The Metropole in Vietnam’s capital is one of the world’s legendary hotels. Since its doors opened in 1901, it’s hosted politicians and celebrities and played a part in both the city’s tumultuous history as well as its energetic social scene. The renovation of its famous Angelina bar, which reopened in September, was a new chapter: […]
The six-day event that makes a small pocket of Portugal a foodie’s nirvana
What kind of minor details turn a great restaurant into an exceptional, award-winning one? I think it’s all about the details. If you take care of the details, including the minutest ones, everything else falls into place. Having a good team that is as passionate and enthusiastic about the brands and restaurants as you are. […]
Gordon Ramsay isn’t big on ambiguity. The famously profane Scottish chef has made a career of telling people exactly what he thinks in the bluntest way he knows. That may involve him yelling at a sous chef and calling them a donkey or insulting a restaurateur’s food by saying it looks like a dog’s dinner. […]
Edgar Harden has a penchant for finding the ultrarare—from mid-century Drambuie to atomic-era Jim Beam.
It won’t be the first multi-sensory experience in a London gallery, but surely one of the more bizarre: a tasting menu and three course lunch menu, created by Head Chef of Rex Whistler restaurant Alfio Laudani and inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s vivid colour schemes and Dutch flavours, to mark the Van Gogh and Britain […]
As the legendary chef readies to host the Governor’s Ball again, he looks back at 25 years of Academy Awards.