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The best Paella restaurants in Sitges

The best Paella restaurants in Sitges

Seafood Paella, Chicken paella, vegetable paella, meat paella, lobster paella, mixed paella, Valencian paella,…There are so many varieties of paella, although purists may accuse me of heresy, that if I may say this famous dish allows as many ingredients and variations as there are chefs. The secret of good paella is to prepare it with love and dedication, to make a good paella base with quality ingredients and to cook the rice just right. more ...

Where to have Brunch in Paris?

Where to have Brunch in Paris?

Obviously brunch is not a meal that is usually associated with Paris, but the British tradition of brunch is quickly catching on in the French capital with restaurants, bistros and boulangeries now offering this delicious mid morning alternative. So why not set aside a day of your holidays in Paris for brunch and forget about burning our tongues with hot coffee before heading out to explore the city? more ...

Fine Dining in Cape Town Restaurants

Fine Dining in Cape Town Restaurants

Cape Town is blessed with an enviable lifestyle, great weather, attractive people and some very fine restaurants offering modern South African cuisine using only the freshest South African produce in some spectacular locations. Listed below are just a few of Cape Town's finest restuarants. more ...

Kosher Barcelona: Where to eat Kosher in Barcelona

Kosher Barcelona: Where to eat Kosher in Barcelona

In the past Jewish visitors had a problem finding kosher food in Barcelona however in recent times this has changed and today there are several restaurants and supermarkets offering the local Jewish community and visitors the opportunity to enjoy delicious Mediterranean and traditional kosher cuisine right in the heart of Barcelona. more ...

Guggenheim Terrace, Apartment of the Week in Bilbao

Guggenheim Terrace, Apartment of the Week in Bilbao

Years ago if you mentioned you were going to Bilbao, the normal response would be why. Why would you want to visit the dirty Industrial city of Bilbao when there are so many other beautiful places along the Basque coastline to explore, say San Sebastian for example? Well things have changed, no longer is it that Industrial city instead it is a modern, exciting city boasting world class museums and modern architecture whilst maintaining a firm grip on its roots and traditions. more ...

Famous restaurants in San Sebastian

Famous restaurants in San Sebastian

People don’t tend to answer back to the statement that Basque cuisine is some of the finest in the world. For those of you we see lifting a sceptical eyebrow, we’d like to point out that of the 50 best restaurants in the world, three are currently found in the Basque Country. more ...

Sushi restaurants in Barcelona

Sushi restaurants in Barcelona

There was a time when all we wanted to do was brunch. The “gin tonic” craze rose and is still rising. Irish pubs have been around since the Wild Rover. But it’s time to move over, kids, there’s a new trend on the block, and it comes carefully wrapped in seaweed. Yes, we’re talking about the fashion for Japanese restaurants in Barcelona, which has taken the city by storm. So wasabi, shiitake, sashimi; sushi me up with a guide to sushi restaurants in Barcelona. more ...

The best paella restaurants in Valencia

The best paella restaurants in Valencia

There’s a common conception that paella is Spain’s national dish, and we’ve already written about where to eat paella in Barcelona, but what many visitors don’t realise is that paella’s homeland is actually the region of Valencia. Although the most popular area for eating paella here is by the sea, this is not necessarily where the best restaurants are found. In fact, the best place to eat paella in Valencia is in more far-flung, rural areas. So, without further ado, allow us to take you on a culinary tour of the best paella restaurants in Valencia. more ...

Going for tapas in Madrid

Going for tapas in Madrid

Although lots of people don’t realise it, Madrid is one of the best cities in Spain to go out for tapas. From the humble little plate of olives, to portions of manchego cheese, classic potatoes with spicy “brava” sauce and croquettes, in the majority of bars in Madrid you’ll find a good variety of tapas to go with your glass of wine, pint or vermouth. more ...

Guide to restaurants in the Algarve

Guide to restaurants in the Algarve

Today, we decided it was time to help you discover some of the best restaurants in the Algarve, because Portuguese cuisine is a delicacy, and because no holiday is complete without trying the local food. more ...

The most typical dishes of Turkish cuisine

The most typical dishes of Turkish cuisine

We’re sure you’ve gobbled down a tasty kebab from the corner bar more than once, but if you’re going travelling to Istanbul in the near future and your knowledge of typical Turkish food can be reduced to döners and pita bread, we recommend you have a look at this article. more ...

Bistro restaurants in Paris

Bistro restaurants in Paris

In Paris, eating out in a restaurant from time to time is almost considered to be something of a fundamental human right. That’s why the French invented the bistrot – a low-cost eating establishment where any Frenchman can get his petit salé, a bit like a cheaper, less snooty version of a restaurant. Bistrots in Paris abound, meaning you’ll need to take our handy guide with you when it comes to sorting les hommes from les garçons. more ...

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