Photos and recap of our nine course Chef’s tasting menu experience at the Mandarin Grill + Bar inside the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.
Recap of our second visit to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei, Taiwan for a special Christmas Eve menu. For the Christmas holiday, Robuchon was featuring a ten course meal for NT $8,880 (about $300 US per person).
L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon in Taipei opened in November 2009 and we’ve been fortunate to enjoy dinner twice there over the past year. We had tried over and over again to confirm the opening date last October/November, but no one had any concrete information. Turns out, it opened while we were traveling in Belize so […]
A visit to the one Michelin-Starred Tim Ho Wan Restaurant in the Mongkok district of Hong Kong.
Drunken chicken is a common item in Chinese cuisine. It originated in the Zhejiang province of eastern China. The chicken is marinated in and then cooked in Shaoxing wine. Another version involves steaming the meat and then marinating overnight in the refrigerator. The chicken is served cold as an appetizer and has a liquor flavored […]
Tuesday was my birthday and we spent it at my favorite restaurant here in Taipei. Every time we visit, the owner and head chef, William “Abu” Bu never ceases to amaze me. He is truly a culinary master and I will bet that if Taiwan ever gets a Michelin Guide, you will find Abu in […]