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Faladur – a delightful stop

Faladur is one of the recent additions to Vipava’s culinary offerings. It was in March when Matej Lavrenčič with his wife Neža finally moved from Ajdovščina into the renovated Guštin house just close to one of the seven springs of…

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A delightful afternon refreshment – Breg

Breg, the recently opened restaurant by the tandem of Jorg Zupan – Slovenia’s youngest Michelin starred chef, and his business partner Matjaž Ivanc is one of the hippest places in Ljubljana. Breg stands for bank, and this is where you’ll…

Raw seafood: langoustines, oysters, prawns, with seabass and gilt-head carpaccio

Topli val – a seafood retreat in Soča valley

If you find yourself craving for some seafood, but you’re where Soča and Nadiža rivers flow, and mountains caress your sight wherever you look, then a stop at Kobarid’s Topli val is mandatory. Topli val is a family-run restaurant that…

Štemberger - Zelen, 2019

Štemberger – Zelen, 2019

Today we’ll be moving to Karst, to the village of Šepulje, where Sebastijan Štemberger and his family are crafting some authentic wines crafted by the region’s spirit, rooting in the tradition. We’ll be looking at their rendition of the Zelen,…

Spiny lobster with almond mousse and crumble, garlic-infused ring and fried asparagus tips

A retreat ad Divina, Dobrovo castle Brda

Finally, things are normalising, and restaurants are reopening. It’s actually with absolute joy we follow the industry’s opening, so neglected and forgotten during the crazy Covid-19 times … And let’s not forget, Slovenia is this year’s European region of gastronomy….

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When cooking goes outside the box

There is this little restaurant that goes by the name COB above Portorose. The name might sound a bit unusual at first, but when you enter and look at the serving table you get it – Cooking Outside the Box….

TaBar – a bistro-styled journey of flavours

Ljubljana offers a lot of flavourful places, places where your taste and thirst can be attanded in due manner, and TaBar is one of those where you’ll get spoiled in many ways. Tucked away in a small shady square in…

Theodosius inn, a hidden gem in Vipava valley

This felt almost like a picturesque fairy-tale. Friday evening, alone with my best half Teja, and a reservation at the place that’s been spoken of a lot lately. Located in the village of Vrhoplje, which is believed to be the…