From PSE to the LRC

November 18, 2019 Darren Gall 0

  From PSE to the LRC Cambodian Cuisine on the World’s Culinary Stage Recent disruption aside, Hong Kong is one of the most vibrant, affluent, exciting and sophisticated cities in the world. From its typhoon […]

Independence Day

November 2, 2019 Darren Gall 0

    From Lost World to Last Hope   ‘Where the Mind is Without Fear’ Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free; Where the world has […]

Tango in Saigon

October 24, 2019 Darren Gall 0

    Octo bills itself as a ‘restobar’ -having weaved down a small alley, climbed a rickety staircase, up past multiple, mixed businesses on each floor until lost, deep in the bowels of a decaying […]

Ham & Sherry

July 29, 2019 Darren Gall 0

Ham & Sherry   “Just to eat is a gift.”                                      Ferran Adria A small, hole-in-the-wall ‘Bodega’ down a little lane in Wan Chai -noticeable by the Catalan style blue and white wall tiles on […]

To Summit

July 24, 2019 Darren Gall 0

  Catalina Sounds celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to conquer Everest, a Catalina navigator in the Pacific during WWII and a genuine New Zealand hero.   […]

The Gruen Transfer

January 1, 2019 Darren Gall 0

  On The Table – Tokyo Café AEON Mall II – Sen Sok City, Phnom Penh I’ve never been big on Mall restaurants, eateries or bars, the whole concept just seems like it’s all faux […]

From Gnadenfrei to Marananga

December 27, 2018 Darren Gall 0

  Gnadenfrei ‘free by the grace of god’ Marananga ‘by my own two hands’   The Barossa Valley is one of Australia’s oldest and most celebrated wine regions, enjoying a history as rich and complex […]

The Exciseman

December 21, 2018 Darren Gall 0

    The Exciseman Whisky Bar, Singapore exciseman (British) noun plural -men A government official who collects excises and enforces the laws concerning them For over two hundred and fifty years, from the early 18th […]

Faces to the Rain

November 14, 2018 Darren Gall 0

FACES TO THE RAIN Where are the poets in a world gone mad, The sonnets, stanzas and quatrains? Words are sharpest from the edge, Where is the caesura and refrain- In our desperation and despair? […]

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