[Hong Kong] A Side / B Side

A little background:  Eating and sourcing seasonally, the list of things A Side / B Side cooks change continually.  However, throughout the year, they put emphasis on their organically grown vegetables.  They also have an evolving list of organic and natural wines, both young and old, as well as craft beers and a few other funky…

[Hong Kong] Sabatini Ristorante Italiano

A little background:  The original Sabatini Ristorante Italiano restaurant opened in Rome in 1954. Since then, the Sabatini brothers’ flair and excellence have led to 2 other Sabatini Ristorante Italiano restaurants around the world, including this fine dining room at The Royal Garden. Here, an authentic yet creative menu is prepared by experienced chefs and…

[Paris] Le Chateaubriand

A little background:  A former stonemason and gardener, whose family hails from the Basque country, Inaki Aizpitarte seems an unlikely candidate to spearhead a mini-revolution in the Parisian restaurant scene. The chef opened Le Chateaubriand in 2006 and soon became a leading figure in what has been dubbed the city’s ‘bistronomie’ movement, which saw a…