Spirits

Some of the Vintages to be Tried

Armagnac, Chateau de Montal in Kuala Lumpur

 Words: Craig J Selby    Photos: Monica Tindall Only roast pork was served. Plate after plate of crispy Chinese-style roast pork. What had I got myself in to? OK, to be fair, we weren’t there for the food. But it certainly made us feel welcome. We were however th…

La Mexicana, Hock Choon, Ampang

La Mexicana, Tequila Paired Menu, Kuala Lumpur

Words: Jordan Johnson   Photos: Monica Tindall Authenticity is a difficult quality to achieve.  People will often go to great lengths to find and enjoy the ever-elusive “authentic” culinary experience, and – more often than not – a great deal of time an…

Le Bistrot De Claude, Cognac

Le Bistro de Claude, Cognac, France

Words: Kirsten Durward   Photos: Monica Tindall Once again we are enjoying the company of two entertaining French gentlemen for dinner. Tonight’s companions are the humorous Jean-Luc Lebault, who has recently joined H. Mounier to lead their travel retail …

Hotel L'Yeuse Restaurant

La Table De L’Yeuse, Cognac

Words: Kirsten Durward    Photos: Monica Tindall Sitting out on the terrace of the charming Hotel L’Yeuse as the evening light starts to soften with the fresh air of the Charente countryside singing through your lungs, is a wonderful end to a day of exploring …