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The Week in Bites 31st March 2019

The Week in Bites 31st March 2019

We look back at the stories that made Fine Dining Lovers - from Asia's 50 Best Restaurant list 2019 to 3D sushi. Here is a taste of the Week in Bites.

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From an enlightening three day chef congress in Milan, livestreaming Asia's Best Restaurants 2019 ceremony in Macao, discovering this year's James Beard Finalists to finding a fruit that tastes like chocolate pudding and 3D sushi, here are the some of the highlights of the week here at Fine Dining Lovers.

Identita Golose came to Milan

We don’t hire by CV,” she said, “we hire on attitude, not aptitude because it’s attitude that dictates the altitude you will reach” announced US chef Dominique Crenn on stage in Milan at this year's leading chef congress. Find out what other issues were bubbling away at this year's event. 


Julien Royer and Odette were crowned the Best Restaurant in Asia

We live streamed Asia's 50 Best Restaurant ceremony in Macao when a new #1 was named! After a four year stronghold by Gaggan at the top, Julien Royer and his French restaurant Odette, have been named the Best Restaurant in Asia. We spoke to the winning chef about his Grandmother's tarts and life in Singapore! Read his interview.

Asia's top 10 Restaurants in Dishes 

Pictures speak louder than words! Take a look at the gallery of some of the best dishes from the top ten restaurants featured in Asia's 50 Best Restaurant list 2019 and put together your bucket dining list for the year ahead.

Meet the fruit that tastes like chocolate dessert

We talked about the banana that tastes like vanilla ice cream. Well, here’s one for the chocolate lovers out there: Black Sapote, aka the Chocolate Pudding Fruit. It looks, tastes and chews like chocolate pudding. It’s nature’s dessert from the tree. Is it as good as it sounds? find out more here.

The James Beard Finalists 2019

The James Beard Foundation award finalists were announced this week totalling a huge 60 categories, including Restaurant and Chef, Restaurant Design, and Media and restaurants in the US. All the winners will be revealed on 6 May during the James Beard Awards Gala at the. Find out who made the grade here.

Is Bespoke 3D Sushi the Future?

"Hyper-personalization will become common for future foods. Based on DNA, urine and intestinal tests, people will each have individual health IDs." Discover the future of eating here.


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