Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015

Congratulations to Paul Welsh (the chef) and Daniel Fletcher (the pastry chef) for the great success of City Social. And to Jason Atherton for selecting such a great team.

The Michelin Guide Great Britain & Ireland 2015 was published today. “The 14 new stars in our 2015 guide highlight the enormous richness and variety of the UK’s restaurant scene. They range from country pubs to hipster hangouts, from counter-restaurants to classic dining rooms”, said Rebecca Burr, Editor of the Michelin guide. The new stars … Continue reading

Stelle di Stelle – a feast of Italian fine dining at Harrods in London

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The world-famous department store is to host a pop-up collection of Italy’s most celebrated destination dining rooms. From September 2014 to January 2015, Harrods welcomes five of Italy’s best restaurants to take up residency in the Knightsbridge store. Headlining for one month each, they will provide a special edit of their signature dishes. With 13 Michelin stars between them, the acclaimed line-up is: Carlo … Continue reading

Collisioni – wine, food and rock – 19th and 20th of July in Barolo, Italy

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Wine, cheese and hazelnuts from Piedmont will bring Neil Young and Deep Purple to the Barolo Literature and music festival at the first Italian Agri-Rock Festival, supported by the Piedmont farming world and many other participants. Collisioni is the first Agri-Rock Festival born in Italy. The idea of Collisioni festival consists in bringing the great … Continue reading

“La carta Marziale” by the chef Rosanna Marziale

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La Carta Marziale is a menu, a booklet of short stories of products and recipes of the mental and physical journeys. La Carta Marziale is an expression of the chef Rosanna Marziale, the expression of her creativity and restlessness, of her desire to learn, understand and incorporate. Flickig through the booklet, the reader can see where do the the products that Rosanna uses for creation … Continue reading

Taste of London announces a new look & line-up for 2014

Atul Kocchar's dessert at Nespresso masterclass in 2012

The world’s greatest restaurant festival returns: with a new Wednesday night session, an outdoor cooking showcase and a spotlight on emerging talent The culinary event of the year returns to Regent’s Park from 18th – 22nd June, and this year the festival is delighted to announce even more reasons why the event is the highlight of the … Continue reading

Design concept for Heston Blumenthal’s new The Perfectionists’ Café at Heathrow T2

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Heston Blumenthal’s new restaurant, The Perfectionists’ Café, for which leading London-based restaurant and hospitality design specialist AfroditiKrassa conceived the concept, is now open at Heathrow’s newly-redeveloped Terminal 2.  AfroditiKrassa’s design concept for The Perfectionists’ Café is taken from the menu itself  – Modern British signature dishes of the 1960s and 1970s that distinguish Great Britain … Continue reading

Mikael Jonsson’s Project Tartine

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A few months ago, Mikael Jonsson of Michelin starred Hedone, quietly took another kitchen under his wing. The kitchen belonged to Antidote, a wine bar just off Carnaby Street in London’s Soho. The secret didn’t stay a secret for long. His sourdough bread was recognised by a well tuned food blogger and although he didn’t … Continue reading

In love with Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, Rome (Italy)

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I have felt in love with Rome already many many years ago when I visited the eternal city for the first time. Since then I am regularly returning, because love has to be taken care of and because my heart loves what Rome represents. Now I have another motive to return. I have felt in … Continue reading

Latin America’s 50 best restaurants returns to Lima, Peru, in September 2014

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The second edition of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be unveiled on 3rd September 2014 in Lima, Peru. Following a successful launch in 2013, the awards return to celebrate the gastronomic diversity and quality of Latin America. Organised by William Reed Business Media – the people behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants series – the ceremony sees the … Continue reading

Salvador Dalí’s cookbook “Les diners de Gala”

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Salvador Dalí was, beside being a great artist, also a great epicurean. He specially loved good food. Less known is the fact that at young age he wanted to become a cook. Later, in the year 1973, he has captured his passion for cooking in the wonderful and rare book  titled ”Les Diners de Gala” in which he has featured 136 … Continue reading

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