Páteo do petisco – Cascais

Tip from Lisbon locals On the first floor of the market square of Cascais we found a tapas restaurant thanks to a tip from local friends from Lisbon. Heavenly pimentos The welcome was friendly and we got a seat on a bench outside this small restaurant. We went for the small plates, tapas. Our selection:…

Il Prosilio – Zakynthos

After a week of restaurants where every menu in every place was identical and even tasted very similar, it was with great relief that we found a restaurant that claimed creativity and boasted it’s wine list. The restaurant looked good on their website, the menu listed indeed some creative dishes and the winelist was impressive….

Hop Gastrobar – Leuven

Hopbar is new (March 2018) in town, located in the upcoming creative neighbourhood ‘de vaartkom’ in Leuven. Impeccable and devine top level food, supplemented by a creative variety of wines and beers. Come over for an affordable and delicious lunch. Or take the time to enjoy dinner in this delightful restaurant, making the choise between…

Granja Petitbo – Barcelona

A treasure but not a hidden gem. Described by many others, yet positive every time so definitely worth a try. We had lunch at Granja Petitbo. Some highly friendly men took care of our dinner moment. A bit hipster but in the good way.  We ordered vegetarian lasagna, ceasar salad, waffle with pastrami and a…

The Cambridge St. Kitchen – London

Pimplico was new for us. A neighbourghood with mixed flavours and styles, and… the Cambridge St. Kitchen.  A place like you haven’t seen a lot before. A fresh take on modern luxury; great food, an authentic interior and skilled staff. We enjoyed our lunch on the terrace, and booked at the spot our breakfast for…

Arzak – San Sebastian

Our evening in restaurant Arzak in San Sebastian was the best michelin star experience we ever had.

Balls&Glory – Leuven

The name says it all. This restaurant promises slow food with fast service and they deliver on their promise. Exquisite meat/chicken/veggie balls filled with seasonal flavours on top of ‘stoemp’, mashed potatoes and vegetables, or salad, surrounded by two deliscious sauses. Only the sauses always stay the same, and for a good reason because they…

Campo de’ Fiori – Rome

The oldest market of Rome is held on the Piazza di Campo de’ Fiori (flower market). There is a daily market where you still can find flowers, but also much more. Spices, pasta, olive oil, … and cheese. The square is surrounded by a lot of bars and restaurants. But if you are hungry, skip the…

Forno Campo de’ Fiori – Rome

It’s hard to say, but we think we have found the 2 places in Rome with – even though very different styles – the best, most delicious, great tasting pizzas: Pizzarium and Forno Campo de’ Fiori. If you go to the corner of Campo de’ Fiori, you’ll find a small bakery. You cannot miss it, because…

Grano, Frutta e farina bakery – Rome

Grano, Frutta e farina was our little energybooster when discovering the shopping district. You can find there pizza but also sweets, desserts and bread. You can chose your yoghurt (light or normal), chose the fruits and grains to add, as well as toppings like chia seeds or nuts. Grano, Frutta e Farina Via della Croce 49/A…

Castroni – Rome

No, not at all! Castroni is a huge shop, a little bit hidden in one of the main streets of Rome. You can find anything to enable you to cook yourself a real Italian dish. Or just to take some olive oil, risotto, pasta, pesto or coffee home to give your family and friends a real…