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Saino Indian Nepali Kitchen, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Saino Indian Nepali Kitchen Papadum with Tamarind and Mint Chutney Vegetarian Pakora – Nepali appetizer prepared from mixture of different vegetables coated with spiced grain flour batter, and then deep-fried crispy Onion Bhajji – Free structural onion cake, deep-fried … Continue reading

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Due Forni [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Due Forni Chef’s Platter – Olli Fennel Salumi, Prosciutto di Parma, House Cured Pork Loin, Barely Buzzed, Sea Scape, Rogue Smokey Blue, Pickles, Crostini, Calabrian Pepper Spread Egg Panino with Spinach, Roasted Peppers, Goat Cheese, Potato Bun and a … Continue reading

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The Frozen Frog, Las Vegas NV

Tweet The Frozen Frog Samples – Salty Caramel, Birthday Cake Popcorn Child Size Dole-Whip – Pineapple Vanilla Twist Smores – White and Dark Chocolate, Marshmallow, Graham Cracker Avalanche Bar – White Chocolate, Nougat, Peanut Butter, Puffed Rice Cinnaroll and Cookies … Continue reading

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Le Cirque [9,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Le Cirque Hemingway – Bacardi Rum, Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur, Grapefruit Juice, Fresh Lime, Brandied Cherry Bread and Butter – White Chocolate Coffee, Rosemary. Bacon Cheese, Baguette, Pretzel Amuse – Hamachi, Thai Basil, Crispy Tapioca. Tangerine, Avocado Mousse, Hearts of … Continue reading

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Chef Series #5 at Elements, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Chef Series 5 at Elements with Jon VanHusen Grilled Asparagus with aged Sartori Parmesan, Olive Oil Caviar, Barrel Aged Sherry Vinegar, Poached Egg Chicken Liver Mousse with Grilled Pita, Sea Salt, Cornichons Roasted Hatch Chili and Bacon Johnny Cakes … Continue reading

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Rosallie [3,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Rosallie Crème Brulee Latte Sourdough Quiche Lorraine, Quiche Chevre Pain au Chocolat Pain au Raisin Butter Croissant Almond Croissant Madeline Palmier Walnut Pie Paris Brest Profiteroles Raspberry Frangipane Tart Recently returning from Belgium, several incredible patisseries and boulangeries experienced … Continue reading

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Carmine’s, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Carmine’s Bread Basket – Focaccia, Rye, Tomato and Herb, Rustic Italian Cold Antipasto Platter – Mortadella, Prosciutto, Eggplant Caponata, Salmon Crostini, Seafood Salad, Mixed Olives, Panini and More Spicy Scarpariello Wings Eggplant Parmigiana Lasagna Double Espresso on Ice Bread … Continue reading

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Laurent Gerbaud, Brussels BE

Tweet Laurent Gerbaud Chocolates – Fig, Rhubarb, Pistachio, Hazelnut, Almond, Cocoa Nib, Speculoos Chocolate Almond Brioche, Brownie Kugelhopf Serving as a send-off to Belgium, plane set to leave just twelve hours later, Laurent Gerbaud was selected largely based on location … Continue reading

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Chez Albert, Bruges BE

Tweet Chez Albert Liege Waffle with Chantilly and Chocolate *The* go-to for Liege Waffles in Bruges, and perhaps Belgium as a whole, it was having passed Chez Albert in favor of Go.fre on Tuesday that I noted the small storefront’s … Continue reading

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De Jonkman, Bruges BE

Tweet De Jonkman Crisp Cannelloni with Carrots and 5-Spice, Beet Root with Tzatziki and Cucumber, Eel with Sour Cream and Peas Chicken Stew in Aspic on Toast with Fennel, Goose Liver Mousse with Cumin, Mushroom and Quail Egg Croquette Whole … Continue reading

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Chocolatier Dumon, Bruges BE

Tweet Chocolatier Dumon Assorted Chocolates, Marzipan, Caramels, Truffles Located down a small staircase in the winding tourist streets of Bruges, Chocolatier Dumon finally answered the question of where was best to acquire gifts for friends back home after a relatively … Continue reading

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Patisserie Academie, Bruges BE

Tweet Patisserie Academie Coffee Almond Croissant and Bread Pudding Chocolate Wrapped Éclair Mille Feuille Chocolate Apricot Tart Cherry Pastry Getting away from the tighter medieval part of Bruges, streets opening up and more populated by locals than travelers, Patisserie Academie … Continue reading

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Le Funambule, Brussels BE

Tweet Le Funambule Liege Waffle with Chantilly and Speculoos A quick-fire Gaufre and Pancake shop directly next to the unimpressive Manneken Pis, Le Funambule seems to be one of ‘those’ places tourists get lured into as a simple result of … Continue reading

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Aux Merveilleux de Fred, Brussels BE

Tweet Aux Merveilleux de Fred The Incroyable – Meringue, speculoos biscuit, whipped cream coated with shaved white chocolate The Impensable – Meringue, coffee whipped cream coated with crystallized coffee meringue The Merveilleux – Meringue, chocolate whipped cream coated with shavings … Continue reading

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Maison Antoine, Brussels BE

Tweet Maison Antoine Small Frites with House Tartare Fricadelle Shrimp Croquette / Cheese Croquette Beyond frustrated by Bouchery’s refusal to seat me due to a “mistake,” the name clearly in the online reservation system but not in the paper ledger … Continue reading

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Hof Van Cleve, Kruishoutem BE

Tweet Hof Van Cleve Non-Alcoholic Infusion of Ginger, Rhubarb, Herbs Beer Bread, Baguette, Country, Focaccia, 100% Spelt with Local Farmhouse Butter and Salted Bordier Select Carrot Ginger Cappuccino Crisps – Grey Shrimp, Curry, Mimolette / Skate Wing, Benne, Herbs Wagyu … Continue reading

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Brian Joyeux, Brussels BE

Tweet Brian Joyeux Coffee Macaron Strawberry Financier Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookie Kugelhopf Vanilla Brioche Pudding Caramel Chocolate Fondant Apricot Tart Baba Au Rhum Located on upscale Congresstraat in Brussels, and home to pastries that many consider to be the best … Continue reading

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La Fleur du Pain, Ixelles BE

Tweet La Fleur du Pain Triple Chocolate Bread Chocolate Snail Pear Tart Cherry Tart Apricot Cream Pastry Single Baked Almond Croissant Double Baked Almond Croissant Located on Place Eugene Flagey, a location more rapidly accessible by foot during the morning … Continue reading

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L’Air du Temps, Eghezee BE

Tweet L’Air du Temps Onion cereal Crisp and Fennel water Bouquet from the Garden, Samjang, Hazelnut Butter Potato and Tarama / Mushrooms and Indian Cress Sourdough Cereal Bread with local butter and butter with ponzu Peas and Polenta, Granny Smith … Continue reading

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Waffle Factory, Brussels BE

Tweet Waffle Factory Liege with Melted Chocolate Brussels with Speculoos Ice Cream Although the Brussels Waffle and Gaufre Liege can be found on any number of streets in most of Belgium’s major cities, it was Waffle Factory and its several … Continue reading

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