Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Manila

Van Gogh is Bipolar

Every bit as interesting as it sounds, this chaotic restaurant inhabits a tiny space packed with curios and artworks. It's run by artist Jetro, who cooks entirely original, delicious food in a riotous atmosphere tha…
Top Choice International in Tagaytay & Lake Taal

Antonio’s

One of the finest restaurants in the country, this upscale French-Euro-Filipino eatery offers the chance to rub elbows with politicians and oligarchs over delightfully presented dishes from foie-gras raclette to roa…
Top Choice Thai in Riverside, Silom & Lumphini

nahm

Australian chef-author David Thompson is the man behind one of Bangkok's – and if you believe the critics, the world's – best Thai restaurants. Using ancient cookbooks as his inspiration, Thompson has given new life…
Top Choice Fusion in Ubud

Locavore

The foodie haven in Ubud, this temple to locally sourced foods is the town's toughest table. Book weeks in advance. Meals are degustation and can top out at nine courses; expect the joy to last three hours. Chefs Ee…
Top Choice Modern French in Colonial District, the Quays & Marina Bay

Odette

Muscling in on Singapore's saturated fine dining scene, this modern French restaurant had people talking even before the first dish left the kitchen. With former Jaan chef Julien Royer at the helm, menus are guided …
Top Choice Cafe in Manila

Coffee Empire

A chic industrial open-plan warehouse setup with hessian sacks of single-origin green beans on display in the glassed-in 'green room', plus drawers of roasted beans for sniffing. Excellent food, including huge break…
Top Choice Thai in Chiang Khong

Khao Soi Pa Orn

You may think you know kôw soy, the famous northern curry noodle soup, but the version served in Chiang Khong forgoes the curry broth and replaces it with clear soup topped with a rich, spicy minced-pork mixture. A …
Top Choice Laotian in Vientiane

Doi Ka Noi

An authentic and unmissable Lao restaurant near That Luang that is guaranteed to spice up your life. The menu changes daily and focuses on home recipes and seasonal ingredients. Sample dishes include fish curry with…
Top Choice Cambodian in Siem Reap

Cuisine Wat Damnak

Set in a traditional wooden house is this highly regarded restaurant from Siem Reap celeb chef Joannès Rivière. The menu delivers the ultimate contemporary Khmer dining experience. Seasonal set menus focus on market…
Top Choice Hawker in Chinatown & the CBD

Chinatown Complex

Leave Smith St's revamped 'Chinatown Food Street' to the out-of-towners and join old-timers and foodies at this nearby labyrinth, now home to Michelin-starred hawker stall Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noo…