World’s 50 best restaurants 2016 awards ceremony will take place in New York

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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will be hosting its renowned awards ceremony in New York City in 2016, as part of a global location strategy. Since the list was created in 2002, London has been the host of 14 successful editions of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards, but … Continue reading

Sleeping in London: Metropolitan hotel, Mayfair

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Spaciousness, airiness and lightness, view open at the vastness of Hyde park and proverbial kindness with obligingness on one of the most famous streets of Mayfair –  the renowned Park Lane – mark the prestigious Metropolitan hotel, in which resides also the famous restaurant Nobu. Mayfair is one of the richest areas of the central London, … Continue reading

Massimo Bottura and Alain Ducasse at Eataly NY

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The great Massimo Bottura, Italian chef who was many times nominated as one of the best worldwide and was last year proclaimed also as the Italian chef of the year,  was in 1993 gaining some knowledge also at Louis XV, the flagship restaurant od Alain Ducasse in Montecarlo. “You’ve learned the technique, now you have … Continue reading

Top 10 ideas from Food and Beverage over the last 12 months by Springwise

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Springwise is all about innovative business ideas. This time they have picked out their top ten Food & Beverage articles from the last 12 months. We all hope that the ideas listed below provide entrepreneurs with plenty of inspiration and spark even more innovative efforts in the future! 1. Cocktail bar offers discounts based on stock … Continue reading

The $1,000 Omelette and Other Meals You Can’t Afford

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  It’s one thing to indulge in a meal; it’s quite another to invest in one. For foodies with fat wallets, the allure of an over-the-top dining experience is reason enough to justify spending hundreds of dollars in a single sitting. The curiosity and intrigue generated by outrageously-priced meals hasn’t diminished even in these tough … Continue reading

Thomas Keller – The S.Pellegrino Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2012

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With a presence in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants since the inaugural list 10 years ago, Thomas Keller is a true colossus of the gastronomic world. His iconic restaurant, The French Laundry in Yountville, California, effectively revolutionised American cooking, combining classical French techniques with distinctive, locally sourced quality ingredients years before such an approach became … Continue reading

Virgin America: The affordable luxury skies

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It’s a truism – not to mention a first world problem – to say that once you’ve experienced first class air travel, you’ll never want to turn right on an airplane ever again. Unfortunately, as habits go, paying for upgraded travel makes heroin look cost-effective – costing somewhere in the order of $1,000 an hour … Continue reading

The Limited Edition Moët & Chandon + Mosley Tribes Rosé Sunglasses

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Mosley Tribes and Champagne Moët & Chandon recently partnered to create limited edition “Rosé” aviator sunglasses in celebration of a private four-city celebrity hosted penthouse tour called The “Rosé” Lounge. Select guests of the Rosé Lounge will receive the limited edition “Rosé” Mosley Tribes aviator sunglasses and experience an evening with local taste makers and … Continue reading

London Design Festival 2011 – British Designer Lee Broom Launches ‘Salon’

This year, British designer Lee Broom launches his fifth collection at the London Design Festival, a dramatic debut upholstery collection entitled ‘Salon’. Inspired by the curvaceous lines of 1930s upholstery, with a hint of fashion fetishism, the new collection features soft silhouettes contrasted and accentuated with modern stud detailing. The Salon collection includes six pieces – … Continue reading

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

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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