Barcelona Tapas CrawlJanuary 21, 2019
A Barcelona tapas crawl means barging into crowded bars and bodegas, plowing through pinchos and mowing down a multitude of cured meat, seafood and cheeses, washed with Spanish wines and liqueurs for a drink-till-you-drop night that will hopefully linger in the memory long after the hangover is o...
Chakhchoukha, Algiers, AlgeriaJanuary 20, 2019
Spices play a spectacular role in the cuisine of Algeria; one fiery recipe that we loved in this North African nation's capital, Algiers, is chakhchoukha, a stew of diced lamb fired up with ras el hanout, caraway, cumin, red chillies and black pepper, consumed with semolina flatbread to be hand-t...
Sari Kembar & Warung Eropa, BaliJanuary 14, 2019
Food crawlers in Bali's Kerobokan enclave should consider these two venues for a taste of some of the island's best-loved specialities: First, Sari Kembar, a well-respected babi guling specialist - the complete rice platter comprises plenty of thick-skinned slices of roasted suckling pig, partner...
Elyes Chez Farah, Mahdia, TunisiaJanuary 13, 2019
The catch of the day, fresh and flavourful, is a fine choice for fans of fish at Elyes Chez Farah, a restaurant conveniently located near the Roman Amphitheatre of El Djem, a remarkable World Heritage Site in the coastal Tunisian region of Mahdia.
Dougga, TunisiaJanuary 8, 2019
Surrounded by centuries-old olive groves, the serene ruins of the Berber-Roman settlement of Dougga form some of Tunisia's most iconic sights. Wild boar have also long roamed this landscape, so it's no surprise to see them spotlighted on the menu in this rural region's restaurants, best paired wi...
Chong Phov Khmer Restaurant, Siem Reap, CambodiaJanuary 6, 2019
A calm haven for classic Cambodian cooking, Chong Phov promises an authentic introduction to the subtleties of Khmer fare, from the fermented fish paste of prahok to the steamed banana leaf coconut cream speciality of amok, curry chicken with sweet potatoes to fried eel with hot basil.
Emirates Lounges: Milan, Dubai & Kuala LumpurJanuary 4, 2019
Emirates operates sleek lounges at airports across multiple continents and cities, where travellers can nibble on Italian cheeses in Milan ...... Middle Eastern eggs and beans in Dubai ... ... and Malaysian satay and rice back home in Kuala Lumpur.
Malis, Siem Reap, CambodiaJanuary 1, 2019
Set in an elegantly imposing riverside building, Malis means to impress, offering classical Cambodian cuisine with contemporary flair, from roasted duck leg with lemongrass and egg to samlor korko soupy vegetable stew that's thick with pork and pumpkin. The Kampot pepper creme brulee makes for an...
Emirates Onboard Cocktail BarDecember 31, 2018
Emirates Airlines' in-flight bar is completely capable of whipping up the essential cocktails - from a Rob Roy to a Rusty Nail - besides serving all the whiskies and wines needed to accompany the meals of a long-haul flight.
Grom, Siena, ItalyDecember 28, 2018
Cool, creamy comfort can be found at Grom (pistachio and chestnuts prove a lovely flavour combination), a gelato parlour brand that has expanded over the past decade from its birthplace of Italy to the United States, France, Japan and Indonesia.
Joylato, Reykjavik, IcelandDecember 27, 2018
Even amid Iceland's insistent cold, happiness can be found in scoops of ice cream: Joylato's offerings come in wholesome flavours like avocado and lime with a coconut milk base, as well as playful varieties such as peanut butter with bananas or popcorn with caramel.
Don Nino, Florence, ItalyDecember 25, 2018
Pulling into Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station before dawn on a cold December day, it might seem strange to be gobbling up gelato first thing in the morning. Still, Don Nino is a convenient stop, a short stroll from the train tracks, with classic flavours from crema to nocciola. Bonus ...
La Petite Fringale, Ax-les-Thermes, FranceDecember 23, 2018
Rustic recipes of Pyrenees wild boar, cured duck and liver terrine testify to the tastiness of traditional Gallic cooking at the La Petite Fringale restaurant in Ax-les-Thermes, a calm and charming hot-springs commune in France's southwestern Occitanie region.
Dar El Henchir, Oueslatia, TunisiaDecember 13, 2018
The rustic life beckons at Dar Henchir, a bed-and-breakfast that's set in a vast plain of olive groves in Tunisia's commune of Oueslatia. With chickens, sheep and ducks to keep guests company, without a soul to be seen for miles amid this soothing calm, meals here end up being home-cooked affairs...
Dar Rbatia, Rabat, MoroccoDecember 5, 2018
In the heart of Rabat, Morocco's capital city, Dar Rbatia has been serving cherished classics for nearly three decades; the pastilla, the local meat pie, comes recommended, stuffed with shredded spiced pigeon, savoury-sweet with a heavy coating of cinnamon, sugar and ground almonds on the crisp p...