An extraordinarily fine dinner at Pelegrini in Šibenik

Pelegrini is a lovely little restaurant in Šibenik with a BIG reputation! Listed in the exclusive list of the Jeunes Restaurateurs D’Europe, it’s just leapt from being the Best Restaurant in Dalmatia, to being the Best Restaurant in Croatia! This accolade is voted by Croatian chefs, so it’s a significant achievement and when we visited Šibenik…

Fresh season's growth on old vines

Lunch and a vineyard tour at Carić winery on Hvar

We always love to visit Carić winery, not just for their excellent wines, but also for the friendly chat and a chance to catch up with owners Ivana and Ivo Carić. Theirs is a small, family run operation with a growing reputation both within Croatia and internationally – in fact their Bogdanjuša wine was recently…

The very promising young wines of Teo Huljić

It’s always good to meet Hvar’s winemakers, and we were delighted recently to be introduced to Teo Huljić, and have a chance to sample his wines. His restaurant and winery are tucked away in the backstreets of Jelsa, just up from the church of Sv Marija and conveniently just around the corner from the Tomić…

A Very Tasty Lunch at Bistro Kod Damira

Following our walk up the Glavica hill, we were ready for lunch! Though restaurant choices are somewhat restricted in winter, it’s still possible to find places open. Stari Grad seems to be particularly good, and we have the excellent Skojić in Vrboska, though haven’t yet found any winter restaurants in Jelsa! Bistro Kod Damira in…