Awards season is upon us again, not just in the film and music biz; one of our favourite chefs, David Thompson, of Nahm restaurant in Bangkok and Long Chim in Singapore has been awarded The Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award 2016. David will be presented with the award at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants ceremony in Bangkok on February 29th. Bravo!
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When we pull up alongside the river I don’t notice the Aqua Mekong at first. What I see is a sleek, luxurious condo all matt grey and dark slatted wood. Then the penny drops: this is the boat. Aqua Mekong is the new, boutique (just 20 cabins) river cruiser from the exclusive Aqua Expeditions owned by Francesco Galli Zugaro.
[UPDATE: Thomas Keller oversees The Grill onboard the luxurious Seabourn cruises including the Seabourn Encore which departs from Singapore tomorrow for her inaugural voyage around Indonesia.]
Top chefs are taking to the high seas as they team up with cruise ship companies. Some of the most famous names in cooking have opened on board restaurants or are consulting on menus for cruises.
Chef involvement varies widely from one boat or even voyage (last year, Jason Atherton cooked on a Silverseas cruise from Hong Kong to Singapore) to running several on board restaurants or overseeing the food on the entire fleet.
Here are three of the best in Asia: