Lifetime achievement award winner 2013 is Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse has pushed the boundaries of excellence in cooking and the dining experience throughout his 30-year career in gastronomy. The Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Diners Club International®, part of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2013, acknowledges not only Ducasse’s reputation for innovative French cuisine but also his indisputable influence over today’s generation of chefs and restaurateurs around … Continue reading

Hôtel Métropole Monte-Carlo is turning pink this October

This October, like nearly 40 countries around the world, Monaco will turn pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In collaboration with the charity ‘Pink Ribbon Monaco’ and in celebration of a new breast cancer screening center in the Principality of Monaco, Hôtel Métropole will show its support with a ‘Pink October’ theme running throughout the … Continue reading

Karl Lagerfeld to make over Monaco’s Hotel Métropole

Karl Lagerfeld is on a creative spree. After adding design touches to VIP helicopters and the new Diet Coke bottle, the designer has now taken up the assignment to revamp a hotel in Monaco. The Hotel Métropole Monte-Carlo has asked the creative genius to make over its Belle-Epoque exterior – the pool, the terrace, the gardens, and a … Continue reading

The New Atelier de Joel Robuchon Etoile Restaurant at the Publicisdrugstore Awarded Two Stars by the Michelin Guide

PARIS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Atelier de Joel Robuchon Etoile restaurant has been awarded two stars in the 2011 edition of the prestigious Michelin Guide. With this new distinctionJoel Robuchon is once again acknowledged as the world’s most awarded chef. The Atelier de Joel Robuchon Etoile recently opened in Paris on the premises of the legendary Publicis drugstore … Continue reading

Pantone iPhone/iPad Cases

This would indeed be the best case scenario: You take your favorite gadget and dress it up in with your favorite color. Monaco-based Case Scenario has linked up with Pantone and as a result, they are now able to make this scenario a reality. In their Case Scenario Pantone Universe collection for Fall and Winter 2010-2011, this … Continue reading

Joël Robuchon – the man of 26 (Michelin) stars

Great people are always humble. And so is also Joël Robuchon. Great Joël Robuchon, who was titled “the chef of the century”  by the Gault Millau, the man who operates a dozen restaurants in Hong Kong, Las Vegas, London, Macau, Monaco, New York City, Paris, Taipei, and Tokyo, with a total of 26 Michelin stars among them – … Continue reading

Some of the most stunning hotels

Some hotels are much more than just a place to rest your head – they are catwalks for the wealthy, the glamorous and the successful; places where the international jet set take a break, where high-powered business deals are struck and also sources of inspiration for writers such as Thomas Mann and Marcel Proust. The … Continue reading