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...
The Den is conveniently located on Strada Castelului, right across the street from Cafe Central.  It’s at the end of Strada Apollonia Hirscher if you’re coming from Piata Sfatului.  I really like The Den.  It’s a very interesting, cool concept.  This is not your typical barber shop; not in the US and definitely not in Romania. This is the...
Vibes is a new club on Strada Michael Weiss that's only been open a couple of months.  We’ve visited a couple of times to check it out.  Each time we’ve been, it’s fairly empty.  They seem to be struggling to gain ground on other clubs in the area.  We think that could change with some minor fixes. Unfortunately, once you...
This was our go-to spot for coffee for the first year we lived here.  It’s making its way back into our usual haunts again.  It’s a fairly popular spot.  There are groups of regulars that go to Shake daily, but don’t be intimidated, as they’re quite friendly.  The coffee is really good.  They can even grind up beans for...