Q: What is it? A: An Italian embassy in Soho with fantastic pasta and an outstanding waiter. The fat of the land: Linguine with spider crab, tomato and basil. Dessert Sicilian style; a chocolate marzipan ball with rum and raisins in it. Brick building on 12 Archer Street, Soho. That’s where it’s at. I don’t know [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A Michelin-starred tourist-trap located on the 2nd platform of the Eiffel Tower. The entrance: Inside the southern pillar (le Tour Eiffel Pilar Sud) of you-know-what. The kitchen, as seen from inside the elevator that runs up and down that 2nd pillar. Le not-so-impressive amuse bouche. Salmon marinated with vodka and [...]
Q: What is it? A: A temple where hordes of tourists flock to worship a particular little egg tart. A higher force obviously played a part in the creation. Some time before the 18th century kicked into action, Catholic Monks at the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos of Belém, in Lisbon created the creamy dessert that even [...]