Tag Archives: Paris

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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DON’T buy Hewlett Packard products ever!

Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved The implacable and indomitable Travelling GourmetTM tells you of the trials and tribulations with his trusty Hewlette Packard laptop computer which is now totally INOPERATIVE>>>> MY HP … Continue reading

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SPY – Memoirs of a student spy…continued

This is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to any persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. Inspired by true events. Names, dates and locales as well as Standard Operating Procedures and tradecraft have been changed to protect the innocent, … Continue reading

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A Black arrow in each black heart…

Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM All rights reserved Beware of imposters MEMORABLE Robert Louis Stevenson wrote in his famed book, ‘Black Arrow‘. This new and very action packed movie which I saw tonight called ‘Now … Continue reading

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Haute Cuisine at 282 meters high!

The indomitable and intrepid Travelling Gourmet goes to a very high altitude restaurant to… MEET a good friend, 2 MIchelin Etoile Chef Jean-Francois Piege who is in sunny Singapore for the World Gourmet Summit 2013. I can never forget the delectable … Continue reading

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World Gourmet Summit 2013 Opening Reception

Story & photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling GourmetTM The suave and debonair Travelling Gourmet goes to the island of Sentosa to… MINGLE with the ‘creme de la creme’ of Gastronomy. Held at the new Maritime Experiential Museum, Singapore’s … Continue reading

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La grand dame Crillon, when will you return?

Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet All rights reserved The indomitable Travelling Gourmet tells you about the impending closure of the renowned Hotel de Crillon…and Magnificent Les Ambassadeurs on the Place de la Concorde for a … Continue reading

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