Alobar is a sister restaurant of the famed Alo in Toronto, widely regarded as Canada’s best, and most difficult to get a reservation at, restaurant. We started off with a chilled lobster topped with lime aioli and a salad. This was followed by an off the menu special – grilled kusshi oysters. I usually like […]Read More Alobar – For $85 You Don’t Know Where the Beef is From???
Despite my better judgement, and general rule about booking restaurants with a view, I booked lunch at Shin Yeh. Shin Yeh is located a top Taipei 101, one of the tallest buildings in the world. On certain lists which I trust, the restaurant ranked highly, plus we were only in Taipei for a short time […]Read More Shin Yeh – Why you should (almost) NEVER book restaurants with a view
While dining at Kazuki’s in Melbourne, we mentioned to our server that we would be heading to Adelaide and she told us to check out Shobosho. I was skeptical for two reasons: 1. “fancy” Asian food is always hard to do well (think of a good bowl of Pho – cheap and perfect already that […]Read More Shobosho – What a Surprise
Where as La Vitrola was mentioned many times in my research, and disappointing, this restaurant, Carmen, while also mentioned in many must “eat” guides on Cartagena, DID live up to expectations. Also every local I spoke with agreed the place was good, and bartenders I spoke to spoke very highly of the bartenders at this […]Read More Carmen – Cartagena – Believe the Hype!