Travels with a Gourmet

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

That same weekend, we went back to the W’s Starfish Bloo to experience their Sunday brunch.  We arrived earlier than our 11:30 reservation (which is when the brunch actually opens) and settled into one of the large rattan pod-like booths having a drink and watching the staff prepare the vast buffet with young American chef, Jack Yoss …

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On a Saturday afternoon, A and I went off to discover the furniture shops lining the streets of Kerobokan.  After looking in at several shops and narrowing down our choices to make a new furniture order, we decided to have a quick lunch nearby before heading back home to the slim restaurant pickings in Sanur. Since it …

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I had heard about Cafe Degan in Petitenget and was curious to try what was supposed to be Bali’s best Thai food so on a weekday, a friend and I had lunch there to taste if the restaurant lived up to its reputation.  We arrived at around 12:30 on a Wednesday and were the only customers there …

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  Clockwise from bottom left: mushroom gyoza, crispy chicken, spare ribs, spicy salami pizza, calamari, pizza margarita, spring rolls On lazy Sundays, we usually have lunch out.  Sometimes, we go for dim sum and other times, we go over to KuDeTa for lunch.  A few weekends ago, we woke up to a beautiful sunny day …

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In every place we’ve lived, we try many new restaurants right away to get to know the local cuisine and usually after about six months, we would have a list of our favorites.  Aside from the usual, we also seek out a French bistro for those days when only a proper steak au poivre or …

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