Monthly Archives: January 2014

Kopapa…what’s that?

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved Food photos are of real food with NO photoshop The irreverent and intrepid makes a beeline for London’s West End to catch a mouse… MICE are only … Continue reading

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Martinis, Lamponi and Monte Cristo…

Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved All food photos and beverage photos are the REAL thing with NO photoshop! The irrepressible and indefatigable Travelling Gourmet goes to a brand new Bar in town…to taste… … Continue reading

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Napoleon and Bordeaux wines…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved The irascible and inspiring Travelling Gourmet explains the TRUE reason behind the 1855 Classification of Bordeaux wines… http://www.historyguy.com/major_wars_19th_century.htm#.Ut9MzhAZ7IU MAN’S violent nature manifests itself in the many wars … Continue reading

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Turkish Wines are unique…something ‘label drinkers’ will never appreciate!

MANY have never heard of URLA wines from Turkey…much less tasted them. Turkish wines like Urla Winery wines are unique…made with indigenous Turkish grape varietals many wine lovers have never even heard of…like Urla Boğazkere 2009 and Sultanye. Urla, the … Continue reading

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If you cannot speak French…beware…

The intrepid Travelling Gourmet TM Dr. Michael Lim tells you the plain truth about the Lipp… MANY Americans like to come here…simply because it is a Parisian icon. They want to ‘do’ France and try in some small measure to … Continue reading

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Dented and Damaged DORSET Cereals…for sale in Cold Storage Changi City Point…

Special Report by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM who was and still is shocked to find… MY favourite cereal imported from the United Kingdom in dented, damaged, defective and bent and creased and torn boxes still FOR SALE and … Continue reading

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No rules to break at RULE’S…

Story & photos By Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved Food photos are of REAL food with NO photoshop The intrepid and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet goes to the OLDEST restaurant in London called… MAVELLOUS Rule’s. Rule’s even … Continue reading

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The Travelling Gourmet’s SAS Scallops!

The inspiring Travelling Gourmet introduces his healthy yet very tasteful scallops…simple  to cook…superb on the palate… The Travelling GourmetTM’s SAS (Sauteed & Sweet) SCALLOPS All rights reserved 4 Servings Ingredients 12 Scallops or 24 for bigger appetites (quite large about … Continue reading

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Let’s not talk shop…talk SOUP!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved The indefatigable Travelling Gourmet goes to a Market… Market Cafe, correctly named Ellenborough Market Cafe, is the Swissotel Merchant Court’s all day dining coffee house. Yesterday, I had the most … Continue reading

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MORE Breaking News! This time it concerns Resorts World Sentosa…

Thursday 9, January 2014 15:20 According to official sources from Resorts World Sentosa, Joel Robouchon will NOT be closing one of its two restaurants later this year. Speaking on conditions of annonymity, the source said, “These are rumours spread by … Continue reading

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