[Shanghai] Taian Table – An Interview with the Chefs

An interview with Stefan Stiller and Jeno Racz at Taian Table, Shanghai When Stefan Stiller put up a post on LinkedIn two years ago, looking for a chef-de-cuisine for his new restaurant project in Shanghai, and Jeno Racz replied, wanting to join, neither of them could have anticipated that 18 months later, said restaurant would… Read More [Shanghai] Taian Table – An Interview with the Chefs

[Shanghai] Taian Table x Bo Shanghai Four Hands Dinner

Taian Table and Bo Shanghai, two of the most formidable players on Shanghai’s dining scene, joined forces last week to present a four hands dinner for two nights, the first one hosted by Bo Shanghai, and the second, which I attended, hosted by Taian Table. With five dishes from each team, as well as amuse-bouches and desserts… Read More [Shanghai] Taian Table x Bo Shanghai Four Hands Dinner

[Tokyo] 神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa

神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa (3 Michelin stars) Add: 1F, 5-37 Kagurazaka, Shinju-ku, Tokyo 東京都 新宿区 神楽坂5-37 高村ビル 1F Tel: +81 (0)3 5225 0173 Hours: Mon-Sat 5:30pm-12am Price: JPY22,000+ (+8% tax and 10% service charge) Visited: September 2016 Will return: Yes Tucked away in a quite little alley in Kagurazaka, Ishikawa is one of the top 10… Read More [Tokyo] 神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa

[Shanghai] Taian Table

Taian Table Add: disclosed upon reservation Tel: n/a Website: taian-table.cn Hours: Tue-Sat 6:00pm-12:00am (last order 8:00pm) Price: [14-course] RMB1,388; [10-course] RMB1,088 Will return: Definitely It is rare to have the chance to watch a restaurant find its voice and grow into its ambitions. When that happens, the experience can be fantastic and thrilling. I found that thrill at Taian Table, the private dining… Read More [Shanghai] Taian Table

[Tokyo] Abysse

Abysse (1 Michelin star) Add: 1/F Aoyama TMI, 4-9-9 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 港区 南青山4-9-9 AOYAMA TMI 1F Tel: +81 (0)3 6804 3846 Website: http://abysse.jp/en/ Hours: closed Wednesday; [lunch] 12:00pm-1:30pm; [dinner] 6:30pm-8:30pm Price: [lunch] JPY4,500; [dinner] JPY9,000 (+8% tax and 10% service charge) Visited: September 2016 Will return: Yes It is no longer the rare chef who decides to take a… Read More [Tokyo] Abysse

[New York] Cosme

Cosme (World’s 50 Best Discovery Series) Add: 35 E 21st St, New York, NY Tel: +1 (212) 913 9659 Website: http://www.cosmenyc.com Hours: [lunch] Mon-Fri 12:00pm-2:30pm; [brunch] Sat-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm; [dinner] Sun-Thur 5:30pm-11:00pm, Fri-Sat 5:30pm-12:00am Price: USD50-85 (+tax and gratuity) Visited: November 2016 Will return: Yes Nestled in the Flatiron district, Mexican restaurant Cosme set New York abuzz with anticipation a full year before… Read More [New York] Cosme