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Pacha, Qatar

Pacha, Qatar

November 26, 2022

Qatar might be an increasingly modern nation, but you'll still find centuries-old recipes served in its capital, Doha, including pacha - boiled sheep's head, stomach and trotters, served with bread sunken in hot, oily broth and more flatbread on the side. The cheeks and tongues are considered the...

KK Bar, Kempinski Ulaanbaatar

KK Bar, Kempinski Ulaanbaatar

August 14, 2022

The Kempinski hotel's KK Bar is the best bet in Mongolia's capital for sipping not only on locally brewed beer but cocktails constructed with the country's Chinggis vodka.

Tenger Restaurant, Mongolia

Tenger Restaurant, Mongolia

August 14, 2022

The Kempinski hotel's flagship restaurant in Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is a convenient venue for sampling the country's cherished culinary classics: Khuushuur fried dumplings and buuz steamed dumplings are the top temptations, both stuffed with beef, with grilled lamb shorlog also a popula...

Coconuts & Mangoes, Hainan

Coconuts & Mangoes, Hainan

July 11, 2022

Coconuts and mangoes are widely cultivated in Hainan, so it's no surprise to see fresh juice from both fruits also commonplace on this island, perfect for countering the heat and humidity of "China's Hawaii."

Sarfalik, Greenland

Sarfalik, Greenland

July 4, 2022

With windows overlooking the heart of Greenland's capital, Sarfalik is a spacious, serene restaurant within Hotel Hans Egede, serving up lumpfish roe platters and pickled herring sandwiches. Wash down with Greenlandic Coffee, a mix of coffee, kahlua, whiskey and whipped cream, set alight with Gra...

Chicken Rice, Hainan

Chicken Rice, Hainan

May 23, 2022

Chicken rice might actually be more popular in Malaysia and Singapore than Hainan, but it's still worth seeking out in this Chinese province for a taste of free-range island chicken.

Sala Thai, Maldives

Sala Thai, Maldives

May 2, 2022

A Thai restaurant owned by a German man in the capital of the Maldives? It might not sound like the right recipe, but Sala Thai has become one of Male's most respected restaurants, thanks to its founder's hard work. Thai chefs and Thai spices have been brought into the kitchen, resulting in tasty...

Sala Boutique Hotel, Maldives

Sala Boutique Hotel, Maldives

May 2, 2022

A pleasant place to stay in the Maldivian capital, Sala is a warm, welcoming boutique hotel with a robust breakfast that fuels you up for an entire day of exploration.

Abou El Sid, Egypt

Abou El Sid, Egypt

December 16, 2021

One of Cairo's most entrancingly atmospheric restaurants, transporting customers to a colourfully sultry, shadow-swathed cavern of mystery and mystique. The food feels like a throwback to another time too - fattah meat and rice with crispy bread and garlicky tomato gravy, molokheya leaves with ra...

Le Foundouk, Marrakesh

Le Foundouk, Marrakesh

October 20, 2021

Deep in the soulful souks of Marrakesh's magical medina, Le Foundouk puts a sophisticated spin on Moroccan produce - spirited salads of local goat cheese with luscious argan oil and tomatoes, saffron-spiced leg of lamb confit with sweet and salty quinces, and contemporary-minded sweet temptations...

Peck, Milan

Peck, Milan

October 16, 2021

Peck offers the opportunity to sample plenty of traditional Milanese favourites in one place: The city's thick and textured minestrone, crispy-tender mondeghili meatballs with chicory leaves, veal shank osso bucco with saffron risotto, and breaded veal cutlet. Enjoy with cheeses and wine from Ita...

Village Life, Bangladesh

Village Life, Bangladesh

July 12, 2021

Bangladesh's villages feel like a world away from the bustle of South Asia's crowded capitals, with a less frenetic way of life. If you get hungry, just head to the nearest fruit tree and find something ripe to snack on.

Nautika, Dubrovnik

Nautika, Dubrovnik

June 28, 2021

Nautika's boon is its peerless maritime view of the Dalmatian coast off the eighty-foot walls of Dubrovnik's old town - its kitchen isn't shabby either; order the Adriatic scallops with Istrian black truffle flakes and kale cakes; veal fillets with potato gratin, pea mousse and truffle essence; a...

Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Pocitelj, Bosnia-Herzegovina

June 27, 2021

The historical fortress village of Pocitelj, built by a steep, rocky cliff, could be worth an afternoon's stop if you're wandering through Bosnia-Herzegovina - explore the medieval architecture while sampling the region's fruits & nuts, ice cream & wine.

Montserrat, Spain

Montserrat, Spain

June 19, 2021

  While visiting the Benedictine abbey of Monserrat, take time for a tasting of liqueurs made on this mountain, some fragrantly floral, others with nutty nuances of walnuts and macadamia.