has long been intrigued by the artistry of chefs and complexity of dishes from a young age – he can thank his mother’s unforgettable Indian cooking for that. A freelance writer based in Singapore, and a former editor at Condé Nast Traveler (US), he’s always on the hunt for great new destinations for food and travel and likes nothing more than wandering great distances and joining long queues to track down a must-eat dish, especially if it’s street food.
What impressed you during your Philippines trip? “Visiting restaurants and learning how passionate the chefs are about the great ingredients and tastes of their country. There is really a sense of inclusion and sharing of success in Manila’s food scene.”