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Travel guide: Top 8 restaurants in Barcelona

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Barcelona is among the top destinations in Spain because of its rich history, cultural attractions, and great food. You Barcelona holiday will not be complete without trying the best local dishes. This region of Spain is known for having excellent offerings of tradition and cutting edge delights.

Barcelona food, if you are not familiar with it, consists of three essential ingredients: olive oil, tomato, and garlic.  The local dishes are infused with more creativity compared to other regions in Spain.  Being close to the Mediterranean, Barcelona offers a wide array of seafood dishes. There are also influences coming in from Valencia and France.

Knowing the best foods to try is not enough. You need to know where to go since you can fall into tourist traps and end up having not the best during your Barcelona travel.  Here are some of the best restaurants in Barcelona:


Top 10 Restaurants with stunning views

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Food is a lot better when you have a good ambiance or a spectacular view that comes with the dining experience. If your travel budget is a bit tight and cannot book a luxury hillside hotels, a good meal at a restaurant with a great view from the dining area is always a good splurge. Here are some great places to enjoy good food and spectacular views:

1-Altitude in Singapore

This three level restaurant crowns the OUB Center which is the Singapore counterpart of the Wall Street in the West. It is a perfect place which offers the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your servings of satay, pizza, or Turkish bread and dips. A good chit chat with your travel mate or business colleague is nice with a few cocktails ranging from mojito to modern creative concoctions.


Top Restaurants in 10 of the Best Cities Across the Globe (Part 1)

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It’s hard to navigate around a foreign city in search of the best places to eat. Amidst all the banners and the neon signs of food establishments in the sprawling city, there are only a select few worth visiting. Unfortunately, unlike the locals, you do not have the time to wander around and taste every place that strikes your mere fancy. In this article, we guide you to the best restaurants in one of the top global cities of the world so you know where to eat when you’re there.

New York

  1. Locanda Verde – Andrew Carmellini helms this Italian restaurant in TriBeCa. The dish that most reviewers recommend is the sheep-milk ricotta served with herbs. The patries of Karen DeMasco gives a hearty breakfasts in the restaurant its muffin top with her signature lemon tarts and coffee cake.

Top 10 Most Extreme Restaurants in the World [with videos]

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What do you consider in finding the perfect place to eat?  On top of the list is the sumptuous food that they serve. Others consider affordability.  For some, the location of the restaurants matter. The ambiance is a huge factor too. That is why restaurant owners pay interior designers to provide a well suited setting for their dining place. They choose the best materials in building up their restaurants.  Dishes together with its tableware are served in a very artistic manner.

Some imaginative restaurateurs add some twists to their set up to spice things up a bit. Aside from the awesome interiors you will be amused with how the meals are served or how you should be eating them. Weird food plus themed environment equals unique dining experience.

Opaque, Los Angeles, California


Top Restaurants in 10 of the Best Cities Across the Globe (Part 2)

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We continue our gastronomic journey through 10 great cities and check out the best restaurants that can please our palates. In case you missed the first 5 cities we listed, you can click here to read about the top restaurants we featured.

London

  1. Modern Pantry – This quirky establishment offers one of the best breakfasts in London. Helmed by Anna Hansen, guests will have an enjoyable time picking on their English breakfast or Modern Pantry’s signature omelettes.
  2. Wright Brothers Oyster & Porter House – The English know their oysters well and this is quite evident at Wright Brothers Oyster & Porter House. Get a plate of the oysters and drink Prosecco.
  3. The Restaurant at St. Paul’s – This treasure is just right behind St. Paul’s Cathedral. Sample their treats like salmon with brocolli and their leek puree. Their gingerbread sandwich filled with ice cream is laced with natural honey.

Top 5 food destinations in Abu Dhabi for the best brunches

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Abu Dhabi has an oil reserve that is expected to last thru this century so we can expect this attractive metropolis to make some more leaps to improve its attractions to lure travellers. It is not as city-like as Dubai but this green city has a lot to offer. First, they do not have traffic jams. Second, they have offer the best destinations to satisfy your craving for good food.

We line up some of the best food destinations in Abu Dhabi where you can get the best brunches:

Talay

Talay gives you the best choices you can ask for a brunch. Get a bowl of soup and some Thai salad as your starter. Next enjoy the hot dim sum choices. Your next stop can be seafood, chicken, or beef main dishes. If you are a vegetarian, you only have limited options at this place and the best one can big servings of the pineapple fried rice.


Gastronomic Delights: Best Restaurants in New Jersey

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Ah, New Jersey. The place where you can find that magnificent shoreline dotted by huge hotels and glittering casinos which make up Atlantic  City, Princeton University, and The Situation (no use in denying it). It is estimated to be home to over eight billion people of different races.  Over the year, foreign influences infiltrated various aspects of the local culture including food, which have undeniably enriched NJ’s range of gastronomic delights.

Here are a couple of things you might want to check out next time you find yourself in the Garden State:

Indian Food

A big part of the population of Jersey City is of Indian descent, so don’t be surprised to find a lot of Indian restaurants here. There is a wide range of places where you can eat which obviously serve food that is very different to the main fare on an American family’s table. In JC, you’ll be able to choose from accessible take-out places to something fancier. India Square is pretty much the center of the whole business of Indian cooking in the city, specifically Newark Avenue. Here are two places that might just make it on your favorites list:


Food Travel: The best restaurants in Las Vegas

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There was a time when Las Vegas was not known for good food. Then during the early 90’s the priorities of developers shifted as casinos and hotels as great flavors introduced by chef Wolfgang Puck developed the palates of holidaymakers. Today, you can no longer keep up with the count as restaurants pop up providing a myriad of choices and flavors for foodlovers.

Here are some of the best Las Vegas restaurants today where you do not gamble your money on mediocre cuisines and always end up raking in good reasons to come back :

DW Bistro