Features around 40 projects from around the world by such designers as Wonderwall, Marti Guixe, Thomas Heatherwick and Ippolito Fleitz Group that are grouped by...... more
Features around 40 projects from around the world by such designers as Wonderwall, Marti Guixe, Thomas Heatherwick and Ippolito Fleitz Group that are grouped by type of outlet: pizzerias, noodle bars, cafes and coffee shops, ice-cream parlours and delicatessens.
Writing in Restaurants Temporarily putting aside his role as playwright, director, and screen-writer, David Mamet digs deep and delivers thirty...... more
Writing in Restaurants Temporarily putting aside his role as playwright, director, and screen-writer, David Mamet digs deep and delivers thirty outrageously diverse vignettes. On subjects ranging from the vanishing American pool hall, family vacations, and the art of being a bitch, to the role of today's actor, his celebrated contemporaries and predecessors, and his undying commitment to the theater, David Mamet's conci... Full description
Advantages: Enthusiastic service Disadvantages: Limited choice if you don't eat meat
...s demonstrated by an unnatural obsession with eating bread and cheese with a knife and fork and drinking slight ?off? milk, the Belgians see food and drink as a national pride and a source of great joy. I?ve never been to an empty restaurant in Antwerp ? this is a city with a high population of ex-pats, people on excellent salaries and with money to throw around. I should rephras...
Advantages: If you want mussels there's plenty of choice at Bacino Disadvantages: Think twice about trying 5 different types
...eaten in restaurants that turn over a lot of them and are used to dealing with these sometimes tricky beasts.
Bacino is located on the corner of a side street very close to Antwerp's beautiful cathedral and it's a rather traditional looking bar/restaurant in typical Belgian style. After checking that they definitely had mussels, we were taken to a table in the conservatory-style terrace area where...
Advantages: quiet location, good value, helpful staff Disadvantages: quite a long walk to the city center, took me approximately 30 minutes to walk to
...Best Western Hotel Docklands Antwerp
On a weekend stay to Belgium I stayed one night at the Best Western Hotel Docklands Antwerp. The online booking was made three weeks in advance via www.bestwestern.com. I took advantage of the advanced non-refundable offer and paid ?60.50 (approx. £53.50) which included all taxes and buffet breakfast. The price I paid represents a 40% saving...