Off track France at Aldo’s Bistro

If you want the taste of fine classic French cuisine in Bangkok, you will need to seek out Chef Herve Frerard. Now settled in at Aldo’s Bistro (Ascott Sathorn) – we hear there are also several new projects in the pipeline – his aim is to offer quality food and wine at decent prices. PleaseContinue reading “Off track France at Aldo’s Bistro”

The Naturalists from Antipodes

The last 10 years have seen many independent growers and winemakers emerge in many of today’s “cool” wine regions including Yarra, Adelaide Hills (Australia) or Canterbury (New Zealand). Most likely, these individuals traveled extensively, worked and tasted with the best winemakers, and scraped their pennies together to either buy or rent vineyards to grow healthyContinue reading “The Naturalists from Antipodes”

Wine & Tapas at Toro, Bangkok

Toro is the brainchild of James Beard Award-winner Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette, whose Boston outlet opened in 2005. As the queues got longer and longer, they soon ventured to New York City and since last year also opened in Bangkok. The Barcelona-inspired tapas bar is housed in Courtyard 72, a burgeoning open-plan mall, smack in theContinue reading “Wine & Tapas at Toro, Bangkok”

Weingut Rabl, Kamptal

New drinkers of Austrian wines will first come to idolize the likes of Knoll, Tement, Brundlmayer, Pichler, Hirtzberger and few more. Then they might realize that so many more can also create amazing wines, but aren’t as often seen on wine lists in export markets. Working in his own term and pace, is perhaps RudiContinue reading “Weingut Rabl, Kamptal”