Riddle me this……Jonathan Phang

 Up close and personal with our food aficionado.

Article by Jonathan Phang

If you knew then what you know now… would you still do it? 
Not on your nelly! But I have no regrets …

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Look busy, walk with purpose and the customer is always right (Bob Payton 80’s restaurateur).

What’s the weirdest rumour you’ve ever heard about yourself? 
That I had been offered  job as a judge on the X Factor.

What was your biggest break? 
Meeting Jerry Hall on Ivana Trump’s yacht in St Tropez.

Do you consider yourself lucky? 
Yes very lucky and occasionally very unlucky too.

What’s most important in your life? 
Family, friends and career.

What brands do you admire? 
Dermalogica and Shu Uemura skincare, Silhouette glasses, Loake shoes, Ralph Lauren and Boden menswear, Lakeland kitchenware, Hemes fragrances.

Do you have a guilty pleasure – if so what is it? 
The real housewives of Beverley Hills, Melbourne and New Jersey.

Describe your personal sense of style. 
A slave to whatever I can find to fit. riddle_stop 2

Jonathan Phang’s Gourmet Trains Series 2 premiere’s is on the Travel Channel Saturday evening at 8pm (Freeview 42Sky 249; Virgin 288).

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