August 20, 2014

A Whole New Experience Soon: NGNO 2.0

Last year,  I had a dream – yes I know I sound like Martin Luther King, but I totally understand what he meant when he said that back then… When you are so passionate about something… you start seeing the future clearly. This makes you more ambitious and more determined to make it happen. Two years later, over 900 restaurants and hotels reviewed, 150 tasty discoveries found, 90 street food explored in around 140 cities visited, a few law suits thrown my way and of course 12 kilos heavier, my years have been amazingly intense on so many levels and I have my readers to thank.

I was sitting behind my desk at my clinic (in case you’re not aware, I am a dentist by profession), two years ago, when I thought of starting my own food blog. I travel a great deal and my love for food has driven me to try so many restaurants around the world. I always felt the need to share my experiences and I did just so on TripAdvisor for a while. I then thought, why not start my own platform. Here’s how NoGarlicNoOnions started. The name came about in a flash – it catchy and it reflects me since I am intolerant to both of these ingredients. Not a day, since then, have passed-by where I didn’t have the urge to share my culinary experiences with you – whether I had “Burger King” for lunch, or ordered take away from “Roadster Diner” or even had a majestic breakfast at “Hotel Le Vendome”… I had to share it with you. Traveling to places like Moscow, Mumbai, London… I discovered a lot and tasted ingredients never tried before… Experienced airlines, scouted airport lounges and came back with the littlest details…

NGNO2.0 Coming SOon

In two years I have heard and replied to a million messages from readers and dedicated followers, to who I say thank you for your continuous support for what I do… I read all your comments, taken your opinion and advise into consideration and look forward to more… In two years we have won two awards, thanks to you…

Along the way, I have met great and professional people, seriously, people who have been in the industry long, starred chefs, managers thanking me for my reviews, readers sharing their thoughts while other friends have sent me full reviews on places they have tried in Canada, New York, Paris… this has expanded the site to include places and countries I may have not visited yet.. I have shared on Friends&Co. section of the site. I have always been honest, never accepted an invitation to review a place and have always been as detailed as possible… I don’t expect everyone to accept or agree with what I say… but I somehow hope you all share my passion for food … My intentions have always been to share, whether good or bad, everyone deserves to know and my aim has always been to strive in making the culinary experience enjoyable for everyone.   Now it's time to move forward... Expect a new website in the weeks to come following the latest technological trends, a website that will make your experience on NGNO even more enjoyable. Prepare yourself for NGNO2.0.

Thank you for your continuous support
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