Puerta del Mar, as the name says, is a seafood specialized restaurant in Valencia. The variety of seafood you can get in Spain is huge. Here some of the food we were able to taste. Bonito and tomato salad Actually a very simple dish, you just need good ingredients. Like tasty tomatoes, good bonito fillet,…
VINOTINTO – Valencia
We had a very short stay in Valencia but were determined to get some good food. We found Vino Tinto by passing by, at 3pm (yes in Valencia lunch is between 2 and 4 pm) it was packed even on a tuesday. The restaurant has very high ceilings with and a wonderful old wooden floor….
Takamaru, during the day fish trader, in the night great restaurant, Shinjuku, Tokyo
This is a new discovery of my last trip. Looking for a new restaurant to go with friends, I found out about Takamaru. The quality of the food is exceptional and prices are really good! The only small problem is that there is now english menu available (only 1 page translated by google…). How to…
Asou – My favourite Isakaya, Kabukicho, Tokyo
Asou (あそう) is a nice Isakaya located at the beginning of Kabukicho. About 150 m from the Prince hotel at the Shinjuku train station. We have been visiting this restaurant since may 2012 and it is a must at every trip to Tokyo. It is a typical japanese isakaya on three floors and different areas….
Isomaru Suisan, Asakusa Branch, Tokyo
During my trip in Tokyo, I went for my mandatory trip to Kappabashi dori. For those ones that do not know, Kappabashi dori is the street where any kitchen appliance, accessory or item is sold. The best knife shops in Tokyo are there and any kind of cooking fan dream can be found. After a…
Lechazo – Castilla y Léon – Casa Anton Lerma
Lechazo is a speciality you can find in the whole Castilla y Léon. It is cooked in a special wooden oven. Lechazo is a baby lamb, which is maximum 35 days old. The “Asadores” normally serve 1/4 of a lamb for 2 people. You will find everywhere restaurants offering menus with Lechazo for 2 people,…
Lavinia – Madrid
Lavinia is actually a very good wine shop in calle Ortega y Gasset, but they have a restaurant inside the shop on the first floor. Very refined cuisine, the best is that you can choose any wine from the shop and you will pay only the tag price. This is a paradise for wine lovers…
Asador Donostiarra – Madrid
This is for me a fix stop at every Madrid stop. It is a restaurant specialised in Chuleton de Buey Basque style. It is not far from the Football Stadium Santiago Bernabeu. For this reason you will find a lot of pictures on the wall with Real Madrid soccer players and some other famous people….
I love Yakiniku. Yakiniku means grilled meet in Japanese and originally Korean Barbecue was intended. Nowadays a “japanese ” version exists. Blackhole is my favourite place for Yakiniku in Tokyo ( http://www.iloveyakiniku.com ). As a starter you normally get cabbage salad with a nice dressing. Mostly beef is served, where you can have different cuts…
My favourite Sushi shop in Saitama, Japan
Sushi Master in Action. My absolute favourite, worth a trip to Saitama, 1 hour from Tokyo