Tag Archives: 2 Michelin Stars

★ Gaggan, Bangkok (Revisit 2018)

Slightly more than 2 months ago, while seated in the dining hall of Osteria Francescana (holding the title of World’s Best Restaurant 2018); the idea of re-visiting Gaggan (reigning Asia’s Best Restaurant since 2015) came to our mind. Afterall Chef Gaggan had … Continue reading

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★ Onyx Restaurant, Budapest

As mentioned in my earlier post, we only made one restaurant reservation in Budapest.  That is none other than Onyx Restaurant. They are one of the 4 restaurants awarded with 1-Michelin star in Budapest, Hungary at the time of our visit. However a … Continue reading

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★ Esquisse エスキス, Tokyo

Our lack of preparation and planning for this trip almost caused us to stumble and be late for our reservation at Esquisse – following our boo-boo for Sublime just the night before. This time round we got the timing right … Continue reading

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★ Hajime, Osaka

Ideally we would love to spend 1 more day in Kyoto to cover more attraction sites. However we had to leave the ancient capital in order to reach Osaka for our dinner reservation at Hajime – a 2-Michelin star restaurant. The … Continue reading

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★ L’Effervescence, Tokyo

Marked the final dinner of this trip with 2-Michelin star, L’Effervescence. Our Hokkaido trip did not pass by Lake Toya so we missed out on dining at Michel Bras Toya where Chef Shinobu Namae had spent time there as a sous chef before … Continue reading

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★ Noma, Copenhagen

Visit to Noma was not only the highlight of my trip, it was the primary factor in our decision on whether to take the 13 hours flight to Europe for our short 1-week holiday. What spurred me to really make … Continue reading

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★ &samhoud places, Amsterdam

Our first proper fine-dining meal for this trip is at Michelin-starred &Samhoud Places. I first came to know about this restaurant when they were featured in a TV programme “Top Tables, Top Cities” on NatGeo introducing top eateries in Amsterdam. I … Continue reading

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