two excellent restaurants in Turin
Turin

Two excellent restaurants in Turin

Miranda

[ Sept.2016 ] The reason why we went to Turin in Italy this time was only to participate the Photomarathon. But of course we got hungry. Piedmont where Turin is is well known for its good foods, as many places in Italy. So we looked up the good restaurants in the internet and booked the …

Sushi, cruise and coloured carp in Niigata
Niigata

Sushi, cruise and coloured carp in Niigata

Miranda

[ Sept.2016 ] On the last day of our short trip to Sado and Niigata, we went out to have a sushi lunch. The restaurant we chose was called ‘Sekai Zushi’ which was taking a large space in our guide book. When we phoned to book a table, the woman said “It is full at the moment, …

deep fried skewers in a historical building
Tokyo

Deep fried skewers in a historical building

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] Every time when we go back to Japan, our friends and family plan something interesting for us. This time we went to eat Japanese deep fried skewers dish in a historical building in Tokyo. The restaurant is called “Hantei” and situated in the downtown area in Nezu. According to the leaflet I …

seafood at Topsham
Topsham

Seafood at Topsham

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] We went to Topsham to eat seafood from Exeter, south west England. The restaurant is called The Galley, which was recommended in a website. It was a small restaurant with the interesting chairs and tables which was made of firmly knitted plant. We had the lunch set. I chose squid for the …

current Poland and ‘UkiUki’ restaurant
Warsaw

Current Poland and ‘UkiUki’ restaurant

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] My husband asked Mariusz, our guide who took us around for the Communism Tour, about current situation in Poland. So he stopped the minibus on a bridge and started chatting. According to him, the 60% of Polish economy is supported by the service industry and the rest are by buses and trams …

excellent foods and great atmosphere
Warsaw

Excellent foods and great atmosphere

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] I think Restaurancja Rozana in Warsaw is one of the top 10 restaurants I have been everywhere in the world. The gorgeous villa which was in the residential area, far away from the downtown, houses the restaurant. This was apparently the pre-war villa which was undamaged during the war. Each room is …

small with lovely atmosphere
Gdansk

Small with lovely atmosphere

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] The restaurant we went on the last evening in Gdansk in Poland was called Red Inn. We found it in the internet and it was very good. We shared the assorted ham and cheese as the starter. It was quite different from the ones in Italy and here many of the hams …

the restaurant with the good reputation
Poland

The restaurant with the good reputation

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] On the first night in Gdansk in Poland, we went to the restaurant called Gdanski Bowke by the river, which had a good reputation in the internet sites. The table the waiter ushered us first was near the toilet and my mother said ” I don’t like it”, so we got the …

at an outside table
Poland

At an outside table

Miranda

[ Aug.2016 ] The first restaurant we went in Warsaw was Restaurancja Portretowa in the old town. I was looking forward to looking at the interior which used be a brewery with more than 300 years’ history according to the website, but apparently it was too hot inside and we were taken to the outside …

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