Evelyn Chen

Evelyn Chen
Evelyn Chen

Evelyn Chen

Born, bred and educated in Singapore, Evelyn Chen is a food and travel writer / editor and one of the regional academy chairs for World's 50 Best Restaurants. In between dinners and writing assignments (for the likes of Telegraph Travel, South China Morning Post and CNN Travel), the former Zagat editor blogs about food at bibikgourmand.com.

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Saving Singapore's Heritage Cuisine
The heritage dishes of Singapore are in danger of dying out, as tastes and lifestyles change among younger people. But some chefs are working hard to keep the dishes alive as an important reflection of Singaporean identity.
How to select Caviar
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Behind the Scenes at a Top Caviar House
Have you ever wondered how the very best caviar is selected for Michelin star restaurants? Here we take a behind-the-scenes look at Kaviari in Paris, where some of the world's best caviar is produced.
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Artisanal French Cheeses in Danger of Extinction
Not all Camambert is genuine Camambert, but strict hygiene regulations might be killing off the authentic and traditional artisanal French cheese from Normandy cows.
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In search of exclusivity: Shoji Natsuko's six-seats restaurant
After five years of by-invitation-only, Été is moving and opening to online reserve: meet chef Natsuko, born as a pastry chef and now experimenting a new cuisine based on seasonal Japanese ingredients
Labyrinth farm-to-table restaurant in Singapore
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Farm-to-table in Singapore? "Yes, we can!"
The island imports more than 90% of its food supplies, even if there are 96 registered farms. But a sustainable tasting menu is possible: discover how chef Han Li Guang from Labyrinth restaurant manages to serve it.
Kyoto tasting tour with Ignatius Chan
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Kyoto: a tasting tour with Ignatius Chan
We’ve seen our fair share of food lovers who plan trips to Japan just to eat at those hard-to-get-into restaurants.
Hong Kong dining is given a french touch
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Hong Kong dining is given a french touch
Odette, the new #1 of Asia's 50 Best restaurants list, takes eating French on trend again in Hong Kong. A selection of the best places with a French touch.
Hong Kong
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Hong Kong City Tasting Tour with Chef Vicky Cheng
Ahead of the upcoming Asia's 50 Best Restaurants Awards, we ask chef Vicky Cheng for his pick of the best places to eat in Hong Kong.
The Ryugin Tribe: Yamamoto's alumni forge their own path
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The Ryugin Tribe: Yamamoto's alumni forge their own path
Some of Yamamoto's 'alumni' are now Michelin star chefs in their own right. We discover the cooking philosophy of Honda Seiichi, Hideaki Sato and Tomoya Kawada.
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Tokyo: Chef Luca Fantin’s Favourite Restaurants and Bars
After marrying a Japanese woman and spending nine years in Tokyo, 
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A Nordic Take on Japanese Ingredients
Discover five unique Japanese ingredients with Thomas Frebel, the ex Noma chef who recently opened the INUA restaurant in Tokyo.
Kuala Lumpur
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: a Tasting Tour with Darren Teoh
You may have heard of Kuala Lumpur’s vibrant yet low-key dining scene, a city with so much to offer (think affordable street food, wallet-fr