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

Smoked rye bread, smoked salmon, chicory leaves & cucumber shaves

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

©The Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants sponsored by Cusqueña, held in Lima, Peru, September 2013

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”

Dali's illustration from the book

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

New in London: Dining with a view by Jason Atherton – City Social


Next week – on the first of May – will be open the new Jason Atherton’s restaurant in the City. Called City Social it is located in the 24th floor of the Tower 42.   Soft opening revealed to us a wonderfully elegant place which is all subdued to the wonderful views which shine even … Continue reading

Alessandro Porcelli announces Cook It Raw 2014


Cook It Raw – the annual, globetrotting gathering for culinary research and development – will explore the Mayan world for its seventh edition. Under the helm of gastronaut and adventurer Alessandro Porcelli, and known for giving up-and-comers the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s top culinary luminaries, Cook It Raw is an … Continue reading

Rene Redzepi with Noma to Japan, Heston Blumenthal with Fat Duck to Australia

Rene Redzepi & Noma (Photo: Phaidon)

  Two of the best restaurants are leaving Europe. But luckily not for long.   Rene Redzepi, founder and chef of Noma announced: “Dear Friends, guests and colleagues, A long lasting dream of mine has come to fruition: Restaurant Noma is moving to Japan for two months in the beginning of 2015. Five years ago I was … Continue reading

Helena Rizzo, the Veuve Clicquot world’s best female chef 2014


Helena Rizzo of Mani Restaurant, in São Paulo, Brazil has been named the 2014 Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef and will be honoured at The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, in London on the 28th April. Winner of last year’s Veuve Clicquot Latin America’s Best Female Chef award … Continue reading

The Feminine Cuisine: Ana Roš & Cristina Bowerman in Rome

Mackerel, yoghurt, peas and strawberries (Ana Roš) - Photo: Janez Pukšič

I’m very happy to be able to announce a beautiful encounter behind the stoves. For only one evening – for a wonderful four hands dinner – will be on Monday 9th December at 20.00 in Rome united two great ladies, two great masters of the cuisine. Both of them are very passionate and sensible, two … Continue reading


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