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Café 13 has been in Brasov ever since we arrived, but we only recently started to go there.  Our son has been there quite a few times with friends.  They have usually had trouble getting a table.  To us it always appeared from the street to be more bar than restaurant.  What a mistake that has turned out to...
Ever since Gratar Urban opened, there’s been a buzz around the place.  People talk it up with their friends.  There are a lot of visitors to Brasov with blogs that say it’s great, too.  We hear it suggested a lot as the best place for a burger in not just the center, but the city.  When there’s that much...
We have had pizza delivered from Pizza Hut a couple of times.  One of the few things we miss from the US is Pizza Hut’s pan crust pizza.  It’s so buttery and crisp.  After ordering from Pizza Hut in Brasov, we’re still missing it.  They’re in the same ballpark, but they’re quite a ways off-base.  The crust is way...
We’ve visited Kido’s quite a few times since they opened.  A friend of ours was the chef there and invited us, so we happily went.  It was not easy to find.  There were no signs and a confusing address.  The street address is on Iuliu Maniu, but the restaurant is around the corner on Vlad Tepes.  So when we...
It took us a while to order from Domino’s Pizza.  In general, the expectations for an American franchise in Brasov are unrealistic.  We have our memories and expectations for how these things will taste and they rarely come close, but Domino’s has almost nailed it.  The crust is nearly how we remember from the US.  The cheese is exactly...