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The Best Restaurants in Gothenburg Sweden

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The Best Restaurants in Gothenburg Sweden

You have to understand two things about eating in Gothenburg: Firstly, it’s expensive–dinner for two will cost about one hundred dollars (that is if you skimp on drinks, appetizers, and desserts). Secondly, the best restaurants in Gothenburg do not charge much more than the bad ones. (But if you stick with me, I’ll also point you toward the cheapest restaurants in Gothenburg, too, where taste is not compromised.)

 

But first, as the title denotes, here are… Read more

Eating Welsh Rare Breeds

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Eating Rare Breed Meats in Wales

At food festivals, I’m always drawn to the vendors that supply cuisine that doesn’t appear on display in the grocery store or listed on a menu. At the Lampeter Food Festival in Central Wales, the tent serving rare breed meat reeled me in. The pork was presented in a familiar style: stuffed into sausage casings, though mixed with unexpected complements like apples and leeks, and jabbed with toothpicks. Read more

Breakfast in Wales: Laver Bread and Cockles

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Breakfast in Wales

When I arrived at the breakfast table in Swansea’s Morgan’s Hotel, I perused the menu and came across a combination that I had never tried before. Laver bread and cockles.

 

“How is that?” I asked the waiter.

 

“I would never eat that,” said the waiter taking my order. “But it is a tradition.” He shrugged.

 

“I’ll go with tradition,” I told him. Read more

The Best Clam Shacks in Cape Cod

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The Best Clam Shacks in Cape Cod Lobster Roll at the Lobster Trap

While I love everything to do with the Cape Cod’s stretch ocean and the vibe of New England beach towns, the one thing that I seem to plot out each time I visit is how many clam shacks I’ll be able to squeeze into one trip. After a recent visit to the Upper Cape, where the best clam shacks in Cape Cod are arguably located, I was able to map out four seafood experiences that are worth a visit. Read more

Smorgasburg: A Day for Foodie Fathers

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Smorgasburg Brooklyn Bridge ParkWhen Marissa and I were expecting, a father of two young children told me that he wished there was a blog that told parents where to dine with their kids. I told him that there probably were a number of blogs like that already. As a father, I’m not of the same mindset as that dad; I’ll take Harper to most restaurants that won’t give us the boot. But on Father’s Day, I found the perfect place for parents who don’t want to go fine-dining with their infant. (More on that next month.) Marissa surprised me with an itinerary that included a stroll over the Brooklyn Bridge, a walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park, and a food tour through Smorgasburg, a Sunday food market that begins at 11:00 am. Smorgasburg, I realized, was the dining experience that the father with the two young kids needed.

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