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Sushi Sugita

Sushi Sugita

Sushi Sugita

Images from my visit to Sushi Sugita last October. Some older articles I’ve written about Takaaki Sugita can be found here, here and here. He is a sushi master with a soul, who never ceases to evolve and is definitely my favourite.

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Feb '18
Chambre Séparée, Gent

Chambre Séparée, Gent

Chambre Séparée, Gent

With the very recent opening of Chambre Separée in Ghent, Kobe Desramaults, one of the most talented and one of my favourite 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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Nov '17
Frantzén

Frantzén

Frantzén

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

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Nov '17
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.

10
Nov '17
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 été, the invitation-only restaurant owned by Natsuko Shoji, a young and talented Japanese chef. I discovered her on social media through colourful snapshots of her cakes, which are inspired by iconic fashion accessories like the quilted…

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Nov '17
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 Labbé; 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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Nov '17
Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice

One of the greatest discoveries this year for me was Auberge du Père Bise. It’s very talented chef Jean Sulpice has just won Gault&Millau’s chef of the year 2018 title. Auberge du Père Bise Jean Sulpice 303 Route du Crêt, 74290 Talloires-Montmin, FranceTel. +33 4 50 60 72 01www.perebise.com/en/

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Nov '17
Etxebarri

Etxebarri

Etxebarri

Images from Etxebarri, still my number one restaurant in Europe (last visited in June 2017). The cooking style is not that rustic as it used to be and has become somehow more sophisticated (with more international staff in the kitchen). Etxebarri Plaza de San Juan, 148291 Atxondo, Bizkaia, SpainTel.: +34…

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Nov '17