Asia’s Best and 3 Michelin Stars: Worth Spending at Odette?

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6 Courses Lunch at elegant Odette Restaurant over ‘Land and Sea’ Menus.

Note: Twice Odette took home the double trophies for The Best Restaurant in Singapore and The Best Restaurant in Asia (2019 and 2020). In 2021, voted The Best Restaurant in Singapore. Brave New World & Future Since my visit back in February 2020, a new concept of à la carte French cuisine is underway inRead more

Bangkok Memory at Gaggan, Q&A with Chef and Second Act

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Gaggan - The 9 out of 25 Menu Degustation

While so many have changed since my visit in July 2018, pre-Covid (restaurant unexpected early closure) and post-Covid related, Chef Gaggan thrives in this kind of environment where challenges unfold. Something I can relate to some extent, otherwise life is very complacent, stuck in a rut, that we stop taking risk. The new Gaggan restaurantRead more

Coffee Plantation Tour At MesaStila Resort – Must Do?

Coffee plant flowers - MesaStila Resort

Last year SOTG supposed to visit a coffee plantation in Ijen but the place closed just when I finished a 70km trail running race later in the afternoon. So when came across that MesaStila, a luxury resort in Magelang exist on a coffee plantation, SOTG was overjoyed. Not a heavy coffee drinker, but I valueRead more

Last Quarter 2015 – London, Amsterdam, Istanbul and Singapore: Eat and Run

2015 it's been a 'long walk'

Half of the first month gone in the new year. Somehow I felt a bit behind in moving to 2016 – you know all the good intention and action based things lined up to do. You see last quarter of 2015 have been action packed revolving around traveling, accomplished another city marathon and an ultra-race thatRead more