Michelin Guide ★: Lasai Restaurante, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Lasai is a modern and elegant Basque-inspired restaurant headed up by Chef Rafa Costa e Silva. It features local ingredients, and one of the most exceptional interpretations of vegetable dishes I’ve ever tried. Don’t believe me? See for yourself! When we first arrived, we were ushered to the rooftop bar which was lit with fairy […]

Michelin Guide ★: Olympe, Rio de Janeiro


It was such a pleasure meeting the team behind one of the World’s 100 Best restaurants, and one of Latin America’s 50 Best! Chef  Thomas Troisgros takes over from his dad Claude, and their work is a culmination of 38 years of research on the best of local produce. We really enjoyed trying ingredients like […]

Chinese Cooking: Mom’s Claypot Rice Recipe


One of my most favourite dishes growing up is this giant pot of my mom’s homemade claypot rice. I always loved how we’d huddle round the dining table, waiting for the moment where she’d lift the lid of the pot. All those magical flavours would come wafting out and make all our mouths water. One […]

Review: The Naked Finn, Gillman Barracks


The Naked Finn has been around for some years now, and it did a fantastic job of marketing with social media influencers when it first started out. Mostly famous for its lobster rolls at one point, that now appears to be upstaged by their Prawn Noodle Soup ($25). Of course we had check out what […]