An Organoleptic Aesthetic

December 19, 2015 Darren Gall 11

  “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ― Pablo Picasso What commonly happens in the restaurant is that a guest will take command […]

Piscatorial Vino

December 16, 2015 Darren Gall 0

On Food and Wine Pairing “In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well-being and delight. Drinking wine was not a […]

Time Travel

December 16, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Le Royal restaurant at Raffles Le Royal Hotel in Phnom Penh has the magical ability to transport you, not only to another world, but also to another time. There are very few hotels in the […]

Clos Fourtet

December 12, 2015 Darren Gall 2

  The 1er Grand Cru Classé property, Clos Fourtet was a defensive fort erected sometime during the middle ages. It sits opposite the entrance to the old town of Saint Emilion and above some of […]

The Warmth of a Family Oven

December 8, 2015 Darren Gall 0

  I grew up with post war Italian immigrants and their children; in the suburb of East Brunswick in Melbourne, Australia. These children were my school mates, my buddies and I was informed by their […]