Copenhagen | Geranium

Mentioning Copenhagen is like mentioning restaurant Noma in every foodie’s mind. I too agree that Noma has an undeniable influence in Nordic cuisine, but this doesn’t mean it is that cup of tea for everyone. Looking back to my foodie tour to Copenhagen few weeks ago, i visited Relae, Geranium, Studio, Amass, Kadeau, of course Noma as well as…

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Kyoto | Hyotei Hoten 瓢亭本店 (Breakfast)

Throw back to my summer foodie trip in Kyoto, the best word to conclude all my meals was ‘Ayu-overload’. Ayu, or Japanese sweet fish, is possible the most signature seasonal ingredients in Japan, equally favorites include abalone and eel etc. Even when we visited the Michelin-three-starred historical kaiseki restaurant Hyotei for the summer-limited breakfast, we had the…

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London | Hedone

‘Hedone’ is a Greek word means goddess of pleasure, enjoyment, and delight. Opened in July 2011 by the Swedish borned chef Mikael Jonsson, restaurant Hedone is definitely somewhere can bring you very best possible pleasures. Mikael is one of the most famous self-taught chefs in London, likewise the surprising truth of  his background of a former lawyer, he continues…

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London | Lyle’s

Opened in late April in 2014 by the talented young chef James Lowe with chef John Ogie, restaurant Lyle’s soon became a popular dining destination in east London. Housed inside the old Shoreditch Tea Building, the restaurant is spacious and stylish, with large windows that allows the sunlight coming through. Also featuring an opening kitchen where all the magics happen, along side a…

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London | Marcus Restaurant

Marcus Wareing restaurant group in London is famous for their exquisite fine dining venues and flawless services. Currently having Marcus, The Gilbert Scott, Tredwells, and The Bar at The Gilbert Scott in the group, the fine dining restaurant Marcus at the Berkeley Hotel has a great reputation by serving the finest contemporary British food to…

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Singapore | Sushi Ichi 鮨一

Sushi Ichi Singapore is the first oversea sushiya of Ginza Sushi Ichi in Tokyo. Granted by the first Michelin Singapore Guide with one star, Sushi Ichi is currently one of the top-notch Edomae sushiya in Singapore. The restaurant was firstly opened in 2012 by sushi Chef Yuji Yabe and kaiseki ryori chef Hiroki Sodou. After the success…

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Copenhagen | 108

Restaurant 108 is the first and the only sister restaurant of René Redzepi’s Noma, located between Christianshavns Canal and the new bridge Inderhavnsbroen where is only hundred steps apart from its mother restaurant. Co-owner and chef  Kristian Baumann and his team take the heritage of Noma by serving Nordic food and focuses on the terroir of the region,…

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Copenhagen | Kadeau

I believe most foodies travelling to Copenhagen have encountered the same dilemma as i did — there are so many restaurants to visit and it is so difficult to pick which ones to go besides those on top of the list. It is no more a surprise that a lot of restaurants share similar philosophy with…

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Copenhagen | Amass

It is hard to escape from the influence of Noma in the restaurant industry in Copenhagen, while Chef Matthew Orlando of restaurant Amass tries to avoid any labels although he has a strong background of been working at The Fat Duck, Per Se and other Michelin restaurants such as Aureole and Le Bernardin in New…

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Copenhagen | Studio at the Standard

Housed on the top floor of the old Custom House The Standard by the Copenhagen habour, Studio is one of the two restaurants resided in the hotel that serves top notch Nordic food. Opened in late 2013 by Noma co-founder Claus Meyer and ex-Noma Chef Torsten Vildgaard’s, Studio got its first Michelin star in just four months later. A…

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