Australian chef David Thompson to bid farewell to Bangkok’s iconic Nahm

Australian chef David Thompson has been conquering the culinary world ever since word spread about Nahm, his multi-award winning Bangkok restaurant which is regularly considered as one of the best dining spots in all of Asia. After nearly two decades with the Nahm brand, originated in London, Thompson has decided to bid farewell to the highly regarded institution, which he founded in collaboration with Como Hotels.... Read More | Share it now!

Fishbone Local brings sustainable seafood barbecue to Canggu (Bali)

It should be well known by now that Canggu is one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Bali right now. The increasingly popular beachside destination has been attracting all kinds of new businesses, the latest of which is a seafood shack going by the name of Fish Bone Local. The first of several planned projects for Bali-based Brett Hospitality Group – a venture by founder Dominique Brett, hospitality veteran Isabella Rowell and venue developer Brant Bauer – Fishbone stands in the prime position where Batu Blong dips towards Old Man’s Beach, offering locals and visitors a contemporary eatery and bar with a sharp focus on simple, precise presentations of the finest market seafood available and a commitment to sustainability and social enterprise (an example being a strong partnership with Bali Sustainable Seafood).... Read More | Share it now!

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants announced for 2018: Gaggan tops list for fourth consecutive year

Gaggan Anand’s progressive Indian restaurant in Bangkok has once again topped the list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants following a lively ceremony which celebrated and named the finest dining destinations across the continent. Although it was unsurprisingly Japan that emerged as the country with the most entries, including Tokyo’s highly awarded Den in the second spot and Osaka’s La Cime as the list’s highest new entry.... Read More | Share it now!

Sunaana Festival set to rock Portland, Maine with a weekend of craft beer, food and music

Heating up for its second year in Portland, Maine will be Sunaana (an inuit word meaning “what is it”), a winter beer and music festival taking place across the enormous 30-acre Thompson’s Point and representing a surprising connection between the New England city and the Nordic country of Iceland. It was such a roaring success last year that the festival has now expanded to two days, perking interest from locals and visitors keen to dive deeper into Portland’s vibrant, and oft unexplored, cultural scene with a festival dedicated to the city’s identity.... Read More | Share it now!

The 8 best cafes in Singapore worth skipping hawker stalls for

Singapore might be known for its South East Asian street food and buzzing hawker centres, but it also has a thriving café culture well worth exploring. Visitors to the lively city can expect to see familiar faces on the menu like avocado on toast and interpretations of the good ol’ big breakfast, but keep an eye out for items inspired by the local cuisine. Here are eight cafes that are changing the brunch scene while still incorporating some quintessentially Singaporean flavours into their menu.... Read More | Share it now!

Maurice Terzini and Adrian Reed open Luigi’s Hot Pizza in Canggu (Bali)

Maurice Terzini, the renowned chef behind Australian icon Icebergs Dining & Bar in Sydney (and others), has teamed up with Adrian Reed (of Motel Mexicola) once again to open Luigi’s Hot Pizza in the heart of Bali’s Canggu junction. The duo, whose first Bali collaboration Da Maria Bali is a beloved spot for Italian dining, have designed this new venue to offer locals an affordable, lo-fi and unpretentious approach to high quality pizza with drinks, music and the playful, relaxed atmosphere that mirrors the beachside locale. ... Read More | Share it now!

Sydney’s legendary Mamak has opened in Seminyak (Bali)

Sydney’s beloved Award-winning Malaysian restaurant Mamak (known for it’s long queues and late opening hours) has opened their first international restaurant in Bali, bringing their bold traditional flavours to the island’s metropolitan Seminyak area. Located in the heart of Seminyak, Mamak Bali will showcase their beloved Malaysian Rotis, Curries and Satays to Bali locals and visitors with a strong commitment to consistency and local produce.... Read More | Share it now!

Seminyak’s new AYA restaurant combines street art and Peruvian fusion cuisine (Bali)

As we near the end of 2017, it seems Bali’s famous Seminyak neighbourhood is getting all kinds of new dining destinations. We brought you news of Sarong Group’s new steampunk-inspired Thai restaurant recently, now we turn our attention towards the newly opened AYA Restaurant. Coming from owners Juanjo Suárez, Christian Gastaldi, Marco Cueva and Rafael Sanchez, the new addition to Seminyak’s kinetic dining scene is a hungry blend of Peruvian-Asian fusion food with a bright atmosphere inspired by street art.... Read More | Share it now!