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Stockholm restaurants

found it - Franzten/Linderberg and Ulla Windblah

Thanks, much appreciated

Jun 27, 2012
George80 in Europe

Stockholm restaurants

"...the two best restaurants in Stockholm." - Which are???!!

Jun 26, 2012
George80 in Europe

Stockholm restaurants

We will be visiting Stockholm in the summer and we would like some recommendations for restaurants.

From some research i did I found the following restaurants of interest:

Den Gyldene Freden
Wedholms Fisk
Prinsen
Riche
F12
La Rouge
Mathias Dahlgren (Matbaren and Matsalen)
Tranan
Veranda
Lo Scudetto
Gondolen

Please let me know your opinions on the above and any other recommendations you may have.
Also please tell me if there is a period in the summer during which many restaurants are closed.

Thank you

Jun 13, 2012
George80 in Europe

Poland (restaurants in Warsaw and Krakow)

We will be visiting in the summer and we would like some recommendations for restaurants in Warsaw and Krakow.

From some research i did I found the following restaurants of interest:

Warsaw:
Dom Polski
Polska Rozana
Butchery and Wine
Zielnik Cafe
Belvedere
Fukier
U Kucharzy
Papu

Krakow:
Wierzynek
Pod Aniolami
Pod Baranem
Copernicus
Miod Malina
Szara

Please let me know your opinions on the above and any other recommendations you may have.
Also please tell me where i can find a restaurant that served the best sausages (kielbasa) and if there is a period in the summer during which many restaurants are closed.

Thank you

Jun 13, 2012
George80 in Europe

One night in Paris - Chez L'Ami Jean, Le Fontaine de Mars, Chez Dumonet...

What about Allard? Is it any good now or has gone downhill?

Also any comments for L'Auberge Bressane?

Nobody knows Le Pere Claude? From what i'm reading it is a favourite of Jacques Chirac and many other politicians and French celebrities.

Sep 11, 2011
George80 in France

One night in Paris - Chez L'Ami Jean, Le Fontaine de Mars, Chez Dumonet...

A colleague of mine who has been in Paris recently recommends Le Grand Cobert and Le Pere Claude.

Any opinions on these 2?

Sep 08, 2011
George80 in France

One night in Paris - Chez L'Ami Jean, Le Fontaine de Mars, Chez Dumonet...

Thank you f or all the replies.

Ok Chez Dumonet seems like the best option. Are you sure they take reservations at 10 or a bit after 10?

Sep 06, 2011
George80 in France

One night in Paris - Chez L'Ami Jean, Le Fontaine de Mars, Chez Dumonet...

I need to make a reservation for a restaurant in Paris on a Friday night in about a month;s time around 10-10.30pm in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th arrondisement

I;m considering the options of Chez L'Ami Jean, Le Fontaine de Mars, Chez Dumonet, Chez Denise.

I want a restaurant that has the following characteristics:
1. can accept a reservation at around 10-10.30pm
2. Good traditional food
3. Not very formal
4. Tables NOT very close to each other so you are practically sitting with other people

Please let me know if any of the 4 above restaurants fulfills the above requirements and PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS

Thanks

Sep 06, 2011
George80 in France

Girarrosto Fiorentino or Al Vero Girarrosto Toscano

Thanks for the reply.

Are there any really good restaurants offering good Tuscan cuisine in Rome?
Where can i get the best bistecca alla fiorentina in Rome?

Aug 03, 2011
George80 in Italy

Girarrosto Fiorentino or Al Vero Girarrosto Toscano

IL CIAK in Trastevere is open during August.

Anyone who has been there, any comments, opinions?

Aug 03, 2011
George80 in Italy

10 of the best restaurants in Rome - New article by The Guardian

Last Wednesday 13 July The Guardian posted an article with the title "10 of the Best restaurants in Rome" from Italian food specialist Diane Seed.

The 10 restaurants are:

1. Fortunato Al Pantheon
2. Ditirambo
3. Il Convivio de Troiani
4. La Tavernaccia
5. L'Archeologia
6. Roma Sparita
7. Toscano
8. Vascello
9. Il Tempio di Iside
10. Cecilia Metella

Here is the link:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2011...

What are your opinions on the above?

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Ditirambo
Piazza della Cancelleria, 73, Rome, Lazio 00186, IT

Il Tempio di Iside
Via Pietro Verri, 11, Rome, Lazio 00184, IT

Jul 17, 2011
George80 in Italy

Girarrosto Fiorentino or Al Vero Girarrosto Toscano

Something Tuscan.

Jul 17, 2011
George80 in Italy

Girarrosto Fiorentino or Al Vero Girarrosto Toscano

In Rome in the Via Veneto area there are two famous Tuscan restaurants, Girarrosto Fiorentino and Al Vero Girarrosto Toscano.

Which one would you recommend, which one is considered better?

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Girarrosto Fiorentino
Via Sicilia, 46, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

Jul 15, 2011
George80 in Italy

Rome in August 2011

Ok many thanks for the advice and the recommendations

Jun 22, 2011
George80 in Italy

Rome in August 2011

I have a question%3

Restaurants like Assunta Madre, Santa Lucia, La Pentolaccia, Dal Bolognese, Antica Pesa and Palazzacio are supposed to be some sort of "celebrity" hot spots, some of the websites of these restaurants are full of pictures of celebrities (recent ones) who visited the restaurants and in various internet reviews (Frommer's, Fodor's etc) many of them are described as famous and well known restaurants.

Others like Girarrosto Fiorentino and Ambasciata d'Abruzzo mention on their websites that their famous clientelle includes Meryl Streep, Francis Ford Coppola, Mel Gibson, Willem Dafoe.

lso most of these places are well reviewed and recommended by websites like Tripadvisor, frommer's, Gambero Rosso etc.

Yet all these restaurants are very rarely discussed here, if not at all. What is the reason? Are these not good restaurants? Were they once good restaurants and not now?

Is it just to keep the crowds away and keep them more exclusive? (although this can hardly be the case for Dal Bolognese)

Can someone please explain?

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Girarrosto Fiorentino
Via Sicilia, 46, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

Ambasciata d'Abruzzo
Via Pietro Tacchini, Rome, Lazio 00197, IT

Jun 22, 2011
George80 in Italy

Rome in August 2011

We are a party of 4 who have been to Italy and Rome a few times before and definitely appreciate good food. As you know many restaurants in Rome are closed in August so we did our research, send emails, received replies and now have a list of restaurant options for August.

I would like your recommendations based on your experiences or what you have heard about the following restaurants reputations:

Taverna Trilussa
Santa Lucia
Girarrosto Fiorentino
Porto di Ripetta
La Pentolaccia
Maccheroni
Flavio al Velavevodetto
La Gensola (open until the 12th of Aug)
L'Asino d'Oro
Santa Cristina al Quirinale

Also if you know of any places that will be open in August and you would recommend please let me know.

We like good traditional unpretentious food (not fans of fusion and creative cuisine), good service and nice atmosphere without the place being too stuffy. Money not an object.

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Maccheroni
Piazza delle Coppelle, 44, Rome 00186, IT

Girarrosto Fiorentino
Via Sicilia, 46, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

La Gensola
Piazza della Gensola, 15, Rome, Lazio 00153, IT

L'Asino d'Oro
Via del Boschetto 73, Rome, Lazio 00184, IT

Santa Cristina al Quirinale
Via della Cordonata,21, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

Jun 20, 2011
George80 in Italy

Recommendations for Rome restaurants

Ok, now i have a list of restaurants that will be open in August or part of August. I want your opinions and experiences at them:

Porto di Ripetta
Girarrosto Fiorentino
Maccheroni
Flavio al Velavevodetto
Santa Cristina
Pancotto
Taverna Trilussa
Osteria La Gensola
Osteria Allegro Pachino

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Maccheroni
Piazza delle Coppelle, 44, Rome 00186, IT

Girarrosto Fiorentino
Via Sicilia, 46, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

La Gensola
Piazza della Gensola, 15, Rome, Lazio 00153, IT

Jun 16, 2011
George80 in Italy

Recommendations for Rome restaurants

Many thanks for all the replies.

Has anyone ever been to Il Caminetto in Parioli? Is it any good?
And something else - Anyone knows which restaurants are open during August?

May 11, 2011
George80 in Italy

Recommendations for Rome restaurants

Mainly restaurants in central rome or not very from the centre.

Mainly. restaurants serving traditional Roman cuisine and restaurants serving other types of Italian cuisine. Specific recommendations for good bucatini all'ammatriciana, abbachio alla romana, florentine steak and other dishes are more than welcome.
A few options for seafood as well.

We don't like very modern restaurants with minimalist decorations, we prefer the traditional old-fashioned style.

Money is not an issue.

May 07, 2011
George80 in Italy

Recommendations for Rome restaurants

We are a group of 4 people planning to visit Rome during the summer and we are looking for good restaurant recommendations. We've been to Rome many times before and we love the food there, this time we want it to be even better.

We travel frequently and everywhere we go we research the restaurant options carefully to be able to make the best decisions. We like a restaurant with good food, nice atmosphere and good service, not too formal, not too informal. We don't like the touristy restaurants and we don't like the pretentious places either or the whole " creative touches" cooking trend (unless the food is exceptional). Money is not an issue.

I want to have a TOP 5 RESTAURANTS OPTIONS list consisting of:

2 restaurants serving traditional Roman cuisine
2 restaurants serving other regional Italian cuisine (Tuscan, Calabrian, Emilia-Romagna, Sicilian etc.)
1 Seafood

I would really appreciate any recommendations anyone may have and as I've already started doing my own research i would really appreciate if you could give me opinions and information on the following restaurants:

La Campana
Matricianella
Eleonora D'Arborea
Colline Emiliane
Il Buco
Hostaria Romana
Il Cantuccio
Ditirambo
Da felice a testaccio
Al Ceppo
La Villetta dal 1940
Antica Pesa - frequented by celebrities but the food is mediocre?
Le Mani in Pasta
Quinzi & Gabrieli
Checchino dal 1887
La Taverna dei Fori Imperiali - Is it a tourist trap now?
Agata e Romeo
Trattoria Monti
Le Maschere
Mirabelle - is it worth the money?
La Pergola - is it worth the money?

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La Campana
Vicolo della Campana, 18, Roma, IT 00186, IT

Trattoria Monti
Via di San Vito,13a, Roma , IT

Matricianella
Via del Leone, 4, Roma , IT

Agata e Romeo
Via Carlo Alberto 45, Rome 00185, IT

Checchino dal 1887
Via di Monte Testaccio, 30, Rome 00153, IT

Al Ceppo
Via Panama, 2, Rome 00198, IT

Ditirambo
Piazza della Cancelleria, 73, Rome, Lazio 00186, IT

Colline Emiliane
Via degli Avignonesi, 22, Rome, Lazio 00187, IT

Le Mani in Pasta
Via dei Genovesi, 37, Rome, Lazio 00153, IT

Quinzi & Gabrieli
Via delle Coppelle 5, Rome, Lazio 10086, IT

Hostaria Romana
Via del Boccaccio, 1, Rome, Lazio , IT

Taverna dei Fori Imperiali
Via Madonna dei Monti 9, Rome, Lombardia 00184, IT

May 07, 2011
George80 in Italy