The Clube de Jornalistas Restaurante, meaning the ‘Journalists’ Club restaurant’, is a venue at which anyone can dine. You don’t need to be a journalist. It’s worth calling ahead to reserve, especially on weekends.
It’s true, you really can sample a selection of Portuguese wines for free at the Vini Portugal wine tasting room on the Praça do Comércio in Lisbon’s central Baixa district. This may sound too good to be true but, rest assured, there is no catch.
Travellers visiting Lisbon and keen to experience Portuguese culture often head out at night for a Fado show after pounding the city’s cobbled pavements during a packed day of sightseeing. Pausing for a coffee, though, can be just as effective a way of finding a window to view the nation’s soul.
According to the popular saying, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Perhaps that’s why Goa has found such a special place in mine; I love the cuisine of this Indian state.
Chocolate has widespread popularity yet few places are quite so closely identified with it as Belgium. Belgian chocolates are widely regarded as being among the best in the world and the nation’s leading chocolate chefs continue to come up with new recipes and pushing back boundaries.
The sky is leaden and the air has a distinct chill. Perhaps this isn’t really a day for al fresco dining, I reflect, as I crunch my way across the gravel terrace towards a seat under an umbrella at Ibérica la Terraza on Cabot Square, at London’s Canary Wharf.
Rene Uusmees is the Executive Chef at Mekk. He opened the restaurant in central Tallinn five years ago and is making a name for serving contemporary Estonian cuisine in smart but casual surroundings, ensuring that diners can relax and enjoy his food.
Asia de Cuba was recommended to me as a potential lunch venue after I revealed that I’m currently on a health kick but still keen to eat well and enjoy tasty food.
De Peerdestal is a cosy two floor restaurant on Wijngaardstraat, a cobbled lane in the heart of Antwerp’s old town, a couple of minutes walk from the Grote Markt, the historic central square.
Located in the HafenCity district of Hamburg, Wandrahm is a classy restaurant, bistro and bar. Wandrahm (Am Kaiserkai 13) is a short walk from the Elbphilharmonie.