Travels with a Gourmet

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

My last Tokyo post is all about Roppongi Hills, Tokyo’s so-called city within a city of modern skyscrapers, high-end hotels, luxury shops, green spaces, world-class museums, numerous bars and night clubs and lively back streets. My friend Rumi lived nearby so we decided to meet at the 45th floor lobby of the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo for a quick …

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Cafe Pushkin is housed in a newly built mansion just off Pushkin square which has successfully recreated a Russian aristocrat’s home from the 1800’s from the wood panelling to the heavy furniture, the chandeliers and the candlelit tables, the plaster moldings on the ceilings and even the waiters dressed in period outfits making it feel …

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I’m playing catch up as I’ve abandoned my blog for months now since we moved to Singapore and have just had several hours straight to sit down at my desk to blog. Although we went back to Bali in January of this year for a long weekend (haven’t been since we left in March 2012), …

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