Europe


Austria

Figlmuller ,  Wollzeile 5, A1010 Vienna

Huge Schnitzel in central vienna


Finkh Esterhazygasse 12 Vienna

Schnitzel!


Belgium

La Pizza è Bella , Lebeaustraat 75, Bruxelles

best Neapolitan pizza in Brux! 


La Fin De Siecle ,  Rue de Chartreux 9, Bruxelles 

can’t miss the “Onglet” (beef) and the huge “Jambonneau” (porc)


Le II Element Rue Saint Boniface 7, Ixelles (Brussels)

Nice Thai restaurant in a small Brussel’s square


Osteria Bolognese Rue de la Paix 49, Bruxelles

A little piece of Bologna in Brussels, book a table in advance bc it is always full!


Denmark

Pondus , Åboulevarden 51, Aarhus

modern Scandinavian restaurant


Hærværk , Frederiks alle 105, Aarhus 

modern Scandinavian restaurant


Finland

Atelier Finne , Arkadiankatu 14, Helsinki

Modern Finnish food


Farang , Hainonkatu 3, Helsinki

Asian Fusion, lower prices at lunch


Juuri , Korkeavuorenkatu 27, Helsinki 

Amazing Sapas (Suomi tapas)


France

Chamonix

Restaurant l’Alpage de Balme , Col de Balme, Chamonix

the best restaurant on the slopes of Chamonix


La P’tite Verte , rue Charlet Straton 89, Argentiere 

typical French mountain food


Dijon

Les Jardins by La Cloche , 14 Place Darcy, Dijon

Top French cuisine, good deal for lunch


Marseille

Sard’In , 32 rue Coutellerie, Marseille

if you don’t know much about sardines, go there and be surprised!


Paris

Saravanaa Bhavan , 170, rue du Faubourg, Paris

A true vegetarian Indian restaurant in Paris.


Le Jardin d’en face , 29, rue des trois freres, Paris

French cuisine at reasonable prices and in a nice area.


Toulouse

Le Bibent , 5, Place du Capitole, Toulouse

owner is chef Christian Constant, shall I add more?


Germany

Bistro Møller , Karolinenplatz 4 Darmstadt

Schnitzel!


Georgenhof , Friedrichstrasse 1, Munich 

typical German food, nice atmosphere


Giesinger Brau ,  Martin Luther Str. 2, Munich 

Last family owned brewery, good German food and great paired beers


Casa Sarda ,  Elisabeth Market 1, Munich 

pasta stall in a nice market where you can eat the finest Sardinian pasta dishes


Cochinchina ,  Kaiserstr. 28, Munich 

great Asian food and elegant atmosphere


Chopan ,  Occamstr. 3, Munich 

great Afghan restaurant 


Königin 43 ,  Königinstr. 43, Munich 

great place for a lunch open-air in front of the English garden


Israel

Fattoush , Sderot Ben Gurion 38 Haifa

typical middle east food in a cosy setting, take kenafi for dessert


Italy

Brixen

Shatzerhutte , 39040 Afers, Brixen

hut close to Brixen, reachable only with 30 min walk, any Franz Pernthaler dish is fabulous 


Chiesa Valmalenco

Agriturismo Malga Ründai , Alpe Palu, Chiesa Valmalenco

pizzoccheri and polenta are incredible in this small gem on the ski slopes


Florence

Trattoria Casalinga , Via dei Michelozzi 9r, Firenze

Tuscany specialties. I suggest “Ribbollita” soup and “Fiorentina”


Milan

Osteria Acquabella , Via San Rocco 11, Milano

For typical Milanese dishes (risotto and cotoletta). 


Parma

Il Gallo D’Oro , Via B.go Salina 3, 43100 Parma

Parmesan cuisine, culatello, maltagliati and cappelletti are fantastic!


Pisa

Osteria la Taverna di Emma , Via Carlo Cammeo 50/52, Pisa

Best food close to the Pisa tower. Suggestions: pasta with wild boar, or anything with truffles


Rome

Ar grottino der Traslocatore , Largo delle sette chiese 2, Roma.

Fantastic traditional Roman cuisine, any pasta is unforgettable!


Carbonara , via Panisperna 214, Rome 

typical roman cuisine in the center of Rome. Suggestion: Carbonara!


Sardinia

Luigi Pomata Viale Regina Margherita 40, Cagliari

one of the best restaurants in Sardinia, the chef is a specialist for tuna


Josto , via Sassari 25, Cagliari 

elegant restaurant with a young and promising chef


Su Tsilleri e su Doge , via santa croce 17, Cagliari 

traditional but super-fine Sardinian dishes


Osteria Kobuta , via Sardegna 56, Cagliari 

where Sardinia meets Japan. Another young and promising chef


Sas Benas , Piazza San Giovanni, Santu Lussurgiu (OR) 

almost as good as my mom cuisine, try: casizolu (cheese), pasta (any) and the special salami


San Gavino , Piazza Marconi 16A, Porto Torres (SS)

try the special pizza creations of Daniele, I suggest “Spadara” and “Alice”


La Risacca , Marina di Sorso, Sardegna, Italy

a wonderful fish restaurant right on the beach! 


Il Pesce d’Oro , via catalogna 12, Alghero, Sardegna, Italy

Lobster linguine made by Enzo are amazing


Pizzeria Ichnos , Via Zara 54, San Pantaleo 

if you are looking for a good restaurant at honest prices in Costa Smeralda


Locanda da Renzo , SS 131 km 99 Siamaggiore 

if you are in the middle of Sardinia and you want to eat very good fish, don’t miss it


Da Marco , Corso Vittorio Emanuele 24, Porto Torres 

traditional meat restaurant, I loved the panadas, the lamb and the carasau dessert with ricotta


Lo Zenit , Viale Pula, Giorgino, Cagliari 

great fish restaurant on the beach


Su Carduleu , Via Sant’Agostino 1, Abbasanta 

young chef making modern traditional Sardinian dishes with local products


Trento

Albert Pizza Via Verdi 15, Trento

Amazing pizza


Turin

Sicomoro , Via Stampatori 6, Torino

Very good pizza at reasonable prices


Nederland

Oliva , Witte de Withstraat 15a, Rotterdam

very nice Italian restaurant in Rotterdam


Slovenia

Golstina Sonja , Morova 4, 6310 Izola

Home made pasta with scampi is the speciality of the house


Bujol , Verdijeva 10, Izola

Ristorante Marina , Veliki trg 11, Izola Fish and truffles


Spain

La Paradeta , Barcelona

the fishery becomes a restaurant during night, everything is awesome


Can Mano , Barceloneta, Barcelona 

in the hearth of Barceloneta very good fish at very good prices


Los Coloniales , Sevilla 

typical Andalusian food


Marucho , Calle Tetuan, Santander

small typical fish restaurant everything was super-good


Chocoladeria Aliva , Calle de la Daoiz y Velaverde 7, Santander

Churros and hot chocolate!


La Casita de Sabino , Henao Kalea 3, Bilbao

Marvelous fish restaurant, the best scampi I have ever had


El Mirador de Ulia , Paseo de Ulia, San Sebastian

Amazing restaurant with amazing view


Switzerland

L’Artichaut , Quai du cheval blanc 9, Geneva

the best restaurant I have been in Geneva, top French cuisine


Bistroquet , Rue Caroline 10, Geneva

very good tartare


L’esquisse , rue du lac 7, Geneva

good french bistrot, they have a passion for truffles


Bouvette des Bains du Pâquis , 30 Quai du Mont Blanc, Geneva 

The best fondue in town


Cafe du Marché , Avenue Henri Dunant 16, Geneva 

cosy restaurant for lunch


Yukigini ,  4 Bv James Fazy, Geneva 

Best ramen in Geneva


Dai 3 Fratelli Scalea ,  Quai du Cheval blanc 23, Geneva 

get a “Panuozzi” and you won’t need to eat for the following days


UK

The Criterion , 99 South Street, Saint Andrews

Scottish pub with delicious pies


London Thai


Argentina

Restaurant Oviedo , Antonio Beruti 2602 Buenos Aires

risotto like in Italy


La Cabrera , Jose Antonio Cabrera 5127 Palermo, Buenos Aires

Parrilla!


Australia

Bangkok Bites , 95 Hall Street, Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia

Thai restaurant. Fresh king prawns with green curry or Pad Thai.


+39 , 362 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

Very good pizza. I like “Autunno”.


Soi38 , 54 Pulteney Street, Adelaide

Deep fried red snapper is the signature dish


Himeji , 22-24 Grote Street, Adelaide

Excellent ramen 


India

Khyber , MG road, Mumbai, India

everything is fantastic, especially tandoors and kebabs


Mexico

Oasis Familiar , 221 San Juna, 97780 Valladolid, Yucatan, Mexico

Poc chuk in a true Mexican restaurant


Peru

La Mar , Av. la Mar 770, Miraflores, Lima

Great ceviche and great fish restaurant 


Astrid y Gaston , Av. Paz Soldan 290 San Isidro, Lima

Elegant, great service and amazing food


Faike Piurano , Jr. Huancavelica 151, Lima

Where locals eat the true ceviche!


Singapore

Sin Hoi Sai , Tion Bahru Road 01-59, Singapore

Chilli Crab! Open till 5am 


Din Tai Fung , 51 Bras Basah Road, Singapore

Signature dish: steamed pork dumplings


Red House Prinsep 68, Singapore

Takesumi Chilli Crab Bun is the signature dish


Uruguay

La Cocina de Pedro , Gonzalo Ramirez 1483, Montevideo

Parrilla!


Francis , Luis de la Torre 502, Montevideo

Very good fish restaurant, try chipirones and ceviche!


USA

San Francisco

Pizzeria Delfina , 18th street, San Francisco, USA

The best pizza of the bay!


La Ciccia

30th/Church Street, San Francisco, CA94131, USA True Sardinian restaurant in SF. Delicious.


Los Angeles

800 Degrees 10889 Lindbrook Drive, Los Angeles CA90024

Very good pizza, nice prices and curious concept.


Charlottesville (VA)

Citizen Burger Bar 212 E Main Street, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Truffle Burger forever! 


Washington DC

Beau Thai 1550 7th Street NW, Washington DC

Very good Thai restaurant in DC!


The Red Hen 1822 1st street NW, Washington DC 

Italian-influenced American restaurant. Try: “Mezze rigatoni with fennel sausage ragu”


Ted’s Bulletin1818 14th street NW, Washington DC 

True American brunch


Thai Xing 515 Florida Ave. NW, Washington DC 

Home-style Thai dishes, pre-fixed menu.


Zenebech 608 T street NW, Washington DC 

The best Ethiopian food in DC.


Right Proper 624 T street NW, Washington DC 

Small but excellent brewery