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 [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A villa in Lucca, Tuscany where you sleep and eat and get very well taken care of. It’s just one of many Tuscan villas… …but it does its job quite well, (being a villa, that is). It actually looks and feels very much like the quintessential Italian villa; a former [...]
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 somewhat fading flower. Formerly a top restaurant on the Côte d’Azur. The former moulin (French for mill) in Mougins is now the Moulin de Mougins, hotel and celebrated restaurant. Risotto at lunchtime. Risotto Carnaroli à l’avocat et Poulet Thaï translates to Carnaroli risotto with avocado and Thai chicken. ”Poitrine [...]
Q: What is it? A: An extremely competent restaurant in the world’s perfume capital. In the 50s, the Kennedy’s made this their summer residence. A little later, in the early 70s, Bill Wyman actually lived here, (when the Stones fled England to escape taxation). Le amuse-gueule. It tasted the way it looked. The Executive Chef, [...]
Q: What is it? A: One of the best views in Stockholm, but more importantly, one of Stockholm’s best restaurants. Soon to receive a Michelin star, if you ask me. Within 1000 days, this restaurant should have been awarded with its first star… They had a bit of a bad start. There were the doormen [...]