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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....

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 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 Guy Savoy at The Caesars Palace, Las Vegas: As good as the original in Paris!

Lorsque j’ai appris l’injuste rétrogradation du restaurant-phare de l’un de mes chefs préférés, Guy Savoy à la Monnaie de Paris, de trois à deux étoiles par le guide Michelin, j’ai été totalement scandalisé, surtout connaissant le cœur à l’ouvrage...

Anan Saigon Restaurant: fine, creative Vietnamese cuisine

Anan Saigon fully deserves its Michelin star, offering fine traditional Vietnamese cuisine with a touch of creativity. As usual, I try to find restaurants in different price ranges in each city. As for finding a gourmet restaurant in Saigon, my...

Drouant Restaurant Paris: a praise for mediocrity

With good food but below promise and catastrophic service, this long-awaited dinner at Drouant turned out to be a real wreck. I'm not about to return any time soon. I had eaten at Drouant in the past, in a...

Restaurant Project in Gothenburg: a Michelin-starred restaurant with a monotonous tone

Project offers fine, refined dishes that are not overly sophisticated, in a warm, friendly setting, without fuss. But the omnipresence of lemon in all the dishes during our dinner eventually became boring, and certain aspects of the service were...

Restaurant le Cerisier in Lille: good but boring

Le Cerisier, in Lille, offers quality cuisine for a Michelin-starred restaurant, but it's hampered by laborious service. For my third dinner in Lille, after La Table du Clarance, I chose another Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Cerisier. Ideally I would have preferred...

La table du Clarance in Lille: a good Michelin-starred restaurant

La Table du Clarance's cuisine is quite inventive in its classic guise, with the quality you'd expect from a Michelin-starred restaurant, but with a few welcome creative touches. No more, but no less. For my second evening in Lille, I...