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Truffle Brunch at Highline

May 27, 2019

I messed up. I had meant to post this 5 months ago after my visit back to Shanghai in December 2018. Somehow time flew by so quickly, and it’s already May 2019! The brunch menu…

Kichi Kichi style Omu Rice now available in Singapore

May 25, 2019

Yes! Many of you have seen the viral videos of the happiest chef in the world cooking his masterful omu rice, if not, here it is. Naturally, I was stoked when I learned that a…

Australian Dairy Company has to be Hong Kong’s most masochistic restaurant

Oct 23, 2018

Sorry for the hiatus. I’ve still be doing a lot of soul searching on how to continue with this blog. There have been thoughts to shut it down, thoughts on changing my tone, reflections on…

The Full List of Restaurants for the 2019 Shanghai Michelin Guide

Sep 20, 2018

The long anticipated list of awarded restaurants for the 2019 Shanghai Michelin Guide are here! I didn’t report on last year’s 2018 edition because it was mostly the same old shit. 2019 see some improvements,…

The Shanghai Scoop by Rachel Gouk (August 2018 Edition)

Sep 07, 2018

The Shanghai Scoop is a monthly column dedicated to the latest food and drink news happening in Shanghai. Here is a round-up of the newest restaurants and bars, hotel news, and upcoming projects. Written by…

Finding Heaven: Pairing Italian Wine with Chinese Food at Lost Heaven

Aug 31, 2018

Disclaimer: This was an invited dinner event, we ate and drank for free but were not paid to write this article. Recently, I was invited to an Italian wine dinner held at Lost Heaven, the…

Saigon Stories Part 2, Vietnam Travel Log 2018

Aug 11, 2018

Part 2 of my Saigon Escapade saw me visiting a hipster restaurant, the hippest gastro-bar in Saigon, the best sandwich I’ve ever had, ever and more.

The Shanghai Scoop by Rachel Gouk (July 2018 Edition)

Aug 01, 2018

The Shanghai Scoop is a monthly column dedicated to the latest food and drink news happening in Shanghai. Here is a round-up of the newest restaurants and bars, hotel news, and upcoming projects. New Restaurants…

Saigon Stories Part 1, Vietnam Travel Log 2018

Jul 29, 2018

Sorry, sorry sorry. Sorry for the lack of new articles from me, because I’ve been travelling a lot in the last month. The good news is, I have lots of material lined up in the…

The Shanghai Scoop by Rachel Gouk (June 2018 Edition)

Jul 03, 2018

The Shanghai Scoop is a monthly column dedicated to the latest F&B news and gossip happening in Shanghai. Here are the newest restaurants and bars, hotel news, and upcoming projects. First off, World’s 50 Best….

The Shanghai Scoop by Rachel Gouk (May 2018 Edition)

Jun 01, 2018

Rounding up the latest restaurant and bar openings and closings in Shanghai.  New Openings Together is the favorite opening of the month. Everything I’ve had here, I’ve liked. The contemporary French-Asian menu is led by…