A helluva GUY!

I shall be sad to see Guy Savoy Singapore close on 02nd February 2014, but as Edith Piaf la mome sang:
Non, rien de rien! Non, je ne regrette rien! C’est la cuisine et c’est la vie! 🙂

Every year on Camerone Day, the courageous men of La Legion Etrangere sing this song…

Marche ou creve…

The Travelling Gourmet

A helluva GUY!

By Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet

The indomitable Travelling Gourmet visits a ‘superbe’ Restaurant in a flashy Casino…

MADE famous by its founder, the humble and ultra creative Guy Savoy, the discerning gourmet cannot but realize that great effort has been made to recreate the superlative dining experience of Guy Savoy’s haute cuisine temple of gastronomy in ‘la ville lumiere’ – Paris…right here in sunny Singapore.

MAGICIANS are a dime a dozen but a truly great magician can be counted on the fingers of your hands. Similarly, Chefs are plentiful but the truly magnificent are few.

Monsieur Guy Savoy is one of the few magnificent Masterchefs and his creativity and attention to detail impressed and awed me. Master of ‘nouvelle cuisine’ his dishes are tasty, fragrant, exquisitely presented and yet light and healthy. C’est formidable!

Prelude…

The Amuse bouche was intriguing, 2 waffle squares filled with….You…

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As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cusines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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