Chicken Rice, HainanMay 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, MaldivesMay 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, MaldivesMay 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, EgyptDecember 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, MarrakeshOctober 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, MilanOctober 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, BangladeshJuly 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, DubrovnikJune 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-HerzegovinaJune 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, SpainJune 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.
Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe, GreenlandJune 7, 2021
For a taste of Greenlandic fare, the Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe in Nuuk, one of the world's northernmost capitals, is popular with locals and visitors alike, serving up the likes of reindeer hot dogs; open sandwiches heaped with redfish and halibut; and tapas platters comprising everything fro...
Garantita, AlgeriaJune 4, 2021
An Algerian street-food staple, garantita is a savoury chickpea cake, spiced with cumin and harissa, stuffed in a sliced baguette, sold on corners all across Algiers, the country's capital - a basic but brilliantly tasty sandwich.
The Bar At Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, MongoliaMay 30, 2021
While visiting Mongolia's 40-metre-high Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, stop by the bar inside for a sip of the country's favourite vodka, the Chinggis.
Kung's Cafe, LaosMay 26, 2021
At the end of a rustic residential laneway, Kung's Cafe is a charming retreat for a simple Laotian lunch of noodles or rice amid a leafy, hidden-secret setting filled with potted plants.
Dar Belhadj, TunisiaMay 18, 2021
Housed in an atmospheric building that dates back over three centuries in Tunis' old town, Dar Belhadj promises classic Tunisian cuisine; try the osban, a large, gamy sausage stuffed with chopped lamb liver and heart - an acquired taste, but one that's typical of Tunisian special occasions.