Michelin Guide ★: Labyrinth, Singapore


It’s not often a fine dining establishment inspired by local Singaporean dishes gets awarded a Michelin star. And boy, was this a meal packed with surprises. First of all, chef-owner of Labyrinth Han Li Guang is not culinary-trained. He never went to fancy cooking schools, or did an apprenticeship overseas under any of the masters. […]

Michelin Guide ★: Cheek by Jowl, Singapore


Quirky name aside, my best friends had been raving about the modern Australian cuisine at Cheek by Jowl for the longest time. That’s even before it scored its first Michelin star earlier this year. So Sean and I figured it was high time to see what all the fuss was about. Overall: ★★★★ Reasonably priced, […]

Michelin Guide ★★★: Jean-Georges Restaurant, New York


Dining at Jean-Georges in NYC has got to be one of the most unforgettable meals we’ve had together. Nestled in the golden lair of evil that is the gawdy Trump Tower, this wonderfully elegant restaurant boasts ceiling-to-floor glass windows with spectacular views of Central Park. Overall: ★★★★1/2  Perfectly-executed dishes with complexity of flavour. Price: $$$ Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s flagship […]