By Lauren Jade Hill Along with Japan’s varied landscape of pristine mountains, lush countryside and long stretches of coast, from Hokkaido in the north to the southern islands of Okinawa, comes a great diversity of produce. Even within each city, local specialties abound with each place offering its own variations of classic Japanese plates. The country’s affluence of Michelin starred restaurants is testament […]
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The Windy City is famous for its pizza, so it’s no surprise that the city’s fine dining restaurants master other Italian classics too. From Michelin recognition to neighborhood favorites, Italian restaurants are an integral part of Chicago’s fine dining scene. These are our picks of the best Italian restaurants in Chicago. Balena In Lincoln Park the charming, industrial-esque Balena has […]
Lauded as the fine dining capital of Japan – and the of the world – the city of Tokyo holds more Michelin stars than any other location recognized by the guide. Since Tokyo received its own Michelin Guide in 2007, the city has had more than 300 restaurants named to the illustrious book. Though the volume of fine dining restaurants […]
Choosing the best restaurant in Paris can be challenging when there are so many Michelin starred dining venues to take in, so we’ve selected some of our favorites. We take a look at some of the most outstanding Michelin restaurants in Paris to seek out on your next visit. Pierre Gagnaire At Pierre Gagnaire, dishes exhibit the culinary experimentation the […]
By Lauren Jade Hill Throughout Iceland’s capital Reykjavik, a collection of fine dining restaurants are winning the praise of gastronomes for their contemporary take on Icelandic fare, combining local ingredients with the creativity of New Nordic cuisine. These are the five best restaurants in Iceland. Dill The first restaurant in Iceland to have been awarded a coveted Michelin star, Dill […]
By Lauren Jade Hill Created in collaboration between stalwart French chef Pierre Gagnaire and restaurateur Mourad Mazouz, Sketch has continually garnered acclaim since it opened in 2002. Designed to combine fine dining with music and art, this is a Mayfair institution that’s unlike any other restaurant in London. Here, the two Michelin starred cuisine of Gagnaire takes center stage in […]
In a culinary city like Rome, visitors are apt to indulge in pricy dishes for a taste of exquisite Italian cuisine. Michelin-starred fare from savory tasting menus will cost you quite a few euros here, but for eager gourmands it’s well worth the expense. These are our picks of the most expensive restaurants in Rome. La Pergola The three Michelin […]
Overlooking the Bay, Sorrento offers stunning views of Naples, Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri. The sea cliffs and winding Amalfi Drive draw well-to-do travelers into Sorrento’s coastline for sips of limoncello and flavorful Italian cuisine. The Sorrentine Peninsula is home to many fine dining restaurants, adorned with Michelin stars and heralded by locals and tourists alike for their authentic […]
Neapolitan ice cream, Neapolitan pizza. Campania’s capital of Naples is famous for its regional cuisine. Dean Martin sang the praises of Naples in his hit, That’s Amore, crooning about the birthplace of pizza, but its coastal location means restaurants serve the best pizza as well as the best seafood around. Whether you’re eager to try a local delicacy like spaghetti with ragù sauce, or are craving a fresh fish dish, these are our picks of the best restaurants in Naples.
Awarded one Michelin star in 2012, Il Comandante is Romeo hotel’s fine dining restaurant overlooking the Bay of Naples. Chef Salvatore Bianco crafts Italian cuisine that brings together the flavors of Naples with international influences. Il Comadante means ‘the captain’ in Italian, and that nautical spirit is evident in the waterfront restaurant’s decor. For the menu, main courses range from mullet with scallops to anise marinated pigeon. Or, opt for the six- or eight-course menu with Chef’s choice for a comprehensive experience.
Hailed for its fashion and subsequent shopping scene, Milan is is the perfect place for fine dining in a designer ensemble. Whether you’re wearing Dolce & Gabbana or Gucci, be sure to make a reservation at one of the more than 15 restaurants in Milan recognized with Michelin stars. Italian cities are lauded by the Michelin Guide year after year […]
By Lauren Jade Hill Madrid is famously championed for its traditional fare but it’s also become internationally known for its cutting-edge nueva cocina owing to a movement of the city’s most accomplished chefs who are creating cuisine worth traveling for. We take a look at five Michelin star restaurants in Madrid that should be on every gourmets travel itinerary. DiverXO […]