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She absorbs everything in her flamboyant architecture. Inspired by the east, she looks for innovation to the west, while cherishing the sense of self in her admirable cultural labyrinth.

Eska: searching for Czech authenticity, yet with a hipster foodie aura in Prague

Eska bakery and restaurant in Karlín is Prague's upscale echo of San Francisco's Tartine Manufactory. A must go for foodies interested in the made-from scratch, baked, fermented, and pickled slow-food ...

Le 1947 restaurant at the Cheval Blanc hotel, Courchevel: guest as the centrepiece, food the masterpiece

There are only five tables at the freshly three Michelin starred Le 1947 restaurant. Not many restaurants can afford seating just a pinch of diners, but we are at the ...

Ristorante Del Cambio: Italy united at a table in Turin

Del Cambio is the place to be seen in Turin. Its elegant interior, historical importance and a view of the first Italian parliament are the restaurant's strong assets attracting not ...

Flax & Kale Barcelona: four decades of flexiterian lifestyle inspiring you to eat better, be happier and to live longer

Flax & Kale in Barcelona subscribes to flexiterianism, a breed of a semi-vegetarian dietary lifestyle, with the occassional inclusion of meat, fish, eggs, and a rare sight of dairy on ...

Iconic Rhône vineyards: a photo essay

A journey through the Rhône Valley with my camera and a thirsty palate invited my vinous curiosity to capturing the iconic vineyards of the Rhône ...

Dolceaqua: organic farmers market in a setting of Monet’s painting

Dolceaqua is a charming fortified medieval village tucked away in the mountain valley off the Mediterranean coast. In winter, the snow-coated peaks of the Alps glitter in the background as ...

Michelin champion Joël Robuchon at the Metropole in Monaco

The French chef Joël Robuchon holds record 31 Michelin stars for restaurants bearing his name. I dined at L'Atelier in Paris, Monaco, London, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore and in New ...

Best Prague’s wine bars

Prague is known mainly for its beautiful architecture, cobbled narrow streets, night life and more a great place to have a jug of a very good beer than a glass ...

Joseph Bröt: design bakery, bistro and patisserie meets tradition in Vienna

Bröt means bread in German. The round and generous loaf of Joseph Bröt, fragrant, giving off a nurturing grain scent and showing a face slashed with open cuts that like ...
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