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Dumplings in Barcelona

It is awesome when a new place opens up in the neighborhood. This is the feeling we had when Dip Dumpling joined Gracia towards the end of last year. It is not one of those places that screams out calling for you, but once you go there you will love it. We love its identity, its purity. Also you must like dumplings, because that is the main attraction on their menu.

Ana and Eduardo, have brought their experiences from New York and China, along with their team back to Barcelona.

The place is simple, clean and minimally decorated. It is a very relaxed environment with just enough space to seat around 12 people. It feels like the feng shui is spot on.

Furthermore, the menu is just as simple and intentionally limited as the decor. At Dip Dumpling they use the best and freshest ingredients. Not only that, they painstakingly do everything by hand, even aspects of the cooking and preparation a machine could easily do. Luckily, for us, we get to taste the love and effort that goes into preparing the food.

We usually start off with some greens, edamame, bok choy and broccoli. We are also served a little cup of kimchi to open up our appetite.

For drinks as they do not serve any alcohol (and you won’t even need it here), we usually get the ginger or green juices.

Next, you can select between the beef, pork, shrimp, and vegetable dumplings. We have a bit of everything but our favorite are the beef dumplings.

Finally, we end up having the apple pie dumplings for dessert. They are so light and not super sweet.

The meal is satisfyingly filling, but maintains a sense of lightness. Overall, it’s just a healthy, soothing and yummy experience.

TookTook Tips:

  • Get the Bok Choy it’s just so fresh and succulent
  • Have a juice
  • Get an assortment of dumplings – our favorite is the beef
  • They do not serve alcohol
  • Small groups should be easier to serve
  • Closed on Monday’s
Phone: +34 932 10 79 46
Price:
Hours:
Tuesday 7–11PM
Wednesday 7–11PM
Thursday 7–11PM
Friday 7–11PM
Saturday 7–11PM
Sunday 7–11PM
Monday Closed


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N.A.P. Barcelona’s Best Pizza

There is one food that just may unite everyone. Whether you are traveling through or want some comfort food most would agree that pizza is such a great option. There are so many good places to eat in Barcelona from tapas to steaks, from burgers to sushi, but for some reason a good ol’ pizza will always hit the spot.

You can grow tired with the myriad of choices a city has on offer, so it is important to really have a great pizza place for that crucial moment of when you are in doubt. For us, our go to, when in doubt, all else fails, pizza place in Barcelona is Neapolitan Authentic Pizza, aka N.A.P.

N.A.P. is delicious, authentic, and it just happens to be super value-for-money. The location is tucked in close by a busy area of the city. The restaurant is small and spacing is intimate, the noise levels are on the up. Really has relaxed, authentic all is good feel.

For starters it serves up tasty variations of bruschetta, a fresh super milky bufala mozzarella , and a hot cheesy eggplant lasagna.

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On to the main event. There are a handful of choices for pizza. The pizzas are made right in front of you. The freshest dough rolled and flattened then topped with the freshest ingredients. As you enter the restaurant the brick oven is cooking that dough, melting that cheese, cooking those ingredients right before your eyes. It is absolutely mouth watering.

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For dessert we end up having the Tiramisu, followed by Limoncello and an Espresso.

There is no other to top off an authentic Italian meal.

It’s always a fulfilling experience.

TookTook Tips:

  • Get a bottle of wine, the experience is so much better
  • Vegetarian choice, the Regina
  • Love the Tiramisu
  • This place gets packed so get there early.
  • Great place for a relaxed date with a small but conversation friendly atmosphere
  • You can reserve at the second location and it has space for bigger groups
Price: €

Hours:

Tuesday 1:30–4:30PM, 8PM–12AM
Wednesday 1:30–4:30PM, 8PM–12AM
Thursday 1:30–4:30PM, 8PM–12AM
Friday 1:30–4:30PM, 8PM–12AM
Saturday 1:30PM–12AM
Sunday 1:30PM–12AM
Monday 1:30–4:30PM, 8PM–12AM
Signing out,

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Nobook Barcelona

One night we were looking to try out a new place for diner in Barcelona and it needed to be quite central. We heard about Nobook.

As the name suggests, you cannot make a reservation/booking, hence the name Nobook. You can really feel this place is different and has an identity of its own.

From the moment you enter, you see chairs hanging on the wall ready to be brought into effect for extra seating, orange-themed decor, open plan kitchen, but the best is the staff are dressed up in orange jumpsuits as if they were prisoners in a corrections facility.

A bit shocking, the colors and the outfits at first, you get used to it, especially the team is so welcoming and enjoying their own environment. The closest thing to a literal version of Orange is the New Black.

 

The cocktails here are very creative and well presented. Do try one or two throughout your meal.

Like the cocktails, the dishes are creative as well. They touch upon various cuisines from around the world and are great for sharing amongst each other.

Do check out what we ate.

 

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Over and above the main menu, there a few surprise dishes that are served from off the menu so be sure to try those as well.

After a lovely meal of a variety of flavors and there was no dessert or coffee or coffe on offer because their cocktails are supposed to take care of your post meal cravings. The night we went there was a band and it kept the energy flowing throughout the night.

You’ll be walking away from Nobook with good vibes.

TookTook Tips:

  • Make sure you know how much you are ordering as quantities vary per dish
  • Try some of their amazing cocktails
  • Find out what is on their unwritten menu
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Phone: At Nobook you can’t book so…No Phone
Price: €€€

Hours:

Tuesday 7:30–11:30PM
Wednesday 7:30–11:30PM
Thursday 1–3:30PM, 7:30PM–12AM
Friday 1–3:30PM, 7:30PM–12AM
Saturday 1–3:30PM, 7:30PM–12AM
Sunday: Closed
Monday 7:30–11:30PM

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Hello & Dubai

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Go Tan for sharing a part of his Dubai with us!!!

We have noticed a lot of you are opting for a warmer climate for this New Year’s Eve celebrations. One such place on the list and very accessible, especially for those people coming from Europe and East Asia, is Dubai.

So we have put together a short list of places that you might want to check out during your stay at this major transport hub, right after 2015 kicks off.

Dubai is one of those cities that offers everything under the sun. You name it, Dubai’s got it! Restaurants, shops, brands, hotel chains, they are all there.

Although, you should have your NYE plans already figured out, if you’re sticking around for a while you might want to spend some time at these places.

Zuma Gate village 06, DIFChttp://www.zumarestaurant.com | +97144255660

Japanese restaurant and lounge.

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Le Petite Maison | Gate No, 8, DIFC, 312th Road | http://www.lpmdubai.ae | +97144390505

French & Mediterranean cuisine.

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Jetty Lounge One&Only Royal Mirage, Al Sufouh Road | http://royalmirage.oneandonlyresorts.com | +97143999999

A great place to come relax. It’s more of a beach side bar that offers some light snacks along with the loungy tunes to fit ambience.

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Bu Qtair 4 D Street

For the street food lover. This place cooks up some really good fresh deep fried fish and shrimps.

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Castello | Behind Jumeirah Plaza, Jumeirah Beach Road | http://www.castellodubai.com | +971043422280

A laid back place where you can find all the basic comforts and hang out. Come here for the shisha and local food.

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360° | Jumeirah Beach Hotelhttps://www.jumeirah.com/360 | +97143665866

A lounge dining experience that offer unparalleled and uninterrupted views of the sea all around. Serves up some late brunches on Thursday’s and Friday’s.  360 turns into a late night party place as well.

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Okku 1st Floor, The H Hotel, One Sheikh Zayed Roadhttp://www.okku.com | +97145018777

A multi-award winning Japanese restaurant and lounge.

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Blue Marlin Ibiza, UAE | Golden Tulip Al Jazira Hotels and Resort http://www.bluemarlinibiza-uae.com | +971561133400

Enjoy lazy brunches and lunches during the day or come here for a dinner that turns into an awesome party by the bay at night. The menu here is a fusion Meditarrentean cuisine with a hint of the East. Located 20 mins from Dubai, at the border of Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

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Gaucho | Podium Level, Gate Village 05, DIFChttp://www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk/dubai | +97144227898

Argentinian steaks.

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Al Mallah 2nd of December Street | +97143984723

Another spot to come for local street food. Come here for the shawarmas and falafel.

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Shopping Night Barcelona. Eat and Shop, Shop and Eat.

It’s that time of year again. With the street decorations lit up at night, the festive season has begun and so has the shopping extravaganza.

Already hungover from and getting accustomed to the entire notion of Black Friday, Barcelona is going in for another round of shopping madness.

Barcelona might not have the biggest and brightest brands on offer, but what Barcelona lacks in that sort of creme de la creme of brands and truly biting winter weather, it makes up with its uncanny ability to make an excuse to get out of the house and make a party out of anything. Yes, shopping included, especially shopping. Welcome to the Spanish, if not the mediterranean, way of life.

You know what they say. Can’t beat ’em? Join ’em.

So if you have not spent all your extra cash last weekend or are yet to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones, then you are in luck.

Introducing Shopping Night Barcelona 2014 on Passeig de Gracia on Thursday December 4th, 2014.

And while you are in the vicinity. There are a few places you might want to go check out.

El Nacional | Passeig de Gràcia, 24 Bis 08007 Barcelona | http://www.elnacionalbcn.com | +34 93 518 50 53

It just opened a few months ago. This is a gourmet food court of sorts. It is a combination of a variety of spaces. Here you will come across a bar with little bite to eat, a , a brasserie, a seafood restaurant, oyster bar, cocktail bar, and a bakery. This place is absolutely charming and has a great atmosphere for any kind of moment all under one roof. No reservations.

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Bubó Bulevard Rosa Passeig de Gràcia, Barcelona | http://bubo.es | +34 931 59 28 13

This patisserie can be accessed from within the Bulevard Rosa center on Passeig . It’s a great and the right place to succumb to all your sweet tooth cravings. You will come across all sorts of goodies. Tarts, bakery items, cakes, macaroons, chocolates. You name they got it. Please try the Long Cruixent d’Avellanes (warning: don’t eat if you have nut allergies).

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Toto | Carrer de València, 246, 08007 Barcelona | http://ilovetoto.es/en | +34 934 67 67 29

This is a relatively new place yet it has already caught some deserved attention. The kitchen can also be seen from the dining area, which gives the place some additional authenticity. From the cocktails to the food you can spend your entire night here and it’ll be lots of fun. The pizza and the slow cooked lamb are two favorites that should be tried.

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Cafe Emma Carrer de Pau Claris, 142, 08009 Barcelona | http://www.cafe-emma.com | +34 932 15 12 16

If you’re looking for a hint of french food, a bistrot vibe, then come here. Here you’ll find a good confit de canard and you won’t be disappointed. The steak with the house sauce and fries are pretty good too. Take a step further and try the crab salad. And if you’re in the brunch mood get some eggs Benedict. Food coma warning.

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Cafe Jaime Beriestain | Carrer de Pau Claris, 167, 08037 Barcelona | http://www.beriestain.com/ | +34 932 15 12 16

This place is awesome. Great concept. A cafe designed by an interior designer. I love the comfy and subtle homey decore and the food is good too. From the out-of-place bravas and tartar  to the baked goods and delightful deserts, this place will keep you coming back. Connected to the cafe, around the bend, you will find the Jaime Beriestain Concept Store full of cool and aesthetically pleasing objects that might be exactly what your looking for. From coffee table books to stained mirrors and what not.

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Boca Chica Passatge de la Concepció, 12, 08008 Barcelona | http://www.bocagrande.cat/en | +34 934 67 51 49

The bar is actually part of the restaurant, Boca Grande on the ground floor. However, it physically takes up more space than the restaurant. I think the ambience and decor here is noteworthy on all floors (be sure to check out the bathrooms). Additionally you’ll find some cool cocktails here on their menu or give your concoctions a try. A great place to start or end your night.

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Visiting Vienna.

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Sabrina for sharing her Vienna with us!!!

 

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Welcome to Vienna. Known as the City of Music, but also as the City of Dreams as it was home to Sigmund Freud. With the insight of our local we have put together a few places you might want to go to and enjoy during your stay in one of the World’s Most Livable Cities.

 

 

Halle | Museumsplatz 1, 1070 Wien, Austria | http://ww2.diehalle.at | +43 1 5237001

This restaurant serves up a very delicious breakfast, but it’s also nice for lunch and dinner. Nice interior-high walls and moldings on their ceilings. Moreover, it has a lovely terrace, perfect for the the summer.

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Cafe Francais | Währinger Straße 6-8, 1090 Wien, Austria | http://www.cafefrancais.at | +43 1 3190903

French-Belgian restaurant. They serve up some really good quiches, salads and snacks. The helpings are also very generous!

Try the Coq au Vin Blanc- it’s amazing.

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NENI am Naschmarkt | Naschmarkt 510, 1060 Wien, Austria | http://www.neni.at | +43 1 5852020

Israeli restaurant, perfect for lunch. The hummus is delicious. Try the “Jerusalem-Teller” and the homemade “Limonana” & “Ice Tea”.

Best day to go is Saturday, it is closed on Sundays.

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Tel Aviv Beach Bar | Obere Donaustrasse 65, 1020 Wien, Austria | http://neni.at/hp/fotos/?select=tel_aviv

Very cool outdoor beach bar. It is located right  on the Danube river. The serves up some really good cocktails and food. With some awesome music added to the ambience, you’re going to be having a great time.

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Motto am Fluss | Franz-Josefs-Kai 2, 1010 Wien, Austria | http://www.motto.at/mottoamfluss/ | +43 1 2525510

Also located along the river, this is a cafe and restaurant. The food is delicious from starters to the main courses and deserts. Great food at all times of the day.

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Puff, die Bar | Girardigasse 10, A-1060 Wien, Austria |  http://puff-bar.at | +43 0664 534 6564

Bar with spectacular interior. This is where you can come for a happy hour. Come for afterwork beers or come later and pick out a cocktail of your liking.

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Cafe Sperl | Gumpendorfer Straße 11, 1060 Wien, Austria | http://www.cafesperl.at | +43 1 5864158

If you’re exploring the well known coffee houses in Vienna then this is one place you got to go. You can get some really tasty pastries here.

Recommended: Apple strudel with whipped cream. YUM!

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Plachutta Gasthaus zur Oper | Walfischgasse 5, 1010 Wien, Austria | http://www.plachutta.at/de/gasthaus_zur_oper/ | +43 1 5122251

Local food. Place-to-be for having the best and most-traditional Austrian food the “Wiener Kalbschnitzel”, veal cutlet.

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Bom Dia São Paulo

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Gabriella for sharing her São Paulo with us!!!

In honor of the World Cup knockout rounds having started it is time to give you a local’s insight into another city in Brazil. São Paulo is Brazil’s largest city and the largest of the southern hemisphere.

Whether you are coming for a short stay or a longer period of time, this city is ready to blow you away.

Restaurants

Chez Oscar

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Address: Rua Oscar Freire, 1128 Jardins, São Paulo 

 

Aoyama Japanese.

You’re going to find a whole lot of Japanese food in São Paulo, this is one of the best around.

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Address: Multiple Locations

L’Entrecot de Olivier

It’s all in the name. Entrecot and fries. No need for anything else.

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Address: R Dr. Mário Ferraz, 17 – Jardim Europa, São Paulo – SP, 01453-010, Brazil

Fogo de Chão Churrascaria.

The meat lovers heaven. The holy grail of bbq.

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Address: Av. Santo Amaro, 6824 – Santo Amaro, São Paulo – SP, 04702-002, Brazil

Figueira Rubaiyat 

From the owners of the Churrascaria Rubaiyat they bring a more sophisticated dining experience under a fig tree.

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Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1738 – Cerqueira César, São Paulo – SP, 01414-020, Brazil

Mimo Contemporary.

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Address: Rua Caconde, 118 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01425-010, Brazil

Z Delí Sandwiches and Burgers.

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Address: Rua Augusta, 1384 – Jardins, São Paulo – SP, 01414-002, Brazil

JAM Itaim Japanese Food, Art and Music.

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Address: R. Lopes Neto, 308 – Itaim Bibi, São Paulo – SP, 04533-030, Brazil

 

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Address: Rua Ferreira de Araújo, 419 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05428-001, Brazil

Santinho (Instituto Tomie Otake)

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Address: Rua Coropés, 88 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05426-010, Brazil 

A Peixaria Seafood.

The freshest seafood around.

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Address: Rua Canário, 745 – Moema, São Paulo – SP, 04521-004, Brazil

Paris 6 French.

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Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1240 – Cerqueira César, São Paulo – SP, 01414-002, Brazil

Bar and Clubs

Skye Bar (Hotel Unique)

Looking for a skyline. Look no further.

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Address: Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 4700 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01402-002, Brazil

Bar Asterix

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Address: Alameda Joaquim Eugênio de Lima, 575 – Jardim Paulista, São Paulo – SP, 01403-000, Brazil

Casa 92 

A real favorite of our local, Gabriella. A club in the comfort of a home.

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Address: Rua Cristóvão Gonçalves, 92 – Pinheiros, São Paulo – SP, 05426-050, Brazil

Club Provocateur

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Address: Rua Jerônimo da Veiga, 163 – Itaim Bibi, São Paulo – SP, 04536-000, Brazil

Cine Joia

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Address: Praça Carlos Gomes, 82 – Sé, São Paulo – SP, 01501-040, Brazil 

 

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It’s the Time to Rio- Food in the Footballing City.

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome locals Janine and family for sharing their Rio with us!!!

 

Whether you’re planning to go to Rio at some point in the future or if you’re going there just for the World Cup in Brazil and will be in Rio for a bit, you might want to check some of these places out.  

Rio is going to be home to the final of the World Cup. Some places can be expensive so you might want to be a bit selective with your choices.

Remember to make reservations in advance as everything is going to be packed up until the end of the World Cup.

Here are some of our local’s favorites.

 

Antiquarius Leblon

Local Brazilian cuisine. Pricey, but very good. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Aristides Espinola, 19 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22440-050, Brazil

 

 

Gero’s Ipanema

Italian. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Aníbal de Mendonça, 157 – Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22410-050, Brazil

 

 

Casa da Feijoada

Local Brazilian cuisine. Feijoada is a traditional national dish. Cooked with black beans and meat, usually pork, and served with chunks of meat as well. Then you get a bunch of side dishes as well. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Prudente de Moraes 10 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420040, Brazil

 

 

Quadrucci

Contemporary Italian. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Dias Ferreira, 233 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22441-120, Brazil

 

 

Gabbiano Al Mare

Seafood/Contemporary/Italian. There are two Gabbiano’s in the city. One is located in the Trattoria neighborhood. This one is by the beach in the Barra neighborhood.

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Address: Av. das Américas, 3255 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22631-002, Brazil

 

 

Satyricon Ipanema

Seafood and with a sea view. Located in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Barão da Torre, 192 – Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22411-000, Brazil

 

 

Azzurra

Italian. Located in the Barra neighborhood.

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Address: Loja 304 a 308 – Avenida das Américas, 7777 – Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22793-720, Brazil

 

 

Porcão

Churrascaria. Sushi. Bottomless food. Barbecue. Just food heaven.

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Address: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

Alessandro e Frederico

Pizzas. Located in the São Conrado neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Berta Lutz, 899, Loja 101D – São Conrado, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22610-001, Brazil

 

 

BB Lanches

For a late night snack after a night out this is the place to go. No tables or chairs, just pick up your order and go. Located in the Leblon neighborhood.

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Address: Loja A – Rua Aristides Espínola, 64 – Leblon, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 22440-050, Brazil

 

 

Confeitaria Colombo

Lunch. Coffee. Pastries. This is the ideal place to go to get an afternoon break during your long day. Located in the Centro neighborhood.

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Address: Rua Gonçalves Dias, 32 – Centro, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, 20050-030, Brazil

 

 

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Landing in Lisbon!

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome locals Mariana and Pedro for sharing their Lisbon with us!!!

Lisbon, one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest city in Western Europe, predates many other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by hundreds of years.

The modern vibe and historical influence are seen together in this city. This has impact on the variety of the cuisine and food found in Lisbon, making it a real foodie haven.

Below you will find restaurants serving up local cuisine, offering great views, specializing in meat and burgers and dessert.

Local Cusisine (seafood paradise)

Cervejaria Trindade Very good local food and very economical. Open for long hours. 1725_01_CervejariaTrindade

AddressRua Nova da Trindade 20 C, 2715-311 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Solar Dos Presuntos

Local food. A bit pricier than the other ones mentioned here, but very good food.

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Address: Rua Portas de Santo Antão 150, 1150-269 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Cervejaria Ramiro

Local food. Book in advance. This is primarily turns out to be a shell food extravaganza and the first place any local recommends, as it’s a very popular seafood restaurant . The seafood is super fresh and some of the locals’ favorites are the Shrimp in Garlic Sauce and Grilled Tiger Prawns. The one thing you may not expect, but the locals highly recommend is the Steak Sandwich! We had a try and it was amazing!

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AddressAv. Almirante Reis nº1 – H, 1150-007 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Taberna da Rua das Flores

Local food. They do not take reservations, the lines can be long because it’s a small restaurant. But the wait is more than justified, with a constantly changing menu, makes this one loved by the locals.

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Address: Rua das Flores 103, 1200-194 Lisboa, Portugal

 

 

Food with a View

Piazza di Mare

Nice ambience and views. Great for a romantic night out and some good Italian food. Terrace day 1-A560x380

AddressAvenida Brasília – Pavilhão Poente, 1300-598 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Bica do Sapato

Good restaurant with a terrace. It has got a contemporary/fusion menu along with a sushi bar.

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AddressAvenida Infante Dom Henrique Armazém B, Cais da Pedra, Santa Apolónia, 1900-436 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Pizza Casanova

Very good pizza and with a great view of the sea.

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AddressAvenida Infante Dom Henrique Loja 7, 1900-264 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Cafe In

The place to be for weekend breakfast/brunch. Again with a sea view.

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AddressAv. Brasilia, Pavilhão Nascente, nº311 • 1300-596 Lisboa

 

Bar of Hotel do Chiado

Beautiful city views.

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AddressRua Nova do Almada 114, 1200-290 Lisboa, Portugal

 

 

Meat Lovers

Paparrucha

With a beautiful city-view for a lovely romantic dinner and some good Argentinian cuisine you can’t go wrong.

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AddressRua Dom Pedro v 18/20, 1250-094 Lisboa, Portugal

 

XL

Great steaks. xl

AddressCalçada da Estrela 57, 1200-661 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Cafe Do Rio- Hamburgueria Gourmet

Awesome burgers. Most of them are double deckers! hambugueseriacafedorio

AddressRua da Alfândega 114, 1990-016 Lisboa, Portugal

 

 

Dessert

Santinis

They say it’s best ice cream in the world. That’s for you to judge. santini

AddressRua do Carmo 9, 1200-093 Lisboa, Portugal

 

Pasteis de Belem

Since 1837, locals and visitors to Lisbon have visited the bakery to purchase fresh from the oven pastéis de nata, sprinkled with cinnamon and powdered sugar. Their popularity normally results in long lines at the take-away counters, in addition to waiting lines for sit-down service. Also a side note the deep fried cod balls are just amazing here as well!

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AddressRua de Belém, 84-92, 1300-085 Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

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Boarding for Buenos Aires!

We would like to give a special thanks to our awesome local Justina for sharing her Buenos Aires with us on our maiden voyage to South America!!!

 

First of all, for most of us to getting to South America is a big ask. It’s really freakin’ far away! Once we get there we want to end up doing as much as possible, because when the hell are we ever going to get the chance to go back there again? It’s sad, but true.

I am also glad we got the chance to share Buenos Aires with you now, because it could be a part of your itinerary this summer before, during or after the World Cup in Brazil.

The restaurants below have been broken into groups: Parrilla for a true Argentinian meat experience, Italian food as it’s also part of Argentinian cuisine, Brunch/Lunch/Coffee places to relax and enjoy a good meal out in the sun, and a list of Other recommended places. Enjoy!

 

Parrilla (BBQ or Charcoal Grilled) aka Meat Heaven. This is the holy grail for meat lovers everywhere.

Miranda

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Address: Costa Rica 5602, C1414BTD Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

El Pobre Luis

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Address: Arribeños 2393, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

La Cabrera

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Cabrera

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Address: José Antonio Cabrera 5099, C1414BGQ Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

 

Italian. Some of the best Italian food outside of Italy can be found in Argentina.

Sottovoce

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Address: Both Locations

 

Il Balo del Mattone

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Address: Calle Gorriti 5737, Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

 

Brunch/ Lunch/ Tea TimeFind some really cool and chill spots to go for an enjoyable brunch, or a relaxing tea/coffee.

Decata

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Address: Soldado de la Independencia 670, C1426BTF Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Café Crespin 

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Address: Vera 699, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Pehache 1418

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Address: Gurruchaga 1418, 1414 Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Coco Marie Cafe

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Address: Armenia 1764, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Others

Voulez Bar Patisserie

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Address: Av Cerviño 3802, Buenos Aires, Argentina

La Lupita. Mexican.

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Address: Av Santa Fe 1670, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Osaka. Peruvian & Sushi.

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Address: Soler 5608, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Tancat. Spanish.

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Salon Tancat Baja

Address: Paraguay 645, Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Sarkis. Armenian.

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Address: Thames 1101, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

 

Alimentari. Medialunas.

There are quite a few of these all over the city. If you find one, just pick up a medialuna from here. A medialunas are basically croissants in Argentina.

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