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Happy 2018!

Happy 2018!

Happy 2018!

I asked some of the most travelled diners,bloggers and journalists which trends in gastronomy and food should stay and which ones should go in 2018. Here are some of the most interesting and popular answers… Happy New Year. 🙂 Trends that should stay in 2018 (in random order) Classic techniques,…

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My 20 Best Dishes in 2017

My 20 Best Dishes in 2017

My 20 Best Dishes in 2017

In chronological order. My best dishes from the previous years: 2016.

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The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

The last king of tuna, Mr Yamaguchi

Many thanks to Mrs Mimi Kobayashi, my “fixer” and interpreter, who made this interview happen. Mimi-san can be your best guide in Tokyo! https://www.instagram.com/kobayashimimi2/ Yukitaka Yamaguchi is, without any doubts, a very important man at Tsukiji market and one of the most fascinating people I’ve ever met in Tokyo. If…

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Chambre Séparée, Gent

Chambre Séparée, Gent

Chambre Séparée, Gent

With the very recent opening of Chambre SeparĂ©e in Ghent, Kobe Desramaults, one of the most talented and one of my favorite chefs in Europe is continuing his work he had started at In de Wulf. The new sleek location is miles away from the rustic farmhouse, where In de…

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Frantzén

Frantzén

Frantzén

My first time at FrantzĂ©n was in 2012 when it was still called FrantzĂ©n/Lindeberg. Cutting edge “New Nordic” cuisine was at its peak back then, but Bjorn FrantzĂ©n was one of the few Scandinavian chefs who didn’t follows the fashionable trends religiously, instead,he always focused on what was the most…

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Em Sherif, Beirut

Em Sherif, Beirut

Em Sherif, Beirut

My July trip to Beirut was an eye-opening experience, because just like when I first had Japanese food in Japan, in Beirut I realized that I’d never had Lebanese food this good. Like many Middle Eastern cuisines, best Lebanese is cooked at home and this is the feeling you have…

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Nov '17
Al Halabi, Beirut

Al Halabi, Beirut

Al Halabi, Beirut

So to continue remembering this summer, here is a really great address in Beirut, where I had some of the best Lebanese food of my life. I didn’t find their website, but you can find the details on their Facebook page.

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Hoshinoya Tokyo: a ryokan in the city

Hoshinoya Tokyo: a ryokan in the city

Hoshinoya Tokyo: a ryokan in the city

I first discovered Hoshino Resorts’ riverside Hoshinoya Kyoto a few years ago while filming “Foodies: the culinary jet set” documentary. Set in a century-old renovated villa against the backdrop of Arashiyama district’s leafy forests, this updated ryokan (guesthouse) is a haven of peace and traditional Japanese hospitality. Since then, I…

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Nov '17
Été by Natsuko Shoji

Été by Natsuko Shoji

Été by Natsuko Shoji

On my last trip to Japan, I had the rare opportunity to dine at Ă©tĂ©, the invitation-only restaurant owned by Natsuko Shoji, a young and talented Japanese chef. I discovered her on social media through colorful snapshots of her cakes, which are inspired by iconic fashion accessories like the quilted…

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La Tour D’Argent

La Tour D’Argent

La Tour D’Argent

Images from my lunch at La Tour D’Argent in Paris this August. Great, classic cooking by Philippe LabbĂ©; with a view, which is to die for! La Tour D’Argent 17 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, FranceTel. +33 1 43 54 23 31

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