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New York City – Manhattan in particular – deserves its status as one of the world’s ultimate tourist destinations. It’s easy to get around, has great food and wine, amazing sights, excellent cultural experiences and [Read more...]

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It comes as a shock to learn that Punch Lane has ‘only’ been open since 1995. For very many years it was Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband’s favourite post-work hangout (until they moved to the [Read more...]

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Greedy Girl usually gives chain restaurants a wide berth. Roy’s Honolulu is part of the ‘outback steak’ empire but doesn’t look or feel like it’s part of a chain – unlike the Denny’s just across [Read more...]

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There’s no shortage of Japanese-inspired cuisine in downtown Waikiki Beach. Since 2008, Doraku has provided a range of interesting sushi dishes. Upstairs in the Royal Hawaiian shopping centre, it’s a huge restaurant, with a pleasant [Read more...]

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When friends ask Greedy Girl about what she saw on her travels, the answer is – usually – the inside of a lot of restaurants. Given dining is our ‘theatre’ we had front row seats [Read more...]

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Travelling in California without a car is problematic. While San Francisco is exceedingly well served by public transport, heading out of the city is less flexible. Wanting to visit Manresa in the hamlet of Los [Read more...]

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The French Laundry is a tough act to follow, so when we got back to San Francisco the next day (with a winery stop as well) we decided to try our nearest neighbour, Aliment, on [Read more...]

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Using our method of asking wait staff and chefs from places we enjoyed eating for recommendations came to the fore in San Francisco when we wandered down to the Embarcadero and Coqueta. We’d had a [Read more...]

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It’s one of the toughest reservations in the foodie world to get. Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband were delighted, thanks to the relentless efforts on speed dial of a San Francisco-based friend, to get a [Read more...]

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Editor’s note: Matthew Kirkley is now in charge of the kitchen here. Flying in from Chicago, Greedy Girl and gluttonous husband decided not to avail themselves of the gastronomic ‘treats’ available on United Airlines and [Read more...]

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