Food & Drink

From molecular gastronomy to the classic coq au vin, elite dining is one of the biggest joys of a private jet lifestyle. Join us as we explore the world’s best restaurants.

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

By Lauren Hill

World-renowned chefs including Alain Ducasse, Heston Blumenthal and Mauro Colagreco are making their mark in cities across the world this year with an array of exciting new culinary concepts. From London, New York and Paris, to Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong, these are the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2019. Adam Handling Chelsea, London February 2019 With the February opening […]

Cocktail of the Week: Taittinger Champagne at JW Marriott Venice

By Emma Reynolds

From now through the rest of fall, sip on some bubbly at the chic San Marco Terrace atop JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Located just a 20-minute boat ride from St Mark’s Square on its own private island, the hotel is the perfect serene escape from the city. Enjoy sips of Champagne Taittinger from 6 to 8 p.m. while […]

Franco’s Restaurant Reopens After Extensive Redesign

By Alex Martin

Franco’s, a longstanding stalwart of London’s dining scene, celebrates the approach of its 75th anniversary with the completion of an extensive redesign that throws one of the city’s oldest Italian restaurants into the modern era. The first incarnation of the restaurant opened on Jermyn Street in 1945. Although it has been serving Italian food ever since, its fortunes changed 15 […]

Drink Like a Shogun at Palace Hotel Tokyo

By Alex Martin

Palace Hotel Tokyo is offering guests the opportunity to experience the highest quality tea at the best time of year as part of an exciting collaboration with the specialist tea company Maruyama Nori. Throughout Fall (September-November), The Palace Lounge is offering an afternoon tea presentation featuring creative infusions of Maruyama Nori’s prestigious Jugetsudo line of teas. This will include a […]

Obsession 2020: Full Chef Line-up Revealed

By Alex Martin

Twenty-four chefs with a combined total of 22 Michelin stars will ensure Obsession celebrates its 20th edition in illustrious style. The full line-up for next year’s event at Northcote revealed a mix of culinary legends and up-and-coming starlets. From January 24 to February 9, a selection of the most renowned chefs in the world will descend upon the Michelin-starred restaurant […]

A Dinner with Six Michelin Stars

By Kristen Shirley

Few budding chefs could ever dream of having the legendary chef Thomas Keller accept one of their suggestions, and even fewer could imagine that one day, they would suggest a transcontinental collaboration dinner and have him say yes. This Thursday, very lucky guests will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime dinner when chefs from Gaon, a three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Seoul, decamp […]

Papadakis Review: Athenian Cuisine at its Finest

By Alex Martin

Papadakis Restaurant may not be among the handful of Athenian eateries to boast a Michelin star, but it is arguably one of the best places to experience authentic Greek cuisine in this food-centric capital city. Sitting on the foothills of Mount Lucabettus in the upmarket area of Kolonaki, Papadakis offers respite from the hustle and bustle of Athens and boasts […]

Matthew Hurry Wins Young Chef of the Year 2019

By Alex Martin

Matthew Hurry has been named M Restaurants’ Young Chef of the Year 2019 following a summer-long competition involving 16 of the United Kingdom’s biggest culinary talents. Hurry, a 26-year-old sous chef at Hotel Café Royal’s Laurent restaurant in London was announced as the winner of the coveted award last week during a night of celebration at the renowned M Victora […]

Cocktail of the Week: Sport Pilot at Rare Bird, Nashville

By Emma Reynolds

Sport Pilot, Rare Bird at Noelle Nashville 1.5 oz reposado tequila .5 oz Montelobos Mezcal 1 oz cinnamon falernum (2 parts cinnamon syrup, 1 part Velvet falernum) .5 oz lime 1.5 oz puréed coconut cream 2 dashes Angostura bitters Shaved nutmeg Lime wheel To make shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice to chill. Strain into a pilsner […]

Krug Partners with Neneh Cherry for ‘Rhythm & Ride’ Encounter

By Alex Martin

Krug champagne will further strengthen its love affair with music by partnering with singer-songwriter Neneh Cherry for its upcoming Rhythm & Ride Encounter. Now in its fourth consecutive year, Krug Encounters returns with another unique concept set in an enchanting English woodland. This year’s Rhythm & Ride experience follows the hugely successful Tracks on Tracks event with Jools Holland in […]

The 11 Best Restaurants in Las Vegas

By Elite Traveler

With a collection of restaurants as vibrant, glamorous and diverse as the Strip itself, Las Vegas offers the discerning gourmand a smorgasbord of international cuisine. Whether it’s dining on the traditional French fare of the late chef Joël Robuchon or enjoying an immersive Japanese experience at the spell-binding Mizumi, Las Vegas is guaranteed to satisfy even the most demanding culinary […]