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About thetravellinggourmet

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 cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. 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.

Champagne hit by horrid china virus

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The intrepid and indomitable Travelling Gourmet TM tells how the… MONSTROUS china virus has  hit Champagne badly. Champagne is losing its fizz! Why? This is … Continue reading

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Wine Corks FREE of TCA!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GOurmet TM Copyright all rights reserved. The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling GOurmer TM is excited about a new process that… MAKES Wine Corks TCA FREE! In 1981, German native Jochen Michalski … Continue reading

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HEYTEA FOOD LAB Croissants, Cookies and Muffins!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM goes to try some… MUFFINS and more… SINGAPORE, 26 June 2020 – HEYTEA Food Lab has new additions to … Continue reading

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Captivating Cempedak!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM tells the tale of this… MOST delectable jungle fruit… Cempedak! Cempedak or Artocarpus integer is part of the … Continue reading

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Mandarin Oriental Weekend Brunch

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The indomitable and resourceful Travelling Gourmet TM tells you about the… MANDARIN Oriental MO Bar’s Weeekend Brunch. Now that dining-in is allowed in Phase 2 … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of the Singapore Circuit Breaker

 Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM has some very… MARVELLOUS news… For Phase 2 of the Singapore Circuit Breaker which is a partial lockdown, … Continue reading

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Singapore Airlines NEW Safety & Health video

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The debonair and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM highlights SIA’s new Safety and Health video to… MAKE all SIA’s beloved passengers SAS – Safe And Secure. … Continue reading

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Jersey Black Butter or Le niere beurre

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The debonair and indomitable Travelling Gourmet TM tells the tale of dark desires for  Jersey Black Butter from the… MAGICAL island of Jersey. I fell … Continue reading

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Dining in china virus era…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM All rights reserved copyright The irrepressible and indomitable Travelling Gourmet TM is flabbergasted by the wierd and wonderful ideas to keep… MOST valued diners free from china virus infection … Continue reading

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Dine under a POD???

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The indomitable and irrepressible Travelling GOurmet TM ruminates on the future of dining out… “MASKED” by giant pods… hittps://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/restaurant-bosses-consider-using-glass-22098384 MON Dieu et sacre bleu!!!! Oh … Continue reading

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