Clandestino Susci Bar: A Dining Experience on the Riviera del Conero

LOCATION Located in the Bay of Portonovo, about 45 km south of La Madonnina, in the province of Ancona (Le Marche) and opened in July 2000, the Clandestino (named after…

By Carola Sitjas I Bosch 16 Min Read
Quality in Every Bite: Table by Bruno Verjus

Discovering Table by Bruno Verjus is like entering a world where everything…

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Gastronomic Trip to Donostia/San Sebastian

6 trips in the last 7 years and we are as thrilled…

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Dining in New York: Jean-Georges, Le Bernardin, Brooklyn Fare and Others

Recently, we have spent a very enjoyable four days in New York…

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Best Meals in Spain in 2022: Part 1 (Madrid)

I dined extensively in Spain after the long and dark days of…

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Vedat Milor 55 Articles
My obsession with exquisite products and wines with character developed…
Robert Brown 13 Articles
When I was born, I was destined to dine. When…

Wine Reviews

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Articles on Food

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Comments on Jancis Robinson’s Comments on Turkish Wines

Less than a month ago, the renowned wine writer, Jancis…

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Spanish Red Wines (September – December 2014)

In this brief article, I will review the following wines:…

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Excellent Aged California wine: Le Cigare Volant

Both of these wines have been offered to me, courtesy…

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Is Turkish Wine on Par with World Standards?

A Turkish entrepreneur and wine educator has been inviting some…

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Best Meals in Spain in 2022: Part 3 (Asturias and Galicia)

I dined extensively in Spain after the long and dark days of the pandemic. This particular review contains my best meals in Asturias and Galicia in 2022.

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Hedone: Towards the Peak of Gastronomy

A recent meal there in April 2017 moved me sufficiently…

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Best Meals in Scandinavia in 2022: Part 2 (Stockholm)

I dined at various restaurants in Copenhagen and Stockholm after…

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Best Meals in Scandinavia in 2022: Part 1 (Copenhagen)

I dined at various restaurants in Copenhagen and Stockholm after…

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Man Bites Truffle: Eating and Drinking in Piedmont in Late Fall

The world looks like a bigger place when you stand on the…

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Dining in the Bay Area, Part One: Introduction

As a dining destination, the Bay Area had never really interested me.…

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A Theory of the Creation of a Dish: Part II

Food has the power to nourish not only our bodies but also…

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The Poet of the Palate: An Appreciation, Appraisal and Analysis of the Writings of Jonathan Gold

On the continuum of critical writings, restaurant reviews fall somewhere between the…

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Editor's Pick

Manresa: A Restaurant with Complex, Focused and Balanced Cooking

Manresa’s multi-course degustation menu is among the few exceptions for several reasons. Chef Kinch knows well how to build a…

By Vedat Milor 12 Min Read
The Michelin/Visit California Guide Rush

With pronouncements vouching for Michelin’s “unrivaled integrity, independence, and expertise”, the Director…

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Claus-Peter Lumpp at Bareiss: Mastering the Art of Culinary Variations

High End French Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 2

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Opinion

Bruce Palling and Wall Street Journal: Poverty of Western Restaurant Criticism and Ibai in Donostia

We are witnessing a very interesting moment in history today,…

Tête de Cuvée: Inside the Head of the Talented Sommelier Michele Smith

Nothing has shaped my thinking and…

Clandestino Susci Bar: A Dining Experience on the Riviera del Conero

LOCATION Located in the Bay of Portonovo, about 45 km south of La Madonnina, in the province of Ancona (Le…

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La Madonnina del Pescatore: Traditional and Modern Seafood Dishes in Senigallia

LOCATION - HISTORY - PEOPLE - CUISINE Located at Lido di Marzocca in Senigallia (Ancona, Le Marche), on a beach…

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Bagá: Avant-Garde Flavors and Emotional Journey in the Heart of Jaén, Spain

I left Bagá unable to express in words all that Pedro Sánchez's cuisine made me feel. It took me 17…

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Uliassi: A Culinary Journey Through Sea, Game, and Innovation in Senigallia, Italy

Uliassi is located in Senigallia, in the province of Ancona (Le Marche), at the level of Florence and Zadar (Croatia).…

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Christian Bau’s Victor’s Fine Dining: A Culinary Journey of Balance, Flavor, and Innovation

High End French Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 3

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Claus-Peter Lumpp at Bareiss: Mastering the Art of Culinary Variations

High End French Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 2

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Nomicos: A Disappointing Meal with Many Problems

In his review, Vedat Milor recounts a disappointing dining experience at Nomicos. From the letdown of a promising "Menu Truffe"…

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Quality in Every Bite: Table by Bruno Verjus

Discovering Table by Bruno Verjus is like entering a world where everything is about top-notch quality in food. In this…

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Assiette Champenoise and Its Gastronomic Highs and Pies

In his comprehensive review, Vedat Milor delves into the peaks and valleys of his culinary experience at Assiette Champenoise, a…

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Between Brilliance and Bland: Deconstructing Guy Savoy’s Three-Star Experience

Embarking on a culinary journey at Guy Savoy's renowned establishment is an experience steeped in history and gastronomic prestige. Having…

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Plénitude: Navigating Arnaud Donckele’s Culinary Journeys

Embark on a gastronomic journey through the renowned Plénitude, located within the Cheval Blanc hotel in Paris, as acclaimed chef…

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Maison Lameloise: Tradition Lightened by Eric Pras, but Where’s the Culinary Spark?

After a 30-year hiatus, my wife and I revisited Lameloise, a renowned restaurant now under the guidance of chef Eric…

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Tales from Le Cinq: Navigating the Flavors of Excellence and a Few Potholes

In this review, Chef Christian Le Squer's culinary prowess shines as he continues to impress diners at Le Cinq with…

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High End French Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 1 (Waldhotel Sonnora)

Vedat Milor welcomes you to a gastronomic journey celebrating the legacy of the late Chef Helmut Thieltges and the seamless…

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A Theory of the Creation of a Dish: Part II

Food has the power to nourish not only our bodies but also our souls. For many, the experience of dining…

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