Is there anything to do in Saga? Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Holds their 2020 Ceremony in Japan | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

For 2 years, Macao had hosted Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants but for 2020, it was announced that the ceremony would take place in Saga, Japan. This lesser-known town is part of Kyushu Island, the Southern Island of Japan. But what is special about Saga? Saga is a prefecture in Kyushu Island. The word prefecture means an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries. Saga provides memorable examples of Asia’s gastronomy but offers different approaches in restaurant and cuisine. Also, Saga’s access to fine seafood, artisanal preparation technique, and…

The Taste of Northern California Cuisine Arrives in Shenzhen with Ensue by Chef Christopher Kostow | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

          Ensue Shenzhen, a new and only-existing “Cali-Cantonese” restaurant launched with a grand opening on 12th August 2019. The restaurant will serve five- and nine-course tasting menus meshing Northern California farm-to-table culture and techniques with Southern Chinese tastes and ingredients together.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Ensue (@ensue_sz) on Sep 28, 2019 at 5:27am PDT           This unlikely culinary union could give China’s gastronomy industry an additional vibrancy and unique edge. Restaurants in China, especially Shenzhen, are by-large, focused on traditional Asian…

This Year’s Organic Festival will Feature Chef David Thompson, Chef Malcolm Lee, Chef Masufumi Hamono at 137 Pillars, Bangkok | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

               On the 29th of January 2020, a luxurious yet eco-friendly hotel, 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok hosted a press conference for 137 Pillars Organic Gourmet Festival (POGF), an event promoting the sustainable gastronomical culture. The participation doesn’t limit to only gastronomers in Thailand but also international gastronomers from all around the world.           Set in the Sukhumvit-Thonglor area, 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok aims to merge Thai design and urbanism together to give their guest the luxuriousness and local identity to…

A Restaurant That Takes You to Phuket Without Ever Visiting | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

By Wariya I.           These days, freshness and a good level of authenticity is what people require in Thai food regardless of whatever region it is from. Phuket Town Restaurant is one of those restaurants that deliver authentic Southern Thai cuisine without being pretentious, hipster or grungy. Located in Thonglor Soi 4 , you can walk from Thonglor BTS station without breaking a sweat.            The big blue “Rod Song-Teaw” (truck with wooden carriage that carries people around like a public bus), is…

Famous Thai Chef Opened a Casual Wine Bar with Thai Street Food Favourites | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

Chef Thitid Tassanakajohn aka. Chef Ton from Le Du [ฤดู] means “season” in Thai, a Modern Thai fine dining restaurant, opened a natural wine bar that serves with exceptional bar food, called Mayrai [เมรัย] Bar at Tha Tian District.           Tha Tian District is a touristic destination, known for temples, shrines and Royal Palace. The district is displayed with Thai-Colonial architecture flourished during the era of King Rama V. Mayrai Bar turned one of the historic buildings into a place where people could come and enjoy selections of quality natural…

Chef Alain Ducasse’s First Fine Dining Restaurant in Thailand | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

Famously referred as, “The World’s most-Michelin-star-winning chef”, Alain Ducasse, opens a restaurant located at ICONLUXE, ICON SIAM   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Blue by Alain Ducasse (@bluebyalainducasse) on Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00pm PST “‘Blue by Alain Ducasse’  is unique to this city and with its own particular identity.” said Chef Ducasse, “It has a contemporary French menu that I personally conceived, using carefully selected ingredients, and to be enjoyed in a magnificent setting with inspiring views over the Chao Phraya River that, together,…

KARMAKAMET CONVEYANCE LAUNCH IN SUKHUMVIT SOI 49, BANGKOK, THAILAND | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

This Gallery brought to you by           On the 27th November Karmakamet Conveyance Bangkok celebrated their pre-opening to the public with a private launch with a gathering of chefs, industry VIPs and local media.           The brand has come a long way from its origin as an aromatherapy brand. Expanding into cafes and diners, finally, it is morphing into a dinner-only, fine-dining restaurant and this has to be one of the most anticipated reopenings of late.           The restaurant has one of the most established female chefs in the country…

MICHELIN GUIDE THAILAND 2020 HIGHLIGHTS | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

On the 12th, November 2019, Michelin Guide Thailand Revealed their stars (and Bibs) for eateries in Thailand in 2020. This year they included a Northern City of Chiang Mai. Sadly, no one in Chiang Mai was bestowed a Star, which Black Kitch Artisan Kitchen, Oxygen Dining Room and Cuisine de Garden were hot on the foodies prediction list to obtain. In Phuket PRU received their 1 Star award for the 2nd year in a row – and were – again, the sole restaurant in their state to receive such honour.…

HOMESICK FOR HOME FOODS? – YWCA CHARITY BAZAAR IS BACK AT CENTRAL WORLD! | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

It’s back! Central World and the YWCA Thailand will hold the 66th YWCA Diplomatic Charity Bazaar this Friday 15th – Sunday 17th November 2019 from 10am to 9pm. After receiving a frantic message from a friendly restaurateur, “when is that embassy event? I need to buy chipotle adobo”! Was the moment were reminded that the YWCA Diplomatic Bazaar was just around the corner, and in fact, is upon us now! For those of you who hail outside of Thailand, here is the perfect opportunity to sample and buy your favourite…

MICHELIN GUIDE THAILAND 2020 – ANNOUNCEMENT BANGKOK, CHIANG MAI, PHUKET & PHANG NGA | Foodies OFFICIAL Asia

LIVE STREAM 1 STAR MICHELIN  Bo.lan Canvas Chim by Siam Wisdom Elements Gaa Ginza Sushi Ichi J’aime by Jean-Michel Lorain Jay Fai Le Du Methavalai Sorndaeng Nahm Paste Pru in Phuket Ruean Panya Saawaan Saneh Jaan Savelberg Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin Suan Thip Upstairs at Mikkeller NEW STARS in BANGKOK 2020 Chef’s Table at Lebua 80/20 Khao Table 38 2 STAR MICHELIN 2020 Le Normandie Mezzaluna Sühring NEW STARS in BANGKOK 2020 R-Haan Sorn Michelin Plate in Bangkok 2020 26 Braised Beef (Yih Sahp Luhk) Aesop’s Ah Yat Abalone…