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Welcome to my food and wine blog.  It is a personal culinary journal and a collection of experience over the past two decades from notes that were taken one restaurant at a time...(more)

  (73 restaurants)     =  Perfection - Simply the best of the best.  The art of cuisine that touches your soul                  

     (178 restaurants)   =  Extraordinary - Best in class with perfect execution often highlighted by originality and style

        (800+ restaurants) =  Good eats - Really good food that makes you crave for going back again


   Favorite Restaurants

  Top reviews By Year

  RC's Kitchen

  Wine

   Others

1. Favorite restaurants around the world

2. 2017 - 2015 and restaurants

  • Gaggan, Bangkok (Feb 2017)

  • Baan Ice, Bangkok (Feb 2017)

  • Nahm, Bangkok (Feb 2017)

  • Suhring, Bangkok (Feb 2017)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Feb 2017)

  • Boulevard, San Francisco (Feb 2017)

  • Campton Place, San Francisco (Feb 2017)

  • Alexander's steakhouse, San Francisco, (Feb 2017)

  • Mourad, San Francisco, (Feb 2017)

  • Singlethread Restaurant, San Francisco, (Feb 2017)

  • Acquerello, San Francisco, (Jan 2017)

  • Mosu, San Francisco, (Jan 2017)

  • Dadong Restaurant  大董烤鸭店 (团结湖店), Beijing (Jan 2017)

  • Rockpool, Sydney (Dec 2016)

  • Lumi, Sydney (Dec 2016)

  • Firedoor, Sydney (Dec 2016)

  • Sanka 山下, Hong Kong (Dec 2016)

  • Sushi Tokami, Hong Kong (Dec 2016)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (Dec 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Dec 2016)

  • Pho Gia Truyen Bat Dan, Hanoi (Dec 2016)

  • Pho Hanh Nom Ga, Hanoi (Dec 2016)

  • Bun Cha Nem Ran, Hanoi (Dec 2016)

  • Ao Chang 傲尝 Hong Kong (Nov 2016)

  • Kashiwaya 柏屋, Hong Kong, (Nov 2016)

  • Mosu, San Francisco, (Nov 2016)

  • Estela, New York (Nov 2016)

  • Katz's Deli, New York (Nov 2016)

  • Del Posto, New York (Nov 2016)

  • Tasting Court 天一阁, Hong Kong (Nov 2016)

  • Ta Vie, Hong Kong (Oct 2016)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (Oct 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Oct 2016)

  • Krug Room, Hong Kong (Oct 2016)

  • Sushi Tokami, Hong Kong (Oct 2016)

  • Alexander's steakhouse, San Francisco, (Sept 2016)

  • Xinfuji 新福记, Hong Kong (Sept 2016)

  • Dadong Restaurant  大董烤鸭店 (团结湖店), Beijing (Aug 2016)

  • Sushi Sho Masa, Tokyo (Aug 2016)

  • Matsukawa 松川, Tokyo (Aug 2016)

  • Den Jimbocho 传, Tokyo (Aug 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Aug 2016)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (Aug 2016)

  • Tainan 3rd Brother 台南三哥 (July 2016)

  • Sushi Kitcho 吉兆, Taipei (July 2016)

  • Xinye 欣叶, Taipei (July 2016)

  • Caprice, Hong Kong (July 2016)

  • Neige d'ete, Paris (July 2016)

  • Lameloise, Chagny (July 2016)

  • Les Deserteurs, Paris (July 2016)

  • L'Astrance, Paris (July 2016)

  • ABaC, Barcelona (July 2016)

  • Lasarte, Barcelona (July 2016)

  • Tickets, Barcelona (July 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (June 2016)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (June 2016)

  • Yamagishi 山岸,Kyoto (June 2016)

  • Noguchi 京天神野口, Kyoto (June 2016)

  • Kazui 嘉瑞, Kyoto (June 2016)

  • Miyoshi, Kyoto (June 2016)

  • Sanka 山下, Hong Kong (June 2016)

  • Campton Place, San Francisco, (May 2016)

  • Ao Chang 傲尝 Hong Kong (May 2016)

  • Shanghai Club 上海总会, Hong Kong (Apr 2016)

  • Ji Shi (Jesse's) Restaurant 吉士酒楼, Shanghai (Apr 2016)

  • Meadowood Restaurant, San Francisco, (Apr 2016)

  • Mosu, San Francisco, (Mar 2016)

  • Campton Place, San Francisco, (Mar 2016)

  • Alexander's steakhouse, San Francisco, (Mar 2016)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (Mar 2016)

  • Yuen Hing 源兴美食, Hong Kong (Feb 2016)

  • Sushi Tokami, Hong Kong (Feb 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Feb 2016)

  • Florilege, Tokyo (Feb 2016)

  • Mikawa Zezankyo, Tokyo (Feb 2016)

  • Sushiya, Tokyo (Feb 2016)

  • Sushizen, Sapporo (Feb 2016)

  • Michel Bras, Toya (Feb 2016)

  • Asperge Honozono (Feb 2016)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Jan 2016)

  • Chez Panisse (Jan 2016)

  • Saison, (Jan 2016)

  • Jose Andreas Bazaar Meat, Las Vegas (Jan 2016)

  • Showaen, Beppu (Dec 2015)

  • Bspeak, Yufuin (Dec 2015)

  • Seimonbarai, Fukuoka (Dec 2015)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Dec 2015)

  • Niu Baba 牛爸爸, Taipei (Dec 2015)

  • Caprice, Hong Kong (Dec 2015)

  • Godan Miyazawa, Kyoto (Dec 2015)

  • Ogata 緒方, Kyoto (Dec 2015)

  • Noguchi 京天神野口, Kyoto (Dec 2015)

  • Rohan 祇園ろはん , Kyoto (Dec 2015)

  • Nur, Hong Kong (Nov 2015)

  • Sanka Teppanyaki, Hong Kong (Nov 2015)

  • Neighborhood, Hong Kong (Nov 2015)

  • Fish School (Nov 2015)

  • Chez Panisse (Oct 2015)

  • Evvia, SF (Oct 2015)

  • Juni, New York (Oct 2015)

  • Arcane, Hong Kong (Sept 2015) 

  • Ogata 緒方, Kyoto (Sept 2015)

  • Mizai 未在, Kyoto (Sept 2015)

  • Ifuki,Kyoto (Sept 2015)

  • Godenya, Hong Kong (Sept 2015)

  • Tin Lung Heen 天龍軒, Hong Kong (Sept 2015)

  • John Howie, Seattle (Aug 2015)

  • Nishino, Seattle (Aug 2015)

  • Dadong Restaurant  大董烤鸭店 (团结湖店), Beijing (Aug 2015)

  • Brick and Wood, Beijing (Aug 2015)

  • Ta Vie, Hong Kong (July 2015)

  • Ji Shi (Jesse's) Restaurant 吉士酒楼, Shanghai (June 2015)

  • Kusakabe, San Francisco (June 2015)

  • Campton Place, San Francisco (June 2015)

  • Ame, San Francisco (June 2015)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (June 2015)

  • Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, London (May 2015)

  • Dinner by Heston, London (May 2015)

  • IL Pagliaccio, Rome (May 2015)

  • Oliver Glowig , Rome (May 2015)

  • Gelateria del Teatro, Rome (May 2015)

  • La Rosetta, Rome (May 2015)

  • La Pace Del Palato, Rome (May 2015)

  • The Dower House, Bath (May 2015)

  • Sakamoto, Kyoto (Apr 2015)

  • Yukiwatan, Karuizawa (Feb 2015)

  • Iida 飯田, Kyoto (Feb 2015)

  • Wagokoroizumi わごころ和泉, Kyoto (Feb 2015)

  • Quinto Canto, Osaka (Feb 2015)

  • Sun Tung Lok 新同乐, Hong Kong (Feb 2015)

  • Softbank Private Kitchen, Hong Kong (Feb 2015)

  • Atelier Crenn, San Francisco (Jan 2015)

  • Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas (Jan 2015)

...restaurant reviews 2014

...restaurant reviews 2013

...restaurant reviews 2012

...restaurant reviews 2011

...restaurant reviews 2010

...restaurant reviews 2009

...restaurant reviews 2008

...restaurant reviews 2007

 

3.  Special wine dinners

4.  RC's Kitchen

 

 

French Laundry

Fat Duck

Yung Kee 

Akelare

Moziac

Wabisuke

Alinea

Pierre Gagnaire

Alain Ducasse

Chez Panisse

Robuchon a Galera


 

 
RC's Wine Journal

  1. Wine reviews - www.winedemocracy.com

    (Reviewer = "rchan")

     

  2. Wine Making

    - Bottling - 2005 Morisoli and Pritchard Hill Cabernet

    - Racking

     

  3. Memorable wines

  1. Wine I really like

     



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