Le Petit Nice – A Jewel By The Sea

Le Petit Nice is a sea-side jewel that can be found in quiet residential zone half way between the beaches and city center of beautiful Marseille. The white Mediterranean setting is sophisticated and airy. The sea views are everywhere, from the moment you arrive you instantly feel connected with the endless skies and vast blue…

G E L I N A Z 2016

This year I had the wonderful privilege to attend the The Grand Gelinaz Shuffle  (Two) in Lisboa. For those unfamiliar with the event,  this is where 40 top cutting edge Chefs form around the world swap lives, identities… and restaurants! Leaving the guest guessing and wondering until they are seated which top chef will be…

THE ARAKI

The Araki is a sushi bar focusing entirely on the highest quality of Edomae (Tokyo style) sushi. This nine seater sushi bar is like no other anywhere in Europe, serving only two dinner setting each evening. There is no menu and it is based on the Omakase style which mean (I’ll leave it up to you) a fixed menu. The…

Exploring The Wild Side

  A unique dining experience in the middle of nowhere. Fäviken, is located in a remote 20, 00 acres hunting state, a nature reserve in Jämtland, Sweden. The experience was beyond amazing, to say the least. The talented 31-year-young  Magnus Nilsson implements his Nordic roots into every served dish. The chef and his team preserve,…

El Celler De Can Roca

El Celler De Can Roca is ran by the Roca brothers: Josep (sommelier) Joan (head chef), and Jordi (in charge of desserts), each thought of as a master in their own field. My curiosity was at its peak, especially after visiting some of the top 10 restaurant in the world.  My visit to El Cellar DE…

The modern cooking style of Enrico Crippa

Ristorante Piazza Duomo, Alba Charming small town of Alba, famously known for it truffles and divine Piemontese wine have now another reason to celebrate with pride “Italian” modern cuisine. The modern cooking style of Enrico Crippa is about pushing the boundaries yet respecting the culinary tradition of the region. His youthful, colorful way has giving…

Al Sorriso; A Family Affair

A recent trip took us back to the beautiful region of Piemonte (Piedmont) were we were more than excited to explore the exquisite gastronomy as well as the region’s signature and rare wines. Morning bliss, the beautiful countryside from our balcony Al Sorriso is a cozy traditional Italian pearl next to the lake Orta just 25 minute…

NOMA The World’s Best Restaurant 2014

Noma, in Copenhagen, has been voted the world’s Best restaurant this year. At first I was skeptical knowing the other heavy players around; but this Nordic restaurant with no doubt has earned and regained its crown. Réne Redzepi known for his innovative way has taken local and seasonal produce to new heights. “Only food from the…