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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...

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 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...

Wagamama, Boston Faneuil Hall: Very strong

While we were in the middle of our weekend, my wife had a craving for Chicken Katsu. And what better restaurant chain to satisfy that craving than Wagamama? So I booked in the morning for a late lunch on...

Marseille Restaurant, Boston : Disappointing

To get the weekend off to a good start, my wife and I decided to have lunch at this Boston restaurant, Marseille, named as a tribute to the Phocaean capital. Here's a look back at the experience. The concept The concept...

Hoa Tuc restaurant in Saigon: affordable, genuine Vietnamese cuisine

Hoac Tuc in Saigon is a very fair Vietnamese restaurant offering very decent food at very modest prices. As I told you in my review of the excellent Anan Saigon, I made friends with my table-mates and decided to...