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

  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

Andrea Matranga’s dreaming in Japan

Italian gastronomy is well known in the world. But story of chef Andrea Mantranga is something special. Born in Sicily in 1968, he is known for his deep approach to the cuisine where nothing happens just casually. He loves to explore new ingredients and techniques and creates with his poetical nature masterpieces which are like … Continue reading

Pakta by Albert and Ferran Adria will be open in March

Originally scheduled to open in January, the new Japanese-Peruvian fusion restaurant by the Adria brothers will open in early March. Called Pakta, the restaurant will serve a cuisine called nikkei. It will be located in Barcelona, next door to Tickets, which is operated by Albert Adria. So far, Pakta will seat 30 and will feature … Continue reading

The Sushi Etiquette Infographic

  See on – Food, wine and other pleasures Never quite sure what do do when you’re in a sushi restaurant? What can you grab with your hands, when should you use sticks and how do you dip your fish correctly? Welcome to the world of Sushi Etiquette. This infographic from the team at … Continue reading

Agri-cube helps to set up a personal organic farm in a car park

With global warming raising its ugly head, it’s high time that people up their eco-awareness, and who better to help you than the Japanese. If you plan to trade your prized car for one that harms the world less, then this Agri-cube, a hydroponic unit developed by Daiwa House Industry is just the thing you … Continue reading

What Will We Be Eating In 20 Years’ Time?

Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat, say food futurologists. So what might we be serving up in 20 years’ time? It’s not immediately obvious what links Nasa, the price of meat and brass bands, but all three are playing a part in shaping what we will … Continue reading

15.0% Ice Cream Spoon

It is not an easy task to try to scoop out the rock hard frozen ice cream straight out of the freezer. The spoon they give you at the store seems too fragile and the regular spoon may hurt your hand. You may experience a psychic spoon bending! But you can’t wait till your ice … Continue reading

Interview: Marjan Simčič, Simčič winery, Ceglo/Brda, Slovenia

The Simčič wines (attention – we are this time talking about Marjan Simčič, not Edi Simčič, who also creates excellent and well known wines!) are for sure between the best known Slovenian wines abroad. His often awarded wines from the Slovenian Brda region (part of the vineyards are also in Italian Collio) are known as … Continue reading

The World’s Most Expensive Tuna

If the prices of premium tuna for sushi and sashimi are an indication of consumer behavior, Japan’s economy seems to be doing quite well. Tokyo’s Tsukiji central fish market rang in the new year with a happy new record: a bluefin tuna fetching a highest-ever price at the year’s first auction Wednesday. A team of … Continue reading

Miele guide: The best Asian Restaurants

The Miele Guide 2010 has revealed its list of the top 20 restaurants in Asia, spearheaded by Iggy’s in Singapore. The results were announced  at the Grand Hyatt Macau where Miele held a gala dinner attended by over 350 guest including many of the foremost restaurateurs and chefs from the region. “Miele is very proud … Continue reading