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Katla Restaurant: when the flavors of the world meet in Oslo

Katla, in Oslo, offers inventive cuisine using local ingredients to create dishes that combine flavors from different regions of the world. Surprising, but a success. You'll find a summary of articles about this vacation in Vietnam at the bottom...

Bistro du Midi, Boston : Traditional but great

While wandering around Boston, my wife and I decided to have lunch at a restaurant before heading home. Being close to the commons, we decided to stop off at Bistro du Midi, located near the Four Seasons Hotel. The concept The concept...

The Duchess Rooftop Bar, Budapest: Very nice place, but imperfect service

The Duchess rooftop bar is located on the roof of the Matild Palace hotel, a new Luxury Collection opening in the Hungarian capital. As a reminder, here is the itinerary followed: The concept The Duchess is a designer rooftop with indoor and...

Párisi Bistro, Budapest: an excellent discovery

While we were having a walk downdown Budapest, we spotted in front of our hotel a beautiful building, the Párisi hotel, renovated a few years agp. We stopped for a coffee, and took the opportunity to make a reservation...

Spago by Wolfgang Puck, Budapest: an equally successful second experience

For our second stay at Matild Palace, we booked both nights at the Spago restaurant, run by the iconic chef Wolfgang Puck. Although we'd dined at this restaurant before, I can confirm twice that the experience is always excellent....

Restaurant Ottimo, The Ritz-Carlton Budapest: excellent food, service not up to scratch

During our short stay in Budapest before heading on to Debrecen, we decided to have lunch at the restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, the hotel we were staying in for the night, which offered a new concept in Italian dining. As...

Menton Boston: A little disappointing Mother’s Day Brunch

To celebrate our move into our permanent apartment in Boston, I made a reservation at this restaurant in our neighborhood, Boston Seaport. Here's a look back at the experience. The concept The concept is quite simple, since it's a French-inspired gourmet restaurant....

Restaurant TUNG Dining in Hanoi: an excellent cross between Scandinavia and Asia, but panic when it comes to paying!

TUNG Dining in Hanoi offers an excellent dining experience, close to that of a Michelin-starred restaurant. But a huge bug at the end of the service practically ruined my evening. For my last dinner in Hanoi, after a Michelin-starred...

Restaurant Gia in Hanoi: a good Michelin-starred restaurant that struggled to embark me on a laborious journey

Gia, in Hanoi, is a Michelin-starred restaurant offering creatively reinterpreted Vietnamese cuisine. It's good, but creativity has its limits: the property had a hard time drawing me into its dining experience and almost lost me along the way. Unlike...

Restaurant Nougatine by Jean-Georges, New-York: Excellent despite a very simple menu

Hard to find a good restaurant for lunch in New York? Not counting the flair of the friend I joined in the Big Apple, who knows restaurants like the back of his hand: so it was at the last...