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Shiny New Confessions: Once in a blue June

It’s been quite some time since I’ve last opened my laptop to write something less formulaic and more meaningful. Through the backlog of restaurant reviews and travel tips sitting in my drafts folder, I tend to gravitate to this particular one in hopes of finally pressing the “Publish” button… only…

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Al fresco dining at Taberna Los Gallos, Madrid

Having had a wonderful lunch at Puerto Lagasca in Salamanca, we decided to try their sister restaurant for another day, Taberna Los Gallos. The place has quite a big terrace on street level which appeals for al fresco dining. Upon seeing this, I’ve parked my bottom down one of the…

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Degustation Menu at Coya Mayfair: is it worth it?

I’ve come late to the Coya bandwagon. When the first London outpost opened a coupla years ago – and Nikkei/Peruvian cuisine started being a trend – I’ve put it on my “hit list”. But, as life happens, you tend to take for granted things or places (sometimes people, LOL) that…

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Tasting Menu at Restaurante TriCiclo, Madrid

The folks at Salmon Guru recommended TriCiclo for dinner. Unfortunately, even my Dora the Explorer map-tracing skills found us lost and missed our reservation. Luckily, we managed to find the darn place on our last day in Madrid and just about managed to score a table. A passion project of…

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What to do for a weekend in Lille

Lille is rather underrated, but it’s actually a decent place to spend a weekend from London especially as Travel time is only an hour and a half from King’s Cross/St Pancras International It’s cheaper than having a UK staycation The city is quaint enough to explore in two days –…

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