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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: Commerce Inn in New York’s West Village

An entrepreneur launching an Eritrean, Tibetan, or Surinamese restaurant in New York can, by locating in the right neighborhood, have a built-in following of people who grew up with the food and who will likely give it at least a whirl. Not so for anyone setting up a Shaker-inspired restaurant, like Jody Williams and Rita […]

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Double Dragon, London: “A great evening” – restaurant review | Food

Double Dragon, 84 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4QY (020 7683 0326). Lunch £7 to £13, all dishes £5 to £14.50, desserts £8, wines from £23 In the 1970s, my late mother, Claire, became a regular at a restaurant called Thomas De Quincey’s in Covent Garden. It was named after the 19th century essayist who had […]

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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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2 Amys Pizzeria Restaurant Review: Still Fabulous After All These Years

The last time I made it, I got great advice on where to eat in Rome from a woman who lived there and a cheerful plate arranged with pale pink slices of a Bologna specialty. “I do bologna,” says an attendant, handing out some of the most sublime pork sausages in recent memory. The crispy […]

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Tasty 68 restaurant review: Damascus restaurant specializes in Sichuan dishes

The take-out menu stated that chef Jinsong Xie had won Sichuan’s Best Chef competition in 1996. “He has worked in some of China’s most acclaimed restaurants, including the historic five-star Jinjiang Hotel in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan,” he continued. I didn’t really have a clue what it all meant, but it was tempting enough […]

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The Heathcock, Cardiff: ‘Identify the right things, do them well’ – restaurant review | Food

The Heathcock, 58-60 Bridge Street, Cardiff CF5 2EN (029 2115 2290). Lunch £7 to £13, mains (evening) £15 to £24, desserts £7 to £8.90, wines from £19 On a slow news day in the summer of 2016, I made headlines for giving a restaurant in Cardiff a good review. To be honest, it was less […]

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Mariscos 1133 Restaurant Review: Great seafood – and so much more

Do you miss good service? Mariscos 1133 shows that hospitality is as much a reason people dine away from home as anything prepared by a chef. You walk into the place, the staff treats you like an investor. The drinks, the good ones, come as if the bartender already knows what you want, and little […]

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Hotel Reviews: Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Wiltshire, England

Situated in the Cotswolds Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty in Wiltshire, Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa is just 10 kilometers from the ancient city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and close to Castle Combe, often cited as the “prettiest village in England”. Castle Combe is also home to a nearby racing circuit which […]

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Saga: New York Restaurant Review

Saga matured duck with beet tagine, m’semen bread and chicory salad. Photo: Adam Friedlander Why do I feel like ten years ago people stopped eating like that? my guest whispered shortly after the relentless parade of waiters, hosts, and beverage experts who populate the suite of cocktail nooks and dining spaces at the new tasting […]

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Fletchers at Grantley Hall, Ripon: ‘Confusing and suffocating expensive’ – restaurant review | Food

Fletchers at Grantley Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 3ET (01765 620 070, grantleyhall.co.uk). Starters £12.50 to £19.50, mains £24 to £50, desserts £11.50 to £14, wines from £34 I arrived at Grantley Hall on time for my reservation, and I was always late for my table. It was because of the long drive from the […]

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Prévost @ Haycock, Wansford: “an incredible project” — restaurant review

If you had some type of job at the turn of the century, you probably know The Haycock in Wansford. It must have once been an important post office. A large, sprawling confection of honeyed stone, squatting on the side of the A1, “conveniently situated”, as the memo always pointed out, between your London offices […]

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Thompson Austin — Hotel Reviews

Why book? This new skyscraper is set to revitalize a sleepy corner of downtown Austin with two ground-floor restaurants from James Beard Award-winning chef Mashama Bailey, a bar and a rooftop pool design and music, and two hotels in one. concept that appeals to both professionals and urban adventurers. Set the scene In a clever […]

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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 Reviews: Palacio Solecio, Malaga, Spain

An 18th-century palace had lain derelict on Malaga’s Calle Granada for 80 years until major restoration work made it magnificent again – just months before the world went into lockdown and the international travel is interrupted. The Palacio Solecio briefly opened its doors in late 2019, and after two years of intermittent restrictions and subsequent […]

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Restaurant Review: The Watervale Hotel

Typically, a chef’s day starts mid-morning: there are deliveries to accept, menus to write and mise en place to prepare. But for Nicola Palmer, the life of a chef is a little different. She starts each day at dawn, checking out the morning bounty in the fruit and vegetable orchards of Penobscot Farm, an organic […]

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Hotel Review: Coworth Park, Ascot

About a 45-minute drive from London (or 20 minutes if you plan to land at the hotel heliport), Coworth Park sits in 240 exquisite acres of rolling fields and wildflower meadows against a backdrop of trees. Gorgeous and wood-pocketed – towering fir trees and dense thickets of striking silver birch trees adjoin the chic country […]

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Hotel Reviews: Hyatt Place Yerevan (Armenia)

For our recent visit to Armenia, we stayed at the Hyatt Place Yerevan. It was a surprise in many ways. If you are considering booking travel or signing up for a new credit card, please click here. Both support LiveAndLetsFly.com. If you haven’t followed us on Facebook or Instagram, add us today. Site Just inside […]

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Rosemead will make you fall in love with California cuisine

When the masterminds behind one of the best bars in the world (Jigger & Pony ranks ninth in the world’s top 50 and second in Asia’s top 50), people pay attention. On the Wednesday we arrived, just three weeks after opening, Rosemead was already teeming with a bustling crowd of industry folks, society ladies and […]

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iasg, Blythswood Square, Glasgow restaurant review

As we emerge from Covid restrictions, there are sure to be many restaurants that have undergone a complete refresh or facelift – ready to be fully patronized again. One of them is iasg at Glasgow’s Blythswood Square Hotel in the city centre. iasg is the Scottish Gaelic word for fish (pronounced ee-usk), and the new […]

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Somerset hotel review: Inspector visits ‘new Notting Hill’ and stays at Number One Bruton

An inspector calls into a 12th-century hotel in the village where George Osborne lives and loves the Michelin-starred cuisine and ‘comfortable’ room (but the lack of coffee options ruffles feathers) The Inspector approaches Bruton, dubbed the ‘new Notting Hill’, for a stay at the Number One Bruton Hotel It is located on a centuries-old High […]

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Restaurant review: Ōtāhuhu’s Vietnamese try is a family affair

Try it at the Vietnamese restaurant in Otahuhu. Photo/Alex Burton Try it at Vietnamese restaurant79 Atkinson Avenue, Otāhuhu.Open 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., seven days a week. Xuan Ha and Duyen Vo fell in love at a beauty salon in Saigon. Ha was the hairdresser, Vo the nail technician. They were on the losing side […]

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EAST Miami Brickell City Center Hotel Reviews

As the mating season approaches, our attention turns to romantic destinations. Well, what city could be more alluring than Miami? This dynamic metropolis is a stimulating nexus of creativity and style with a generous blend of cultural flair from the Americas and the Caribbean. When it comes to where to stay, then it’s EAST, Miami […]

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The Victoria, Oxshott, Surrey: ‘Some sort of pant-worthy place’ – restaurant review | Food

All pub grub is not built the same way. Some are sublime, worth booking in advance and traveling miles to get there; some are the reheated or fried contents of various freezer bags and tossed onto plates. My job – and it’s a real job – is to decipher what falls into which category. Take […]

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Restaurant Review: Oak Hill Post

PUT THIS BURGER IN PITTSBURGH’S HAMBURGER HALL OF FAME Oa chilly December afternoon, two old buddies were sipping coffee at a window table in the small Oak Hill Post dining room in Brookline, engrossed in a game of euchre. A few tables down, I was delighted by the restaurant’s breakfast sandwich, a stacked biscuit with […]

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Restaurant Review: Anatolian Turkish Restaurant, Waltham Chase

We duly visited, ate, enjoyed ourselves and had a great time, only to have them announce they were packing up and leaving on January 19th – before we could put pen to paper. It rarely happens at Dish Detective that plans get scuppered at the last minute. Luckily McDambi’s on West Street isn’t the only […]

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Semma: New York Restaurant Review

Semma’s dining room. Photo: Adam Friedlander So how do you enjoy a sumptuous South Indian feast while dining indoors (because at Semma there is a “hospital grade air filter system” but currently no outdoor dining) during the big Omicron peak with your KN95 Mask firmly affixed to your face? “You don’t, Dad,” said one girl […]

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Culinary treats at Drovers Inn in Angus

With the celebrations now a distant memory and the tree decorations tucked away in the shed, I kept two rose-shaped garlands of lights inside the house, their faint amber glow offering a touch of festive comfort to those days of darkness and squall. I hate January. I mean, what’s there to love? The stores are […]

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The Banks Fish House might need a stronger hook

Comments In a city awash with seafood, is this Back Bay newcomer distinctive enough to keep us coming back? Foodies and restaurant newbies love The Feed. Sign up now for our bi-weekly newsletter. The Banks signature lobster dish. / Photo by Brian Samuels Photos on the website and walls of the Banks Fish House – […]

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Restaurant review: El Tapas Grá… cuisine made with love and full of flavor

Derry City has Galway vibes. This was the verdict of our youngest after a family day trip to Maiden City during Twixmas. We went to the Tower Museum, walked around the walled circumference of the Old Town, paid homage to the Free Derry corner, and tried unsuccessfully to enter Peadar O’Donnell’s (there was no room […]

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Restaurant review: El Tapas Grá… cuisine made with love and full of flavor

Derry City has Galway vibes. That was the verdict of our youngest after a family day trip to Maiden City during Twixmas. We went to the Tower Museum, walked around the walled circumference of the Old Town, paid homage to the Free Derry corner, and tried unsuccessfully to enter Peadar O’Donnell’s (there was no room […]

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Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort, United Arab Emirates

Close to desert, beaches and mountains, the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort is a multi-award winning resort that stretches over 1.5 km of private sandy beach, just over an hour from downtown Dubai city. Ras Al Khaimah is the most northerly in the UAE and has a much more low-key vibe than its neighbor, […]

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Restaurant review: Hawksmoor, a London steakhouse in Gramercy Park

For almost two years, traveling to enjoy delicious meals in other countries has been discouraged or difficult, if not entirely impossible. Hawksmoor, a popular British group of nine London-based steakhouses, has finally done something about the situation. Since September, there has been a 10th Hawksmoor, on East 22nd Street, ready to serve Americans who follow […]

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Hotel Reviews: Hyatt Centric, Melbourne

In a semi-post-pandemic world, scratching even the smallest travel itch is a serious relief. However, my last hotel stay went beyond such a relief… I talk about euphoric action all the time. Let me bring you paradise on Melbourne’s Downie Street, Hyatt Centric. I’ll start with standard housekeeping: 277 rooms, 25 floors, an indoor pool, […]

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Whitcombs, London, Restaurant Review: Delicious French cuisine in an oasis tucked away off Leicester Square

ILeicester Square and all that garish is easy to laugh at – the pure sea of ​​humanity, the queues outside the Lego store, the screaming lights of M & M’s World, the street performers painted in silver, the constant fear of being picked up at any time… I could go on. Its only winning quality […]

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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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Restaurant Review: Buddha Bowl | Columbus Metro

Buddha Bowl is tucked away in a small corner between larger operations in a High Street shopping centre. It sits in the middle of self-care, a brewery, and a Condado. Although it is a modest space, what lies behind the doors of the restaurant is bigger than its exterior suggests. For starters, there’s a giant […]

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Celentano’s, Glasgow: ‘A delicious hodgepodge’ – restaurant review | Food

There are few things nicer than a cloister around the grounds of Glasgow Cathedral on one of the crisp and bright first autumn mornings of the year. On the way to eat at Celentano, the air was cold enough to make your cheeks blush, while the skyline above the necropolis, the nearby Victorian cemetery, was […]

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Mayfield Tavern skillfully and delightfully connects the old and the new

One of the newer taverns in Northeast Ohio is also, in a way, one of the oldest. When the Mayfield Tavern opened in June, it did so in the building that once housed what is considered Mayfield Heights’ first commercial venture. It all started in the mid-1920s, when the DiCillo family operated a grocery store […]

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Restaurant review: Cha Kee in Manhattan’s Chinatown

All good New Yorkers know that Lower Manhattan would lose part of its identity if Chinese businesses were to disappear from Chinatown. In Little Italy, when Italian-Americans moved away, real estate brokers stripped part of the area of ​​its ethnic identity by renaming it NoLIta. If this tactic is successful a few blocks south, we […]

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UK Hotel Reviews: Inside The Wentworth in Aldeburgh, Suffolk

The Inspector moves on to Wentworth in Suffolk, where there are rugs, valances and strict rules on where to sit for meals Inspector says Aldeburgh coastal ‘museum piece’ is an acquired taste His sea view room was ‘spotless but bland’ and made him feel claustrophobic. Remember, the inspector pays his way … and says it […]

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A truly delightful evening at Arundels by the Pier in the West Cork wilderness

Down on Sheep’s Head, West Cork, pretty much the best hospitality for alfresco dining during the Covid was and remains Arundel’s by the Pier, comfortably tucked away in a small, clement cove, a leeward shelter sheltered from the prevailing Atlantic weather that scours the far western side of the peninsula in an infinitely darker and […]

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All inclusive luxury hotel in Crete, Greece – Hotel Syntopia review

November 15, 2021 – 21:34 GMT Hanna Fillingham Hotel Syntopia in Crete, Greece is an all-inclusive luxury hotel with a spa, two swimming pools and daily evening entertainment. Crete is one of the most popular Greek islands for vacationers, and when it comes to finding a hotel it can be overwhelming. MORE: How British Airways’ […]

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Hidden Downtown Dining Room Has Historic Appeal

There’s a warm, stately dining room tucked away out of sight in downtown Detroit. Bohemia serves up a trendy, chef-led, fun upscale menu on the third floor of the 130-year-old Detroit Club in an ornate dining room, but you kind of have to know it’s there because it’s not. There is no exterior signage or […]

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Restaurant Review: Lady in Greenwich Village

New York has so few good seafood restaurants that you’d think we were the biggest city in Nebraska. Outside of the most exclusive sushi bars, kitchens devoted entirely to handling fish with care and finesse are rare. When I told a friend I was reviewing a new seafood restaurant that was actually pretty cool, he […]

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Chef Pierre Koffmann and journalist Richard Vines launch Koffmann & Vines website and restaurant review column

The names are familiar to you …Yes. Restaurant’s most tenacious duo Pierre Koffmann and Richard Vines – think Walter Matthau of Grumpy Old Men meets Patsy and Edina of Ab Fab (individual sartorial sense, always seen with a glass of champagne in hand) – put on their expansive dining , drink and, in Pierre’s case, […]

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Tailor is a warm and slightly torn postcard from Europe

Here’s a little cafe in Krakow’s Old Town: its neat tables spill out onto the street, waiters in starched aprons bustling with bottles of wine, and exhausted dishes are wiped off the chalkboard menu. I stayed there for an entire afternoon several years ago, sipping coffee and Zubrówka. I don’t remember the name of the […]

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The Jolly Gardeners, Restaurant Review: Well Made Pub Food

gEstablishing a pub properly is a difficult thing. Getting a pub and subsequent dining room is even more difficult. Trying to be a gastropub (thrill), is an almost impossible task. This involves balancing potential drinkers with serious diners and possibly disappointing both. Above all, a pub should be a destination for an impromptu, relaxed beer. […]

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David Ellis on The River Restaurant review: Gordon Ramsay leaves innovation at the door

NOT Oh, please don’t think I hated this place just because, of everything, I liked the serving dishes better. But this tableware, you should see it. There was a sparkling half-pipe of a bread tray – one end decorated not with skaters, but with a carved starfish and its mate of clams. An oyster platter […]

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Kapsaliana Village Hotel Review: A Historical Adventure in Crete

Crete is a majestic island which, despite its number of tourists, is totally unspoiled and wild. Feeling remote and off the beaten track here is easy; there is only one main road, the coastal road, which runs east to west. Descend south anywhere and you are on winding mountain tracks; Flanked by endless olive trees, […]

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Restaurant Review: Martha’s Tea Room in Ocean Springs

Martha’s Tea Room moved from Washington Avenue to Government Street in Ocean Springs. Julien Brunt Special for Sun Herald Sources of the ocean You might remember Martha’s Tea Room when it was on Washington Avenue downtown. That was years ago, and things have certainly changed, and in a beautiful way. It is now located in […]

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Una Más, Sydney: Restaurant review: Restaurant review

What was supposed to be the smaller, more casual little sister of Merivale’s larger dining room, inadvertently stole the show when they opened in tandem in early 2020. With Will’s Cocktail Bar, Una Más shares the same entrance and the same amenities as Mimi (including Sydney’s most glamorous bathrooms). But where Mimi’s reflects the successful […]

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New Restaurant Review: Malcolm Yards Market

Malcolm Yards Market Offers Diversity, Quality and FunPhoto by Kevin Kramer I am a dining room skeptic. Yes, I went to Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia and loved DiNic’s Broccoli Rabe Sandwich. Grand Central in Los Angeles is cool, as is Chelsea Market in New York, but Minnesota’s efforts have left me on the edge. […]

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Lady: restaurant review in New York

The Lady’s Dining Room in Greenwich Village. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland When gastronomic scholars sift through the ashes of this dark era for clues on how to survive the next Great Plague, the case of the tiny seafood restaurant called Lady, which has been open in one form or another since last year, will be up […]

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Fadiga, London: “The pasta is really delicious” – restaurant review | Food

Fadiga, 71 Berwick Street, London W1F 8TB (020 3609 5536). Starters £ 8-£ 12, main courses £ 9-£ 18, desserts £ 8-£ 9, wines from £ 25 I knew my ridiculous hair made sense. This is this review. Because without my midlife crisis expressed through shiny braids, I wouldn’t have been introduced to Fadiga. It […]

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Restaurant review: CheLi in the East Village

Have you been walking down St. Marks Place lately, the block between Second and Third Avenues? Since the beginning of the alfresco dining, it seems the noodle bar scene in “Blade Runner”, although the weather is generally better. Tartan pants with a profusion of zips at Trash and Vaudeville decamped for another street a long […]

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The Wigmore, London: “The best cheese toast in town” – restaurant review | Food

The Wigmore, 15 Langham Place, London W1B 3DE (020 7965 0198). Toastie £ 13, snacks £ 5.50 to £ 7.75, main courses £ 14 to £ 16, dessert £ 5, beers from £ 5 a pint, wines from £ 28.50 Happiness is a well-made cheese toast. The XXL Stove Top 3 Cheese Toasts with mustard […]

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Sessions Arts Club, London EC1: “Decadent and Sexy” – Restaurant Review | Food

Arts Club sessions at Clerkenwell is not a private club, but it does feel like some of the best of the 1980s and 1990s, when those places were secret and unsanitary bolt holes. Enter on a Thursday for lunch, then walk out flashing in the sun on Friday. What happened behind those usually unmarked doors […]

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Le Pavillon: review of the New York restaurant

Vanderbilt Oysters at the Pavilion. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland On days of ‘Look at me, I’m in Noma!’, ‘Look at me, I’m at Eleven Madison Park!’ are finished, they are dunzo, ”said my friend, Gastronome Las, as we sat in Daniel Boulud’s new downtown business, Pavilion, and watched the world go by. The great COVID-19 plague […]

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Restaurant review: Shukette in Chelsea

Shukette is the faster, looser and stronger spin-off from chef Ayesha J. Nurdjaja Shuka. Both restaurants get their name from shuk, the Hebrew word for an open-air market, and Shukette has more than that: the hustle and bustle, the smell of cumin and charcoal, the mind-boggling array of snacks. , pickles, dips and skewers. and […]

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Vegan Tofu, London: ‘Bring the Big Hitters’ – Restaurant Review | Food

Vegan Tofu, 105 Upper Street, London N1 1QN (020 7916 3304). Starters and dim sum £ 5.50-£ 8.50, large plates £ 7.90-£ 14.80, desserts £ 4.80, wines from £ 18.50 About a dozen years ago, an editor invited me to go vegan for two weeks, so I could get back to the boisterous frontline of […]

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Pittsburgh Restaurant Review: Fig & Ash is a New Classic

DOUBLE CUT PORK RIB WITH PICKLED PINEAPPLE CHUTNEY II fell in love with Fig & Ash’s double cut pork chop. It is soaked in a brine enriched with apple cider vinegar, paprika, thyme, cinnamon, garlic and cloves before being cooked in the wood-fired fireplace at North Side Restaurant. The moment the chop is removed from […]

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Restaurant review: Soothr in the East Village

It was a sweltering August afternoon when I first arrived at Soothr, and I wish I had visited several months earlier. Thai noodle soups are the restaurant’s specialty, and while summers in New York City aren’t kind to anyone, they’re especially harsh if you like noodle soups. When the city boils in the ’90s temperatures, […]

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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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Staycation hotel review: Inside the new and ‘perfect’ Pig In The South Downs

New little Piggy goes to market: Inspector calls new Pig hotel in the South Downs and says it’s ‘perfect’ The Pig In The South Downs is the eighth Pig hotel in the litter The Inspector is in Room 2 – “accessed by a fabulous cantilevered staircase” The mood of the room is “green and brooding” […]

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Hotel review: pints from € 3.45 plus rich dining at the New Irish Hotel in Wetherspoon

I admit my expectations were low. he Wetherspoon chain is one of those brands that everyone seems to have an opinion on, and the arrival of any hotel chain in Dublin can raise your head. But, a few minutes after arriving at the port of Keavan, I must say that I was impressed. The UK […]

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Restaurant review: Café Basque in Biarritz

Chef Cédric Béchade reinvents local dishes in his signature style at the delicious Café Basque in Biarritz © 364 COMMUNICATION Renovated last year, one of Biarritz’s most venerable historic seaside addresses now offers 19 rooms – decorated by Parisian interior designer Sarah Lavoine, with spectacular views of the breakers of the Atlantic crashing over the […]

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Nautilus Pier 4 finds gold as it travels the world’s coasts

The whimsical world a team of seasoned industry veterans has created on Boston’s waterfront is filled with buried treasures. Foodies and restaurant newbies love The Feed. Sign up now for our bi-weekly newsletter. Nautilus Pier 4 offers cuisine from around the world, including Sichuan eggplant, at Boston Seaport. / Photo by Jenna Skutnik The nautilus, […]

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Hotel Reviews: The Gurnard’s Head is an unpretentious Cornish “pub with rooms”

Great British Boltholes: The gloriously unpretentious Cornish ‘pub with bedrooms’ in a magical secluded setting on the Atlantic coast Gurnard’s Head takes its name from the nearby Cornish Headland It has eight ’boutique’ bedrooms, and B&B double rooms start from £ 205 a night. Restaurant menus change daily, serving “fabulous” seasonal produce By Vicki Reeve […]

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Restaurant review: Tom Colicchio’s Vallata in Union Square

The problem with Tom Colicchio’s new restaurant, Vallata, isn’t it the food, most of which is very good and some of which are wonderful. Everything is Italian, in a rustic trattoria style made with ingredients picked from the Union Square Green Market, a few blocks from the Vallata location on East 19th Street. “Colicchio Italian […]

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Hotel Reviews: Heritage Hotel Christchurch, Cathedral Square

Heritage Hotel Christchurch features an impressive Ōamaru stone facade and opulent interiors. Photo / Supplied Elisabeth Easther stays at the Heritage Hotel, Christchurch Site: Right in the center of Christchurch, right next to Cathedral Square. Style: Designed by Joseph Clark Maddison in the opulent Italian palace style of the High Renaissance, the hotel opened in […]

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The Idle Rocks, Cornwall hotel reviews

Food and drinkIn the morning, the light-flooded dining room has tables facing the waves. Baskets filled with freshly baked pastries and a bowl of homemade granola and yogurt are ready and waiting for you. A cooked breakfast is also available, with choices including Egg Benedict, mashed avocado and sourdough poached eggs, grilled Cornish herring, and […]

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Kensington Hotel Reviews: A Modern Victorian Classic

If hotels were people, the Kensington would be a Jane Austen hero, with a traditional Victorian exterior concealing a warm and vibrant core. Located on a quiet street in London’s museum-packed South Kensington district, the hotel is part of The Doyle Collection, which also includes the capital’s best-known properties, The Bloomsbury and The Marylebone. But […]

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NoMad London Hotel Review – Covent Garden

The wonders continue at dinner. Like the hotel, The NoMad restaurant has only been open since May, but guests come from far and wide to sample the seasonal delights of executive chef Ashley Abodeely. First, small pasta dishes arrive – king crab tagliatelle sprinkled with lemon and a creamy wild garlic and artichoke rigatoni are […]

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Restaurant review: Cadence, Vegan Soul Food in the East Village

As the restaurant industry examines its assumptions about how it works, maybe it’s time to question whether the experience in famous kitchens is overrated. This thought has been going through my head ever since I started to eat Cadence, a vegan restaurant in the East Village. The chef is Shenarri Freeman and Cadence is the […]

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Sonny Stores, Bristol: “They do it perfectly well” – restaurant review | Food

Sonny Stores, 47 Raleigh Road, Bristol BS3 1QS (0117 966 0821). Starters £ 4 to £ 9, main courses £ 13 to £ 19, desserts £ 6, wines from £ 18 There is no sparkling river flowing in the middle of Raleigh Road in Bristol’s Southville district. There are no arctic snowfields of white linen […]

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The Beaumont, Hexham, Northumberland: “It’s amazing” – restaurant review | Food

A fun game to play with the Metropolitan Elite, or indeed anyone south of Watford, is to ask them to locate Hexham on a map. Or Northumberland, for that matter. Many areas of the north, of which the rural northeast is a particularly good example, resemble the Bermuda Triangle to southerners: mysterious, vaguely defined, and […]

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Gage & Tollner: New York Restaurant Review

After a long wait, a Brooklyn landmark is back. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland In a city filled with ancient and venerable catering institutions, Gage & Tollner, which began life as an oyster house near the Brooklyn waterfront in 1879, is one of the oldest and most venerable. The dark-toned brasserie-style dining room on Fulton Street was […]

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Francie: restaurant review in New York

Francie 134 Broadway, at Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-218-7572; franciebrooklyn.com Francie’s dining room in a former Williamsburg bank. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland “It’s like last year never happened,” someone said after we sat for a minute or two in the refreshing, crowded dining room at the new Williamsburg destination. Francie. There were no masks in sight except […]

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Hotel Reviews: Inside the NoMad London on Bow St

NoMad London has been hailed as the capital’s most exciting hotel opening for many years. It is certainly one of the bravest, with so few tourists and when you consider the challenges – and the funding (over £ 50million has been spent on this project) – to transform what was the Bow Street courthouse and […]

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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 […]

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Restaurant review: Bagatelle bistro in Dubai – News

REPRODUCING DECENT MODELS of France’s cultural contribution abroad is no small task. The Gallic fortress is famous for its peaks in painting, cinema (not the frowning theater), music and especially gastronomy. Judging from experience, attempts to approximate an “authentic” restaurant experience, when the nearest pétanque court is over a thousand kilometers away, seem to require […]

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La Social Miami Upper Eastside Restaurant Review

La Social’s pastel pink facade greets travelers entering the Belle Meade neighborhood in Miami’s Upper Eastside. With a towering ficus tree overhead, the bistro and cafe offer a friendly dining room filled with locals linger over their meals. The watchword here is “community.” Diners stop throughout the day to savor the bistro cuisine of Puerto […]

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The Lodge a welcoming meeting place with creative and fresh dishes

A bahn mi consists of lean pork belly, shredded cabbage, matchstick carrots and cucumber slices dressed in a vibrant cilantro-peanut sauce. (Alan Dep / Marin Independent Journal) Co-owner Brian Bruckner at the bar at his restaurant, The Lodge, in San Anselmo. (Alan Dep / Marin Independent Journal) Sam’s breakfast sandwich includes scrambled eggs from fresh […]