It’s soul-warming news for those who savour hearty cuisine with a South American slant: Argentinian chef Francis Mallmann will be joining celebrated executive chef David McIntyre at by Dorchester Collection’s 45 Park Lane, to create a six-course tasting menu over three nights ( 3rd-5th October 2018). As Mallmann takes up this brief residence in Wolfgang […]
It’s 5pm on the last Friday of August when I reach the new Four Seasons hotel at Trinity Square, to meet with Amir Gehl: a charming gentleman of Russo-German origin who is known to be Theguru of the coffee world – in London and beyond. Gehl wishes, today, to introduce me to the fascinating, rarefied […]
The Hôtel de Crillon taps into its 40,000 bottles of wine for an extraordinary food and wine exploration this fall.
Art appreciation never tasted so good.
Long gone are the days when the hotel lobby bar was a fall back – the easy meeting place where the focus was on the meeting, not the generic drinks at hand. Having morphed into a rather grand lounge with top-shelf spirits, the lobby bar has become a smart hotel’s draw – its statement of […]
It’s Heston Blumenthal’s nature to overthink things a bit. The chef at the experimental three-Michelin Star restaurant The Fat Duck in Bray, England, creates not just a meal, but an entire story and journey to trigger a nostalgic experience. This formerly world’s No. 1 restaurant mixes traditional and molecular techniques to for a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience, where the menu […]
At a grand gala in Bilbao, Spain, the organization behind the World’s 50 Best Restaurants unveiled its list for 2018. After sliding to No. 2 last year, the 2016 winner Osteria Francescana regained the top ranking, beating out former winner El Cellar de Can Roca in Spain, Mirazur in France, and New York’s Eleven Madison […]
When Mario Carbone and his partners Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick set about reimagining the old Four Seasons restaurant space inside New York’s landmark Seagram Building, they divided and conquered. It would be no small task to take one of the most legendary restaurant spaces in New York—the place that invented the power lunch—and breathe new life […]
Michel Roux is not one to rush. Since opening Le Gavroche in London in 1967 and the Waterside Inn in the village of Bray five years later, the famed French chef has remained obsessively focused on his craft and extremely selective in his subsequent ventures — which makes a new restaurant from the Roux family a fairly […]