Food Travel

Eating Hanoi: a guide to street food

Eating Hanoi: a guide to street food

It sometimes seems, in the Western world, as though Vietnamese cuisine is – quite literally – on everybody’s lips right now. From Vancouver to Vienna, our palates have become familiar with the (dumbed down) taste of phở, summer rolls, bánh mì and cà ri gà […]

Mastering the art of fusion: a review of The Cook

Mastering the art of fusion: a review of The Cook

It’s never usually a good idea to eat pizza in Asia. It’s all in the cheese (and, Italians would likely as not argue, the flour). Though standard fare in many a backpacker joint and wildly appealing when you’re missing the taste of home, this is […]

A guide to eating in Chinatown, Bangkok

A guide to eating in Chinatown, Bangkok

Did anybody else ever play Boggle as a child? That game where you tip a bunch of letter-bearing dice into a box, shake it around, tip them out and see what you can spell? Bangkok’s Chinatown is a bit like that. You go into it […]

Simply Perfect: a review of Wilsons Restaurant

Simply Perfect: a review of Wilsons Restaurant

Perfection. It’s a big word, especially when you’re talking about a restaurant experience. And especially then when you’re talking about lunch. Yet at about half past three on a drizzly January afternoon, we found ourselves unable to use any other word when talking about our […]