Tasting Notes

FOURNews | Obsession 18 at the Northcote – 18 Nights, 21 Chefs, 16 Michelin Stars

Chef Nigel Haworth is celebrating 18 years of his gastronomic event Obsession by inviting 21 world class chefs with 16 Michelin stars to cook at luxury boutique hotel, Northcote.

The culinary occasion will take place over 18 nights from 18th January to 4th February 2018 and sees chefs travelling from diverse countries including India, Russia, Japan, and Mexico, as well as the UK, to cook their unique Obsession Menus. Obsession 18 includes the following chefs: Thursday 18th January | Jason Atherton (3 x 1 star restaurants) – The Social Company, London, UK Friday 19th January | Gary Usher – Sticky...

November 24, 2017

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Strictly terroir

For the last two hundred years in the Rhone Valley, and today also in the Roussillon and in Australia, Chapoutier has been producing some of the greatest wines: Hermitage, Côte Rôtie, Chateauneuf du Pape, Saint-Joseph, Crozes Hermitage, Luberon. The vineyards are cultivated either organically or biodynamically to respect the terroir and all their labels are also in braille..

A cultivated winery Since the beginning of the adventure in 1808, 7 generations have contributed to build one of the finest estates in the Rhone Valley. M. Chapoutier has spread itself across the Rhone region years after years and has diversified its offering with wines coming from the best appellations such as Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, Saint-Joseph, Ardèche, Côte-Rôtie, Condrieu, Châteauneauf-du-Pape, Banyuls, and Roussillon...

November 24, 2017

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FOURNews | Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants to be held in Macao in 2018/19

Sixth edition of annual awards ceremony scheduled for 27th March 2018 at Wynn Palace Cotai…

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, has announced that Macao will host the 2018 and 2019 editions of its prestigious awards. On Tuesday 27th March 2018, the region’s most respected chefs and influential restaurateurs, together with leading industry figures and international media, will gather at Wynn Palace Cotai for the announcement of the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list and special...

November 22, 2017

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FOURty Seconds with Edward Kwon

Edward Young-min Kwon is a South Korean celebrity chef who has made a mission for himself to globalize Korean cuisine. FOUR finds out more…

What/Who inspired you to become a chef?  This is a difficult question! When I was young, I actually wanted to be a priest. I come from a religious family, and was the only male grandchild. When my grandmother found out I wanted to be a priest, she was distraught. It meant the end of our family line! I gave up that dream for this reason. I lost my path for a while, and became a server in a small, local restaurant. I took the...

November 22, 2017

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