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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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Upper Deck, Grosvenor Casino, Blackpool, restaurant review – The venue is just for the money after its multi-million pound refurbishment

So I didn’t bet on three courses and a bottle of wine for around £60 when we headed to the upper deck of Grosvenor Casino in Blackpool following its recent investment. But I’m happy to say that in addition to giving the restaurant a much needed update, thought has also been given to the quality […]

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The Monk’s Kettle, a San Rafael beer spot that’s so much more – Marin Independent Journal

Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal A juicy lamb burger is served on a toasted Kaiser bun with labneh, dill, cucumbers and pickled red onions. Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal The California version of Monk’s Kettle Scotch Eggs is delicious. Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal There is plenty of indoor and outdoor seating at Monk’s Kettle at Terra Linda. […]

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Restaurant review: Gus Gus doesn’t take himself too seriously

Blue fringed lampshades, stenciled azure ink walls with blue donkeys, a handful of chairs around a deeply carved corner bar, a shot of Jell-O gliding towards you, pushed by a woman with mischievous twinkles in her eyes – wait, don’t you, you respectable, shoot Jell-O in a basement in St. Paul? This is the essence […]

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Sargassum, Margate: “Tastes deliciously good” – restaurant review | Food

Sargassum, Margate Harbor Arm, Stone Pier, Margate CT9 1AP (01843 229270). Small plates £7-£11, large plates £9-£19, desserts £6, wines from £25 It is the simplest of dishes: half a dozen fatty anchovies from Cantabria, the color of well-varnished teak, rest in a pool of dark green olive oil, sprinkled with sparkling droplets of what […]

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Sky Bar – Hotel Almudaina Palma

The law of averages is a supposed mathematical principle stating that future events are likely to occur such that they balance out all past outcomes – the assumed average. Applied to eating out, that means if I had superb meals in a certain place, then one day there will be culinary mistakes galore – and […]

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Spectacular Italian cuisine at Lupo’s in St Andrews

The first thing I noticed when we walked into Lupo’s was how glamorous it was – and that was before we even walked up the stairs to the restaurant space. I can’t remember exactly what music was playing on that staircase, but it was something that made me feel decidedly dodgy – like I was […]

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J. Hollinger’s Waterman’s Chophouse Restaurant Review

Placeholder while loading article actions Before we get into the specifics of why you want to eat at J. Hollinger’s Waterman’s Chophouse, let me tell you where you should expect to sit in Silver Spring’s newcomer. I discovered the friendly seats on my last visit, when my party of four were shown to a comfortable […]

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Restaurant Review: Flint Barns at Rathfinny Estate

Since the first vines were planted, this special place has come a very long way and serves incredible food alongside its wines, as Nick Mosley discovered. I remember visiting Rathfinny for a site visit near Alfriston about a decade ago. The first plantations of vines had begun but it was difficult to imagine what the […]

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The Society Lunch Club savors the deliciousness of DejaVu’s sandwiches

Restaurant Review: Society Lunch Club Relishes DejaVu Sandwich Delights 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” […]

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Review of Winstons Restaurant, Blackpool: The dog-friendly South Shore bistro where the puppies have their own menu

Finding a decent place to eat that will allow dogs isn’t always easy, so I always keep a mental note when I hear about dog-friendly establishments. My partner, Brian, and I had been on long walks with our two springer spaniels – one being a 12 week old puppy. We imagined a spontaneous pub lunch, […]

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Review of ukko restaurant in johannesburg

Named after Ukkonen, a Finnish mythology referring to the god of harvest, weather, sky and thunder, the concept was to bring people together to consume food and alcohol as a customary sacrifice. The curated menu includes Mediterranean tapas and sushi, along with an extensive wine list and mixology bar. READ ALSO: Ukkō – Jozi’s new […]

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Restaurant review: Kiyose is Iki Concepts’ new kappo kaiseki omakase in Orchard Road, Lifestyle News

“The hydrangea hue, reflected in the rain puddles, just exists today,” reads the haiku on the cover of our omakase menu at the newly opened restaurant. Kiyose. Named after the term referring to the seasonal and intentional language used in traditional Japanese poetry, the refined restaurant kappo kaiseki occupies the space previously occupied by Yoshi […]

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Restaurant Roketsu, review: A special little piece of Kyoto in Marylebone

OBack at the start of this funny business called Covid, I planned my dream trip to Japan. Three weeks of ryokan-hopping, onsen-dipping and kaiseki-dining. Alas, it wasn’t meant to be, and I’ve spent a lot of time since trying to emulate the experience from afar. So you can imagine my excitement at the opening of […]

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The Seafood Cabin, Argyll: ‘Exactly the right thing’ – restaurant review | Food

The seafood shack, Skipness, by Tarbert, Argyll PA29 6XU. Rolls £3-£5, salads £5-£13.50, specialties £5-£13.50, desserts 75p-£2.25, wines from £15 The Kintyre Peninsula, which hangs off the western edge of Scotland, is not particularly to the north, but it is surprisingly remote. By car, you have to climb to descend and the trip ends looking […]

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Heavenly meal lacks spirit at Little’s in Blairgowrie

It was my second lunch at Little’s, an experience that turned out to be less expensive than the first commercial outing with Graham Huband, the newspaper’s managing editor. Back then, in 2020, our task was to decide the winner of the Restaurant Menu of the Year award and it’s fair to say that there was […]

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A love letter to the Quay Co-op after 40 years of great food

My former “career” as a chef in professional kitchens began at the age of 15, in a fast food restaurant in the city of Cork. I learned nothing about the food and its cooking as all the ingredients arrived frozen and the service was automated to a point 90° north of the fool. However, I […]

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Restaurant Review: Two Pot Screamer

Tuna mornay dates back to the late 1800s, although many of us experienced it in some form or another in the late 1900s through grandparents or parents who each had their own family recipe. For me, those early morning memories still send shivers down my spine (lumpy mashed potatoes and house brand tuna flavor). And […]

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Eating Out restaurant review: Gage Roads mega brewery menu is the pride of the iconic beer brand

On a hot summer day, two young women fresh out of the ocean strolled along the trail at Cottesloe with big smiles, a towel over one arm and a box of Single Fin under the other. Although it looks like the quintessential Aussie beer ad, that’s exactly what I saw while driving on Marine Terrace […]

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A shot through the Bao

Comments Sorting through the hits, myths and sticky wickets at Wusong Road on handmade mai tais and crab rangoons. Passionate foodies and catering newbies love The Feed. Subscribe now to our bi-weekly newsletter. Pig with adorable shapes bao and rangoon crab from the very curated menu of Chinese-American cuisine at Wuson Road. / Photo by […]

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Nudibranch: New York Restaurant Review

A selection of dishes from Nudibranch on First Ave. Photo: Evan Angelastro There are all sorts of reasons for grizzled restaurant veterans to be slightly wary of the new East Village restaurant. nudibranch, a former pop-up operation that now occupies a brick-and-mortar space among the jumble of storefronts on Lower First Avenue. There’s the quirky […]

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Kerala Restaurant Review: Been to one of the top rated South Indian restaurants in Leeds and this is what I thought

With a less than glamorous sign pinned to the top of a narrow doorway, it would be easy to miss this restaurant if it weren’t for the rave reviews left online. Read more Read more Beer gardens in Leeds: 9 of the best beer gardens and pub yards near me since… Rated four or five […]

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Ka Pao, Edinburgh: ‘It’s bold and exciting’ – restaurant review | Food

Kapao, Unit 420, St James Quarter, Edinburgh EH1 3AE (0131 385 1040). Snacks and small plates £3.50 to £10.50, large plates £7.50 to £14.50, desserts £4.50 to £6, wines from £25 Can you enjoy a good meal in a bad building? Especially if you know the building has been nicknamed “the dog turd” by many […]

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Restaurant Review: The Beehive, Berkshire

Tom’s rainy day in Berkshire is brightened by pub grub, a step up from The Beehive’s standard gourmet cuisine. There’s a cricket ground just opposite The Beehive in White Waltham, a small Berkshire village halfway between Windsor and Reading. But this being a typically soggy May day, the rain stopped the game a lot. Hey […]

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Great Italian food at Ciao Sorrento in Dundee

Every town needs a good reliable Italian restaurant and I had high hopes that Ciao Sorrento might fill that role for Dundee. The fact that it does to some extent will probably be enough for people who have frequented this Union Street institution for decades. However, for those of us rediscovering this mainstay of dining […]

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Restaurant Review: T’Zunun in Pleasant Hill | Food News

T’Zunun takes diners to the lesser-visited regions of Mexican cuisine. LemonAd Media T’Zunun takes its name from the Mayan word meaning humming-bird. Although there are many Mexican legends about the delicate and colorful creatures, Jesus Wence says the birds’ symbolic role as messengers is what best fits his mission in the popular new restaurant. “There’s […]

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Restaurant Review: L’Artisan | MENAFN.COM

(MENAFN – Khaleej Times) Posted: Thu 9 Jun 2022, 05:34 PM The artisan hails from the rolling fields of Tuscany, the glittering coast of Almafi and the affection and history found in the enchanting land of Italy. The stunning restaurant, which seats up to 72 people, has been nestled inside the luxurious Waldorf Astoria at […]

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RESTAURANT REVIEW: Mar y Tierra Cantina & Grill brings upscale Mexican fare to West Third Street 2.5 years after first listing

The octopus motif is ubiquitous at Mar y Tierra Cantina & Grill. It’s on the logo, which appears throughout the restaurant, affixed to the chairs in the dining rooms and in the bar and here and there on the walls. A whimsical cephalopod spans the entire entrance ceiling. But despite a pretty long seafood selection, […]

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Restaurant Review: Jungle Bird | Red brick food and drink

Jungle Bird is Birmingham’s newest venture into the vegan market: an all-vegan restaurant and bar. Located right in the heart of the city, Jungle Bird is located right next to the Alexandra Theater, close enough to the city center to be connected and walkable to public transport, without being overwhelmed by drunken students and commuters. […]

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Crabshakk Botanics, Glasgow, restaurant review

Vinicombe Street in Glasgow’s West End is having a moment. While the adjacent block of Byres Road was once filled with independent restaurants (I still miss Heart Buchanan), it’s this offshoot of the bustling thoroughfare that’s grabbing the attention once reserved for Ashton Lane or Ruthven Lane. In early 2020, Ka Pao, a sister restaurant […]

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Black Salt, London: “A thrilling take on familiar dishes” – restaurant review | Food

black salt, 505-507 Upper Richmond Road West, London SW14 7DE (020 4548 3327). Starters and tandoori grills £6.50 to £15.50, mains £11.90 to £14.90, desserts £4.50 to £5.90, Cobra (large) £6.50, wines from £22 £ We often talk about the British high street as if it were a seamless shopping experience. In truth, there are […]

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Chef Rachelle Murphy has transformed Rood Food & Pie into Rood Taste & Vibes in Lakewood

We’ve all come out of the pandemic a little differently — evolved, perhaps. Some of us have grown mustaches, opened TikTok accounts, or picked up new hobbies. Rood Food and Pie, meanwhile, has become a brand new restaurant. The sleek Lakewood spot with neon signs, bright paintings, and artistic ’70s trailer park vibes opened […]

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Restaurant Review: Café Tabou in Perth

There was a time in my life when I was in France every weekend, taking the Ryanair flight to Bergerac with such regularity that I felt like I was taking a bus. I was not alone as the attractions of the journeys between France and London were not lost on the many other passengers I […]

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Auckland restaurant review: Take a look at the menu at Milenta, Victoria Park Market

The new Milenta restaurant in Victoria Park – in cold weather the roof is closed and the heaters on. Photo / Babiche Martens If you can’t stand the heat, don’t sit too close to the kitchen. Restaurant critic Kim Knight discovers a sizzling newcomer. In their own words: Milenta is a South American bistro where […]

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Restaurant Review: CHOP5 – Columbus Underground

The long-awaited moment has arrived: salad season has arrived. Admittedly, it’s a little early for local products, but the temperatures say SALAD, as warmer ambient weather makes colder lunches more palatable. Now is the time for CHOP5 to shine. CHOP5 is a salad shack. It debuted on the local scene in 2016 with a finesse […]

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Art and Soul restaurant review: It lives up to its name

Placeholder while loading article actions Small green rolls of grated cucumber flank a pink bar of ground raw wagyu beef, polished with muhammara and smothered in flowers and herbs. Close to the plate are elegant streaks of plus muhammara, the Middle Eastern red pepper dip that dances from smoky to hot to sweet to hot […]

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Restaurant Review: In Search of the New American Ideal: All Saints’ Day in Minneapolis

On the menu of nearly every high-end New American restaurant you’ll find crudo, a $25 half chicken, pasta, and bistro steak. Occasionally, a dry-aged band dares to make an appearance. Bread is rarely free. There’s no shame in that – certainly not when executed well. Innovation is not always at stake. All Saints, which opened […]

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Eating Out Restaurant Review: Island Market, Trigg offers more than stunning ocean views

I have often wondered, when it comes to successful restaurants and cafes, what is the outcome of luck and what is well-deserved praise? There was a meme from the satirical geniuses of Betoota Advocate this weekend called “Cafe with a perfect place by the beach not even trying to be good” which, judging by the […]

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Restaurant review: Fugazzi – InDaily

I was recently asked: if I had to choose one death row meal served in a restaurant in Adelaide, what would it be? A dish. No substitutions. After some serious thinking and a lot of inner turmoil, I finally found an answer: Nido’s ricotta with black pepper, honey and gnocco fritto. It’s the simplest of […]

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Bistro 217 Restaurant Review | Myrtle Beach, SC

A casual atmosphere and sophisticated menus have made Bistro 217 a popular destination on Pawleys Island for approximately 18 years. Bahn Mi Fried Shrimp (pictured) is a Vietnamese-inspired sandwich loaded with flavor and full of big, succulent shrimp. Bistro 217 is part of the trendy revival, growth and long standing reputation of the Pawleys Island […]

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fiery southern thai canteen inside Arcade Food Hall

“How is your spice tolerance?” asked our server, as she led my friend and I to our table. “Horrible,” I replied. ‘I find Sriracha spicy. “Awesome, then you’ll love this place.” she said, rubbing her hands in joy. And that’s the kind of place Khao Gaeng Square is. Not that he’s trying to force-feed you […]

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Toklas, London: “Serves fabulous fries” – restaurant review | Food

Toklas, 1 Surrey Street, London WC2R 2ND (020 2930 8592). Starters £8-£16, mains £17-£27, desserts £5-£9, wines from £28 The Alice B Toklas Cookbook, first published in 1954, includes among its many recipes instructions for making a hash fudge. The confection, Toklas says, is easy to make, but she warns that it can encourage hysterical […]

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Delicious food at The Boar’s Head in Auchtermuchty

John Junor, the self-proclaimed sage of Auchtermuchty, died in 1997 after a long career as a journalist which saw him become perhaps England’s best-known Scottish journalist. who was he? Well, among many other things, he was quite ahead of his time – a thunderous bigot with an abusive personality who claimed those negative traits as […]

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Fiend in Notting Hill: “Risks that pay off”

Fiend in Notting Hill: “Risks that pay off” | restaurant review May 27, 2022 Photographed by Diogo Cruz Chris Denney’s journey is simply impressive. The head chef and founder of Fiend began his career working at The Square, Viajante and the three-star Michelin Italian restaurant Piazza Duomo before opening this Notting Hill restaurant; but Denney […]

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Leeds Riva Blu restaurant review: Gino D’Acampo’s rebranding doesn’t live up to the hype – Kristian Johnson

Leeds is spoiled for choice when it comes to brilliant Italian restaurants. Salvo’s in Headingley has built its steadfast reputation over decades, Station House Cafe & Bistro in Garforth is considered Leeds’ finest Italian on TripAdvisorwhile Zucco in Meanwood was one of 11 Leeds restaurants included in the 2019 Good Food Guide. So if you […]

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Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club Restaurant Review

Published: 7:30 p.m. May 26, 2022 Nestled between Caister Beach and Great Yarmouth Racecourse is the clubhouse of Great Yarmouth and Caister Golf Club. Inside, a few golfers were discussing their handicaps over a beer and a few families were chatting and enjoying Sunday lunch. We came for the latter. Obviously. It was a beautiful […]

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Restaurant review: The Castle at Edgehill pub and restaurant is well worth an evening

The Castle at Edgehill Pub and Restaurant (Submitted Photo) We booked a table as usual for the evening at The Castle at Edgehill pub and were delighted to find we had the best seat in the house with stunning views of the sun setting over the countryside. As an American working and living in England, […]

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Restaurant Review: Inga’s Bar in Brooklyn Heights

It’s late on a Sunday night in Inga’s bar in Brooklyn, and the dining room goes quiet. Meanwhile, the places in the bar, where I finish having dinner, are beginning to fill with waiters who have dismissed their last customers during the night. As they unwind over cocktails and wine, something unusual happens: they talk […]

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Patti Ann’s: review of a restaurant in New York

Fried pork chop with chicken and mashed potatoes with chive butter. Photo: Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet With each new spike in infections, it’s clear the COVID era will be with us a little longer, but you can already tell that chefs and restaurateurs have formed strong opinions about what their customers seem to want (or don’t want) […]

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Restaurant review: Oumi, a new farm-to-table Japanese Kappo concept at CapitaSpring with stunning views, Lifestyle News

CapitaSpring, one of Singapore’s most iconic skyscrapers, boasts sweeping views of the cityscape and huge rooftop space. What better way to utilize the new floor plan than to combine the intricate art of urban farming with a 51st floor food court? Hot off the heels of the launch of Latin European bistro, Sol & Luna, […]

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Restaurant Review: Madhu’s Brasserie Richmond

Madhu’s Brasserie is a stylish Indian affair with royal ties that brings the chic of Knightsbridge to leafy Richmond on Thames… Photo: Madhu Brewery/Anton Rodrigues Madhu’s Brasserie opened last year in the elegant fifth-floor dining room of Harvey Nichols in London. It’s the brainchild of esteemed Indian caterers and restaurateurs Madhu whose clients include the […]

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Fall under the spell of the power of flour at Sonflour

In the 90s, I worked as a chef in a vegetarian restaurant. Vegetarianism was still a “minority sport,” but on the verge of breaking into the mainstream, transforming itself from middle-class hippie preoccupation and finding a whole new body of support among urban, often working-class youth; from sandals to Doc Martens all at once. I […]

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High food standard at Aberdeen’s Milton on the Corner

Restaurant review: High food quality at Aberdeen’s Milton on the Corner Schedule An icon of a desktop calendar. 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 […]

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New Heights restaurant review: A delicious reinvention

Placeholder while loading article actions “I can’t cook, but I can ride,” says Umbi Singh. The proof is his long and impressive run in New Heights. From 1986 until the coronavirus pandemic forced him to reconsider his priorities, Singh was the talent manager of the modern American restaurant in Woodley Park whose headliners included notable […]

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Botanist Ipswich Restaurant Review 2022

Last week, I finally had time to check out the current talk of the town – The Botanist. Over the past few months, Ipswich has been abuzz with rumors about when this new restaurant and bar (part of an upmarket national chain) will finally open, and I was really excited to find out what he […]

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Restaurant Review: Pearl – InDaily

Winter has begun to show its stormy face, with the Fleurieu coastline putting on a spectacular spectacle of windswept beaches, crashing waves and that salty sting of sideways rain. Today our refuge is a modern cabin-style structure leaning against the rugged sand dunes of Aldinga Beach. We’re at the Pearl, which at first glance may […]