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Fine dining in Singapore? Can

Yes, you can do fine dining in Singapore. There are some very good restaurants, even affordable venues. Here’s my list…

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Blood and guts

My own Hannibal Lecter moments recently were better than I could have imagined: its body crushed, the guts and brains spread across my tongue, and down it went. But mostly it was the spice I could taste. Best chased down with a sip of wine. My first cricket. Time to rant about a couple of […]

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London and Paris – the real must-sees

Wondering what the must-visit sights are in London and Paris at the moment? Sure, in London you can visit Westminster, ride the London Eye, lunch at the Ledbury and dine with Heston. But my pick is a small place in Soho – 10 Greek Street¬†–¬†introduced to me by a good friend, full-time lawman and part-time […]

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Dessert, Wine part II (and Rootstock)

We begin with a tale of heartbreak, dear reader. I was preparing to blog about one of the best wine bar desserts I’ve had in a while – a salted caramel semifreddo at 121BC. This stuff is seriously good eating, better even than the salted caramel gelato at Messina. Soft, creamy, salty, sweet – somehow […]

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Dessert, Wine

This post isn’t so much about my three favourite wine bars (though they are), as it is about two of my favourite things – dessert and wine. A story of gluttony really – but we’ll get to that. There are many good venues for a glass of red in Sydney these days, but if I […]

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