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Dar El Henchir, Oueslatia, Tunisia

Dar El Henchir, Oueslatia, Tunisia

December 13, 2018

The rustic life beckons at Dar Henchir, a bed-and-breakfast that's set in a vast plain of olive groves in Tunisia's commune of Oueslatia. With chickens, sheep and ducks to keep guests company, without a soul to be seen for miles amid this soothing calm, meals here end up being home-cooked affairs...

Dar Rbatia, Rabat, Morocco

Dar Rbatia, Rabat, Morocco

December 5, 2018

In the heart of Rabat, Morocco's capital city, Dar Rbatia has been serving cherished classics for nearly three decades; the pastilla, the local meat pie, comes recommended, stuffed with shredded spiced pigeon, savoury-sweet with a heavy coating of cinnamon, sugar and ground almonds on the crisp p...

Djemila Meat Skewers, Algeria

Djemila Meat Skewers, Algeria

November 26, 2018

Djemila - Arabic for 'beautiful' - is a sublimely serene mountain village in the northern African nation of Algeria, where the people greet you with genuine smiles. After wandering through this World Heritage Site's two-millennium-old Berbero-Roman ruins, follow the scent of smoked meat to shops ...

OX, Reykjavik, Iceland

OX, Reykjavik, Iceland

November 24, 2018

OX offers one of Reykjavik's most intimate dining experiences, with two chefs serving about 11 diners each evening. The degustation-style meal promises a delicious introduction to the bounty of Iceland's land and sea; OX's primary chef-founder Þráinn Freyr Vigfússon excels in the art and craft of...

Holt Restaurant, Reykjavik, Iceland

Holt Restaurant, Reykjavik, Iceland

November 20, 2018

With walls filled with lovely Icelandic artwork, Holt Restaurant is an elegant venue that offers impressive tasting menus that reflect the island nation's contemporary culinary landscape - cod with cucumber and gazpacho; baby gem with caviar; langoustine with fennel and saffron; Arctic char with ...

Cafe Toqqorfik, Nuuk, Greenland

Cafe Toqqorfik, Nuuk, Greenland

November 17, 2018

Nestled near the harbour of Nuuk, Greenland's capital, Cafe Toqqorfik is a peaceful place to linger over tapas boards of local seafood, served with heart and warmth. 

Macesz Bistro, Budapest, Hungary

Macesz Bistro, Budapest, Hungary

November 10, 2018

Hungarian Jewish dishes take centre stage at this traditional restaurant in Budapest's old Jewish Quarter: Goose up your meal with a lovely ludaskasa - thigh of goose with liver and gizzard on vegetable risotto - and a side of stuffed goose neck on pearl barley. Don't skip dessert - the classic f...

Pest-Buda Bistro, Budapest, Hungary

Pest-Buda Bistro, Budapest, Hungary

November 6, 2018

Pest-Buda Bistro's top temptations seem like the very definition of guilty indulgences - foie gras comes swimming in a pool of oil that you'll lap up for its full-on liver flavour, while the pork burger is built with a patty of pulled knuckle topped with fried egg.

Sister Srey Cafe, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sister Srey Cafe, Siem Reap, Cambodia

November 4, 2018

Founded by Australian sisters Lauren and Cassie, Sister Srey is a social-enterprise cafe that contributes twenty percent of its profits to Siem Reap's Hearts To Harmony foundation for education and healthcare. The vibe is upbeat and the food takes cues from both Cambodia and Down Under, represent...

Caffe Torino, Turin, Italy

Caffe Torino, Turin, Italy

October 27, 2018

When truffle season surfaces in October and November each year, Turin's residents flock to restaurants like Caffe Torino for soulful pasta and risotto served with shaved white truffles - Turin (the capital of Italy's Piedmont region) is less than 60 kilometres from Alba, where some of the world...

Salt, Reykjavik, Iceland

Salt, Reykjavik, Iceland

October 21, 2018

Set by the harbour in Iceland's capital of Reykjavik, Salt serves food that speaks of the sea - the nation's quintessential langoustine soup is a favourite here, as are the fish dishes, all netted from the day's freshest catch, perfect for a meal before whale-spotting.

Qooqqut Nuan, Greenland

Qooqqut Nuan, Greenland

October 19, 2018

Qooqqut Nuan is one of Greenland's most unique restaurants, located in a deserted island settlement that's accessible by a one-hour boat ride from Greenland's capital of Nuuk. The kitchen practises a catch-and-eat philosophy - customers can fish in the fjords during their voyage to the restaurant...

La Marianna, Bergamo, Italy

La Marianna, Bergamo, Italy

October 5, 2018

If you love stracciatella-flavoured gelato, northern Italy's Bergamo is noteworthy - it's where this milk-based flavour with chocolate shavings was first created in 1962. La Marianna, the shop responsible for pioneering the flavour, still stands today, serving scoop after scoop of stracciatella i...

Gelateria Artigianale, Sirmione, Italy

Gelateria Artigianale, Sirmione, Italy

October 1, 2018

Sirmione is known as the Italian commune where legendary opera singer Maria Callas maintained a villa with her husband throughout the 1950s. One wonders whether she ever popped in for a gelato at dessert parlour Gelateria Artigianale, founded in 1948 in this charming destination of the country's ...

Dill, Reykjavik, Iceland

Dill, Reykjavik, Iceland

September 29, 2018

Iceland's first restaurant to earn a Michelin star promises local produce served with contemporary Nordic flair - think lumpfish on rye; rutabaga with radish and kohlrabi; celeriac with wild herbs and sea truffles; sunchokes with skyr; reindeer with egg and crowberries; and lemon sole with potato...