Bro Review – A Lovely Prix Fixe Experience in Alesund

After road-tripping around Norway in some very remote places, often cooking our own meals, we arrived in the town of Alesund excited to eat at some proper restaurants. Highest on our list to try was the fine dining restaurant Bro (Norwegian for “bridge”). This spot was recommended to us by a Norwegian couple we met at Aegir Brewery in Flam (thank you guys!), and it was the most delicious, creative meal we had on our entire trip.

So if you're looking for a prix fixe dining experience with delicious wine pairings to match, Bro most certainly needs to be on your radar.

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Piazza Duomo Review – 3 Star Michelin Experience in Alba

Piazza Duomo in Alba, Italy, is a fine dining restaurant that has held three Michelin stars for more than a decade and is on The World's 50 Best Restaurants list. With all of those accolades, we knew we had to see what all the hype is about during our recent trip to Piedmont.

It all started with us setting our alarms for 3:45AM our time in order to log on precisely when reservations opened: 10AM Italy time, 3 months ahead of time. The restaurant releases all reservations for the entire month at once, and the release dates are published on their website.

Having secured our spot, the next choice was to select the menu that we wanted to have. Piazza Duomo offers two different food tasting menus, one a 6-course option called “The Journey,” and the second a 10-course menu called simply “Barolo,” meant to pair with Barolo wines, naturally.

When we made our booking we weren't sure if we wanted to focus so laser-like on Barolo pairings, so we initially booked The Journey. However, when the restaurant reached out a few days before our visit we panicked and changed to the Barolo menu. 

We are glad we made the switch.

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Ristorante Borgo Sant’Anna Review – Fine Dining in Barolo

Ristorante Borgo Sant'Anna is a Michelin-starred restaurant in the Barolo region of Italy. The restaurant's picturesque setting amidst the rolling hills covered with vineyards and the creative use of regional ingredients combine to make this a solid option if you're exploring Piedmont.

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9 of the Best Stockholm Restaurants, Bakeries, and Cafes

If you're like us, you may not have given Swedish food much thought before. Sure, they have great ingredients like seafood and reindeer to work with, but we didn't go to Sweden expecting to try so many new flavors and dishes and have our minds blown. Perhaps this was on us, or maybe it is just poor coverage of Sweden's rich food scene globally, but either way, we left with our minds blown on all things Swedish cuisine!

We found interesting and delicious food everywhere we went from tiny eclectic bars in hipster neighborhoods to traditional-leaning spots in tourist-heavy Old Town. So in this one, we wanted to share some of our favorite coffee shops, bakeries, and restaurants in Stockholm!

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