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Café Fazer in Helsinki, Finland
Mostly coffee & cakes

Fazer Café – Helsinki, Finland

By On April 20, 2014

Karl Otto Fazer was a Finnish businessman, who in 1891 decided to establish a coffeehouse (i.e cafe) in Helsinki, Finland. His coffeeshop evolved into a Finnish empire of restaurants, coffee shops and even a widely… Read More

Mostly savory

Bronda – Helsinki, Finland

By On April 12, 2014

Restaurant Bronda in Helsinki, Finland. A trendy place, it seems, from the looks of it. But more important, how’s the food? I start of with an “arancino”. This is originally a Sicilian… Read More

Mostly coffee & cakes

Cafè Ekberg – Helsinki, Finland

By On April 11, 2014

In 1852, a Mr. Ekberg opened this establishment that still bears his name. The interior doesn’t do it for me, and as I’ve already made clear and will remind you of over… Read More

Mostly coffee & cakes

Café Esplanad – Helsinki, Finland

By On April 10, 2014

In the late nineties, I was robbed by a couple of guys in an alley, in the outskirts of Bangkok. They left me with a swollen lip, and I left them with… Read More