Tag: restaurants

Triple-C at Locavore

Locavore Restaurant Review

Locavore is a destination restaurant in Ubud, Bali serving food based on local ingredients refined using modern techniques and a new nordic-esque approach to putting dishes together. It’s quite casual for the level of food and experience that it provides,…

Esquisse Cinq Grand Dessert

The Esquisse Cinq Dessert Experience in Tokyo

One of the things that hit me in Tokyo is that the sheer size of the city makes it possible to specialize in ways we can’t think of in the Nordic cities. You have the gaming arcades in Akihabara, different…

Amass dining room and kitchen

Amass dining room and kitchen

Amass is a top-level restaurant in Copenhagen, with a strong focus on in-season and organic produce, even using greens from it’s own garden, but without the far-reaching experimental side that alienates some guests from the most famous New Nordic restaurants….

Compère Lapin drink

Compére Lapin, New Orleans Review

Compère Lapin is a combined bar and restaurant close to the financial district in New Orleans, Louisiana, between the French Quarters and the Garden District. It’s headed by chef-owner Nina Compton and has quickly gained reputation as a stand-out establishment,…

Hofbräuhaus am Platzl band playing

Hofbräuhaus am Platzl Review

If Schumann’s Bar is an institution, I’m not really sure what to call Hofbräuhaus am Platzl. The Royal Brewery in Munich was founded in 1589 on its current location, with the first brown beer brewed in 1592, after the Duke…

Schumann's Bar

Schumann’s Bar Review

If you tell any Münich resident you’re going to Schumann’s Bar, they’ll most definitely know what bar you’re talking about. Internationally acclaimed and an institution in Munich, that’s the kind of recognition you get when you’ve been open for more…

Eldhuset Oslo

Eldhuset, Oslo, Restaurant Review

Eldhuset is a barbecue restaurant in the middle of the charming neighborhood of Grünerløkka, also called Hipsterløkka by the locals, in Oslo, Norway. In addition to a full range of slow smoked meats they also serve burgers and a range…

Franklin Barbecue sign

Franklin Barbecue Review

Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas is a modern success story and often ranked as the best barbecue in the world. Aaron Franklin started out in a food truck close to the University of Texas campus in 2009 and moved to…

Chupito at É by José Andrès

é by José Andrès Review

é by José Andrès is one of the most exciting, if not the most exciting, restaurant that have showed up in Las Vegas during the second wave of the fine dining evolution that came with the opening of City Center. It’s…

Oyster emulsion at Maaemo.

Maaemo Oslo Restaurant Review

Maaemo is an old Finnish word for “Mother Earth” that together with sommelier and co-owner Pontus Dahlström is the restaurants only connections to Finland. Everything else is about Norway and bringing the Norwegian nature to the plate. Maaemo takes ideas…