Ristorante IL Teatro 帝雅廷意大利餐廳 @ Wynn Macau 永利澳門酒店

I had the privilege to visit Wynn Macau’s fine-dining Italian cuisine, Ristorante Il Teatro, twice. The first time, food was almost inedible as my soup and risotto were overly saltish, and could not be rectified even after sending them back to the kitchen. I did not finish my meal. Food was almost perfect when I … Continue reading

Tempura @ Tenmasa Altira Macau 天政澳門新濠鋒

Tenmasa has its fascinating origin as a tiny restaurant in the Kanda Sarugakucho district of Tokyo in 1937. It is synonymous with working off recipes engaging only the finest and freshest ingredients available. Having served many celebrities including Mahatma Gandhi, General MacArthur and Charlie Chaplin during its 77-year history, it is at present, Tokyo’s most … Continue reading

French Haute Cuisine @ Joël Robuchon Restaurant Singapore

While sipping my aromatic robust skinny latte and chewing on my rose flavoured macaron in PasarBella, I got an incoming call. I was invited for dinner… Joël Robuchon, the world’s most decorated Michelin-starred chef, has planted a pair of his babies, the L’atelier de Joël Robuchon and Joël Robuchon Restaurant in Singapore at Resorts World Sentosa. Joël … Continue reading

Early Reunion Steamboat Dinner @ King Restaurant (Macau)

Chinese New Year is around the corner! My Hong Kong and other overseas friends were with me in Macau and we wanted to celebrate a “reunion” before everyone goes back to our respective countries. We enquired about having steamboat, a popular reunion dinner meal which was not on King Restaurant’s menu, and they agreed to … Continue reading

Portuguese Cuisine @ Guincho a Galera 葡国餐廳 (Macau)

It is safe to say that most people who come to Macau loves to gamble, but what does one do if one does not embrace the glitzy neon and bright baize, like me? Well, in a country of high rollers, there’s always the designer shopping and then there’s the fine dining. I opted for the … Continue reading

Tasmanian Abalone Feast @ King Restaurant 帝皇樓 (Macau)

鲍鱼 (Bao Yu) is abalone in Chinese. Eating this marine gastropod molluscs is considered a luxurious treat. The dried version is more expensive than the fresh ones as with most Chinese foods, take for example the dried shitake mushrooms and dried scallops a.k.a conpoy to name a couple. The flesh of abalones is widely considered to … Continue reading

Estabelecimento De Comidas King 帝皇樓 (Macau)

The typhoon signal was hoisted and predicted to hit 8-9 when we arrived on Tuesday 13th August 2013. The chauffer warned us that ferry services may stop operation should we want to go to Hong Kong the next day. JJ and I told him we had no such intentions. That said, even in Macau, our … Continue reading