Category Archives: Outside DC

Where to dine in London

I recommend two Indian places, neither super cheap but each worth it: Amaya, and Gymkhana Both are good for vegetarians, the former especially. Trishna is another good Indian place in London, though I won’t get to visit this time around. … Continue reading

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Brussels bleg

I’ll be there next week, in fact just in time for the Brexit vote. Above and beyond the obvious guidebook sights, what do you all recommend that I do? And where should I eat? Here is a good Ian Buruma … Continue reading

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Singapore

In any case, I am happy to be here once again. For dining, I recommend Sinar Pagi Nasi Padang, at Geylang Serai hawker centre, get the beef rendang. National Kitchen, in the new National Gallery is also very good for … Continue reading

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Notes from Changsha, Hunan province

Changsha is the ugliest and most ungainly Chinese city I have seen, which is saying something. Nonetheless for a food pilgrimage it is a serious rival for #1 spot in the world, perhaps surpassing Chengdu for the quality and novelty … Continue reading

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Birrieria Zaragoza

Birrieria Zaragoza, web site, 4852 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL. 773-523-3700 [Google | TripAdvisor | Chicago Reader | Ylp | Chicago Food Chat] This small, family-owned Chicago Mexican restaurant specializes in barbecued goat. It is the best barbecued goat I … Continue reading

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Austin food bleg

What’s the best dumpy place to eat in Austin? I thank you in advance for your suggestions. Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related Posts:Birmingham blegHong Kong blegI have one dinner in San FranciscoToronto … Continue reading

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The economics of diners in New York City

They are disappearing, though still with a cluster in Queens, here is one trouble they are having: It costs as much as $4 million to open a new diner these days … compared to $500,000 for a higher-end restaurant, because … Continue reading

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Which are the best hawker centres in Singapore right now?

Inquiring minds wish to know for the purposes of the next few days. . . . I have my own views, but first would love to hear yours. Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. … Continue reading

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Split, Croatia bleg

What to do? What to see and where to eat? Our stay there will be brief, but thanks in advance for your assistance… Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Wikipedia TripAdvisor Bonus: Museum of … Continue reading

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Bermuda bleg

I’ll have less than a free day there, but I will put your advice to good use, thanks in advance. What to see and what to eat? Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related … Continue reading

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