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Dear all, CdC is an old outdated project.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

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

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

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

elBulli: Ferran Adria and the Art of Food – exhibition in London in July

Ferran Adrià is heading to London and offering an exhibition that explores two areas in which he is extremely well-versed: the art of science and food. The intricacies of his experimental style of cooking and the molecular gastronomy that catapulted him to fame will be on display for all to see. Whether you’ve eaten as his … Continue reading

Apsleys: Heinz Beck’s restaurant in London – glamourous and exquisite dining

I’m very picky regarding food and places. There are quite some fashionable places where people more or less go to show off. Places where you have to be seen. I really don’t like them. I once even cancelled a date because the guy chose one of such places. Our choices are our mirrors. What is … 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

Fascinating monograph – Vipavska – colours, scents, flavours

The valley of mansions, castles and farmsteads between the Kras and the Trnovo forest, Nanos plateau and the Soča River, offers a deep variety of characteristic colours, scents and flavours to expert as well as amateur lovers of wine and cuisine. Readers now have at their disposal a rich monograph titled Vipavska – colours, scents, … Continue reading

Evening with chefs Marko Pavčnik & Uroš Štefelin at restaurant Pavus – this time with beer

Marko Pavčnik is absolutely between my favourite Slovenian chefs. His dishes are always the right mix of creativity and harmony. And most of all – he knows how to exalt the taste. So I’m happy to announce the evening which are creatig Marko Pavčnik and his lovely wife Katja in their restaurant Pavus together with … Continue reading

15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in Ljubljana

On 22 and 23 November 2012 Ljubljana will host the traditional 15th Slovenian Wine Festival and 5th Culinary Festival in the Grand hotel Union. More: http://en.slovenskifestivalvin.si/

Hommage to Mark Rothko

Do you love art? I know you love food! If you love both you will love creative food art, especially when it pays tribute to great artists. On this ocassion here is a group of photos that replicate the painting style of Mark Rothko. The twist? The homage is done with colored rice. This amazing art … Continue reading