This is not the first time in a Jöel Robuchon for me. I had dined at his L’Atelier in Taipei, Hong Kong, Singapore and his flagship Jöel Robuchon in Singapore and Paris. In all these places, the food can only be described with one adjective – decadent. Advertisements
The first ever Michelin guide for Shanghai was launched with 26 restaurants gaining stars in the first edition in mainland China. What’s with calling it 2017 edition? It’s another 4 months to Auld Lang Syne.
I was out for my daily morning walk on a chilly Shanghai morning, I made a detour to Yuyuan from The Bund in search for a breakfast pitstop. 25min later, I came to an empty Yuyuan (7am in the morning) and enjoyed a little sight-seeing without the maddening Chinese crowd. Early bird gets the worm….
Shaoshan 韶山, Hunan is famous for 2 things – Chairman Mao and spicy Hunan food. So when a restaurant is called ShaoShanChong 韶山衝, you can imagine the association with the region’s favourite son and the fiery cuisine it offers.
Near our office in Shanghai is a little shop that serve very good Xinjiang 新疆 cuisine. Xinjiang is an autonomous area in the North-western region of China that features green pastures, mountain air, honeydews and dates. Majority Muslims, their cuisine is heavily influenced by the Arabian in terms of the use of spices and Halal…