Ză Lokal – new place in Bucharest

Ză Lokal opened only recently but it shows that it was designed with passion and love for food. The place is small, they only have a few tables, but this also means coziness and friendly atmosphere. With the open kitchen, one could feel at home here. The place is conveniently set on Calea Victoriei, close to…

Restaurant Montiel in Barcelona – total dissapointment

I had high hopes for Montiel, but in the end I was a complete disappointment. I chose this restaurant for my birthday in Barcelona, as it seemed to have local flavors cooked with a twist so as to bring them into modern days. I have tried several restaurants of this type around the world and I would say…

Simbio – a place to enjoy at any time

Simbio is one of my favourite places in Bucharest and I just love during weekends to have a late breakfast here, especially on summer days. It is so welcoming and cosy and the pouched eggs are wonderfully done. Maybe it is odd to refer directly to pouched eggs, but for years I was looking for poached eggs in…

Octopus – aiming at stylish, modern cuisine

Octopus opened recently and I think it stands for the interest showed in the last years in Bucharest to modern cuisine with a twist. The restaurant is not perfect but I appreciated their trying to make something different and with time hopefully perfection will come. Octopus raises just a little to the name and focuses on just…

Kunnai – a taste of Thai in Bucharest

I was really impressed by Kunnai. I visited the restaurant on a Sunday afternoon with a desire to discover new tastes. I am not a true lover of spicy cuisines or of Asian tastes, although I am always open to new. The restaurant is not quite in the center in Bucharest or in an area full with restaurants…

Are detox programs worth it?

My answer would be NOT really… but I am not fully convinced yet The message captured in the above image is quite suggestive for how my life is. The tablet was a birthday gift and I have to recognize that often I struggle between the two… Being the regular corporate woman working from morning till…