Travels with a Gourmet

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

When our trip to Vegas was cancelled in December (because of the biometric passport mess), we also had to cancel several dinners we had scheduled.  One of those dinners was with E & E who we promised to take to our favorite Japanese restaurant in Las Vegas, Raku.  (They both went anyway and had a …

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Friday was a beautiful sunny day.  One of those days that puts one in a good mood and ready to try something new so we ended up at Chez Nestor.   One of Marbella’s oldest French restaurant, Chez Nestor was located in Puerto Banus for years until their recent move to the Vasari resort.  This …

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When the clock struck midnight on the 31st of December, the first decade of the 21st century ended.  The past ten years have passed so quickly and so many important events have taken place.  I began the noughties with my wedding in Napa, followed by several moves: first to Santiago, then Dubai, then Montreal and now Marbella.  My two …

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Yesterday, we had dinner at a tiny restaurant in Marbella’s Casco Antiguo (old town).  La Famiglia has been there for ages but we had never been as it’s one of those places that people know of but forget to mention, not because the food isn’t any good but because the place is so good that …

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