Worlds 50 Best Restaurants and new triumph for Rene Redzepi and Noma

Another magical night in the beautiful ambient of Guildhall which has gathered best chefs from all over the world is behind us.  Many expectations, hopes and emotions reach their culmination in this special evening at the end of April each year. For me, it’s not about one winner, it’s about celebrating all the great honest … Continue reading

The world’s 50 best restaurants will be revealed next week on 28th April

On Monday 28th  April, London’s Guildhall will play host to the elite of the gastronomic world with a glittering ceremony held to announce and celebrate The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2014, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna. The industry is holding its breath to see whether Spain’s El Celler de Can Roca will retain the coveted … Continue reading

Interview: Joan Roca (El Celler de Can Roca, Spain)

When 27 years ago Joan and Josep Roca created their own restaurant beside the one of their parents, they started to realize their own dream. Chef Joan and sommelier Josep were later joined by their younger brother Jordi, who is master of the sweet pleasures. Six years ago they moved into their own space where … 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

San Pellegrino World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2011

Yesterday S. Pellegrino released their fairly well-regarded annual list of the “World’s 50 Best Restaurants,” and for the second year in a row, René Redzepi’s Noma is on top. Two new restaurants made the top ten: Alex Attala’s D.O.M. in Sao Paolo, Brazil and Iñaki Azpitarte’s Le Chateaubriand is Paris. Making way for the newcomers in the top ten are Daniel Boulud’s New … Continue reading