Tag Archives: Dining

Restaurant Review: Yan Toh Heen, Intercontinental Hong Kong

The newly renovated Yan Toh Heen is even more elegant and sophisticated than ever. And bear in mind that this cultural gem of a hotel restaurant is actually a one-star Michelin-rated venue – an accolade that it has enjoyed for five years in a row. Famed for its exquisite Cantonese food and not-so-shabby harbor view […]

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24 Hours in Auckland

Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, with nearly 1.4 million people calling it home. It’s a colorful melting pot of culture that has something for everyone, whether visitors are seeking the outdoors, art and cultural exhibitions, or gourmet food. Most travelers to the city will have more than just 24 hours, but let’s take a […]

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A Taste of Hotel ICON’s Above & Beyond Restaurant in Hong Kong

On a sunny afternoon the view from Hotel ICON’s 28th floor restaurant Above & Beyond is picture postcard perfect. Boats of every shape and size hurry through the harbor, and frenzied Hong Kong city life carries on below. Up here, however, time seems to be moving at a much more relaxed pace. Muted colors, dark […]

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It's not easy to get a table at Kitchen 45, but it's worth the effort.

Fine Dining in Dubai: Restaurants with a View

Dubai is a uniquely height-obsessed city. Need evidence? The Burj Khalifa, that glimmering needle that is now the world’s tallest building. But apart from the Burj, there are plenty of ways to enjoy Dubai’s desert surroundings and waterfront vistas from up high. We’ve found seven of the city’s loftiest restaurants, where you can sup on […]

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The Sweet Side of Kensington Market on a Toronto Food Tour

Kensington Market is a quirky area in Toronto that makes up part of the larger Kensington neighborhood. Though it only stretches for a few blocks, it is densely packed with local and immigrant stores, and is an excellent representation of the city’s strong multicultural heritage. Though most Torontonians are familiar with Kensington Market, the neighborhood […]

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Stars Aligned for Young Chef of The Principal in Hong Kong

Within less than a year of opening, The Principal, a relatively new entrant to Hong Kong’s dining scene, earned a Michelin star for its fresh take on international cuisine. Tucked away in a corner on Star Street, it is located on the hipster side of the Wan Chai district where chic eateries and boutiques are […]

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Visiting Camogli, Portofino and the Italian Riviera

Like its French counterpart, the Italian Riviera likely evokes images of a luxurious lifestyle of mega-yachts and luxury villas. However, that’s only partially true, as while the Italian Riviera does have its fair share of posh travel destinations, it also has a few decidedly low-key destinations that are perfect for those looking to give their […]

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Vancouver Food Tour: Eating A Path Through Gastown

When people think of Vancouver in British Columbia, a thriving multi-cultural heritage and one of Canada’s greenest cities probably comes to mind. It’s hard to go more than a few blocks without running into a park or natural element, whether it’s a garden or rows of blossoming cherry trees bursting to life on the streets. […]

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Three Sydney Food Tour Experiences

Feasting in the Know – Grazing Adventure Long known for its thriving Asian community, it should come as little surprise that there are some truly authentic Asian eateries in Sydney. But finding the non-tourist trap venues that are off the beaten track is difficult unless you’re in contact with someone in the know. Well now […]

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A Taste of Old Hong Kong on a Sham Shui Po Food Tour

Cantonese cuisine is at its finest in the culinary capital of Hong Kong, yet it’s often the case that tourists, and sometimes even local expats, miss out on some of the best mom-and-pop eateries and traditional delicacies that the city has to offer. Many of these cha chaan tengs (Hong Kong-style cafes), restaurants and stores […]

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