Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants

Yeah! The list is out again – Asia’s 50 best restaurants is an annual snapshot of the opinions and experiences of almost 1,000 international restaurant industry experts. This is our bible when we plan which restaurants to visit on our trips to Asia. It has seldom let us down, except once in Singapore (Jaan), and it covers restaurants in cities that are not included in Guide Michelin. Next stop for us will be Hong Kong, so let the browsing begin. But fist, a quick look o who is the the top 10 this time. Continue reading “Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants”

Wineweek 49: Lost in Translation?

Its Sunday again and our time in Tokyo is soon coming to an end. It has been a great trip, but as with all of our travels, I do love going home. One day left, so I will keep this short. Tokyo has really changed since I was here last. Not in spirit, but the city that has been characterized as confusing to foreigners has become a much easier travel destination. Wifi is widely available, signs and announcements are now also in English and our beloved credit cards are accepted almost everywhere. Ten years ago I remember it being very difficult to navigate as I still had a Nokia with no internet connection. Back then you of course managed as well, but I cant really imagine, any more, a life without a smartphone. Technology has of course made our lives easier, however I suspect Tokyo is also preparing for the Olympic games in 2020 with improved communication. Continue reading “Wineweek 49: Lost in Translation?”