La Plage

Helsinki, Finland

http://laplage.fi/

Sunny and warm day, like the whole second half of July 2018 was. Really great location by the sea. Stayed on the terrace, the place looked nice inside as well. Quite busy at 6pm so had to wait quite long for the food to come. But the staff was nice and did their best.

Had meat charcuterie plate with some triple fried fries, pretty good. Fries would have needed a pinch more salt, but the place being so busy and after a long wait, I just wanted to eat them right away.

Meat plate 18€, fries 6€ and 1.5€ for extra parmesan-pea-mayo.

Mahala

Bucharest, Romania

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http://www.restaurant-mahala.ro/

Located two kilometers from the old town, at Palatul Bragadiru, just behind Parlament House. Serving tradional romanian dishes, some with modern twist.

Nice terrace and colourful interesting interior.

Not cheap on Bucharest scale, but well worth of the money.

I had Zucchini flowers stuffed with Urda cheese (34 lei) for starters and Rabbit with olives cooked in clay pot from Marginea (53 lei) for main. Both very good. For drinks, Cramposie white wine from Prince Stirbey (75 lei).