Restaurant Tsiskvili Tbilisi (GE) (8.5 out of 10)

My very first trip to the beautiful country called Georgia (because 25% of the men were named George…..). It was on my wishlist for many years, and now I know why! I fell in love with this country, the people, the nature, their driving skills (just like mine….) and of course, most important, the food…

Stara Ada Banja Luka (BH) no score

Also on this trip and the reason I got so fucking fat….. I went the next day to another great local restaurant: http://www.staraada.ba/ Had a real stomach filling lunch over here as well. But I did not score or write anything down. I can recommend this place when you like to have the perfect outside…

Mala Stanica (old train station) Banja Luka (BH) 8.6 out of 10

Visited the gorgeous town of Banja Luka back in September 2016, well known for their woman to man ratio of 7/1…. as the saying is; the most beautiful women from Europe come from Banja Luka and for every man there are 7 women….:-) But I’m here for the food, not the women…. (just in case…

Restaurant Noyan Tun Yerevan 7.8 out of 10

My very first trip to beautiful Armenia, of course going to the capital of Yerevan. Being here on business, unfortunately I had just 1 day to experience all culinary challenges of this country…. but luckily I was driving so I could stop sometimes in the smaller villages as well. I stopped at a local market…

DeRozario Helmond 8.5 out of 10

Quick lunch with my sister and mother for the celebration of the birthday of my late father (who made me start this blog… after he died). Did not know about this new restaurant, DeRozario.nl but it was enough of a surprise to write a short message. Having lunch on a Saturday, which is unique enough…

Sixty Restaurant Moscow (8,5 out of 10)

Woop Woop ! Back in one of my favorite countries and one of my favorite towns: Moscow! Having dinner with some good friends / customers, while they know about my hobby…..so now it is a challenge to show me the hottest place in town. So we went up to the 60th floor (officially 63rd now,…

Palazzo Barbini Casteligione di Lago (10 out of 10)

Just a quick food lovers review…. It is not only about the high-class restaurants! For me it is about pureness tradition, flavors, surroundings, feelings and much much more. And being back in one of my favorite Italian villages (where I was after 5 years when I got married in this area). We stumbled across this…

De Zwaan Etten-Leur (*) (NL) (8,4 out of 10)

Having an unexpected dinner this summer at one of the best known restaurants in the Netherlands, at least for the southern part. Not knowing about my hobby, I was invited here fot a 4 course meal, and what a treat it was. This 1 Michelin star restaurant deserves it name, the Swan, being elegant and…

The Jane Antwerp (**) 9.6 out of 10 (!)

Very unexpected, but strange enough I forgot to review one of the most popular restaurants in and around Antwerp, Visited them twice, once for dinner and once for lunch (which is the same, a part from the different starting and finishing time….) First time 6 months after opening somewhere at the end of 2014 and…

Tropical Los Alcazares 8.1 out of 10

You won’t believe it, but I have just made the time to write about one of my favorite restaurants in Spain! I have visited this restaurant at least 6 – 7 time over the past 5 years. The very first time I remember I wasn’t shocked as much as I have been the last 3…

Marea Los Alcazares / Narejos 7.1 out of 10

Visited this relatively new restaurant this May 2016. Looking trendy from the outside, still Spanish on the inside…..they never learn….. but it is their culture so what can you expect? (http://mareanarejos.com/) And yet again the most terrible Samsung pictures ever…. time for a new camera! (crowd funding maybe….??) And still sorry for the slow rate…

B23 Antwerp (9 out of 10)

Wow, I’m back !!! Finally !!! Sorry again for waiting all this time, due to a lost recipe & notions book as well as a loss of some photo’s I did not have the content I wanted. But now we are back, and let me start with this great restaurant: B23 with a great inspiring…

Costes Budapest (9 out of 10)

  Unbelievable, one of my favorite restaurants of last year, and I did not place it on my site! To be honest, I am having a big problem since my last post…..somebody stole my precious “carnet de table”. Which is my writing and reviewing book of every restaurant I have visited over the past 3…

Restaurant Zarzo Eindhoven 8.6 out of 10

Damn, I am a terrible blogger…. Because I go out so many times a week all around Europe, I have a book full of writings and reviews and a memory stick full of photos. I just lack time to publish all these great dinners….. So from now on, I will try to at least post…

Klein Constantia Ekeren (8.2 out of 10)

Celebration dinner at Klein Constantia Ekeren http://www.kleinconstantia.be It was funny since last year I was in South-Afrika, at “klein constantia” So I was very curious what this place could offer us, and what a pleasant surprise it was! Nice entry, good music, perfect atmosphere, quickly we focussed if the menu was matching. So what did we…

Trattoria Del Liberale Genova (8.7 out of 10)

It has been long, very very long since my last post. Due to being busy creating my own (food) company (what else….) I had to get my priorities straight, so I am very sorry for the 3 readers that actually read this blog on a regular base… Let me quickly tell you about this great…

Hlinene Basta, Prague (7.4 out of 10)

Restaurant Hlinene Basta Prague, no website available… Find it on google…. Typical Czech kitchen, just look at the menu with stuffed goose or goatling….. etc. What did I eat then? Stuffed Avocado with prawns and special hot sauce…..topped with whipped cream and unbaked toast…hahaha just call it bread then, I would say…. Then grilled monk-fish…

Lysia, Larnaca Cyprus

Restaurant Lysia, Dhekkelia road, 4 Ammochostou, Larnaca Cyprus Fun story for me, because on my very first trip ever to Cyprus, about 5 years ago I went to this restaurant with my wife> I remember the good traditional food and then made myself a promise to come back here one day. Now writing this blog…

Koishi Brno (9.1 out of 10)

Restaurant koishi Brno http://www.koishi.cz/ Typical Japanese influenced restaurant but strong mixture of modern techniques and local knowledge. Also Nr. 1 restaurant according to local restaurant sites. (and I think they might be right….!!! ) What did I eat? Amuse, crab cake and saffron and lemon-grass mousse – Halibut with red curry gel, coconut and jasmine…

Restaurant SEYF (CENO) Kiev (7.8 out of 10)

Funny enough the second time I was at this restaurant, pure by coincidence!   What did we eat? Lamb fillet with grilled vegetables, potatoes and honey thyme jus – lamb rack with a red wine reduction – big cut of porc shoulder Dessert: Pistachio chocolate pie Drinks? Again a small bottle of Vodka…   Good…

Restaurant WHHok Kiev (7.4 out of 10)

Restaurant   What did we eat? Same as the day before, all traditional meat cuts together with some tapenade (great horseradish!) and simple beetroot salad. Drinks? Wodka, what else…. And see the menu below…. the had every Wodka, including Wodka with garlic….   Good / bad points; + nice surrounding + live music of high…

Restaurant Pywhurok Kiev (8,8 out of 10)

No website, just outside the centre at Nywkihcbka 25, tel. 096-62-65-222 The restaurant meaning special and traditional table cloth….   What did we eat? Or better, what not…. Dried meat selection – lard selection – herring with union – potatoes – grilled meat – stew – 3 types of dumplings with cherries, goats cheese and…

Restaurant Taj Kiev (6.1 out of 10)

Restaurant in the centre of Kiev at Baseina street   What did I eat? Veal steak with grilled zucchini and pepper with a Li-Capo sauce Drink? Strawberry Mojito   Good / Bad points: + nice relaxing place, great chairs, lounge style + Nice soft linen napkins – waited way too long for just a 1…