Monthly Archives: February 2013

Re-new-al, but the same old gig. PODI, Paragon, Ochard Rd, Singapore

It has become even more apparent on my latest trip back to Singapore of how much the landscape has been changed. We were driving past the busy Bukit Timah / Dunearn Rds vicinity where the old Yeo’s factory used to … Continue reading

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How much is that bottle on the wine list?

Cheeky drop, with bouquet of rip-off. – TheAge Article. In a time of increasing competition for the consumer dollar, rising labor and rental costs, it is only appropriate that we have an honest discussion of the cost of wine at … Continue reading

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L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, Tokyo, Japan a view from Down Under

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon – Tokyo, Japan.. A recent account of L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon in Tokyo. Great pictures do justice to the precision of the plating and presentation. Glad to read that the author has dispelled the incorrect notion … Continue reading

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Montevecchio Bianco 2011, Heathcote, VIC

$24 from Rathdowne Cellars. A co-fermented blend of Vermentino, Fiano and Moscato Giallo (Muscat). Clear pale yellow colour. A youthful nose lemon rind, musk and red apple, there’s a subtle hint of exotic spice too. Dry, medium- bodied wine, lovely … Continue reading

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