Restaurant Reviews

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 meals in Madrid in 2022.

By Vedat Milor 15 Min Read

Hedone: Towards the Peak of Gastronomy

A recent meal there in April 2017 moved me sufficiently to write about Hedone. To put it very bluntly, in my first meal I have had some good and very…

By Vedat Milor 13 Min Read
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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Hedone: Towards the Peak of Gastronomy

A recent meal there in April 2017 moved me sufficiently to write…

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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…

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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…

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When Innovation Overshadows Taste: The Aponiente Experience Disappoints

Since 2015, Aponiente has been located next to the train…

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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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Da Vittorio – Revisited

I have previously written a glowing review of Da Vittorio, awarding it 18/20 and calling it one of the very…

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Da Vittorio and a note on Osteria Di Via Solata

I have very fond memories of this restaurant which was the subject of a previous gastromondiale review (“Da Vittorio –…

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Kinch’s Product-Oriented Cuisine: A Recent Visit to Manresa

I met chef David Kinch in late 1990s, but I have been in some of the restaurants in which he…

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Joshua Skenes’s Saison, Part II

Joshua Skenes is one of the few chefs, not only in the States, but anywhere, who has a personal style…

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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 City. None of the ethnic restaurants disappointed us.…

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Joshua Skenes’s Saison, Part I

The Skenes era at Saison was the greatest period, not only in Californian cuisine, but in American. Skenes was an…

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A Search for Authenticity: Uliassi and Casa Marcial

How can one justify talking about these two seemingly very different restaurants in the same article? Uliassi is a Michelin…

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