(CNN) — If Las Vegas can become a world culinary capital, why not Siem Reap? Cambodia’s Dining Revolution – Mie Cafe

(CNN) — If Las Vegas can become a world culinary capital, why not Siem Reap? Cambodia’s Dining Revolution – Mie Cafe

With tables mainly outdoors on the patio of a blandly contemporary two-story house, and a name that nods to its initial incarnation as a noodle shop, Mie Cafe would appear to be a casual dining spot. But there’s nothing casual about the cooking. It’s so serious, in fact, that the a la carte menu strains […]

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Mume, Taiwan, is Awarded 1 Michelin Star

Twenty restaurants in Taipei have been awarded coveted stars in Michelin’s first Taipei guide which was released on Mar 14. Among them is Mume, already listed in Asia’s Top 50 Best Restaurants. The Michelin Guide reads, “In line with its name (the Latin word for ‘plum blossom’), the relaxed and friendly MUME generously garnishes dishes […]

Two inspirational Secret Tables chefs come together in KL, 14 & 15 March 2018

Two inspirational Secret Tables chefs come together in KL, 14 & 15 March 2018

The event is Dewakan’s first chef collaboration of the year is with one of Bali’s finest, Eelke Plasmeijer of Locavore. As its name would suggest, Locavore is all about local. The two-night, four-hands dinner marks Dewakan’s continued commitment to collaborate and work with like-minded creative chefs, restlessly driven by the abundance and beauty of hyper-local […]

Taiwan – Growing Appreciation for Indigenous Cuisine

Taiwan – Growing Appreciation for Indigenous Cuisine

Despite Taiwan’s Austronesian past and unique food culture, it is surprising that visitors to Taipei cannot sample the country’s earliest cuisine in style. Taiwan’s Indigenous people have a long and proud tradition of essentially slow-cooked food that emphasizes seasonal and organic ingredients – quite in line with the foodie movement currently in vogue. But you […]