River Daze

May 23, 2016 Darren Gall 1

  Kampot is without doubt one of the most beautiful places in the kingdom; an old, sleepy, pretty little town on the banks of a quiet river, set between mist covered mountains and a sea […]

Top of the Pops

April 30, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  The Italian restaurant Pop Café da Giorgio sits in an unobtrusive shop house on the Riverfront, just a few doors down from the Foreign Correspondents Club; it is an institution in the Penh, much […]

Spice Temple

April 23, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Indonesian food is something I absolutely adore and recognize as one of the world’s great cuisines, fresh, vibrant, spicy, intense, colourful and delicious; they one of the great masters cuisines of spices. The Javanese have […]

Phnom Penh Burger Wars

April 10, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Those of us who have been here a while and enjoy a good burger fondly recall the Free Bird burger down on Street 240, or the original Gym Bar burger on St. 178. Steve’s signature […]

Le Bouchon

April 2, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  Last week was ‘Good France’ week in Cambodia, seven days spent celebrating the French ‘joy for life’ and the art of the French table. With a vast array of events, dinners and promotions, Phnom […]

A Sandwich in the Garden

March 27, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Brunch is the perfect meal, when it’s too late for breakfast and too early for alcohol then there is always brunch, where you can enjoy both in disguise. I like my weekend brunch to be […]

A Villa by the Palace

March 19, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Villa Oeno is the new name of the large and attractive building on the corner of Streets 240 and 19, behind the Royal Palace. The architecture is nostalgic French colonial and the entrance on the […]

The Lost and The Found

March 12, 2016 Darren Gall 0

                                            Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.                                                                                                                         Henry David Thoreau   The Lost Room is a small […]

Zino Zing

February 28, 2016 Darren Gall 0

Zino Restaurant & Wine Bar sits at the dinning end of Street 294, between Norodom and Sotheros Boulevards. The venue stands out as a classy townhouse with a small courtyard under its canopy out front […]

Old Spice -Part Two

February 20, 2016 Darren Gall 0

  Kampot: I am sitting under an impossibly large sky, the few errant clouds merely faint wisps on a canvas of clear, perfect blue. From high up on Starling Ridge I gaze out over the […]

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