High End Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 2 (Bareiss)

Vedat Milor continues his reviews of the German restaurants with Bareiss.

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Michelin Gets Caught Red-Handed in Korea: An Unfolding Saga

Since the time that the Guide Michelin commissioned in 2015 a guide

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Pierre Gagnaire, Paris

A Pierre Gagnaire dish might be extremely cerebral at its initial conception

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The problem of protein; or, why I want to ‘save’ food for pleasure

More recently, something interesting began to happen. The line of questioning that

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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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Vedat Milor 50 Articles
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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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Spanish Red Wines (September – December 2014)

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

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Comments on Jancis Robinson’s Comments on Turkish Wines

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

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Le Clarence: The Return of French Fine Dining?

Because the globe-trotting “influencers” have been paid to promote restaurants that are sponsored by business conglomerates, the overall result has been the decline of true fine-end destinations, in general, and “la grande cuisine francaise,” in particular. But “la grande cuisine francaise” is

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Ca L’Enric: More than the Woodcock Menu

Ca l’Enric makes me think of the cold, game, mushrooms,

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Pierre Gagnaire, Paris

A Pierre Gagnaire dish might be extremely cerebral at its

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Nomicos: A Disappointing Meal with Many Problems

In his review, Vedat Milor recounts a disappointing dining experience

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Arpège

Sometimes the most simple (but not simplistic) is also the

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A Trip to Venice

The sheer utterance of this name conjures up images of romance and

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Tributes to Bernard Pacaud, Part I: The Silence of the L’Ambroisie

In terms of experiencing this Age d’Or de la Gastronomie, which is what

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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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Tributes to Bernard Pacaud, Part II: The Last of the Mohicans

Inconceivable these days, Bernard Pacaud began his apprenticeship with the Lyons culinary

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Form Swallows Function: The Tyranny of Tasting Menus

Tasting menus have played a major part in the debasement of dining

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Editor's Pick

Le Calandre and Da Vittorio: The Two Best Restaurants in Italy

Following our trip to Alba, we had four more outstanding meals in Italy: superb fresh seafood at Alla Testiere in

By Vedat Milor 22 Min Read
Stravaganza Mediterranea

The participants in the event included Albert Adrià of elBulli, Andoni Luis Aduriz of

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Dining in the Bay Area, Part Two: Quince

We had the pleasure of dining at Quince during “white truffle week”. After an

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Oponion

The Society of the Illusionists: The World’s 50 Best Restaurants List

Once a year in the early spring, the restaurant world

Greece’s Wine Modernism

Greek wine might be experiencing global

High End Gastronomy is Alive and Well in Germany: Part 2 (Bareiss)

Vedat Milor continues his reviews of the German restaurants with Bareiss.

10 Min Read

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

I dined at various restaurants in Copenhagen and Stockholm after the long and dark days of the pandemic. This particular

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

I dined at various restaurants in Copenhagen and Stockholm after the long and dark days of the pandemic. This particular

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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

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Best Meals in Spain in 2022: Part 2 (Andalusia and the Basque Country)

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

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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 the pandemic. This particular review contains my best

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Perfect Symphony of Senses: The World of Michel Guérard

Two meals at Michel Guérard’s gastronomic restaurant in Eugénie-les-Bains put me in a strange and contradictory mood: ecstatic, yet resentful.

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