Yesterday I found out that I had a new appointment date at the SEF for my residence card in Portugal. Due to the lockdowns, all the appointments since the beginning of the year were postponed up until Monday April 19th, when the office reopened. To celebrate this –
because nowadays any good news warrants a celebration – I booked a lunch at , a Michelin two-star restaurant in Lisbon, three years in a row. Alma
Alma means soul in portuguese.
Below are my experience:
“Lunch at Alma, Lisbon”
My dear friends and fellow bloggers, I am back.
During the 11 months of my absence, I was offered a job in Dublin and successfully relocated to the Irish capital.
As it turned out, starting a new life, leaving everything behind, wasn’t all that easy.
Continue reading “Hello Dublin”
It was of pure luck that I picked Antiqvvm –
a Michelin one-star restaurant helmed by chef Vitor Matos – for dinner on our second day in Porto.
The restaurant sits on top of a hill overlooking the Douro river
Continue reading “Antiqvvm Restaurant, Porto, Portugal”
No.1 The unassuming Michelin three-star restaurant has only 25 tables. Reservations are booked months ahead. Online reservation is now available by clicking the
réserver button from their website.
No.2 Dinner starts at 20:15 and is one-seating only. Everybody gets the same
surprise menu designed by chef Pascal Barbot .
Continue reading “12 Things You Need to Know Before Dining at L’Astrance***, Paris”
“It was a beautiful summer morning. Silver gleamed in the windows of the gold and silver smith, and the light that fell obliquely on the cathedral shimmered in the cracks of the grey stones. A flock of birds circled in the blue sky around the trefoils pinnacle turrets.”
Continue reading “Rouen, France”
La Ferme Saint Siméon is a luxury 5-star hotel in Honfleur.
Continue reading “La Ferme Saint Simeon, France”
Fifteen kilometers from
Bayeux in the village of Crépon,
lies a 13th century farmhouse called Ferme de la Rançonnière.
Continue reading “Ferme de la Rançonnière, France”
The day we visited Mont Saint-Michel, the weather wasn’t perfect.
So we made the best out of it having lunch at La Mère Poulard.
Continue reading “Mont Saint-Michel – La Mère Poulard”
Most restaurants in France are closed on Sundays. The thought of having nothing quality to eat makes me anxious. So I made arrangements ahead.
Continue reading “Le Chantecler, Nice”
This is a guest post by Henri and Fabienne – chef and restaurateur of La Montgolfière Henri Geraci Monaco.
Last Thursday Henri and Fabienne attended Restaurant Mirazur’s 10-year anniversary dinner.
Mirazur is a Michelin two star restaurant in Menton, France. As part of the anniversary celebration, chef Mauro Colagreco invited ten chefs from around the world to take command in his kitchen for an special dinner. Continue reading “Bottura at Mirazur”