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Will Grice

Will Grice

Will Grice is the former Web Editor of Elite Traveler. Before joining the team, he wrote for a number of luxury titles including GQ, Esquire and Disegno, as well as a number of national newspapers such as The Independent, Metro and New York Post.

Single Thread Farm

Served by a five-acre farm just out of the city, Single Thread Farm is a dazzling display of refined cooking that changes with the seasons. Having trained in some of Japan’s top kitchens, head chef Kyle Connaughton has developed a skillset unlike any of his contemporaries. Focusing on crafting each dish with the utmost precision, Connaughton’s understanding of how to […]

The Modern

Is there a bigger challenge than having to curate a menu that encapsulates the culture and feel of New York’s MoMA? Well that’s exactly what Abram Bissell came up against when it was announced he would be responsible for heading up the kitchen at The Modern. Kitted out with a state-of-the-art kitchen, The Modern fits the MoMA down to a tee. […]

La Dame de Pic

Set within Ten Trinity Square, the former Port of London Authority HQ that was recently re-masked into a breathtaking Four Seasons hotel, La Dame de Pic is the latest offering from the internationally acclaimed chef – Anne-Sophie Pic. Coming from a family of successful chefs (Pic’s father and grandfather both attained three Michelin stars at the family restaurant in Valence), […]

Masa

Widely regarded as some of the best sushi in the whole of the US, Masa is a beautifully peaceful restaurant a stonesthrow away from Central Park. Offering the ceremony and tranquility often only seen in Japan, Masa Takayama’s omakase restaurant brings a bit of the Far-East to New York. Masa’s interior matches the authentic Japanese cuisine down to a tee, […]

Smyth + The Loyalist

One of the first things you’ll notice about Smyth + The Loyalist is the contrast between the restaurant’s interior against its exterior. Set within a rather ubiquitous industrial building, the restaurant’s interior is a thing of beauty. With hints of Scandinavia, the restaurant is filled with exposed brick walls, dark wooden beams and furnishings and an expansive open kitchen. Smyth […]

Brae

Set in a rural town two hours drive outside of Melbourne, Dan Hunter’s Brae is a beautiful example of a chef of international standing using his surroundings as a reference on how to craft fantastic food. Focusing on serving locally sourced food, Hunter’s menu focuses on modern  Australian cooking, with the chef merging traditional ingredients with unusual plants and spices, […]

Moët & Chandon Launch Collaboration With Virgil Abloh

By Will Grice

The legendary Champagne brand Moët & Chandon has just teased a look at their first-of-its-kind collaboration with Virgil Abloh, the new artistic director of Louis Vuitton. In classic Abloh fashion the collaboration was named MOËT & CHANDON c/o VIRGIL ABLOH™, a nod to the stylings of his previous collaborations with the likes of Nike and Rimowa. Over the last 12 months […]

The Most Opulent Watches of 2018

This year marks the second edition of Elite Traveler’s Top 50 Watches. This year our resident watch expert Roberta Naas has handpicked 50 watches across 10 different categories including Astrology, Chronographs, Haute Joaillerie, Innovation, Land and Sea, Multi-Timers, Repeaters and Sonniers, Tourbillons, Ladies’ Tourbillons and Ultra-Thins. With over 30 years of experience covering timepieces, Naas is the author of six books on the subject and […]

BOVET 1822 RÉCITAL 22 GRAND RÉCITAL

The third in an important trilogy of astronomical watches, the newest Bovet 1822 watch was several years in the making and holds an incredible five patents. The independent Swiss watch brand delivers a complete working tellurium orrery — a real-time mechanical rendition of the Earth, the moon and the sun. It also has a patented, raised double-sided tourbillon; hand-painted topographical […]

OFFICINE PANERAI L’ASTRONOMO LUMINOR 1950 TOURBILLON MOON PHASES EQUATION OF TIME GMT

If you haven’t figured it out already, the name of Panerai’s first-ever moonphase watch says it all — except for the complexity of building it. The L’Astronomo Luminor 1950 Tourbillon Moon Phases Equation of Time GMT watch will be built on a made-to-order basis, allowing its master watchmakers to personalize the geographic coordinates selected by the buyer. The watch pays […]