Our Guide to Lyon – Part 2 – Restaurants

A few weeks back, we started with the first part of our FoodCrafters guide to Lyon, showing you some of Lyon’s most amazing Bouchons. Of course, we also tried other restaurants and wanted to share the ones we loved the most! They are really creative, usually run by young and talented chefs who have been classically trained and are making amazing food. […]

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Our Guide to Lyon – Part 1 – Les Bouchons

Lyon, a lovely old town in the Rhone Valley, is arguably the French capital of food. Which means an essential pit stop for any self-respecting foodie. First of all, Lyon is blessed to have access to excellent produce brought from all directions (as seen in the packed markets on Sundays). Second, Lyon is proud to be the birthplace of […]

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Indonesian Food – North Sulawesi

We haven’t updated the blog for a while as we’ve (finally!!!) had some vacations! Time to relax, read, and obviously eat! Where were we? In Indonesia. North Sulawesi to be more accurate, which is the northern tip of a huge island between Borneo, Philippines, and West Papua. Because Indonesia is such a massive country spread over a few thousand […]

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Foodcrafters in Israel

We finally had the chance to take a few days off, which we used to chill. On the beach! In Tel Aviv!!! This gave us the chance to sample a quite (in)decent amount of local food (and drinks) which we wanted to share. Israeli food – just like the Israelis themselves – is nothing less […]

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Foodcrafting in Romania – Part 1

We’ve spent a brief vacation week in Romania in July, and had an intense amount of fun (& especially food). The foodcrafter spirit is strong there with many traditional simple, yet delicious dishes and local specialties. We realised that international awareness about Romanian cuisine is close to nil, most people thinking “yeah, greasy and heavy […]

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FoodCrafters Guide to Barcelona

Barcelona, one of the food capitals of this world, is a foodcrafting mecca! It’s a real pleasure to get lost in the tiny paved streets of the Barri Gòtic, where one always ends up some hole-in-the-wall drinking holes, with great food, sublime wines, and an exciting atmosphere packed with locals engaging in lively debates (most […]

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Penang, Asia’s street food capital

Penang, a tiny island off the Malaysian coast and recognised as having the Best Street Food in Asia by Time magazine in 2004. I’ve been to Malaysia in late 2010 and always wanted to share some of the incredible food I had there. It was, indeed, incredible! I just can’t forget how flavorful those roadside laksa were.

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