The El Carnicero of Phnom Penh

September 9, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  The country of Uruguay in South America sits on the northern bank of the River Plate, there are four cows, (12 million) to every one person, (3 million) in the country. Uruguayan cattle is […]

Piec ‘n’ Pie

September 2, 2016 Darren Gall 0

What is a Polish girl with a Master’s Degree in International Economics to do other than head to Cambodia and buy an Australian pie shop? Ewa Jankowska was raised in Warsaw, a city girl with […]

Occitanian Masterpiece

August 26, 2016 Darren Gall 0

An Englishman, A Belgian and an Aussie walk into a French Bistro… Anyone who has read the works of Peter Mayle or admired the aching beauty and incandescent palette of Van Gogh’s paintings around Arles […]

Cattle Run

August 19, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  As Asia’s emerging economies continue to perform strongly and the sheer number of people classified as middle income earners grows exponentially, their dietary habits and demands change and this in turn has seen a […]

The Midnight Special

August 19, 2016 Darren Gall 0

The ‘Misnomer of the Year’ a friend called it, indeed brunch is supposed to be about sleeping in very late on the weekend and then having a relaxed, decadent and somewhat boozy meal between breakfast […]

Philosopher’s Lane

August 6, 2016 Darren Gall 0

In Kyoto, Japan they have ‘Philosopher’s Walk’ a path lined with cherry trees along the canal that runs between the Buddhist temples of Ginkaku-ji and Nanzen-ji. The walk was used by the influential Japanese philosopher […]

The Art of Imperfection

July 30, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  Mike Wong at Kanji restaurant has been a chef of Japanese cuisine for over twenty five years, learning the many disciplines of Japanese cooking under several masters. Working under such masters is rigorous, “They […]

As I ate the Oysters

July 24, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  “Eating oyster is like kissing the sea on the lips” -Léon-Paul Fargue (1876 – 1947) It seems only a handful of years ago that expats would pine for decent oysters in Phnom Penh; they […]

The Brexistentialist

July 8, 2016 Darren Gall 0

July is the month when the French celebrate ‘La fête nationale’, commemorating the storming of the Bastille, (14th of July 1789) the original celebration -held one year later- was meant to symbolize the unity displayed […]

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