For the past several years, I had a blast pretending to be a fortune teller for the Food and Beverage industry, predicting pseudo trends and dreaming of what would be our industry a year later. It was never meant to be taken to the first degree nor I intended it to be; it was just … Read more

10 food trends to watch in 2013

January 5th, 2013 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (11 Comments)

No one can predict the future, neither can I. But according to what I see happening in our kitchens and in other places in town, and after having read a few reports on food trends in other countries, I thought I’d give my 10 cents worth on what I think major food trends will be … Read more

On the long flight back to Hong Kong from my native Valais, my son Clement watched countless movies and cartoon on his screen. As I was seating next to him, I couldn’t help to notice that friendly big orange furry peanut on his screen… he was watching Dr. Seuss’s Lorax. In itself, it was 86 … Read more

Along came Sangrita Verde

July 26th, 2012 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (0 Comments)

I was yet again sneaking out of my pastry, lurking over the shoulders of our Mexican guest chefs and bar tender, in quest of that little je ne sais quoi that would inspire me to create… The power of ideas is often underestimated. Ideas are the birth place of innovation and this is what define … Read more

Hot chocolate love unleashed

November 24th, 2011 | Posted by greg in Daily life... - (7 Comments)

You might have seen this article on my column for Asia Tatler Dining – edited here with more photos of the oozing hot chocolate! The warm and humid South American climate undeniably explains why Mayans, historical precursor of chocolate beverage, were drinking it cold and spicy. It’s only when the Spanish conquistador brought it back … Read more

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