London Olympics for foodies

“Half of the world” will be in London in those days. Needing any suggestion where to go to eat? London is not only a beautiful city, it’s also a city which unites the widest variety of cultures than any other city in Europe and also only few cities worldwide can compare with it. This variety … Continue reading

Taste of London 2012

This year’s Taste of London restaurant festival has celebrated the best of world class cuisine with a host of new international features and the impressive line-up of Michelin starred restaurants and world renowned chefs in the show’s nine year history, taking place between 21 and 24 June in London’s Regent’s Park. The capital’s largest open … Continue reading

Elena Arzak – Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef of 2012

Elena Arzak, Joint Head Chef at Arzak in San Sebastian, Spain, has been named the Veuve Clicquot World’s Best Female Chef, part of the prestigious World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna. Elena is the fourth generation of the Arzak family to head up the restaurantsince it opened in 1897. In … Continue reading

Hôtel Le Bristol Paris

Hôtel Le Bristol Paris is an exceptional luxury hotel filled with life and culture, which has made service an art. With a large “à la française” garden, true oasis of peace in the city, Hotel Le Bristol is ideally located on the rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, one of Paris’ most distinguished shopping streets. 187 … Continue reading

Master Chef: Thomas Keller UnCorked

Here’s a preview of a documentary that goes behind the scenes with celebrity chef Thomas Keller. ‘Thomas Keller: Uncorked’ provides glimpses of the man’s perfectionism and a closer look at how a 14-year-old boy working the line grew to become the Michelin-starred chef of The French Laundry. In the 30-minute documentary “Master Chef: Thomas Keller … Continue reading

‘Fun’ Is Replacing ‘Fine’ Dining, Comprehensive Culinary Study Finds

Until the past decade, the Connaught Grill in Mayfair, London, was perhaps the most traditional haute-cuisine establishment to be found anywhere. Chef Michel Bourdin, who held two Michelin stars for more than two decades, openly professed his model to be the great Auguste Escoffier, who made his mark a century earlier. Not only were there … Continue reading

El Bulli is closed: World’s best restaurant’ served up extravagant 49-course last supper

The doors of El Bulli, one of the world’s most famous restaurants, have closed leaving 50 lucky diners with the taste of ‘clam meringue’ and ‘gorgonzola balloon’ lingering on their tastebuds. The few diners fortunate to eat at the three Michelin stars restaurant feasted on a 49-course menu which dazzled their palates with gastronomical delights … Continue reading

Interview: Pier Bussetti, Castello di Govone, Govone (Piemonte, Italia)

Pier Bussetti, young chef from Piemonte, who has this year gained his first Michelin star is an artist in the best sense of the world. His plates are artworks which express the deepest harmony between the taste and form. Great creativity, research, innovation and  sensibility have put Pier Bussetti not only between the best italian … Continue reading

Slow Fish 2011: The Protagonists and Their Stories

Slow Fish is back at the Genoa Fiera (Italy) from May 27 to 30, the fifth biannual international event dedicated to the world of fish and marine ecosystems. Debates, meetings, workshops and tastings will focus on issues linked to sustainable fishing and responsible seafood consumption.  Serving the Sea Fusion Without Confusion: The Art of Mehmet Gürs The top floor of … Continue reading

Interview: Corrado Fasolato, Met (Venice, Italy)

Corrado Fasolato was learning from the legends worldwide. This, his sensibility and strong creativity (he invented some new techniques which are patented) has raised him into  a legend also himself. Already young he gained two Michelin stars and is till this moment still the only chef in Venice to have two of them. He invites … Continue reading