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The Rough Diamond in Provence

The Rough Diamond in Provence

The Rough Diamond in Provence

Auberge La Fenière is one-star Michelin restaurant where the food is as creative as in three stars Michelin. It is hidden in a small village in Lourmarin (one hour drive from Marseille). What is wonderful about the menu is that it is the mixture of local Provencal tastes(like ice cream…

12
May '06
Miramar (Bouillabaisse) , Marseille

Miramar (Bouillabaisse) , Marseille

Miramar (Bouillabaisse) , Marseille

Bouillabaisse is a Provencal fish stew made of Mediterranean fish, tomatoes, herbs and saffron. Obviously, Marseille is THE PLACE to eat this hearty Provencal speciality. If you want to have a more relaxed dinner rather than having a dinner “under stars” in the romantic La Petit Nice Passedat (2 stars…

5
May '06
Michelin ratings in NY vs Michelin ratings in France

Michelin ratings in NY vs Michelin ratings in France

Michelin ratings in NY vs Michelin ratings in France

Since I bought the Michelin New York guide last autumn, I just had to write something about the ratings. To be short, I think the ratings for the New York restaurants are just not right. Here is an excellent article by Mike Steinberger who sums up all that I think.…

28
Apr '06
Really cool link!

Really cool link!

Really cool link!

Many people hate flying, but this link http://www.airlinemeals.net/ is for those who adore being high in the sky. What is more, they even take pictures of not always good and usually not generous(!) airlines meals! There are thousands of various airlines’ meals in the database which you can easily search.…

27
Apr '06
Vilnius

Vilnius

Vilnius

Without any questions, the most interesting city to visit in Lithuania is Vilnius, the capital.The best time to visit Vilnius is roughly from April to October. You will not enjoy the city when it’s freezing.Vilnius architecture is one of the most beautiful in the world and it is the biggest…

24
Apr '06
Gari

Gari

Gari

After moving to Upper West Side, I discovered some great restaurants, Gari, for example (which is on Columbus Av. , between 78 and 77 street). Gari is the younger sister of another restaurant, Sushi of Gari, which is on the East Side, and, in my opinion, has one of the…

27
Mar '06
Casa Tua, Miami Beach

Casa Tua, Miami Beach

Casa Tua, Miami Beach

“Casa Tua” – is an Italian restaurant in Miami Beach. The ambiance and the crowd is chic, and, the most important, the food is excellent. The food is very simple, but fresh. (What Italian restaurant needs more? :)) The tuna tartar or baby spinach salad are the must! What is…

25
Mar '06
Big in New York: Japanese Restaurants

Big in New York: Japanese Restaurants

Big in New York: Japanese Restaurants

Like no other megapolis, (except Tokyo, I guess! 🙂 ) New York has really big choice of Japanese restaurants. I have never been in Masa( the price of menu $300+ is a little discouraging for raw fish), but I think there are some fantastic Japanese in NY, which are the…

6
Jan '06
The Best Indian Restaurant in NY

The Best Indian Restaurant in NY

The Best Indian Restaurant in NY

I love Indian cuisine. I love it so much, that I think I was Indian my last life :). My passion for Indian cuisine started in a restaurant Kirane in Paris which is I think is the best Indian restaurant in the world! New York has many great Indian restaurants…

4
Jan '06
Favorite Restaurants Guides

Favorite Restaurants Guides

Favorite Restaurants Guides

When looking for a great or simply good restaurant, it is important to compare various guides. I have subscription to online Zagat guide. The subscription is very cheap and you have access to all the most important cities in Europe and USA. This guide is extremely practical for those who…

18
Dec '05