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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 Hidden Gems of London’s Dining Scene

By Andy Hayler

London has one of the most diverse food scenes in the world, with almost every style of cooking and nationality represented. It also has a hyperactive public relations industry, with seemingly every new restaurant opening breathlessly anticipated, slavishly reviewed and picked over by an army of bloggers, reviewers and journalists. In this febrile restaurant environment, are there any dusty corners […]

New Hebridean Whisky Trail Brings Together Scotland’s Distilleries

By Lauren Hill

Today marks the launch of a brand new experience in Scotland, the Hebridean Whisky Trail connecting four of the region’s great distilleries. Setting a route between Isle of Raasay Distillery, Torabhaig Distillery, Talisker Distillery and the Isle of Harris Distillery, this 115-mile journey takes in the dramatic landscapes of Skye, Harris and Raasay as well as the whisky hubs this […]

The Top London Hotels Celebrating Afternoon Tea Week

By Lauren Hill

As Afternoon Tea Week returns to London from the 14th to 20th August, the city’s most luxurious hotels are pushing out all the stops to celebrate this great British tradition. From classic high teas to modern variations, here’s our pick of the best places to indulge. Rosewood London Continuing its award-winning Art Afternoon Tea series, Rosewood London has just launched […]

Laurent Tourondel Brings his Signature Cuisine to London

By Lauren Hill

Earlier this summer, London’s landmark property Hotel Café Royal announced the opening of its new fine dining restaurant Laurent. With executive chef Laurent Tourondel at the helm—a chef who’s made a name for himself by heading up kitchens around the world, including a number of restaurants in New York—this opening marks a return to the very hotel he honed his […]

London’s New Epicurean Bar Championing Women Winemakers

By Lauren Hill

Just last month the Parisian wine expert Carole Bryon opened her first wine bar in Covent Garden, London, creating a place for wine enthusiasts to try different fine wines from the around the world, paired with small plates curated by the chef and restaurateur Victor Garvey. What really makes this new wine bar stand out though is the focus Bryon […]

Cocktail of the Week: 34 Mayfair x Creed

By Lauren Hill

The Millésime, 34 Mayfair x Creed 30 ml Manzanilla sherry 30 ml Italicus liqueur 30 ml Sipsmith Summer Cup 15 ml mandarin cordial 15 ml lemon juice To create the Millésime, combine all ingredients in a Boston shaker, shake hard and strain into a highball glass filled with crushed ice. At 34 Mayfair, this cocktail is garnished with golden painted […]

Andronis Gastronomy Festival in Santorini

The enchanting island of Santorini calls to luxury vacationers and honeymooners, and now, gourmands. This year is the fourth installation of the Andronis Gastronomy Festival, where world-class chefs prepare divine tasting menus inspired by the fresh, local ingredients of the pretty island paired with their distinct culinary style. While enjoying the exquisite dishes and fine wines against the renowned Santorini […]

GR8’s Latest Culinary Event Presents Four Legendary Chefs

By Lauren Hill

Since partnering with internationally acclaimed chef Massimo Bottura last year, the experience provider GR8 has hosted a series of extraordinary culinary events, including a dinner, with food cooked by Bottura, on New York’s Ellis Island. While the success of this event may seem hard to follow, GR8 has risen to the challenge by coming up with the latest culinary concept […]

Yannick Alléno on the Success of Le 1947

By Lauren Hill

When the results were announced for last year’s Michelin guide, Yannick Alléno’s Courchevel restaurant Le 1947 received the highest accolade in the culinary world by going from two- to three-Michelin-star status. Tucked into five-star hotel Cheval Blanc Courchevel, this modern French restaurant brings the chef’s celebrated gastronomy to this pocket of the French Alps, opening each year in line with […]

Three-Michelin-Starred Alain Ducasse Restaurant Launches Culinary Masterclass

By Lauren Hill

This month London’s three-Michelin-starred restaurant Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester announced the launch its first ever pastry masterclass. Led by the restaurant’s executive chef Jean-Philippe Blondet and pastry chef Thibault Hauchard, the exclusive class will give an expert insight into the Art of Choux (a famously difficult culinary skill to master). This hands-on masterclass  will see the restaurant’s two accomplished […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Macario, Lima Floral

By Lauren Hill

The Macario Cocktail at The Lost Alpaca bar of Lima Floral, London 25 ml Calle 23 Blanco Tequila 25 ml Maker’s Mark Bourbon 50 ml pineapple juice 5 dashes Angostura bitters 25 ml cane sugar 25 ml lime juice ½ teaspoon activated charcoal Dehydrated edible flowers Taking its name from Mexico’s first film to be nominated for an Oscar, Macario […]