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Join the only man to have eaten at all of the world's three Michelin Star restaurants, as he explores and discusses the world's finest cuisine.

Best Restaurants in San Diego

by Andy Hayler San Diego is just 23 miles from Tijuana in Mexico, and the influence of its southern neighbour is evident in a city that actually only became part of the USA in 1850. This can be seen in […]

Hidden Gems – Suzhizen

Sushi evokes an almost religious zeal in some people, who will vigorously debate the various aspects that influence what makes a great sushi restaurant. It starts with the rice, which has iconic status in Japan, and indeed the very word […]

Fine Dining in Japan

In the run up to the Elite 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler looks at why Japan performs so well in the world’s leading food guides and what makes it such a superb fine dining destination. The city with the most Michelin […]

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Nihonryori Ryugin
Nihonryori Ryugin

Hidden Gems – Sonnora

In the run up to the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler picks out some of his favorite restaurants, including Sonnora.  It seems odd to describe a three star Michelin restaurant as hidden, and yet Sonnora seems invisible […]

Hidden Gems – Michel Bras, Toya

In the run up to the Elite 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler picks out some of his favorite hidden gems. There are a few restaurants in the world with pretty views in interesting locations, but none is more striking than […]

Hidden Gems – Made in China

In the run up to the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler takes a look at some of his favorite restaurants, including Made in China. It seems odd that the best food in Beijing is tucked away in […]

Hidden Gems – Don Alfonso 1890

In the run up to the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler takes a closer look at Don Alfonso 1890. The Amalfi coast has a range of glorious, if at times scary, coastal drives and gorgeous scenery. Given […]

Hidden Gems – Villa Crespi

In the run up to the Elite 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler picks out some of his favorite hidden gems. The Italian lakes are an area of exceptional natural beauty, lined with sumptuous villas of the aristocracy. The area has […]

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Hidden Gems – Elkano

In the run up to the Elite 100 Restaurants 2015, Andy Hayler picks out some of his favorite hidden gems. San Sebastian is a well-known food destination, and Bilbao also has some establishments of merit, but in between these two […]

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