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Check out the latest insider’s guide to the Macau’s best private kitchens and fine dining hotspots

MACAU, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Visitors planning a trip to Macau this spring, should make sure to click onto’s Tasting Kitchen website ( to find out which private kitchens and restaurants true gourmands are flocking to. The newly-launched website is the region*s most comprehensive online guide to fine dining in Macau. The site possesses many unique features, including: a searchable database of restaurants, dining articles, profiles of Macau’s star chefs and sommeliers, wine tips, recipes, and a gourmet dictionary. Tasting Kitchen celebrates Macau’s vibrant dining scene as the definitive guide to good food in the city.

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The website features articles written by Jean Alberti, chef-at-large, and founding partner of two iconic San Francisco restaurants – Evvia and Kokkari. According to Alberti, Macau is becoming the next big food tourism destination in the region, he reasons: “There are all these amazing home kitchens and the casinos have attracted a number of truly world-class chefs.”

Among the chefs profiled on Tasting kitchen are Victor Lo, who cooks custom meals at his quaint home kitchen and Regis Monges the Executive Pastry chef at the Grand Hyatt Macau – who delighted us with the most authentic macaroons.

“Tasting Kitchen is an incredible resource,” says Mamie Chen, Editor-in-Chief at “For anybody who likes to eat or cook, this is an online Shangri-la.”


All of his life, Jean Alberti has been at home in the kitchen. Raised in a restaurant family, he was bequeathed a sophisticated taste for food preparation. This genetic stamping, as it were, led to graduation with honours from the French Ecole de Hoteliere in Alsace.

Jean has his culinary skills in Michelin-starred restaurants in France and England, and has also worked across the pond as Executive Chef of Tower restaurant in Los Angeles. In 2007, Jean moved to Shanghai, where he opened a French restaurant, Shikumen Bistro, in the Heart of Xintiandi.

Jean is a vigorous advocate of organic and heirloom foods. Jean has committed himself to the preservation of tradition, culture, food biodiversity and sustainable agriculture. These are also characteristics of his newest enterprise, Wild & Bare Co., a tea sourcing company based in Macau.

ABOUT MACAU.COM ( is the premier destination marketing and travel platform for hotel accommodation, shows, and travel products for Macau as well as Hong Kong and Southern Mainland China. The online content covers every aspect of the Macau experience from tourist and event information, to fine dining recommendations — through the popular food and beverage channel – Tasting Kitchen, to shopping, resorts, and entertainment.’s services are targeted for Macau-bound travelers visiting from Mainland China, Hong Kong and high growth origin markets including Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Australia, Japan and Korea. is a member of Ignite Media Group.


Ignite Media Group ( is a growing media conglomerate of online, out-of-home and print enterprises dedicated to promoting Macau as a premier entertainment destination. The Group includes several market-leading media brands:,,, Destination Macau, EC-Ad, Directel Macau, Prism Productions,,, Engage, New Macau Box Offices, and Ignition, a boutique marketing agency with expertise in digital marketing, event management, public relations, and custom publishing. Ignite Media Group is the exclusive Macau partner of several of Asia’s leading media brands including CNNGo, Groupon, ChinaMobile, Tencent,, SINA, and

SOURCE﹛Ignite Media Group

Written by asiafreshnews

April 24, 2012 at 11:11 am

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