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  • Laduree New York 1
    New York Restaurants

    Maison LadurΓ©e, New York

    Upper East Siders have one more reason to see ‘la vie en rose‘ these days with the arrival of famed Parisian macarons shop Maison LadurΓ©e on Madison Avenue. It’s the first US outpost of…

    February 3, 2012
  • Nopi London 1
    London Restaurants

    NOPI, London

    I had previously mentioned my deepest appreciation of Yotam Ottolenghi and his cuisine so the news of a restaurant opening from the team behind the much-loved London chain was music to my ears. NOPI…

    January 27, 2012
  • Baldwin Barmacie 5
    Montreal Restaurants

    Baldwin Barmacie, Montreal

    A pharmacy-turned-bar? Yup, Montreal can handle that and deliver it in a sleek and minimalist way in the form of Baldwin Barmacie. Think chic white decor, antique syrup bottles and vials lining the walls,…

    January 21, 2012
  • La Mar Cebicheria NY 7
    New York Restaurants

    La Mar Cebicheria Peruana, New York

    Here’s one restaurant opening of 2011 I was impatiently waiting for – La Mar Cebicheria Peruana settling down in the Flatiron district. My recent trip to Peru saw me fall in love with the…

    January 17, 2012
  • Luk Yu Tea House 1
    Hong Kong Restaurants

    Luk Yu Tea House, Hong Kong

    Stepping into Luk Yu Tea House is immersing yourself in one of Hong Kong’s most traditional establishment and embracing the sights, sounds, and smells of a bygone era. First opened in 1933, this half-century-old…

    January 13, 2012