Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

It’s the last quarter of the year so I think I’d better write about my best meal in 2015.  Parador La Huella sits on windswept Brava beach of the little town of Jose Ignacio in Punta del Este, Uruguay.  Punta del Este is the Saint Tropez of South America.  It’s where the bronzed and the beautiful get together …

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It’s been ages I know and although we moved to Singapore and left Dorado in mid-September, I still need to post about the wonderful breakfast at Mi Casa by Jose Andres at the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.  Breakfast is one of my favorite ways to enjoy what a restaurant has to offer.  I figure …

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Encanto is the beach club and restaurant of the Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.  Located away from the arrival pavilion and main pool and Positivo Sandbar, the open-air beach complex has a large pool, sun loungers, cabanas and a main restaurant serving both lunch and dinner. At midday, there is menu of lunch classics – …

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It’s taken a few weeks to get this blog post together but it’s finally here – my annual best of 2012.  The first two were unique and fantastic in every way.  The next three are the best of Puerto Rico followed by the three best in Las Vegas and finally, the two best casual eats, …

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Dorado Beach Club has closed West Beach and opened their new beach restaurant – Barlovento.  Housed in the Ambassadors of the Environment building (which is run by the the Ritz-Carlton Reserve), Barlovento also has a non-motorized water sports facility offering lessons in kayaking, paddle boarding, wind surfing, kite surfing and sailing.  The restaurant is bright …

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