Category Archives: History

Crash landing on you!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM All rights reserved copyright The unparalleled and indomitable Travelling GOurmet TM watches a… MOST enthralling Korean Drama serial for the very first time on Netflix. I had never seen … Continue reading

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Pete’s Place in Grand Hyatt Singapore has closed!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The irrepressible and peerless Travelling Gourmet TM tells you about one of… MY favourites in Grand Hyatt Singapore. Since 1973,¬† Pete’s Place at the Grand … Continue reading

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Michelin Star Chef sues Michelin Guide!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The irascible and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM tale of a disgruntled Chef suing the… MICHELIN Guide… 31 December 2019 Cheddar, Saffron and Souffl√© A French … Continue reading

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Conrad Centennial Weekend Festive Afternoon Tea!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The debonair and dashing Travelling Gourmet TM savours a… MARVELLOUS elegant Weekend Festive Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge of the Conrad Centennial. The teas … Continue reading

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White Truffle from Alba in AURA!

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The irrepressible and indomitable Travelling Gourmet TM attends the XX Anniversary World Alba White Truffle Charity Auction dinner in… MERAVIGLIOSO Aura ristorante in historic Singapore’s … Continue reading

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RAFFLES Reborn…

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The audacious and debonair Travelling Gourmet TM goes to La Grande Dame… MAJESTIC Raffles, and finds many delights…The Raffles officially re-opened on 1 August 2019, … Continue reading

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Mooncakes – Shangri-La sticks to old favourites

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM Copyright all rights reserved The resourceful and audacious Travelling Gourmet TM tastes Shangri-La’s classic… MOONCAKES…like Plain Lotus Seed Paste, Lotus Seed with Single Yolk, Lotus Seed with Double Yolks … Continue reading

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