Q: What is it? A: Constantly top rated. Beautiful building in the heart of Riga’s Old Town, but surprisingly non descript rooms. Also, some staff members should change careers to… ticket handlers. Hotel management must have done their internet homework. When this is written, this hotel is listed on TripAdvisor as #2 in the Latvian [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A hotel with no more than 15 rooms at the heart of Riga’s Old Town. Friendly and helpful staff and a very good feeling throughout. But apparently their head chef was away on a long vacation. The 2014 European Capital of Culture had some bad luck in the past. From [...]
Q: What is it? A: A very decent place to stay in the heart of Estonia’s capital. Correct, this hotel looks and feels a bit traditional but is a nice choice nevertheless. This is Estonia. A tiny country with 1,34 million people. Until 1991 it was a part of the evil empire known as the [...]
Q: What was it? A: A well-managed restaurant with an interesting philosophy that closed after losing its Michelin-star. I still miss it. Bread and luxury snacks Leijontornet style: The round thingie that looks like a lollipop is actually fried bass. Cured and smoked halibut from Iceland with raw shrimps in caramelized butter and horse radish [...]
Q: What is it? A: Vegetarians, beware! This place in the Old Town of Stockholm serves meat from one animal at the time. And they do it with flair and competence. Highly recommended. It was a rather bold move: A meat-only restaurant The concept: serve one animal at the time, where different meat paragraphs from [...]