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Category: Restaurants

Escape to Elba

Escape to Elba

Able was I, ere I saw Elba. This saying might be the most famous palindrome of all time and yes, when I think of Elba, the island off the coast of Tuscany, this always pops into my mind. I’ve wanted to go to Elba for a […]

Maaemo – Oslo, Norway

Maaemo – Oslo, Norway

There is a lot to see and do in in Oslo, Norway, as you can see from Monday’s post (missed it? You can read it here). You can work up quite an appetite! In Oslo, there’s a restaurant that’s only open Wednesday to Saturday for […]

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

On our recent trip to Iceland, we were awed and amazed by the natural beauty of the island. Everywhere you turn, there are gorgeous vistas, mountains, water (and waterfalls) and the ruggedness of a volcanic island. After a day touring around the Golden Circle and […]

Tea for Two

Tea for Two

When you think of Britain, you think of the Queen, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Downton Abbey and James Bond, to name a few things in no particular order. When it comes to food, the Ploughman’s […]

Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Yesterday, April 5, was one of the most anticipated days of the year for food lovers. The Pellegrino Top 50 World Restaurant list was released! A big congratulations to Gaggan Anand for his #7 worldwide ranking, not to mention an impressive third year at the top […]

In the Kitchen for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

In the Kitchen for Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

If you are ever at a loss for what to make for dinner, and you are Heston Blumenthal, you ask yourself one simple question: WWHVIIIE? What would Henry VIII Eat? Dinner by Heston Blumenthal sets out to answer that very question. The extremely creative menu […]

Checking Out Cecchini’s

Checking Out Cecchini’s

If Fionn McCool was the giant of legend said to have built the “Giant’s Causeway” in Ireland, I think Dario Cecchini might be the giant of legend that put Panzano in Chianti on the map. How else can you explain the daily pilgrimage of foodies […]