[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…

[Hong Kong] Pho Bar

My visit:  I’ve been hearing a lot of raves about Pho Bar so I decided to pay a visit as I’ve been longing for an authentic bowl of Viet noodles. I ordered the medium rare beef pho.  The beef was tender and the flat noodles were of good quality and chewy.  The beansprouts were fresh and crunchy and…