Category Archives: Restaurants

Beaufort Bar, Savoy Hotel, London

From Concierge UNPACKED Looking for a touch of opulence as an antidote to the dull old days of recession? The Beaufort Bar at the newly reopened Savoy hotel in London will undoubtedly be the place to sip Champagne or a … Continue reading

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St. John Hotel, London

Something not to miss. The St. John Hotel will open in November 2010 at 1 Leicester St, London. Manzi’s “famous seafood restaurant” had been open for some 60 years on the same site. Along with J. Sheekey’s it was the … Continue reading

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Wall Street Eats Italian

Eataly complex opens in New York as analysts and stockbrokers queue for jobs NEW YORK – “Two young communications studies graduates came to see me in Turin. They were looking for a job. I told them I had nothing for … Continue reading

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La Roccia restaurant, Castro, Salento

A small corner of culinary heaven as seen by a new local, my friend Sinan, on his always awesome Sinanation blog. Hotel La Roccia stands like a fortress on top of a bay that runs into the town of Castro. … Continue reading

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Botafumeiro, Barcelona

Over the past 25 years, Botafumeiro has been widely considered to be one of the best seafood restaurants in Barcelona. The artistic cuisine features a wide range of fresh seafood such as saltwater fish, clams, mussels, lobster, crayfish, scallops, and … Continue reading

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Corte dei Pandolfi (da Michele)

My view is probably skewed as the owner and chef of this restaurant is my cousin. However, I can safely say that this is one of the best restaurants in Lecce. The service is casual in a cool way, and … Continue reading

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Chez La Vieille Adrienne, Paris

This lovely old bistro is situated in the heart of Paris in the 1st arrondissement and oozes an authentic French air. The dining room has the appearance of a flea market that has been cleverly arranged, with an old wooden … Continue reading

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