Evelyn Chen

Born, bred and educated in Singapore, Evelyn Chen is a food and travel writer / editor and one of the regional academy chairs for World's 50 Best Restaurants. In between dinners and writing assignments (for the likes of New York Times and CNN Travel), the former Zagat editor blogs about food at bibikgourmand.com
Evelyn Chen
Born, bred and educated in Singapore, Evelyn Chen is a food and travel writer / editor and one of the regional academy chairs for World's 50 Best Restaurants. In between dinners and writing assignments (for the likes of New York Times and CNN Travel), the former Zagat editor blogs about food at bibikgourmand.com

Latest from Evelyn Chen

Do young chefs have more culinary skill? Singapore restaurants take a chance on under-30 masters

Banking on bright new culinary talents, several Singaporean restaurants find their businesses increase when a young chef takes the helm

10 Oct 2019 - 5:32PM

Banking on bright new culinary talents, several Singaporean restaurants find their businesses increase when a young chef takes the helm

Do young chefs have more culinary skill? Singapore restaurants take a chance on under-30 masters
What you need to know before chef Julien Royer opens Louise in Hong Kong

Royer’s Singapore eatery Odette, which serves Asian-inflected modern French cuisine, clinched top spot at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 awards

31 May 2019 - 1:05PM

Royer’s Singapore eatery Odette, which serves Asian-inflected modern French cuisine, clinched top spot at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 awards

What you need to know before chef Julien Royer opens Louise in Hong Kong
5 best restaurants for vegans in Ubud – the heart of Bali

Many of the Indonesian town’s fine dining eateries, including Aperitif, Room4Dessert and Nusantara, are happy to create a great tasting menu for lovers of plant-based food

20 May 2019 - 3:00PM

Many of the Indonesian town’s fine dining eateries, including Aperitif, Room4Dessert and Nusantara, are happy to create a great tasting menu for lovers of plant-based food

5 best restaurants for vegans in Ubud – the heart of Bali
Why is Julien Royer, chef-owner of Singapore’s Odette, hot for Air France?

The two-Michelin-star French chef’s fare is available in Air France’s La Première and business class between Singapore and Paris

11 Apr 2019 - 10:36AM

The two-Michelin-star French chef’s fare is available in Air France’s La Première and business class between Singapore and Paris

Why is Julien Royer, chef-owner of Singapore’s Odette, hot for Air France?
Why Russian chefs are leading a different kind of revolution

Guests can savour seafood from the Far East, lamb from Kabardino-Balkaria, St Petersburg smelt, honey agarics and mushrooms from the Urals, as well as red deer meat from Altai

28 Dec 2018 - 12:02PM

Guests can savour seafood from the Far East, lamb from Kabardino-Balkaria, St Petersburg smelt, honey agarics and mushrooms from the Urals, as well as red deer meat from Altai

Why Russian chefs are leading a different kind of revolution
Eat like a local in Moscow: 5 dishes that Russians love

FTry swan liver and a dried sturgeon’s spinal cord

27 Dec 2018 - 12:06PM

FTry swan liver and a dried sturgeon’s spinal cord

Eat like a local in Moscow: 5 dishes that Russians love
Truffle tussle: how Australia is taking on France's prized delicacy

Think your Michelin-starred chef is only using truffles from France? Think again

22 Oct 2018 - 10:52AM

Think your Michelin-starred chef is only using truffles from France? Think again

Truffle tussle: how Australia is taking on France's prized delicacy
Why KLM, Singapore Airlines and Emirates are all flying green

The three airlines have renewed their fleets and come up with eco-friendly measures to reduce waste and carbon emissions

20 Oct 2018 - 10:01AM

The three airlines have renewed their fleets and come up with eco-friendly measures to reduce waste and carbon emissions

Why KLM, Singapore Airlines and Emirates are all flying green
Foraging, birch wood fires and biodynamic meals: Swedish chefs take green eating to the next level

In the land of smorgasbord, organic and biodynamic are the watchwords as sustainable dining grows in popularity and restaurants source ingredients that are locally produced, or which they even grow themselves

29 Sep 2018 - 4:02PM

In the land of smorgasbord, organic and biodynamic are the watchwords as sustainable dining grows in popularity and restaurants source ingredients that are locally produced, or which they even grow themselves

Foraging, birch wood fires and biodynamic meals: Swedish chefs take green eating to the next level
How top chefs in Stockholm are taking sustainability to the next level

Chefs in Europe’s most ecological city – working at top restaurants like Frantzén, Agrikultur, Ekstedt, Volt and Oaxen Slip/Krog – are using sustainable ingredients and leftovers to create delicious dishes

22 Sep 2018 - 1:00PM

Chefs in Europe’s most ecological city – working at top restaurants like Frantzén, Agrikultur, Ekstedt, Volt and Oaxen Slip/Krog – are using sustainable ingredients and leftovers to create delicious dishes

How top chefs in Stockholm are taking sustainability to the next level
How Chef Mauro Colagreco is reinventing French cuisine

Argentinian-born chef’s restaurant in France named the best in the whole country

16 Jun 2018 - 10:00AM

Argentinian-born chef’s restaurant in France named the best in the whole country

How Chef Mauro Colagreco is reinventing French cuisine
How Gaggan Anand rose from a ‘poor child of India’ to become a world-famous chef 
Mile-high gourmet: Etihad and other airlines that are stepping up their in-flight meal game
Six top restaurants in Berlin
Double delight as twins re-create exciting German cuisine in Bangkok
Berlin’s fine dining scene fuelled by Brexit, start-ups and fintech
Massimo Bottura – made famous by Chef’s Table – blends art and food
Roca brothers work together to make El Celler in Spain an award-winning restaurant

Brothers with the same vision and ideas help make El Celler the 'best restaurant in the world'.

30 Oct 2017 - 2:58PM

Brothers with the same vision and ideas help make El Celler the 'best restaurant in the world'.

Roca brothers work together to make El Celler in Spain an award-winning restaurant
Refined Asian cuisines are gaining popularity around the world

Inspiration from Asian chefs is catching on in the international gastronomic scene

8 Sep 2016 - 4:18PM

Inspiration from Asian chefs is catching on in the international gastronomic scene

Refined Asian cuisines are gaining popularity around the world