder, Bully Boy Distillers Best place for breakfast in Boston? Centre Street Cafe in my neighborhood, Jamaica Plain (JP for short). Delicious brunch but get there early.   Secret find / discovery in Boston?…

A Food Critic’s Guide To Grand Rapids, Michigan

Walk into any restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan and tell them you know George Aquino. No doubt you will get a pat on the back, a free beer from one of the 150 nearby breweries or even run into the man himself. As a board member of Grand Rapids newly developed Downtown Market and Food Critic…

A Local’s Guide to Drinking And Eating Grand Rapids, Michigan

  There is a lot to love about Grand Rapids, Michigan Just a short 1.5 hour drive from neighbouring city, Chicago, Grand Rapids has been voted by many of the world’s best travel magazines as the top destination for 2016. To navigate the city and make the most of your stay, here is a definitive…