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Varoulko
Varoulko
#About the First Michelin Star Restaurant in Greece

The Varoulko restaurant, not only considered one of the most expensive in Athens, is also one of the highest quality in Athens. It is located on Piraeus Avenue in central Athens. You will find authentic fish and seafood dishes, freshly baked fish in the oven, fish soup, grilled octopus salad, probably due to its proximity to the sea and its quality raw materials. The desserts in the restaurant are amazing.

An interesting story is about the chef of the restaurant, Lefteris Lazarou. His father was a cook on a Greek fishing boat and gave his son the special love for cooking and fish in particular. Lefteris went to study in Italy and when he returned he set up a small restaurant on the water in Piraeus. After moving to several different neighborhoods, the restaurant won one Michelin star. The great advantage of Varoulko stems naturally from its proximity to the sea and the quality raw materials that come from it.

In the first years, the restaurant won publicity, especially thanks to squid soup with leeks prepared by the talented chef and thanks to the Kalamari dish in Pesto. But in addition to the octopus and squid soup, you'll find plenty of great fish and seafood dishes here. Freshly baked sea fish, excellent fish soup, grilled octopus salad and similar dishes are also served here, mostly based on the Piraeus fisherman's sea. Along with all these, the desserts in the restaurant are tasty and some will even say amazing.
Nahm
Nahm
#About the Restaurant That is Considered the Best in Bangkok

Nahm restaurant, which means "water" in Thailand, is one of the best restaurants in the world and one of the best in Bangkok. It offers a traditional and highly spicy Thai cuisine, combining materials from the surrounding space with creative and extensive thinking.

Led by an Australian food artist and chef named David Thompson, who creates dishes that are masterpieces but whose roots are in the kitchen of Siam. The base of the kitchen are the successful dishes of traditional Thai cuisine, food that the Thais usually make in their homes.

Thompson, who came to Bangkok in 1980 and fell in love with it and its kitchen, creates culinary art by combining a variety of cooking techniques, one of the world's leading. He opened his first Nahm in London and was the first to win a Michelin star as a Thai restaurant. Since then he returned to Bangkok and opened the Nahm at the Metropolitan Hotel. Today it ranks among the best restaurants in the world. In 2014 the restaurant even earned the title of Best Restaurant in Asia.

Thompson has become an expert on local raw materials. Among the recommended courses are the curries he likes best to cook, including curry shrimp and oranges with coconut hearts, curry panang with smoked beef and peanuts, shallots and chili leaves, blue crab curry with coconut and turmeric. Try the mackerel salad with the pomelo, lemongrass and lime and the fried egg dish, with shrimp and chicken.



#Tips

Must order a table in advance, phone number: 02-6253333.

The restaurant is open for lunch 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. For dinner the restaurant is open from 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

There is a set business menu for 1,600 Baht per person. The evening menu is 2,500 Baht per person.

The restaurant is located in the Hotel Metropolitan on South Sathorn 27.

Share the dishes, and enjoy the wide variety and enhanced experience.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/gqFPZ19IWbU


Most Dishes from Nahm:

https://youtu.be/FoSFMLYnBIM
Gaggan
Gaggan
#About the Best Restaurant in Asia

The Gaggan Restaurant by creative Indian chef Anand Gaggan in Bangkok, is a constant title winner as the best restaurant in Asia and one of the leading in the world. This chef is a natural genius, who does not get along with recipes, proven methods and laws for preparing food. He is simply inventing himself and has created a restaurant with two Michelin stars and an exceptional culinary experience.

This is a molecular, progressive kitchen combining science with cuisine and offering an incredible variety, with 25 non-permanent tastings, from the space between India and Japan and a continuous wow. The result is stunning and extraordinary in every sense.

This is an Indian gourmet restaurant, especially impressive, larger than life and modern, full of humor, international and elite in its nature, giving a Michelin-starred culinary experience.

Gaggan's laboratory must be reserved a long time in advance. Make sure to eat here, because the food will be like nothing else you have eaten in the past and you will not want to miss this.



#Tips

The dish that is a must to try is Magic Mushroom, made up of various mushrooms, a variety of textures and forms of preparation.
With a fixed menu that costs 4000 baht per person, the price per person will reach 5,000 baht, with drinking, tip and tax.


A Closer Look at the Dishes at Gaggan:

https://youtu.be/apohi3LVU3M


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/eq66r9FJKT0


The Design:

https://youtu.be/JiQ7qN79M28?t=17s


A Word from the Chef:

https://youtu.be/fdlpF4SjQfg
Baan Kanitha
Baan Kanitha
#About the Classic Thai Restaurant

The Thai restaurant Baan Kanitha is one of the best restaurants in Bangkok for authentic Thai food. It has another branch in the city and both will be excellent to experience and enjoy the classic Thai cooking.

In the restaurant, housed in a renovated building full of beautiful exhibits, the menu offers aesthetic and generous dishes of fish, seafood and meat dishes. Some of these dishes have been adapted to the taste of Western tourists, flavors used in the Thai kitchen can be a bit extreme to the international taste.

The successful and recommended dishes include, among others, the cotton fish seasoned with herbs, the crabs in the Tamarindi sauce and the spicy pomelo salad with shrimps.

The excellent service and the waiters are approachable and speak excellent English.

Highly recommended!



#Tips

Order a table in advance.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/h0kF-jV30no


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/SxEmwDdquwk

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Doa Balk
Sur Balık
#About the Prestigious Fish Restaurant with a Magnificent View Towards the Golden Horn

Sur Balık, also known as Doğa Balık, is one of the best and most recommended fish restaurants in Istanbul.

Set on the roof of the Villa Zurich Hotel, you will also, along with great food, have an amazing view of the Golden Horn. Along with the delicacies you can see the minarets of the mosques and listen to the voices of the muezzins that vibrate the air of the Old City.

A meal here will certainly include the excellent dishes of this place. Among the excellent mazes, note the wonderful celery mashed potatoes, the excellent lentil patties and the wonderful salads next to them, some of them cooked to perfection and some fresh and refreshing.

There are many recommendations here for the fish, but pay particular attention to the fried kokan tava fish, which is not an easy catch, but when it's in the kitchen you will want it on your table. The red barbons are good here anyway - fried, grilled, or folded in vine leaves. Somehow they taste good in every serving and the meat always manages to be juicy.


#A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/K71iq-9-oU4?t=1m27s
La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise
La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise
#Expensive Restaurant with Delicious Elite Cooking

This romantic and intimate restaurant you will find in a picturesque street in the Old City. Like you understand, this Michelin-starred restaurant La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise is an expensive restaurant, mostly at night and on weekends. This is one of the most expensive restaurants in Prague.

In La Degustation Boheme Bourgeoise you can experience the Czech food in all its creativity. There is a set menu here, when the tasting menu offers between 6 to 11 dishes. The dishes are really the best of the bohemian kitchen, accompanied by high quality wines, none of which are cheap.

The waiters in La Degustation provide excellent and professional service, they are very patient, a surprising fact considering the place's exclusivity. The open kitchen will let you view the kitchen staff while preparing and plating, and like the lighting, it is all perfect. But before all - the chef here certainly knows the work, and the flavors match this excellence.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/BmxCnkXG9-0?t=2m2s
Lluerna
Lluerna
#The Restaurant with the Michelin Star and the Crazy Food

If you are in Barcelona and interested in going to an interesting and really delicious restaurant, the Lluerna Restaurant, given a Michelin Star, is a restaurant that combines tradition and great ingredients, with modern and creative dishes that are worth the prices asked, which are not cheap.

This is a chef restaurant, that knows to create surprising dishes, like the marinaded mackerel or the bluefish.

Bon Appetite!
Dos Palillos
Dos Palillos
#About the Tapas that Won a Michelin Star

This tapas restaurant is a swirling success. It is not particularly cheap, but it is worth every penny, especially thanks to the creative dishes designed by chef Albert Raurich. The food made by him and his team that are trendy and served to customers have already won this place a Michelin Star.

There are a variety of Spanish tapas dishes, next to tapas whos ingredients are from different places around Asia. Enjoy!


A Closer Look at the Restaurant:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8AdS_skLUY


American Colony
American Colony
#The American Colony in Jerusalem

The American Colony the city, is indeed a luxury hotel and restaurant, which hosts diplomats, UN personnel and journalists from all over the world, but in fact it is one of the most spectacular buildings in Jerusalem.

There is a real charming corner, which includes Arab arches, painted ceilings, colorful stone floors and a pleasant European garden. During the Mandate period, Winston Churchill and General Allenby were guests of this hotel. It's easy to understand why. It is also pleasant to just stroll around the hotel corridors.

The cosmopolitan bar here once served as a wine cellar and was converted into a bar, offering a variety of intimate and cozy kiosks. On summer evenings one can go out to the patio, the cozy inner garden, with the old fountain outside.

Outside, the hotel's popular restaurant, Arabesque, also operates. You can eat Middle Eastern gourmet food here like the giant hummus-lamb dish, which is big enough for two, as is the steak made of entrecote chunks. Both cost around $25 per serving.



#Tips

All the waiters here speak English, so no need to break your teeth in broken Hebrew.


A Closer Look at the American Colony Hotel:

https://youtu.be/LXejp7HGn7Q


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/RwHv7RJ7Qf4
Warszawa Wschodnia
#About the Eastern-European Food with a French Twist

Warszawa Wschodnia is an expensive chef restaurant owned by Polish star Matthäus Gessler, a fun and hipster atmosphere. The restaurant is open at all hours of the day, 24/7, and offers a fusion menu that combines traditional Polish food with the classic French kitchen.

The restaurant is located in the eastern part of Warsaw, in a sort of industrial area, which until recently was not popular. Today it has started to become a cool place to come to, with many artists and designers hanging out here.

Among the popular dishes here are the meat dishes, such as the deer medallions, veal or lamb meat with the addition of chopped apples and risotto with asparagus and mushrooms. There is a lot of creativity and even humor here, such as the schnitzel dish, above which lies an egg.
Terasa U Zlaté Studnè
#About Prague's Gourmet Chef Restaurant with a Wonderful View

The luxury restaurant Terasa U Zlaté Studnè won its fair share of prizes. It is a recommended restaurant, located in the Lesser area, and offers its customers great views and great food. Most of the dishes here rely on seafood.

The styling and expensive restaurant is in the fourth floor of the "House of the Golden Well," the building where today stands the Terasa U Zlaté Studnè Hotel, near the Prague Castle. During the summer months the restaurant expands to the rooftop, where there is a panoramic view of the city. This is a chef restaurant, that next to the breathtaking city views, offers gourmet food on an international level.

The gourmet restaurant is very expensive, but if you want to really enjoy an evening out, this might be the right place. The service is excellent and very gracious, and prices are high.



#Tips

Make sure to reserve a table in advance - especially during tourist season.

During lunch, meals are less expensive here - this might be your chance!

Must reserve in advance!



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/47-XQIOgIGw


A View of the Restaurant's Dishes:

https://youtu.be/yEn-Tn4YU-0
Toto Restaurant
#The Most Successful Chef Restaurant in Israel

Toto Restaurant offers the best fresh selection in Tel Aviv of seafood and fish. It serves them beautifully. There is calamari, sepiida, and shrimps on a huge seafood plate and fish sashimi in sour cream sauce. Everything here is easy to grill and goes straight onto your table.

Here are served Toto's famous minced dough pizzas, with the wonderful toppings of all the best the country has to offer- artichokes, arugula, black olives and cheeses of every kind and color to salami and comté and everything that distinguishes between a thin and crisp perfection and a simple pizza.

And in the non-kosher Toto desserts, the Brest Paris with cream of chestnuts, lemon blossom and pistachio ice cream with dried strawberry extract. A real pleasure!

For reservations call: 03-69351410.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/3xIEgyhDYb8
Peter Luger Steak House
#About the Best Stake in New York

The Peter Luger Steak House is a well-known steak house in Brooklyn, with 1 Mechlin Star displayed out front. Many consider this restaurant the best stakes in New York.

Peter Luger is under the Brooklyn Bridge, and even for the expensive menu, every day thousands of customers eat here.

If your budget is limited, go right to the dreamy Porthouse slices (must order the one for two). Not only are they huge in their size and grilled with expertise, but the Porthouse also served here are well proportioned, and receive winning care by cooks and waiters, who pour butter and fat on top. To make a long story short, you have arrived in heaven for carnivores. Enjoy!

#Tips for Peter Luger

Order a dish for two - have you noticed that Americans tend to be a little large? The dishes here are the same way. So in many restaurants, it's enough to order one dish and share between two people. Soft drinks also usually arrive in really large sizes.

Order a table a week in advance - even with the high prices, Peter Luger is very popular. You must reserve a table at least a week in advance, and during high tourists season, you should even aim for one month in advance!

Do not burn the steak - don't dare order anything 'well done,' this is how you will ruin the flagship dish. We do not recommend a stake for one person. It is significantly less tasty because it is made out of a different cut of meat.


A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/l9mvXwQg6ew



Try Something?:

https://youtu.be/_7mCkm8DXXM



I Dish for 2 People:

https://youtu.be/LbxJ6gC_dOk
‪Bocca di Bacco‬
#About the Great Italian Restaurant

At the restaurant Bocca di Bacco customers can sample a selection of classic Italian dishes and selected wines (Italian, German and French). The atmosphere in the restaurant is pleasant and allows for a real culinary experience. The restaurant is very popular and very sought after, because it offers a selection of classic but also more innovative dishes.

Bocca di Bacco is decorated in a modern style, clean and simple design. Note that the restaurant is very popular with local and international celebrities, so do not be shocked if you suddenly bump into one.



#Tips

Important! Book in advance so you won’t be disappointed when you arrive.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/4dXtC1HgyIk
Yaffo Tel Aviv
#Haim Cohen's Urfalim Restaurant

Yaffo Tel Aviv is located in the Electra building in Tel Aviv, is a neighbor to companies like Google and PayPal. It seems that, like them, it is about excellence and professional work. This is a root kitchen, not sophisticated and not pretending - professional but with a domestic heart.

This restaurant, one of Chef Haim Cohen's restaurants, brings to your table his mother's urfalim food, along with the ideas and influences that this creative and root chef has gathered. A large portion of the dishes here are cooked in a tabun in the center of the restaurant. The dishes themselves are seasoned and based on the season's vegetables and fruits and the variety of raw materials available for the kitchen.

Yaffo Tel Aviv's menu has quite a few sparkles, but it is based on a popular kitchen that receives chef's tweeks and upgrades. From the tabun dish to tehini to the calamari, the burekas with crabs and the tail of the bull with spinach tortellini - everything here is for a taste adventure that feels natural, Israeli and sophisticated.



A Quick Visit:

https://youtu.be/vq0BqQSQPjM
Topolopompo
#A Prestigious Restaurant Where you Can Eat Lunch for a Fair Price

Topolopompo is a very expensive luxury restaurant in Tel Aviv, specializing in grilling, and creative Asian fusion dishes. The dishes here are plated beautifully, with prices that are hard to swallow. Topolopompo has a variety of dishes, not always understood by their comlex names on the menu, the waiters can assist to explain the meaning of the dishes.

Among the dishes that you can't go wrong with the tapioca dumplings with pumpkin, chicken and cashews, or scallops scorched on nut curry, with maple syrup and Malaysian lemon leaves. For oyster lovers, the black mussels are served with yellow pepper mixed with lemons and tandoori roti.

True, the meals here are very expensive and not kosher, but Topolopompo offers a business lunch worthwhile for restaurants in this league, for less than 100 shekels.

Reserve a table at Topolopompo - 03-6910691



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/2x8XB7Z_oo4
Maxim's
#About the Restaurant Opened By a Waiter Who Turned it Into a Leading Culinary Institution

The Maxim Restaurant, located on Royal Street, was built in 1893 was a bistro in the Art-Nouveau style, opened by a waiter named Maxim. The story of the restaurant actually begins as a tiny bistro opened by Maxim Gayer. He could have remained forever a small and average place, but the legend says that one day a lady named Yirma Montigny, who was so enthusiastic about his food that she promised to make him a big star. She was very successful and Maxim became a very sought after restaurant.

After a while, the ownership of the restaurant moved to Eugen Corniche, who made sure the restaurant was filled with beautiful women. He liked to say, "An empty room ... Never, I always have beautiful women sitting by the window, who can be seen from the sidewalk." During his time Maxim became one of the most fashionable places in Paris.

Later it became an important and leading Parisian institution. The restaurant was frequented by famous guests such as Edward VII of the United Kingdom, playwright Marcel Proust and Georges Feydeau, who wrote a popular comedy called "The Girl from Maxim."



#Ancedotes from Maxim Restaurant

At the time, when the restaurant was being renovated, the workers discovered treasures of lost coins and jewelry that had fallen between the cushions from the pockets of the rich customers.

In the seventies, Brigitte Bardot entered the restaurant and caused a scandal when it turned out that she had entered the restaurant ... barefoot!

In 1981, Maxim's owners invited fashion designer Pierre Cardin to dine with them and offered to sell him the restaurant, because they knew the restaurant had caught the eye of a rich Asian man and they did not want to sell to a foreigner. Cardin agreed to take the restaurant under his wing and hosted a large number of special events here, including evenings devoted to young people. He also created an Art Nouveau museum on three floors of the building and put in a cabaret that he filled with songs from the beginning of the century.


Vacamuuu
#About the Best Steakhouse in Bucharest

If you are an avid carnivore, you have arrived at the right place. Vacamuuu Steakhouse in Bucharest is a famous place that is known for its excellent meat. In the variety of dishes and also in the quality, there is no competition in this city. A meal here is great and delicious, and is a great example of the Romanian kitchen and smoked meats.

Phone: +40-74-512-958
Gundel
#About the Best Restaurant in Budapest

Gundel restaurant is considered the best luxury restaurant in the Hungarian capital. It opened in 1894, and since then it has been gathering praise. The food and the service here are excellent!

Thought it is a little expensive, at Gundel you will get your money's worth. With meals at about $50 per person, you will get delicious meals with many different flavors from a high-quality chef kitchen.

The goose liver pate is worth a try, or the famous pancakes of the place.

The fancy decorations will add to your experience and entertainment here, and also the gypsy band that creates a special atmosphere, without becoming another tourist restaurant.

Gundel is located near the Heroe's Square. You must reserve a table in advance, call this number: 4684040

A Closer Look at the Restuarant:

https://youtu.be/vf1VeWgqcio
Nobu Malibu
#About the Sushi with the Twist on Malibu Beach

This place offers a Japanese experience of excellent sushi with fresh ingredients and fish, some of which come straight from the markets of Tokyo. But unlike regular soups, Nobu Malibu offers its unique Peruvian sushi, which is sushi, which is sown in a citrus marinade and hot peppers. If you are not built for culinary experiments in humans, you can order regular sushi, which will be wonderful and very tasty.

The most delicious dishes are the tiradito, the wonderful opening of the menu, or the excellent crispy ocra, the crispy fried rice with the tuna tasting above it, the amazing children C. bass, the creative sashimi and the excellent desserts of the place.

Its structure and architecture, as well as the design that honors traditional Japanese symbols,
They all fascinate the eye and complement the experience. Sit on the pleasant terrace outside and look out over Malibu Beach opposite and the Pacific Ocean stretching out to the horizon. The Peruvian Fusion or their special twist on the high quality Japanese sushi here will be remembered for a long time.


#Tips

This restaurant is in demand so it is important to book in advance.



A Visit:

https://youtu.be/w2qzPtWYAxg


Dishes:

https://youtu.be/e6ZM4AlcfYY


Style of Food Here:

https://youtu.be/izbFs0SHExg
Musso & Frank Grill
#About the oldest and most important grill restaurant in town

Musso & Frank Grill is the oldest restaurant in Hollywood. It was founded in 1919 and has since been home to so many Hollywood legends that are hard to count. In addition to Frank Sinatra, Charlie Chaplin and Humphrey Bogart, who have been dining here regularly, this restaurant has hosted many well-known American filmmakers, among them Orson Welles, Ernst Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald and others.

The unique pricing system and the menu with the odd portions it offers make Musso and Frank, one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, interesting, exciting and different from other restaurants in the area. The excellent meats from the grill, with the homemade bread served at every table, remind you why it is so good and accompany the red wine or the dry martini to make the experience here so memorable.


A Visit:

https://youtu.be/uJgiOhsb8ic


And the Dishes:

https://youtu.be/Mq_iKXWKqyk
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אֵאוּרִיקַה - האנציקלופדיה של הסקרנות!

העולם הוא צבעוני ומופלא, אאוריקה כאן בשביל שתגלו אותו...

אלפי נושאים, תמונות וסרטונים, מפתיעים, מסקרנים וממוקדים.

ניתן לנווט בין הפריטים במגע, בעכבר, בגלגלת, או במקשי המקלדת

בואו לגלות, לחקור, ולקבל השראה!

אֵאוּרִיקַה - האנציקלופדיה של הסקרנות!

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נראה שכבר הכרתם את אאוריקה. בטח כבר גיליתם כאן דברים מדהימים, אולי כבר שאלתם שאלות וקיבלתם תשובות טובות.
נשמח לראות משהו מכם בספר האורחים שלנו: איזו מילה טובה, חוות דעת, עצה חכמה לשיפור או כל מה שיש לכם לספר לנו על אאוריקה, כפי שאתם חווים אותה.