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Kei Kobayashi is one of the most famous names in the city of light, with a passion for French cuisine hard to match. A passion that started very early in his life, still in Nagano (his hometown) when enchanted by Alain Chapel’s work in a tv show. And there started his own path in cuisine, first in […]

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I remember visiting Paris as a young man, and trying to avoid the metro station Rer de Chatelet-Les Halles as much as I could, for the bustle of the thousands of people crossing or the suspicious environment of the Les Halles area. Gone were the times that area was the “womb” of the city, being home of […]

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When the idea of a Pop-Up restaurant comes to my mind, I admit my thoughts are not always the best, inexperienced cooks from a reality show, dishes with little content in substance or flavor, not very adequate work conditions, among many things that make me feel reluctant about this type of project. However, in 2014, […]

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Ametsa – With Arzak Instruction

With Nahm leaving an empty space in COMO The Halkin, after they moved to Bangkok (see), the Ametsa was born in 2013, more precisely the Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, a not so happy name for the first adventure of Juan Mari Arzak and his daughter Elena outside the Basque Country and his magical Arzak (***Michelin). About the parchment of its creators […]

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Il Buco

 Located in the basement of a former monastery and over one of the main doors of Sorrento, Il Buco was born in 1997, considered by many the best restaurant in town, conquering its 1st Michelin star in 2003, keeping it with conviction till today. Giuseppe Aversa – Peppe to friends – focused his entire cuisine in […]

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Don Alfonso 1890

There are destinations and trips we dream about for a lifetime and fortunately, there are those starting to turn true. Amalfi was one of those dreams, not only for the luxurious environment of cities like Ravello and Positano, but for the unique scenario designed by nature, or for the famous road, sculpted by men. For […]

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Euskalduna Studio

I usually don’t write about, or visit, new or recently open restaurants, both for thinking many of the spaces are still in a defining phase, or for thinking flaws are many times forgivable, or simply because the Internet is already full of posts that live of the new, the trendy or the instant. But there […]

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Ferrugem is a name that everyone, more or less interested in the national gastronomy scene, as heard of, but few have had the boldness and satisfaction of visiting and experiencing it. We are people of convenience and do miles of highway to visit a restaurant is not yet part  of the usual guides of the […]

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Vinum “IV Jornadas do Boi de Trás-os-Montes”

Another edition of Vinum’s gastronomical event, the restaurant of Graham’s Port Lodge operated in parternship between Symington and the Basque group Sagardi. An event that respects the best Basque tradition, consisting in the celebration and presentation of a unique meat, old ox meat (over 13 years old, and more than 1300 kg). If last year (see) the surprise […]

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Les Fables de la Fontaine

 The Rue Saint-Dominique in the 7th Parisian district is the craddle of Christian Constant’s empire, and it was also there that “in other life” he opened a sea dedicated restaurant, Les Fables de la Fontaine – in a pun intended between the Fontaine de Mars, where the restaurant is located, and the famous book of Jean de la Fontaine – in 2005 […]

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