For many people, the last year has been a test of their endurance. This is why we think this recent interview with one of Cambodia’s most-celebrated artists, Em Riem, is so very timely as he talks about his latest exhibition, and what it takes to keep going even when we think we have little to […]Find out more.
Chen Sothy has been with Thalias for more than 11 years during which he has maintained his steady climb up the career ladder, taking on challenges every step of the way that have brought to the position he holds today. To all who meet him, Sothy is a warm and outgoing figure whose love for […]Find out more.
One of the beauties of living in Cambodia is that paradise is never far away so there’s never any need to get on a plane to find it. And when you choose destinations such as Song Saa Private Island, your holiday does more than just save on the planet’s carbon load, it becomes part of […]Find out more.
With a warm, but notoriously wet, climate and a land punctuated with sparkling rivers, powerful seas, humid forests, lush valleys, wild mountains and expansive plains, France’s Basque country is a vigorously productive environment. Small wonder then that it has produced a people that are rightly obsessed with food, and the rest of the world is […]Find out more.
It takes a very fine hand to compose one of Topaz’s most striking signature dishes, the Avocado and Crab Millefeuille, a delicate multi-layered combination of sweet crab meat and soft, ripe avocado topped with vibrant salmon roe and fresh Asian herbs. Which is another reason why we count ourselves lucky to have Pech Srey Neath […]Find out more.
For hundreds of years, shadowy liquor barons have been looking for ways to pass off fake versions of a Blanc de Noir or a Rosé. But the purists, the generational locals from the vineyards of northeastern France, had always to stay ahead of the imposters, and a series of laws and regulations have followed those […]Find out more.
Resplendent. Rare. Refined. Words do no justice to the culinary mastery on show at our most recent Michelin Star event, where fourth-generation French chef Guy Lassasuaie joined forces with Topaz head chef Pov Sopheak and Khema pastry aficionado Sek Sivanthonn to present their Six Hands Dinner, celebrating Gout De France – Taste of France – […]Find out more.
Can you tell us about yourself? My name is Say Saophoan. I was born in Tbaeng village, Andong Kneng commune, Rolea Pha Ear district, Kampong Chhnang province. Currently, I am working at Topaz restaurant. What’s your background? I have been working here since 1997. First I was a kitchen cleaner. Later, I became a Commis […]Find out more.
It has taken over a year for us to entice him back, but Les Étoiles Michelin du Topaz alumnus Guy Lassausaie is on the way to Cambodia for another evening of indulgence in Phnom Penh. A fourth-generation craftsman of food from Lyon in France, Michelin Star Chef Lassausaie will bring his unique blend of contemporary […]Find out more.
Towards the end of 2016, Topaz was honoured to host Michelin-starred chef, and champion of Provençal cooking, Christian Etienne, for one of our earliest Les Étoilés Michelin de Topaz events. For one evening, he dazzled diners with a seven-course menu that put truffles, the culinary equivalent of fairy dust, into the spotlight. This warm-hearted, generous […]Find out more.