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Gigi Gao’s favorite authentic Chinese, Swansea: ‘A fabulous creation’ – restaurant review | Food

Gigi Gao’s favorite authentic Chinese, 23 Anchor Court, Victoria Quay, Maritime Quarter, Swansea SA1 3XA. Starters £4.98 to £8.98, larger mains £6.98 to £13.98, wines from £19.98 Gigi Gao is her own special creation, and what a fabulous creation she is. She serves us dressed in a long fitted dress with silver sequins and a […]

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Bottled magic at The Spice Genie

To hell with your eyes, man, I thought you said we could go back inside, that there would be no more food truck business. Yes, we enjoyed the food, but we’re tired of sitting outside wondering what the summer vibe is like today. Of course the Covid isn’t gone forever (well…em!) and we want to […]

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After smoldering, churros become a hot restaurant menu item

Tabu’ Chicago’s Churroulette Dessert is one of my original take on the classic treat. / Photo courtesy of Tabu’ Chicago. Some food and drink trends have hit the menu like a thunderclap. A good example of the phenomenon is the meteoric rise of White Claw which reached dizzying sales heights virtually overnight in 2018, created […]

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Seasonality, Maidenhead: ‘Deserve to thrive’ – restaurant review | Food

Oone could be forgiven for thinking that a trip to Seasonality, a new restaurant in Maidenhead, would involve a smooth and lightning-fast journey along the brand new Elizabeth Line. After all, we saw Her Majesty in a tall hat, dutifully cutting a ribbon, announcing that Maidenhead and the likes of Twyford and Slough are now […]

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Restaurant review: Harvest Kitchen – InDaily

Some things have changed in the Barossa. While international tourism is barely recovering after a two-year hiatus, the region now appears to be in recovery mode. This usually bustling wine and food destination is much quieter than it was before the pandemic, with many wineries and restaurants having to adjust their offerings or opening hours […]

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Kevin Dalgleish’s Amuse is riding the glory of fine dining

Review: Kevin Dalgleish’s Amuse rides on foodie glory Calendar An icon of a desktop calendar. to cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across it. Caret A right-pointing solid arrow icon. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of Facebook’s “f” mark. Google An icon of Google’s “G” mark. […]

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Eating Out restaurant review: Is Bread in Common in Fremantle as good as it always has been?

“The food here is so good” The woman sitting next to us at Bread in Common summed up the dishes coming out of her open kitchen perfectly. In what simply reads on the menu – baby peppers, feta, oregano or scallop, XO sauce, spring onion – comes to the table with so many unexpected flavors. […]

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Authentic Persian cuisine shines at Wrap N Kabob – Marin Independent Journal

Independent Journal of Sherry LaVars/Marin Skewers are one of the Persian specialties at Wrap N Kabob in downtown San Rafael. Independent Journal of Sherry LaVars/Marin Wrap N Kabob offers a simple menu with Persian influences and flavors you may never have tasted. Independent Journal of Sherry LaVars/Marin Dolmeh at Wrap N Kabob are braised rice […]

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Harbor House, Bristol: ‘Just a delightful place to stay’ – restaurant review | Food

harbor house, The Grove, Bristol BS1 4RB. (0117 925 1212). Snacks and starters £4 to £9, mains £11 to £22, desserts £4 to £7.50, wines from £21 For years this was the restaurant in Bristol that I only ever passed on my way to another location. Instead, I always answered the seductive appeal of the […]

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You must visit BSkewers BBQ on Bolton Street in Dublin

Hot summer days seem to be made for smoky, fire-cooked dishes and we just don’t have enough good barbecue restaurants in this country, especially the Brazilian ones. I visited a real “Churrasco” (BBQ) restaurant in Rio de Janeiro a few years ago and I still dream of the mounds of smoked and sweet meat that […]

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Restaurant Review :: Gleed’s New Pizza Company, Zack’s Zzas, Really Delivers | Explore Yakima

There’s just something about pizza. Whether it’s the nearly universal ability to please a crowd, its clever portability, or that magical combination of toppings, cheese, and sauce, the bottom line is that a good pizza is a tough option to beat. for any night of the week. If you’ve been on US Highway 12 in […]

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The Statler offers a French twist with a Detroit twist

(Clockwise, from top left) Le Statler specializes in French-American bistro mainstays, such as French Country Salad of Lyon,country pâté and steak frites. For a city founded by a French merchant, named after the French word for “detroit,” and dubbed the Paris of the Midwest, there aren’t many French restaurants in Detroit — or the area, […]

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Sura restaurant review: Thai food and drinks, with lots of kicks

Comment this story Comment The journey from a sidewalk at Dupont Circle to an unforgettable night begins with a steep staircase, the walls of which are lined with Thai and Chinese newspapers and whose base finds a somewhat sinister costumed doll the size of a child. “Our host !” a greeter puts us at ease […]

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Restaurant reviewer Legare: A love letter to my new favorite Italian in London

OWhen reviewing restaurants, or when reviewing anything really, for a living, it seems obligatory to find a flaw in order to present a balanced view. This is not one of those criticisms. This is, in fact, a love letter to a restaurant that I think isn’t talked about enough: The stationyour friendly Italian neighborhood in […]

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Inflation affects restaurant menu prices

WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Inflation continues to affect people and businesses across the country. Now, many restaurants and food trucks are increasing the price of their menus to offset the increased cost of supplies. “All around. Everything, everything is more expensive right now,” said Mitch Slaughter, owner of Mitch’s Texas Tacos. High inflation is costing […]

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Restaurant menu trends: Fuller dish descriptions are back

It’s a familiar scene: After sitting down at a table, the waiter brings you a fancy piece of paper with the day’s menu printed in pretty fonts. There are about ten dishes, which can be ordered as a tasting menu or à la carte. “We suggest four to five,” he says, smiling. There’s no distinction […]

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Restaurant Review: Mt Eden’s De Nada is Hot

YOU’RE WELCOMEKitchen: MexicanCall: (09) 666 0645Address: 2/476 Mt Eden Road, Mt EdenReservations: AcceptedDrinks : Fully LicensedFrom the menu: Halloumi and mashed beans $14; chimichanga $16; tuna nachos $22; vegetarian quesadilla $20; pork rib taco $17; shrimp tacos $17 I admit it happens less often these days, but I really like it when restaurant staff don’t […]

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Restaurant Reviews: La Popote, Marton, Cheshire

Published: 08:59 July 19, 2022 If you like haute cuisine in a relaxed Cheshire style, La Popote in Marton is a must. La Popote is one of Cheshire’s must-visit restaurants. There – I do it from the start. Located in Marton, a microscopic village a short drive from Alderley Edge, Knutsford and Congleton, this is […]

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Restaurant Review: Wenwen in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

The Taiwanese restaurant 886 doesn’t stay open particularly late by the standards of its neighborhood, the East Village. Even on weekends, it closes at midnight. Still, drenched in purple neon, with most of its seats on stackable plastic stools, it looks like a place you go to on the part of the evening where misjudgments […]

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Il Borro, London: “The music was bad, the pasta terrible” – restaurant review | Food

Il Borro, 15 Berkeley Street, London W1J 8DY. Starters £14-£35, pasta £17-£53, second £29-£75, desserts £11-£16, wines from £50 It was when they started pumping a sweet, melodious cover of Joy Division’s Love Will Tear Us Apart into the dining room that I really started to lose the will to live. We had already been […]

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Restaurant Review: 12 Chairs Cafe

Nestled on the curb in the dreamy, restaurant-lined blocks of West Soho, 12 Chairs Cafe offers gourmet Israeli cuisine in New York City. It started as a small cafe and became a neighborhood favorite drawing crowds of customers day after day. As you stroll among groups of laughing friends and families, you get the laid […]

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Auckland restaurant review: Take a look at the menu at Atelier, Karangahape Rd

Stracciatella and mushrooms from French tapas bar Karangahape Road Atelier. Photo/Dean Purcell Uneven table service didn’t stop critic Kim Knight from enjoying the theater of a French tapas bar where the cheese is a sculpture and the prawns are on fire. In their own words: “French Tapas, wines and cocktails. First impressions: We had a […]

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Review of the restaurant: Gaja by Sashi

The reality TV machine has produced some incredible talent over the years, and wherever they ranked in the competition or where they land in the food game, former contestants and winners usually have one thing in common. : they are all thirsty for the future. Hit. There are those who manage to land their own […]

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Restaurant review: 9 things to love about Kobuta & Ookami, Seattle’s best place to blow off steam — and 1 problem

Kobuta and Ookami | Seattle Times Critic’s Choice | japanese/katsu | $$-$$$ | Capitol Hill | 121 15th Ave E., Seattle; 206-708-7856; kobutaandookami.com | reservations for more than six only | no takeaway/no outdoor seating | sound level: moderate | access: no obstacles, only one gender-neutral toilet KOBUTA & OOKAMI on Capitol Hill is a […]

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The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet |

A restaurant menu doesn’t matter, does it? It is just a list of food products that a restaurant offers to its customers. Of course it is. And much more. Before menus hit the printers, restaurateurs hire engineers and menu consultants to bury super-sneaky psychological tricks in the pretty pictures and enticing descriptions for one reason: […]

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Restaurant Review: Riley’s Fish & Steak serves up the classic chop experience – with a twist

Breadcrumb Links Local Food Reviews Life Food Restaurateur Emad Yacoub is looking to fill what he sees as a void in Vancouver’s culinary scene with his latest restaurant: Riley’s Fish & Steak. The decor inside Riley’s Fish & Steak. Photo by Trevor Cook Reviews and recommendations are unbiased and products are independently selected. Postmedia may […]

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Restaurant menu price inflation rises to another level

Restaurant menu prices hit another 40-year high in June as consumers’ wallets continue to come under pressure. The index of food eaten outside the home rose 7.7% year over year, the largest 12-month increase since the period ending in November 1981, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Prices for full-service meals increased by […]

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Restaurant menu prices hit a new 40-year high in June

Restaurant menu prices hit a new 40-year high in June./Photo: Shutterstock Restaurant menu prices hit a new 40-year high in June, according to new federal data released Wednesday, as soaring inflation has driven a steady rise in the amount operators charge customers. Out-of-home food prices rose 0.9% in June, new data from the U.S. Bureau […]

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Restaurant Review: Eyval in Bushwick, Brooklyn

If you’ve eaten at Sofreh, the four-year-old Persian restaurant in a Brooklyn brownstone, chances are you’re familiar with its mast-o musir, a yogurt dip. The first things you see are shavings of dried musir, the wild Iranian shallot, prized for its courteous yet distinct garlicky smell. Below is a bed of yogurt enriched with musir. […]

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Italian Restaurant Review: Manteca, Shoreditch, London

Between visiting and writing this review, Manteca was voted 11th best restaurant in the UK at the National Restaurant Awards. This puts Manteca – and its Bib Gourmand – between L’Enclume in Cumbria and The Angel at Hetton in North Yorkshire, which can claim four Michelin stars (and one green star) between them. You could […]

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Balangay restaurant review: Ambitious Filipino cuisine in a pop-up

Comment this story Comment Erwin Villarias’ great-grandfather was one of seven men who boarded a narrow wooden boat at Cagayancillo, a small island in the Sulu Sea, and set sail in search of . . . what exactly? The historical record is unclear. More arable land? Lush forests to provide the wood needed to build […]

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Restaurant Review: The Petersham, Covent Garden

Rasika Sittamparam walks through the Floral Court in Covent Garden to discover the scents and flavors of summer at organic Italian restaurant The Petersham It’s that time of year when restaurateurs talk about “seasonality” and display their best products. So a trip to The Petersham, which sources its supplies mainly from its organic farm in […]

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Augustus, Taunton: “A chic bistro that will pamper you” – restaurant review | Food

August, 3 The Courtyard, St James Street, Taunton TA1 1JR (01823 324354). Starters £9-£14, mains £15-£32, desserts £6-£12, wines from £24 There are several things every town needs: a good bookstore run by people with serious reading habits; an independent mini-department store selling a seemingly random but vital collection of things for when you need […]

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Hakkahan Chinese is another reason to visit Dublin’s Stoneybatter

When I heard about Hakkahan Chinese opening last summer, I wasn’t so excited, considering so many Chinese restaurants follow the same tried and true formula. But then I heard they were Sichuan focused, made their own dumplings, mentioned their sourcing, and everything on the menu was cooked from scratch – all really good stuff. Hakkahan […]

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The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet

A restaurant menu doesn’t matter, does it? It is just a list of food products that a restaurant offers to its customers. Of course it is. And much more. Before menus hit the printers, restaurateurs hire engineers and menu consultants to bury super-sneaky psychological tricks in the pretty pictures and enticing descriptions for one reason: […]

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Zenola Restaurant Review: Dream Lebanese Cuisine in Vienna

Comment this story Comment Unranked during the pandemic Very little surprises me more in restaurants. Chef slumps in the kitchen, loud enough for patrons to hear the throwing of pots and pans in the dining room? Was there. A cat-sized rat trying to avoid an arctic winter in the heat of a basement restaurant? I […]

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White Hart Inn Mersea Restaurant Review 2022

“Well, that’s just brilliant,” muttered my husband under his breath as we drove down the A12, home after a night out. “What’s wrong?” I ribbed, guessing it was the fact that he could see traffic cones being lifted up and set into place on the ramp ahead (he hates diversions, doesn’t everyone?). “Every time we […]

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The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet | Hobbies

A restaurant menu doesn’t matter, does it? It is just a list of food products that a restaurant offers to its customers. Of course it is. And much more. Before menus hit the printers, restaurateurs hire engineers and menu consultants to bury super-sneaky psychological tricks in the pretty pictures and enticing descriptions for one reason: […]

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Steve Lancaster impresses at his first restaurant, Poise

Poise offers a memorable dining experience with exquisite European cuisine, sexy interiors and a rocking playlist It’s not always easy for a chef to start on their own, but Steve Lancaster does an outstanding job at his first restaurant, Poise, on Teck Lim Road. The 33-year-old chef-owner has worked in kitchens since he was a […]

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Everyday Cheapskate: The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet

A restaurant menu doesn’t matter, does it? It is just a list of food products that a restaurant offers to its customers. Of course it is. And much more. Before menus hit the printers, restaurateurs hire engineers and menu consultants to bury super-sneaky psychological tricks in the pretty pictures and enticing descriptions for one reason: […]

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Restaurant Review: Saigon Social on the Lower East Side

Order the banh beo chen at the downtown Vietnamese restaurant social saigon and six will appear, arranged in a circle around a dish of seasoned fish sauce. It is as it should be. Like Mormon missionaries, banh beo chen never travel alone. Typically, each of these soft disks of steamed rice flour is the size […]

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KOL Mexican Restaurant Review: Marylebone, London

One of Mexico’s greatest cultural exports, aside from Frida Kahlo and el Dia de los Muertos, is undoubtedly the country’s food. But despite its diversity and complexity, many of us know the cuisine as tough tacos, flabby street burritos, tired Old El Paso kits, or even more down-at-heel: Tex-Mex. A chef flying the flag for […]

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Lunch at La Colombe is a truly spectacular experience

There is something that needs to be said when visiting the country’s most voted restaurant, La Colombe. The magical parting words “food is our theatre” really matched the experience. Located in Constantia, about a 20-25 minute drive from the center of Cape Town, La Colombe is nestled in the heart of Silvermist. La Colombe was […]

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The Everyday Stingy: The Ultimate Restaurant Menu Cheat Sheet | Lifestyles

A restaurant menu doesn’t matter, does it? It is just a list of food products that a restaurant offers to its customers. Of course it is. And much more. Before menus hit the printers, restaurateurs hire engineers and menu consultants to bury super-sneaky psychological tricks in the pretty pictures and enticing descriptions for one reason: […]

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Rating Dublin: “A bright-eyed enthusiasm” – restaurant review | Food

Note Dublin, 26 Fenian Street, Dublin D02 FX09. Snacks and small plates €4-13, large plates €17-32, desserts €7-9, wines from €30 One of the things I love about restaurants is the ability to choose things: not just where or when you’re going to visit, but what things you’re going to eat once you’re there. Early […]

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The Station Hotel, Rothes, restaurant review

While it’s no secret that Speyside is a whiskey lover’s paradise – and one of the most prolific places where the spirit is made – it’s also home to a number of excellent hotels and restaurants. One place that combines the two is The Station in Rothes, a small town close to the Glen Grant […]

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Glancing Askance: Give and Take Restaurant Menu | Columns

We eat out for many reasons: convenience, timing, location, enjoyment. Sometimes we do it to try new and different dishes than we could prepare ourselves. Other times, it’s exactly the opposite: we seek the comfort of certain preparations. How many times have you gone to a favorite place and avoided even looking at the menu, […]

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The Lalee, London, restaurant review: its namesake would probably give it a thumbs up

Jhe Lalee is a bit of a confusing place. As in, after my visit in early spring, I spent several weeks confused as to how I feel about this. Nestled in the notoriously posh Belgravia district, the restaurant is owned by the Cadogan, a notoriously posh hotel that welcomes visitors with a tartan doorman and […]

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The little restaurant in North Queensferry

“A very small man can cast a very large shadow” – GeorgeRR Martin. I’ve been thinking a lot about smallness lately, perhaps inspired bymy admiration for Mick Lynch, general secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers. It sounds insulting, even though it’s not meant to be. I’m certainly not in a […]

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Restaurant Review: The Iron Fork Kjun Eatery & Market

Restaurant Review: The Iron Fork Kjun Eatery & Market – [225] By Benjamin Leger Photograph by Collin Richie July 1, 2022 About our Food Critic Benjamin Leger previously served as 225’s Editor-in-Chief and its Taste Section Editor from 2012-2021, editing, writing and directing the direction of its food coverage in print […]

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Kayne West fan forced to change restaurant menu following legal letter from rapper

And finally Artist News Brands & Merch Business News Legal By Andy Malt | Posted on Friday, July 1, 2022 A Kanye West fan has been forced to change his burger restaurant’s logo and meal names following a cease and desist letter from the rapper. He’s still able to call it College Dropout Burgers. So […]

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Auckland restaurant review: Take a look at the menu at Candela, Karangahape Rd

Inside Candela, an Iberian-inspired restaurant on Karangahape Rd, Auckland. Photo / Babiche Martens Pintxos, pulpo and a cheesecake to (seriously) die for. Food critic Kim Knight relives the glorious days of a wine-soaked Spanish vacation – without leaving Auckland. In their own words: “Iberian-inspired cuisine with selected wines and cocktails.” First impressions: Pour me something […]