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 […]

Just b’Cos

November 29, 2015 Darren Gall 0

  I recently had the good fortune to attend an exceptional wine dinner at Yi Sang, Chinese Restaurant; this event saw the pairing of classical Chinese dishes with vertical vintages of Chateau Cos d’Estournel, the […]

Malis – Living Cambodian Cuisine

October 15, 2015 Darren Gall 0

Cambodian Cuisine is said to be one of the oldest cuisines in the world, yet its traditions, its recipes and its history have been passed down from generation to generation as an oral history only, […]

The Tao of Jiaozi 

January 18, 2015 Darren Gall 0

     “If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”  Lao Tzu   After queuing out on the sidewalk for an age, patiently day-dreaming about the magic going on […]

The Song of Teng – Part Two

April 6, 2014 Darren Gall 0

  Song Teng estimates that he cooked under eighteen French chefs during his formative years at the Cambodiana Hotel. Some stayed the full one year term, many left a lot sooner, Cambodia in the 1990’s […]

The Song of Teng – Part One

March 22, 2014 Darren Gall 0

  At night his family would dig a hole in the ground, then they would all climb in and attempt to go to sleep -essential bedding arrangements to avoid stray bullets in the night; “When […]

Louis Jadot Winemaker’s Dinner

October 12, 2013 Darren Gall 0

Master Chef Song Teng will specially prepare dishes to a magnificent selection of Burgundies from Louis Jadot including some older vintages especially flown in for the evening and presented by Sigfried Pic form the winery […]

Master Meng

September 24, 2013 Darren Gall 0

Master Meng Internationally, Luu Meng is Cambodia’s most recognizable chef and is regularly visited by global celebrity chefs such as Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Bourdaine. Locally, he has earned the respect and admiration of his […]

When the Levy Breaks

September 11, 2013 Darren Gall 0

We all go a little mad at this time of year, don’t we? I’ve had enough of being wet through, caught out in yet another deluge. I’ve had enough of getting splattered with mud and […]

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