Foods

Bangkok Gets Ready for World Gourmet Festival 2012

Bangkok Gets Ready for World Gourmet Festival 2012

Bangkok gets groomed for gourmet Bangkok is set for a taste of gourmet heaven between September 3rd and 9th this year as a dazzling array of chefs, winemakers and food experts descend on the Thai capital for the World Gourmet Festival 2012. Headline attendees include Chinese sensation Shiqin Chen, who has worked for a host(…)

Godiva Presents the 2012 Mid-Autumn Ltd Edition Collection

Godiva Presents the 2012 Mid-Autumn Ltd Edition Collection

The New Name in Mooncakes Worldwide, Godiva is one of the first names that comes to mind when thinking about chocolate. Now, the famous Belgian chocolatier might be front of mind for mooncakes too. As of August 23, Godiva will make their chocolate mooncakes available in China and Taiwan, just in time for the Mid-Autumn(…)

Haagen-Dazs Launches 2012 Ice Cream Mooncake Collection

Haagen-Dazs Launches 2012 Ice Cream Mooncake Collection

A Welcome Twist on the Traditional Mooncake To celebrate this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival, Häagen-Dazs has once again created a spectacular collection of ice cream mooncakes. For over a decade, the renowned ice cream maker has been creating their own version of mooncakes with breathtaking mastery and uncommon ingredients such as their own specialty ice cream – to huge success. This year(…)

Taipei to Host 2012 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition This Month

Taipei to Host 2012 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition This Month

Taiwan’s culinary roots exposed The products of Taiwan’s finest kitchens are taking center stage at the 2012 Taiwan Culinary Exhibition (TCE). Signature snack foods, banquet dishes and delicacies of the three cities which comprise Tainan, Lugang and Wanhua(Taipei) will headline an event which seeks to illustrate Taiwan’s rich culinary roots. TCE will also include a(…)

Hong Kong Food Expo to be Staged in Mid-August

Hong Kong Food Expo to be Staged in Mid-August

Culinary Cosmopolitanism: Hong Kong Food Expo to Be Held in August Hong Kong is one of the most international cities in the world, and its dining offerings reflect that diversity. One of the city’s most noteworthy annual events, the HKTDC Food Expo, will be taking place from 16-20 August at the Hong Kong Convention and(…)

Restaurant Review: Kable’s, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia

Restaurant Review: Kable’s, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Australia

While staying at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, we had dinner at the hotel’s signature restaurant, Kable’s. Being a family with a young child, we always try to make sure that the restaurant is child friendly. So, before heading to the restaurant, I checked with Concierge to see if a kid’s menu was available. Indeed they(…)

Fish Sauce: The Main Ingredient in Asian Cooking

Fish Sauce: The Main Ingredient in Asian Cooking

Fish Sauce: The Main Ingredient in Asian Cooking There are many types of cuisine throughout the world, which represent a culture and its history. Each of these foods have specific ingredients that make them especially representative of that culture’s cuisine. The Italians have tomatoes, the Greeks have cucumbers or walnuts, the Argentines have chimichurri, the(…)

Best Asado in Argentina

Best Asado in Argentina

My Love of Red Meat Gets Amplified in Argentina I have been fascinated with Argentine culture for many years now. I believe it started in my eighth grade Spanish class. I am not sure even what it was that drew me in, but later on, when assigned to write a research paper on my pick(…)