CDC is closed. Welcome to Haut de Gamme

Dear all, CdC is an old outdated project. I am looking forward to welcoming you at Haut de Gamme, my new site. Best wishes, Andreja Advertisements

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants & Mexico Exclusive #50BestPass competition on social media

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants has announced a partnership with Mexico for an exclusive campaign, #50BestPass, leading up to the Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants awards ceremony later this year. After two very successful years in Lima, Peru, this year’s awards ceremony for Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants will take place in Mexico City. Through this, The … Continue reading

Bellavita Expo 2015 in London

Bellavista 2015 is coming to London! Bellavita Expo is a B2B event aimed to increase the interaction of Italian producers and top buyers in every sector. Bellavita showcases the excel- lence of Made-in-Italy through international exhibitions, and between 2015 and 2020 Bellavita is targeted to become the global benchmark of Italian food and beverage. The event takes … Continue reading

For all Chocolovers!

Who doesn’t like chocolate? It’s one of the most loved ingredients and one of those which offer the wider possibilities of use. So I am warmly inviting you to discover the chocolate world with me. In October 2014 I have launched London Chocolovers, a lovely project sponsored by Cacao Barry, one of the best gourmet chocolates. Through … Continue reading

Le strade della mozzarella (Mozzarella roads) in London

Campania, the region, which is known as stunningly beautiful (who doesn’t know the beauties of Neaples, Pompei, Ischia, Capri, Sorrento and all the Amalfi coast?), is also a region of the wonderful warmhearted people and some of the best gourmet products. One of my favourites is a special tomato, called pomodorino di piennolo which grows on Vesuvius, the sweetest and … Continue reading

Mozzarella roads are coming to London

London, 23rd February  Le Strade della Mozzarella is one of Italy’s most beloved culinary events held every year in Paestum, a small town not far from Naples in the very heart of one of the main mozzarella di bufala’s production area. Since 2011 it has been involving Michelin starred chefs from Italy and abroad, pizza and pastry chefs, … Continue reading

The Cerea brothers (Da Vittorio, 3 Michelin stars) at Harrods in October

From September 2014 to January 2015, Harrods welcomes five of Italy’s best restaurants to take up residency in-store on the Lower Ground Floor (formerly Frescobaldi restaurant). Hosting for one month each, they will provide London foodies with a special edit of their signature dishes. With 13 Michelin stars between them, the lauded line-up is Carlo … Continue reading

Musicians’ backstage as seen by photographer Henry Hargreaves

Rider is a contract clause which indicates a series of conditions which have to be respected from at least two parts. Those, used by musicians, which indicate how they want to have prepared their dressing room and which food and drinks they want, can be also very entertaining. Let’s remember  This is Spinal Tap to imagine how … Continue reading

World’s 50 best restaurants awards 2013

Attending the Worlds 50 best restaurants award ceremony is each time a special emotion. For me it was the second time, but I didn’t enjoy less than last year. It’s wonderful to meet all the worlds top chefs in one place, seeing their friendly interactions and feeling the excitement each time a name of the … Continue reading

El Somni – the gastronomic opera by El Celler de Can Roca

It was a nice morning in London last Monday when we have gathered in Mandarin Oriental, a nice international crowd  of food and travel journalists and opinionmakers, for the Catalonian breakfast with the legendary Roca brothers (El Celler de Can Roca) and tonight (6th May) is the day when premiere of El Somni will happen. … Continue reading