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La Sangria

Visited 13 Dec., 2016. T, J, and I decided to try tapas at this Spanish restaurant. As we waited for T to arrive, they served warm rolls, olives, and garlic … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Olivia Hegdehaugsveien

Visited 12 Dec., 2016 E selected this venue for Monday night pizza. E and I selected white pizzas; mushroom and 4 cheese. T and J selected “traditional” pizzas; ‘Nduja and … Continue reading

December 14, 2016 · 2 Comments


Visited 11 Dec, 2016 Four of us went for Sunday brunch. We all chose the brunch plate. A very tasty hardy meal, it consisted of egg, chorizo, potatoes, manchego cheese, … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beijing Palace 

Visited 9 Dec., 2016.  J and I started with two dim sum to share. The first was steamed dumpling with pork and ginger; an excellent bite. The dumpling was perfectly … Continue reading

December 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Aymara – Cocina Latina

Visited 24 June, 2015. A largish group (8) went to try out this new restaurant. We all enjoyed the meal. The menu is set up in three sections and they recommend one … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment


Visited on 22 June, 2015. I started with the honey grilled pork skewers; the pork was very nice, cooked properly and not over sweet but I could not find the … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Olivia Aker Brygge

Visited on 22 June, 2015. L and I decided to give this  a try for lunch. L had the pasta carbonara which she declared to be very good; it was … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Delicatessen Aker Brygge

Visited on 21 June, 2015. This is not actually a deli but a tapas restaurant. We selected the fried artichokes with pistachio sauce but were told they were out of … Continue reading

June 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cafe Sorgenfri

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Visited 14 June, 2015. This restaurant at Aker Brygge specializes in Danish cuisine. As it was not the correct time for the Danish breakfast, we…

June 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Albert Bistro

Visited 21 June, 2015. A rare opportunity to go out for breakfast in Norway was offered by this French bistro. I chose to have fried eggs with bacon and toast. … Continue reading

June 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Dubliner

Visited on June 19,2015. It always took a long time to place our orders at the bar. We ordered the chips for a starter; they did not come before the … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Louise Restaurant & Bar

Visited 18 June, 2015. The baked rosemary rack of lamb was my choice for dinner. The dish was two double lamb chops on a bed of steamed cabbage, accompanied by … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Jarmann Gastropub

Visited 17 June, 2015. How could we resist a gastropub in Oslo. They reported having 17 taps and 50 different bottles while attempting to provide high quality fresh food: it … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Marrakech

Visited on 16 June, 2015. This is a tiny little restaurant decorated to resemble the buildings of Marrakesh. Since it is so tiny, reservations are recommended. I was disappointed that … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment