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 World’s Best New Restaurants for February

By Alex Martin

Following a holiday break, Elite Traveler returns for 2020 with a list of the best new restaurants for February. In this latest edition, we travel to New York, Aspen and Chicago before flying across the Atlantic to check out some exciting new concepts in London. With the start of the new decade, a number of chefs have broken free from […]

Cocktail of the Week: Pretty in Pink at Concorde Terrace

Pretty in Pink, Concorde Terrace at Hôtel de Crillon, a Rosewood Hotel, Paris 2.5 cl Absolut Elyx Vodka 2.5 cl Tawny Port 1 cl crème de pêche 1 cl peach purée 2 cl honey syrup 2 cl lemon juice 3 dashes peach bitters Brut Champagne Dehydrated lime wheel To make this fabulous cocktail, fill a glass with crushed ice and […]

Four Seasons Hotel George V Honored in Michelin Guide 2020

By Alex Martin

Four Seasons Hotel George V has become more recognized than ever before as a gourmet destination following the release of the Michelin Guide 2020 for France. The ultra-luxury hotel is home to three extraordinary restaurants, Le Cinq, Le George and L’Orangerie, which between them boast five Michelin stars. Le Cinq retained its maximum three-star rating while Le George and L’Orangerie […]

Leaders in Luxury: Sony Mordechai of Imperia Caviar

By Kristen Shirley

Sony Mordechai is on a mission to get everyone to eat caviar, and not reserve it for special occasions. His new company, Imperia Caviar, sells directly to consumers and offers the world’s first caviar club. Here, we have an exclusive interview. Why did you start Imperia Caviar?  I have always been passionate about discovering something valuable or new and sharing […]

The 5 Best Restaurants in Seattle

By Elite Traveler

Although Seattle is often celebrated for its coffee, reputed for being rainy and associated with the Space Needle, this north-western city is also home to a collection of upscale restaurants. Whether you’re hungry from hiking the Cascade Mountains, sailing in the Puget Sound or even binge-watching your favorite episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, Seattle’s fine-dining venues will provide you with once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Kempinski Hotel Bansko Brings Nine Michelin Stars to Bulgaria

By Alex Martin

Kempinski Hotel Grand Arena Bansko is set to put Bulgaria on the culinary map by bringing some of the world’s best chefs to its Come Prima Restaurant on 20 and 21 March 2020. Five legendary chefs with a total of nine Michelin stars will show their passion and put on an incredible cooking show in the open kitchen of the […]

The 7 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia

By Elite Traveler

The last decade has seen Philadelphia’s restaurant scene evolve rapidly, as it now plays host to plenty of variety, from French to Japanese to Modern American. Philadelphia’s Center City boasts a number of restaurants and offers an appealing combination of American and international cuisine. No matter what your taste, our guide to the best restaurants in Philadelphia offers plenty of […]

Leaders in Luxury: Dave Rudman

By Kristen Shirley

As it expands on its global mission to educate wine professionals and consumers, the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has transformed from a small, UK-focused educational charity to a global company that offers qualifications in over 70 countries in more than 15 languages. Elite Traveler exclusively speaks with Dave Rudman, DipWSET Executive Director – WSET Americas, about the educational […]

The 11 Best Restaurants in London

By Alex Martin

London is one of the most diverse cities in the world and as a result boasts one of the most eclectic dining scenes. Whichever cuisine takes your fancy, London has a variety of restaurants capable of taking your breath away. With 67 Michelin-starred restaurants in the 2020 Guide, it is also one of the top-ranked cities in the world for […]

Cocktail of the Week: Classic Negroni at 45 Park Lane

By Emma Reynolds

Classic Negroni at 45 Park Lane, London 25 ml Campari 25 ml Antica Formula 25 ml Tanqueray Gin Orange Peel To create this classic Negroni, pour gin, Antica Formula and Campari into a mixing glass filled with ice cubes. Stir for 8-10 seconds with a long bar spoon, and use a cocktail strainer to pour the chilled liquid into a […]

Ampéli Review: The Place to Discover Great Greek Wine

By Alex Martin

There was a time, not too long ago, when London’s Charlotte Street appeared to be suffocating under the weight of its own success. Once the go-to destination for gourmands, excessive rents threatened to suck the life out of it. But it has recently been the site of several exciting openings, the latest of which is Ampéli, a stylish eatery offering […]