Category Archives: Countries

★ Onyx Restaurant, Budapest

As mentioned in my earlier post, we only made one restaurant reservation in Budapest.  That is none other than Onyx Restaurant. They are one of the 4 restaurants awarded with 1-Michelin star in Budapest, Hungary at the time of our visit. However a … Continue reading

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Kék Rózsa (Blue Rose) Restaurant, Budapest

When challenged to name a dish from Eastern Europe, the only dish I could muster is the Borsch. And I’m not referring to the authentic Russian style soup but the Hong-Kong style one made from tomatoes and cabbage… But I’ve watched enough episodes … Continue reading

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Molnár’s Kürtőskalács, Budapest

From Vienna we took an east-bound train and crossed over into Hungary for our first Eastern Europe experience. I was under the impression that Eastern Europe countries are more exotic but less developed than their Western Europe counterparts. We were slightly … Continue reading

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Skopik & Lohn, Vienna

Having eaten Schnitzel in restaurants in Singapore, I’ve always thought that it’s just a fancier and glorified name for “cutlet”. So why should we travel all the way to Austria to eat cutlet that is widely available at the neighbourhood Western … Continue reading

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Café Sacher, Vienna

The Original Sacher-Torte has been one of the most famous cake synonymous with Vienna. To put it simply, its a refined, elegant chocolate cake with apricot jam spread over the sponge base, topped with a coat of chocolate icing over the cake. As with … Continue reading

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Plachutta, Vienna

Vienna is one of my favourite cities in Europe and it is not a surprise that it took the title of the World’s most liveable city for ninth consecutive year (as at Mar 18). My impression of Vienna from my first … Continue reading

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Café Hawelka, Vienna

Apfelstrudel and Sachertorte are probably the two most famous pastry representative of Austrian cuisine. We didn’t try any of these when we last visited Vienna in 2014 as we only planned a short 2 day stay back then. After ticking off our … Continue reading

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