Kyoto, Japan’s Warabimochi

As is to be expected, dessert takes on a life of its own in Japan, from the French pastries of Kyoto, to the green tea – vanilla soft serve combination, to the cream puffs of Beard Papas, you won’t find a shortage of either sugar rush inducing freakouts or refined post-dinner delights (or pre-dinner delights, […]

Ghana: An Introduction to Accra: Food and Nightlife

Ghana has come into its place as the Jewel of West Africa. Much safer and more stable than its neighbors, the recent discovery is bringing in new development and foreign investment, resulting in a boom in tourism. Direct flights now come in daily from the US on United and Delta. The Accra Mall, opened in […]

Montreal: Le Hobbit Bistro

The menu for this French bistro maintains an assortment of standard restaurant fare (at the expected prices; $15-$20 plates) and wine (including wines from South Africa).  The pasta is earthy and the maple tart will NOT fall from your fork.  There is also an extensive ‘after-dinner’ cocktail list with a surprisingly wide variety of coffee […]

Paris’ Chez Papa: Cuisine du sud-ouest à Paris

In spite of being a chain restaurant, for the value and quality it offers, Chez Papa is well worth a try during any visit to Paris. Focusing on traditional and authentic recipes from the south-west region of France, the well-known bistros regularly attract crowds during lunch and dinner service. Various preparations of duck including  foie […]

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