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    THE STAIRS OF DEL POSTO

    Italians love stairs. In rugged cities, steps are highly important. Undoubtedly the most famous steps are the Spanish Steps in Rome. I loved the steps at Del Posto. Del Posto opened in Manhattan in…

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    BEHIND THE BACK : DERRIERE

    I wouldn’t be exaggerating if I said that Derriere was the most peculiar and interesting restaurants I’ve seen in my life. I don’t remember who recommended it to me. In order to see what…

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    THE RESTAURANT AT AUBERGE DU SOLEIL

    I did my first wine tasting in the Napa valley years ago at Chateau Montalena. This facility is the most precious one in the valley because it won the first international award in the…

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    PEACE, FUN AND A TASTY MEAL AT NOBU

    When you enter small Japanese restaurants you’re greeted by a chef that shouts his greeting. The exit is also accompanied by the same ceremony. Larger ones don’t usually have this custom. But in both,…

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    LE PHENICIA : MODERN LEBANESE CUISINE IN ANTIBES

    Ethnic restaurants are usually located near the train stations of the city they’re situated in. Those higher in quality can usually be found deeper in the city. Le Phenicia is one of them. It…

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    THE MERRY-GO ROUND AT ANTIBES

    It has now become fashionable to place merry go rounds, which only used to be in amusement parks, in the middle of cities. Place de la Madeleine in Paris was the pioneer. Then Golden…

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    A MARKETPLACE RESTAURANT : LE SAFARİ

    There are beautiful, magnificent piazzas in European cities. And cute squares in small towns. Markets are set up in these cute squares. Those who live in the vicinity buy their vegetables, fruits, cheeses and…