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Hoppers

Hoppers

Hoppers

Hoppers, traditional Sri Lankan staple food eaten for breakfast, are bowl shaped pancakes made of rice flour, coconut milk and spices. They are the central dish at Hoppers in London, which focuses on revisited Sri Lankan and Tamil Nadu cuisines. The place accepts walk-ins only,so the waiting time can be…

22
May '16
Passage 53

Passage 53

Passage 53

Two Michelin starred Passage 53 is still one of my favorite fine dining restaurants in Paris. In fact, with time it just got better and better.(My previous visits took place in 2009 and 2013) Japanese chefs are the champions when perfect ingredients are concerned. This meal was not an exception.…

29
Aug '15
Rice with lobster

Rice with lobster

Rice with lobster

Rice with lobster at Ex Xarcu (Cala Porroig, Sant Josep, 07839 Ibiza,Spain; tel. +34971 18 78 67 ). Scraping the burnt and crispy rice from the edges of the pan is an important part of the whole pleasure. Some of the most memorable gastronomic experiences in my life…

10
Aug '14
Pulled pork sandwich at Frenchie To Go

Pulled pork sandwich at Frenchie To Go

Pulled pork sandwich at Frenchie To Go

I am quite behind with all the new posts I want to make, so I will start with the ones that are the shortest… The pulled pork sandwich at Frenchie To Go (9 rue du Nil, 75002 Paris) is seriously good. Just saying… ( No reservations accepted.)

18
May '14
Asparagus theater

Asparagus theater

Asparagus theater

Elaborate show and luxurious presentation is often a huge part of 3 Michelin stars restaurant experience and the price you pay for it. Irecently read somewhere that people find expensive food better tasting. The simply poached asparagus with crushed egg condiment at Alain Ducasse Monaco was without doubt…

5
May '14
Il Massimo del Gelato, Milano

Il Massimo del Gelato, Milano

Il Massimo del Gelato, Milano

There is gelato and then there is Il Massimo del Gelato (Via Lodovico Castelvetro, 18, 20154 Milano, Italy) ,a small, independent gelateria, 1o minutes drive from the city center. Fresh fruit sorbets like orange, mango, passion fruit and various ice cream are excellent and turn out to be…

20
Apr '14
Risotto al salto at La Bettola di Piero,Milano

Risotto al salto at La Bettola di Piero,Milano

Risotto al salto at La Bettola di Piero,Milano

One of my favorite Milanese dishes is risotto al salto, made by pan frying leftover saffron risotto with a little of butter and some grated Parmigiano Reggiano. And where can you find it better than at a simple, traditional, family owned trattoria like La Bettola di…

20
Apr '14
Cappuccino at Sant Ambroeus

Cappuccino at Sant Ambroeus

Cappuccino at Sant Ambroeus

I think half of this croissant with peach jam filling at Sant Ambroeuscaf√© in Milan is pure butter, the other half – pure pleasure. As for the cappuccino… Oh well, coffee is just one of the bunch of things Italians know how to do better… ( like shoes…

18
Apr '14
Koya udon shop

Koya udon shop

Koya udon shop

At Koya and Koya bar (49 and 50 Frith St, London W1D 4SG, London; tel. +44 20 7434 4463) the main focus is cold or hot udon noodles and all kinds of traditional or innovative broths that can go with them (think smoked mackerel, beef shabu-shabu or mushrooms…

18
Apr '14
L'Assiette Champenoise and its brand new 3 Michelin stars

L'Assiette Champenoise and its brand new 3 Michelin stars

L'Assiette Champenoise and its brand new 3 Michelin stars

L’Assiette Champenoise (40 Avenue Paul Vaillant Couturier, 51430 Tinqueux;tel. +33 3 26 84 64 64),the latest restaurant in France to receive 3 Michelin stars, is 45 min by TGV from Paris and 5 min by taxi from the central Reims train station. It’s chef Arnaud Lallement has inherited…

18
Apr '14