“Ferran Adrià motivated me at El Bulli and now I’m here to motivate the next generation.”
“Perfection doesn’t exist. It’s whether we feel that the moment is completed. I have a bigger mission now.”
“Since we’re twins, we’re very connected to each other and most of the things throughout our life we’ve done together. We create dishes together – there’s no separation of who does what.”
“Every year I’ll open one restaurant and every year I’ll get closer to closing my restaurant.”
“As soon as I sit down, I think ‘I should open another restaurant’. I love Melbourne – the food scene is amazing – and London would be awesome too.”
A selection of restaurant profiles written for Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015, plus Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants: the list in pictures
When the financial crisis happened, we created a cocktail called Fuck the Subprime. It was cognac with Cristal champagne and it was S$65 (£30) for a fucking cocktail, but you had to order it in a group. We were full of people buying it, so we realised in times of stress, people still want to drink.