Vinistra 2011

As always, Vinistra is a special event that should not be missed if you have any interest in great wines and food. Since I expect more elaborate reviews of wines and oils from my blogging friends, I will give just an overview of this year’s event. Vinistra was held again at Žatika sports hall in…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – Pepenero, Novigrad

Another hard day “in the office”! Pepenero is known for a while now as the restaurant serving the most avantgarde menus in Croatia and specializing in sea food and molecular gastronomy- So, on my recent trip to Istria, it was high, very high on the must visit places. Pepenero is located in Novigrad and it…

Best Restaurants in Croatia – Prasac restaurant, Zagreb

I won’t be writing about Wine & Gastro festival that was held a week ago in Zagreb. It was nice, crowded, with great offer, lots of great wines and… did I say it was crowded? Read more on it on Manjada’s great blog. The highlight for me was meeting in person some great and interesting…

Winter, carnival and food traditions

Few days back I got a lovely invitation from my friend Domagoj to come join his family and friends for a special carnival menu. That was also an opportunity to meet Domagoj’s good friend and already quite famous Mr. Semir Osmanagić of the Bosnian Pyramid Foundation who had an interesting speech about his latest discoveries…

Korta Katarina wine cellar, Orebić

I have a great love for Korta Katarina wines ever since I first tasted them over a year ago. Being a new winery, the success was amazing for these wines especially on small and difficult Croatian market. But, at this moment, Korta Katarina is already a great brand and a well known wine cellar impossible…