Michelin Bib Gourmand restaurant Alma

So, this September, China’s culinary scene finally got a nod from the Michelin Guide, which released the first mainland¬†Chinese Michelin Guide, the Michelin Guide to Shanghai.¬†26 restaurants were awarded coveted Michelin stars. Right below the lowest star rating (one out of three) is the honorable mention category Bib Gourmand . Bib Gourmand restaurants offer “exceptional…

“Let food be thy medicine” – Athens eats

Greece is in an economic crisis. As a visitor, it was my duty to contribute to the economy – by buying a lot of food. Every place I ate at was located in the tourist area around the Acropolis and the Plaka neighborhood. My favorite meal was at Attalos. I ordered moussaka and fritters. Moussaka…

I went back to Barcelona for churros

After I left Barcelona a few weeks ago I could not stop thinking about the city – the beach, the views on Montjuic, the dogs and of course the food. Including these dulce de leche-filled churros from this brightly-lit palace of fried stuff, a beacon in the night to clubbers and partiers. That place is…

Barcelona eats

This paella made by our Airbnb hosts was the best thing I ate in Barcelona. Rice with bite on the inside, coated in gooey stickiness on the outside, into which the vegetables were melting…what magic zucchini… No, wait – it was the apple frosting on this croissant donut, looking like buttercream but almost as light…