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Food & Drink

Where to eat, what to eat - one of the best parts of traveling is sampling the local cuisine

Nanban – Japanese Soul Food in Brixton

Southern Japanese restaurant on the border of Brixton Market

Les Compagnons de la grappe, Lille, Northern France

Down an 18th century courtyard, Les Compagnons de la Grappe was a real find – it offers a traditional and regional cuisine with décor that makes you feel like you’re inside somebody’s cozy, moulin rouge style living room. There are bookshelves full of books, feather bowers hung around the window frames, a fireplace with knick-knacks on the […]

Conch Salad

At the Junkanoo street party in the Bahamas we witnessed a local woman from Exuma creating this delicious salad. Traditional fresh & tasty – the best kind of food for travellers who enjoy sampling local dishes. A mixture of finely diced conch, tomatoes, red onions, Scotch bonnets, bell peppers, celery, lemon, lime & orange juice and […]

Bahamian Peas & Dumplings with Pork

A rich coconutty broth thick with delicate pigeon peas, skins bursting–and really sticky dumplings

Swedish Meatballs, Gothenburg

A must eat when travelling in Sweden

Restaurang Gabriel

I would fly back to Gothenburg just to eat at this restaurant again!  Amazing! Situated at Feskekörka (The Fishmarket) in the heart of Gothenburg, the location is perfect and provides the restaurant with a genuine atmosphere and fresh fish and seafood of the utmost quality.   The menu is very simple and you can watch the […]

‘Al Duomo’ on Via Duomo, Verona

Local Veronese food just off the beaten tourist track and felt authentic. Delicious food.

Kol Restaurant, Reykjavik

We were recommended this restaurant by an Irishman who lives in Reykjavik and runs a local tour shop.  We made a reservation and really enjoyed the experience. We were a group of 3 girls and were looking for a fun place to eat that would give us an opportunity to try some local cuisine. The […]

The Oyster Inn, Waiheke Island, NZ

Great seafood with wonderful views of the harbour

Lin Heung Tea House, Hong Kong

This decades-old parlor makes no concessions to modernity or to tourists, but what Lin Heung does offer is a tasty and unmediated slice of Old Hong Kong.

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