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Tonkatsu – Japanese Pork Cutlet

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Katsukura, September 2010 in Kyoto, Japan

Tonkatsu is breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet and a popular dish in Japan, often served with shredded cabbage. Katsukura on Kyoto’s busiest shopping district Kawaramachi (河原町) is the most famous restaurant for Tonkatsu in Kyoto. Each customer gets a mortar and pestle to grind fresh sesame and mix it into the special sauce for the pork.

Here in the picture is a tonkatsu menu with seasonal yuba (Tofu skin) rolls.

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February 16, 2011 at 12:14 pm

Poire pochée au jus de Sangria

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LEDOYEN, January 2010 in Paris, France

Spiced red wine poached pear.

Wine suggested : Gewürztraminer “Vendange Tardive” Domaine Trimbach 1999.

*Michelin Guide 

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January 21, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Glacé de caramel fumé, pistils de chocolat

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LEDOYEN, January 2010 in Paris, France

Smoked caramel ice cream with chocolate pistils.

Wine suggested : Gewürztraminer “Vendange Tardive” Domaine Trimbach 1999.

*Michelin Guide 

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January 17, 2011 at 3:53 pm

Pâté en croûte de Ris de veau

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LEDOYEN, January 2010 in Paris, France

Veal sweetbread pâté baked in pie crust.

Wine suggested on the menu: Sancerre─Domaine Vacheron 2008.

*Michelin Guide 

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December 10, 2010 at 8:12 pm

Bulots façon “Dugléré” à la mayonnaise chaude

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LEDOYEN, January 2010 in Paris, France

Dugléré style whelks with hot mayonnaise sauce.

Wine suggested on the menu: Sancerre─Domaine Vacheron 2008.

*Michelin Guide 

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November 17, 2010 at 12:30 am

Poêlée de cochon de lait mariné d’épices à tandoori

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LEDOYEN, January 2010 in Paris, France

Pan-fried milk pork marinated in Tandoori spices.

Wine suggested by the head sommelier: Clos Marie Cuvée Simon 1999 in Coteaux du Languedoc Pic Saint Loup.

*Michelin Guide 

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November 13, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Brötchen & Pfiff

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Trześniewski, August 2010 in Vienna, Austria

Die unaussprechlich guten Brötchen – the unspeakably good sandwiches –  is the motto of Trześniewski, one of locals’ favorite places for a quick bite in Vienna (well, the restaurant name is also unpronounceable to most German speakers).

Among more than 20 choices of mini bread, Speck mit Ei (i.e. bacon with egg) is the most popular one. Don’t forget to order a pfiff (1/8 l) of beer to go along with it.

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November 9, 2010 at 5:05 pm