Oona, the first Swiss-made caviar is dubbed as black gold

Caviar is said to be the most exciting and expensive meal to enjoy in the world. Even when it comes to caviar, you can opt for lavishness beyond comprehension. And now it’s time to look at higher levels of luxury that the exotic food can take to. And that is exactly what first Swiss caviar “Oona” (Celtic for “extraordinary”) is all set to be. Created by Peter … Continue reading

A Walk Around Cheese: Italy, Piedmont, from September 16 to 19, 2011

  Cheese is back in Bra, Piedmont, Italy from September 16 to 19, 2011. The international biennial event organized by the City of Bra and Slow Food is now in its eighth edition. Cheese unfolds around the streets of Bra’s historic center, and the open-air stalls, food kiosks, live entertainment and opportunities for tasting and … Continue reading

An ultra-modern hideaway in the heart of Central London

  Eccleston Square Hotel will be opened in August 2011. When arriving at Eccleston Square Hotel, a pair of historic townhouses on an award- winning garden square bordering Belgravia and Victoria in London, guests are immediately drawn to the historic and impressive Georgian character of the property. By contrast, Eccleston Square Hotel is an adults only, ultra-modern … Continue reading

The Cube – European tour by Electrolux has started in Brussels

The Cube by Electrolux is a unique temporary dining concept that opened its doors for the first time on April 1st. The Electrolux “Cube” will pop up on a series of landmark sites across Europe over the course of 2011, starting with a placement on top of the Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Belgium. The … Continue reading

Gusto in Scena goes international

Lugano – Palazzo dei Congressi – 13th and 14th March 2011 After its great success in Italy, Gusto in Scena takes its winning formula to Switzerland and, to meet the producers’ needs, becomes a two-day event   Gusto in Scena becomes European. The event, dreamt up and organised by journalist Marcello Coronini, will now offer … Continue reading

Norbert Niederkofler’s insider tips for Alta Badia

Winter is in front of us and Alta Badia is one of the best places for a wonderful winter holiday. Two-Michelin-starred chef Norbert Niederkofler is a vital member of the team at award-winning Hotel Rosa Alpina in the Italian Dolomites (which won the Hotel Spas: Europe, Asia Minor & the Russian Federation award at the Readers’ Spa … Continue reading

Jaguar team up with Bremont watches

Instead of opting for tea, Battenberg and a few extra degrees on the thermostat, Jaguar has continued to break from tradition by enlisting timepiece experts Bremont to enrich their 75th year celebrations. As manufacturers of undeniably beautiful automobiles, Jaguar has a certain affinity with this quintessentially British watchmaker. Jaguar XJ chief designer Giles Taylor partnered with the … Continue reading

Food Companies And Health Science

Nestle’s announcement that it’s expanding rapid fire into the new world of Health Sciences is evidence that it there’s a massive opportunity for food to get closer to the world of pharma and possibly provide an alternative. Nestle obviously has a head start in this space as it’s been part of its vision for years, but … Continue reading

Highlights of the Merano WineFestival 2010

From Friday 5th November until Monday 8th November 2010, the doors will be open for the 19th edition of the Merano WineFestival in the famous Alpine spa resort Meran, one of the most exclusive and most elegant oenogastronomic events in Europe. Helmuth Köcher, President and Organiser of the MWF, has once again chosen the elegant … Continue reading

Rethinking of packaging

Yves Behar’s VUE watch for Issey Miyake is great, but its packaging also manages to be something pretty intriguing: A rebuke to all the wasteful product packaging out there. Unveiled on Behar’s Fuseproject site last day, the design is a pad of recycled paper that conceals the timepiece in its layers. Here’s how it works: It’s … Continue reading