Newton Food Centre The hawker food centres of Singapore offer an impressive array both in terms of diversity of options and quality of the fare. One that is towards the top end of quality is the Newton food centre. Add in the fact that it features in the recent film Crazy Rich Asians and its …

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Maxwell Food Centre My original intention on a rainy Saturday morning had been to head to much vaunted Amoy Street Food Centre, but finding that closed for spring cleaning, I headed just along the road to the Maxwell Food Centre. This place is home to a well-regarded Hainese chicken stall visited by Anthony Bourdain, but …

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Kodbyens Fiskebar Although the vast majority of my time in Copenhagen was filled with stuff that was completely new to me – it was my first visit, after all – one meal had something of the familiar about it. In September last year, Fiskebar’s head chef Jamie Lee came over to Edinburgh for a weekend …

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Live Seafood I had a mountain of fun at my brother’s wedding banquet at Seawoo, last year, so was very pleased when Frances suggested we might visit a place that sounded along similar lines on my second evening in Manchester. We were joined by a whole gaggle of pals, some of whom had visited Live …

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Konkana I’d noticed the arrival of Konkana where Leven’s and Rigatoni’s used to trade. Promising Indian seafood dishes – from the team behind Kalpna – this sounded right up my street. As before, the restaurant frontage has full length windows and a sort of glitzy look to it. It looks a little like an airport …

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