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Sushi Bar and Teppanyaki Grill – the special Bansko Japanese treat

Jan 20, 2013 No Comments by

Sushi, I love it. When thinking about  this year’s top 10 restaurants I had a dilemma. I could not recommend anything I had not tried this season. But when talking about my favourite places, The Kempinski Grand Arena’s Sushi Bar and Teppanyaki Grill is one of the best. Those who try it, enjoy the whole experience. Read [...]

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Swing Fever at JJ Murphy’s official opening party

Jan 04, 2013 1 Comment by

JJ Murphy’s in Bansko brings Swing Fever to Bansko. Having checked out some of Swing Fever’s YouTube videos, I am sure this Saturday 12th January JJ Murphy’s is going to be the place to be!  Celebrate the fresh snow that will be tumbling down from the skies (I hope), and party Irish Bansko style at [...]

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Chateau Antique; more than another restaurant

Dec 30, 2012 4 Comments by

Chateau Antique opened its door this season and it’s a vital part of what’s new in the Bansko restaurant and bar scene. The first time I saw Chateau Antique I looked at the downstairs area, it looked empty, and we moved on. Evgeny Ganchev’s and his partner have come, with his staff from Sofia. Their [...]

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Amvrosia restaurant at the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort; fit for the gods?

Dec 29, 2012 No Comments by

Amvrosia, fine dining at the Premier Luxury Hotel Bansko’s restaurant scene includes Amvrosia. It’s a place I have tried quite a few times now. The Gastronomy festival in November was a culinary highlight for me. But let’s see if Amvrosia can keep its recommended status, and remain in the new version of “The Essential Guide [...]

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Restaurants and bars; what’s new for the season?

Dec 20, 2012 25 Comments by

Which Bansko restaurants and bars do you recommend? This is one of the most often frequently asked questions I receive both online and in resort. And this year, more than ever, it’s good to kick off a Bansko stay knowing what is new and where the places are located. So read on for the a [...]

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Bansko town map, by hand

Dec 05, 2012 2 Comments by

UPDATE: We’re working on this season’s map. Pick up a free copy in Euphoria, and all good bars in Bansko. And what timing! To celebrate the glistening Bansko snow this week, the Bansko map is ready. UPDATE: 2015 map under construction On one side is the town map and the other the piste map. Please [...]

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Why I ate the menu; the Premier Gastronomy Festival

Nov 04, 2012 No Comments

I’m a huge fan of TV cookery shows and, as a bit of foodie, I love to cook most days. So it is always with considerable pleasure for me to blog about food in Bansko. This time, I was especially excited to be invited on the media opening day of the Gastronomy Festival. This was [...]

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