Restaurants – Sweden

Bastard restaurant, Malmö

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I was not in the slightest bit offended when I discovered that we would be dining at Bastard in Malmö on our recent visit but it did cross my mind that no PR person had probably OK’d this peculiar choice of moniker.

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A Swedish Julbord at Styrsö Skäret near Gothenburg

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  After our eventful day which had included fika, the Feskekorka and Saluhallen food halls, as well as Gothenburg’s Christmas markets, it was time to put our feet up as we headed for dinner.  The lovely ladies from Go:teborg had very kindly booked a table for Su-Lin and myself at the Pensionat Skäret, an inn […]

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Restaurang Familjen, Gothenburg

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  The story so far:  a dramatic landing in high winds, a lost suitcase (mine); a shattered umbrella (Su-Lin’s); and enough relentless rain to make me look nervously around for a big boat and a beardy guy herding pairs of animals on board. Spectacular shopping had gone some way to soothing out frazzled nerves, but what we really […]

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Café Ferdinand and Strandflickorna Hotel, Lysekil (West Sweden, Part 2)

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[The registration phase for the South African Blog Awards 2011 closed today.  I have registered my blog on the (admittedly illogical) advice of organiser Chris Rawlinson.  But I have every reason to believe I will be disqualified.  The Best Overseas Blog category has been scrapped and the new rules introduced this year require bloggers to […]

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