Category Archives: Restaurants

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Contra – NYC

Contra has been our go-to restaurant in NYC since its opening in september.  The vibe in this tiny well designed restaurant is one that is hard to come by in nyc/brooklyn: it’s laid back, doesn’t take it self too seriously despite … Continue reading

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Azurmendi – Bilbao

Food is a fundamental part of a Spaniards identity, especially those from the North of Spain where the most ancient culinary traditions are the gastronomical societies. Txokos, as they are called in the Vasque country, are food clubs, where groups … Continue reading

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2013 Year in Review

No better time than the end of the year to look back and recap some of our favorite restaurants / dishes & experiences of 2013. It was a busy year indeed. There was a great deal of traveling, we got … Continue reading

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Atera New York

The Last time we tried Matt Lightner’s food was in the early days of Atera, back in July 2012. The experience was overall memorable: the food strong, the tunes wonderfully eclectic and the service on point. The one criticism was … Continue reading

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The Clove Club – London

The clove club Is one of the latest openings in the rapidly changing London food scene. Other recent openings have included Bubbledogs Kitchen Table, Koya, Hedone (a restaurant that made it on the Pellegrino top 50-100 list after a little more than a year open) … Continue reading

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Community Table – Washington Ct

As Many of you may know we are huge fans of Chef Joel Viehland and his restaurant, Community Table. The first time we went was back in April 2011 and the meal blew our minds! post here I often say … Continue reading

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Faviken, Jarpen Sweden

  As someone smart once said, “The journey is the destination” and this expression couldn’t be more appropriate in summing up this snowy swedish adventure to Faviken. “What in the world are you doing all the way out in Jarpen?” … Continue reading

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41 Experience – Barcelona

Recently we read that Spanish Avant Garden / Innovative cuisine was dead. This theory was support by the closing of El Bulli in 2011 and the current economic crisis in Spain. I can not disagree more with this theory. By the … Continue reading