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Family feast at the Palm Court in Aberdeen hits the spot

I have visited the Palm Court on several occasions over the years, but it dawned on me that I had never actually eaten a meal there. It is such a versatile venue that I have been to a 40th birthday party, a 90th afternoon tea, a funeral reception and even work meetings – but never […]

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Restaurant Review: XO’s Philosophy is a Modern Take on Southeast Asian Flavors | Canberra time

what’s new, food and wine, Fine dining was not my priority when I decided to pack my bags and head to the bush capital to become a political journalist. But tucked away in local shops in the sleepy suburb of Narrabundah is a dining experience that rivals some of the big city restaurants. XO’s philosophy […]

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Hotel Reviews: 5 Star Resort Amara Hotel Cyprus

With stunning sea views from every room, designer interiors and restaurants helmed by Michelin chefs, the luxurious Amara Hotel Cyprus is a contemporary classic… Photo: Amara Hotel Wherever you are at Hotel Amara – be it your room, the dining room, the lobby, the bar or the spa, you enjoy 180 degree views of the […]

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Restaurant Review: Citricos at Walt Disney World

March 8, 2022, 3:59 p.m. · Walt Disney World is home to many amazing restaurants. Whenever we visit WDW, we always try to grab a sit-down meal at a restaurant we’ve never visited before, and because we arrived a day before our Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser experience, we had a perfect opportunity to have a […]

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Restaurant review: Belfast’s Shu has lost none of its charm over the years and is simply ‘Shuperb’

Monday: 253 Lisburn Road, Belfast. Tel: 028 90381655 IT may be a former stalwart of Belfast’s foodie scene, but Shu has never rested on his laurels. While the pandemic has sadly decimated much of our hospitality industry, the Lisburn Road restaurant has used the lockdown to undergo a £1million redevelopment and refurbishment. The result is […]

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Allta Winter House is on a whole new level

wow. Before reading any further, I suggest you log onto the Allta Winter House website and try to get a reservation or waitlist. Extraordinary and joyful things are happening on the 5th floor of a central Dublin car park and you have to experience it. Chefs Niall Davis and Hugh Higgins opened Allta on Setanta […]

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Hotel Reviews: Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka

The coastal road that winds around the coconut groves and beaches of southern Sri Lanka is an excellent introduction to the gentle lifestyle of the island. An eclectic mix of tuk-tuks, bicycles, thundering buses and smiling pedestrians happily share the cramped tarmac with a refreshing lack of aggression. The intertwining streams of traffic and livestock […]

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Restaurant Review: Sushi|Bar Montecito | Edhat

By Rebecca Horrigan Michelin stars Sushi by Scratch Restaurants: Sushi|Bar Montecito offers a dining experience like I have never had before. Upon arrival, all notions of mastering the meal must be deliciously liberated; you can rest, sip and “rest assured” that you are in good hands. Stopping on the easy and windy Coast Village Road […]

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Hotel Reviews: Andaz Singapore | UK week

Thanks to a five-person limit on all social interactions, mandatory mask-wearing (even outdoors), and a requirement to “check in” via an app wherever you go, it’s hard for places in Singapore to create an atmosphere. But after accelerating 25 floors in seconds, I felt a buzz in the air as soon as the Andaz Singapore […]

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Hotel Review: Ballynahinch Castle offers lakeside luxury and Connemara chic

When is a castle not a castle? When it’s an 18th-century fishing lodge that can count among its former owners an animal-loving MP for Galway and a fishing-mad Indian prince. The original castle, a round tower on Ballynahinch Lake, was once home to the Pirate Queen herself, Gráinne Mhaol. The current Ballynahinch Castle, built in […]

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Spice it up with a whole new menu at Ibis Vikhroli

Spice up, the ibis multi-cuisine restaurant par excellence has been offering the same table d’hôte for some time. So when the chain unveiled a brand new range at Ibis Vikhroli, Mumbai (soon to be incorporated into other Ibis in the pan Indian country), we decided to not only check it out, but also bring you […]

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Hotel Reviews: InterContinental Singapore | UK week

“How was your pillow?” my taxi driver asked as he picked up my luggage at the gate of the InterContinental Singapore. Spotting my slightly confused expression, he explained that many of the people he’d picked up at that exact location over the years had all commented on the same thing: the hotel’s wonderful bedding. I […]

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New restaurant review: Khâluna d’Ann Ahmed

Chicken starter with red curryPhoto by Kevin Kramer There is something intoxicating about wrestlers: the squirt hockey player training for the NHL, the startup entrepreneur evolving into the Fortune 500, the suburban restaurateur dreaming of the big city. Khaluna is the fulfillment of that dream for Ann Ahmed. Born in Laos and living in a […]

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Auckland restaurant review: Kim Knight considers menu at Blue Breeze Inn, Ponsonby

The betel leaf and white bait snack, new to the menu at the Blue Breeze Inn in Ponsonby. Photo / Supplied Finally, life beyond the kitchen table. Restaurant critic Kim Knight relishes a return to Ponsonby Rd. He slipped off the stage with a crash. Ice, liquid and deep regret flooded the table, the floor […]

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Carneros Resort & Spa: Review of a Sustainable Luxury Hotel in Napa Valley

As international travel has opened up again, many people are understandably even more comfortable sticking to national getaways, giving the opportunity to explore areas they may not have. not be able to discover before or revisit beloved places. If you’re not sure where to book your next trip, it’s time to consider a trip to […]

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Unalome by Graeme Cheevers, Glasgow: “Intentionally Ambitious” – Restaurant Review | Food

Unalome by Graeme Cheevers, 36 Kelvingrove Street, Finnieston, Glasgow G3 7RZ (0141 501 0553). Three course à la carte £ 80, tasting menu £ 90, wines from £ 34 At the start of our dinner at Unalome by Graeme Cheevers, which makes a lot of syllables for a single restaurant name, our waiter solemnly announces […]

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Restaurant review: House of Ming at Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi

Located in the heart of the city, the Taj Mahal hotel and its heritage have always been cherished by guests. Whether it is their promise of “Tajness” or their exquisite restaurants, they have never failed to always put forward the best. And as a result of this culinary excellence, we landed at the iconic House […]

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Restaurant Review: Aroma – Columbus Underground

This summer, Aroma debuted on Lynn Street in the spot that used to be Si Señor (!). Prior to this, the space housed Deli in the Alley. Unlike its predecessors, Aroma isn’t focused on deli meats or south of the border, genres that are both familiar and popular for the downtown crowd. And while “Aroma” […]

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Iris: restaurant review in New York

An Aegean themed feast in Iris. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland In this perilous and stormy time, when cooks and their restaurants are washed by waves and swept off the coast, it helps to be an adaptable jack-of-all-trades. Over the course of his long and varied career, John Fraser worked in large kitchens (the French Laundry and […]

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New restaurant review: the story of the butcher

Wagyu Denver steak topped with chimichurri with aPhoto by Kevin Kramer Minnesota’s biggest restaurant soap opera is arguably the downfall of the four-star steak and sausage shop Butcher & the Boar. Over months and months of nervous anticipation, the chatter filled my inbox: Why is there no more alcohol? I hear it closes! We were […]

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Hotel Reviews: Ditch the Crowds and Opt for Downtown Miami instead with a Stay at this Trendy Hotel

An increase in COVID-19 cases and growing concerns about the Delta – and now Lamda – variant of the virus are causing more hypervigilance than many of us hoped when it came to plan their trip this summer. But if you’re determined to soak up the sun and sit by the pool, choosing your location […]

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Miter Hampton Court Hotel Review: A Riverside Retreat Fit for a King

9. The Miter Hampton CourtReading Country house chic meets regal splendor at Miter, a newly refurbished boutique hotel on the banks of the River Thames, directly opposite Hampton Court Palace. Commissioned by Charles II in 1665 to house the overflow of courtiers, the historic hotel has undergone various overhauls over the years. Its most recent […]

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Staycation Hotel Reviews: Inside The Plush Whittling House in Alnmouth, Northumberland

Think about the dream vacation that the pandemic denied you this summer. Think of this long golden beach and the shimmering and shimmering surf, just minutes from your elegant hotel and its extremely chic restaurant. Good news, you don’t have to dream about it. It’s up to you to take it, if in a rather […]

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Wasabi on Wolf Road loud, fast, more value than quality

For 35 years 195 Wolf Road was Real (and Reel) Seafood Co. Lately it has been transformed into Wasabi, an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant and sibling of the original Saratoga Springs which is a great way to stretch the belts and not break the bank. Sushi, sashimi, maki rolls, noodles and apps are all there for […]

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Adare Manor Hotel Reviews: If six stars were one thing, Adare Manor would have them … but is it worth the price?

“It’s 842 acres; one less than Central Park ”, explains Seán Mulcahy, the receptionist of the Villa who welcomes us to Adare Manor. s staycation bubbles disappear, this layover in Co Limerick can top them all. Not content with a multi-million dollar makeover before the pandemic, he’s back with a new “Padel Club” – an […]

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New Restaurant Review: Sooki & Mimi

Birria with maitake mushroom, chihuahua queso and shitake cream, served with an umami-rich consommé and a glass of house tepachePhoto by Kevin Kramer This is the most anticipated Twin Cities restaurant in recent memory: when and what would Ann Kim open in Uptown? For months on Instagram, we saw her in Mexico, learning about corn […]