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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Snow forecast: New Year treats

Dec 31, 2011 No Comments by

The snow is falling in Bansko and the party has already started. I have rarely seen so many people in Bansko and, this year, we have the combination of great skiing, more white stuff falling from the sky and more food choice than ever before. Happy Bansko days and nights are here. All but one […]

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St Ivan Rilski, Preslav and the Sushi

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments by

Bansko sushi cravings continue. And it’s the new sushi bar at the St Ivan Rilski hotel that is the subject of our review. To help me, I brought along my friend, James Hughes. James is a fully trained chef, and has worked in the hospitality business since leaving school. He is one of the early […]

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Christmas and New Year in Bansko: a foodie special

Dec 20, 2011 8 Comments by

Christmas and New Year in Bansko is followed by thoughts of three questions: will there be snow? is everything open? where is good to eat? 1. Will there be Christmas snow? Ohhh YES indeed there will be. Although after last week’s false hope, even I was  beginning to wonder. It’s snowing right now. See live web […]

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Sushi in Bansko: Turning Japanese

Dec 05, 2011 No Comments by

The Bansko Restaurant scene is like hibernation in reverse. The new bars and restaurants are awakening as the days shorten. Before taking a look at sushi, this last weekend was impressive. Many Greek students in town celebrating their students weekend. So more restaurants, bars, cafes and takeaways opening their doors. When Friday arrives, we will […]

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Bansko Bars And Restaurants: A Musical Theme

Feb 05, 2010 No Comments by

I’ve been taking in several Bansko bars and restaurants over the last six weeks. So it was high time that I offered an updated mention of those I have particularly enjoyed. So from gentle piano playing, to hard rock and to the upscale Sing Sing piano bar… it’s time to sample what Bansko does well: […]

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