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Bar Mut – Barcelona

We found and fell in love with Barmut over our kitchen table in New York City. Chef Albert Mendiola’s anti-promo video on the website is more like a Jim Jarmousch’s Vampire film “Only Lovers left Alive”, then an enticing view of his moody and delectable establishment.

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Pullman – Montreal, Canada

At Montreal’s Pullman wine bar, the tapas menu is a simple check-box card to be filled in with the provided pencils; very practical and fun. The wine menu, however, is a bit overwhelming with more then 340 choices!

Pullman delights in all respects. I would say that the photos of the food do them justice. The dishes are as tasty as they are attractive!

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Accords Wine Bar – Montreal, Canada

(above photo © Karim Zariffa ) Accords Wine Bar and Restaurant (1) 514 282-2020 212, rue Notre-Dame Ouest. Vieux-Montréal, Canada www.accords.ca OPEN HOURS: 11:30 am – 3:00pm  Monday – Friday 5:30 pm – 11:30pm  Tuesday – Saturday   On one evening strolling through the charming streets of old Montreal, we had the luck of stumbling upon Accords. First the aromas filtering through the doors… Read More

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‘ino – NYC

‘INO (212) 989-5769 21 Bedford Street (6th Ave & Downing) New York, NY 10012 www.cafeino.com OPEN HOURS: Unfortunately closed on 2013 If you like perfect paninis, like the scrumptious ricotta, pesto, and roasted vegetables, a relaxed and cozy atmosphere, efficient and friendly service, delicious wine, ‘Ino is the place for you; and then there is  the truffle egg toast. The tiny kitchen is very… Read More