All posts filed under: ice cream

Château de Fère Hôtel & Spa, Autumn 2016

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Castle / Champagne / France / French food / hotel / ice cream / Reims / Spa

Château de Fère Hôtel & Spa is located in Castelnau-de-Lévis, outskirt of Reims, it takes 45 mins drive to Reims centre, a bit quite far away and remote.  Many guests are coming from UK and seems they have a fun ride with their classic cars and motors.   The hotel is nearby a historical ruined castle named Château de Fère-en-Tardenois began in 1206.  Nice to have a little walk there before your sundowner’s party get start. […]

Marseille, Autumn 2016

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France / French food / ice cream / Marseille / sail boats

I paid a visit three years ago and tried the bouillabaisse at a famous restaurant named Miramar at the old port pier, the taste was a bit salty, portion was too big for me and the price was quite expensive.  This time, I come to Marseille and have bouillabaisse again.  I didn’t make the reservation at any restaurant, just walk in a family run restaurant hidden in a small alley.   They serve traditional bouillabaisse […]

Have a sweet tooth! Ginza, Spring 2016

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Ginza / ice cream

柏屋菓子店,  a very old shop hidden in Ginza selling wagashi (和菓子) run by an old couple. There is a limited choice of sweets compared to other chain dessert stores. I guess their recipes are simple, however, i am so impress their sweets are showing the beauty of simplicity without fancy decoration or artificial colourings. Wrapping my 豆大福 (red bean mocha, daifuku) in a 70’s vintage rose pattern paper. Feeling nostalgic! ふるさと茶屋, you can find the freshest ice […]

Pig out in Tokyo, Autumn 2015

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Cocktails / curry / ice cream / Japan / Japanese Bar / Japanese curry / sushi / tokyo

Starting off the day with breakfast at Dean & Deluca near Shinjuku station. Walked around the area before feeling some Japanese curry, Nakamuraya 中村屋 came to mind, ate the whole plate of curry rice in a flash, make sure you get the ice-cream to finish off! For dinner, a sushi restaurant we booked months in advance : Sushisho Saito すし匠 斎藤  (not to be mixed up with another Sushi Saito which has 3 Michelin stars ) This Sushisho Saito is located in Akasaka with only […]