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Fine Dining In A Cave

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The Summer Cave restaurant in Italy is hailed as one of the most romantic places to dine in the world by the Fodor's Travel Guides.

Warning: Slow-Moving Pub

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Driving through downtown Minneapolis on a Sunday at noon revealed a few things: no one seems to actually live downtown. And the baseball fans have all gone home. But not all of the partiers. Not the ones on the moving bar heading north on 2nd Avenue.

Tramshed, Shoreditch

The Art At Tramshed

In the nineties when a then-unknown artist called Damien decided to saw a shark in half, preserve it in formaldehyde, and display it as art, it was controversial, to say the least. Twenty years on and the now filthy rich, Mr Hirst offers up his art – this time a chicken riding on top of a cow – for the more conventional purpose of helping to market a restaurant.

Tapas Brindisa, Soho

Tapas Brindisa Soho

Perhaps it’s since Spain won the European Championship, or maybe its because her brother is the vice-consul in Alicante. Whatever the reason, the Northerner and I seem to be on a Spanish roll right now. From the superb Camino Monumento a few weeks back, to one of the forefathers of London’s Spanish food revolution, Tapas Brindisa.