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 […]

Penfolds Releases Its Annual Collection for 2018 – Including the 2014 Penfolds Grange

By Emma Reynolds

Australia’s oldest and most iconic winemaker, Penfolds, released its annual Penfolds Collection for 2018, including the 64th consecutive release of Grange, on October 18. Reflecting the best winemaking in Australia, sourced from multiple regions and vineyards, each bottle represents the long heritage of Penfolds (175 years to be exact). The showstopper of each collection year after year is Grange (a […]

Cocktail of the Week: Mezcal Mosquito, The Venetian

By Lauren Hill

Mosquito, The Venetian Resort Las Vegas 1 oz Mezcal 1 oz Campari 1 oz homemade ginger syrup 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice candied ginger to garnish Create this cocktail for National Mezcal Day (a celebration taking place across the United States on October 21st), by shaking all of the ingredients together, straining into a coupe glass and garnishing with […]

Cocktail of the Week: Love Letter Cobbler

By Lauren Hill

Love Letter Cobbler at Pulitzer Amsterdam 40 ml Rose petal infused Fino Sherry 20 ml Pekoe Jasmine 25 ml Melon purée 3 dashes Peychaud’s To make the Love Letter Cobbler, combine everything in a wine glass, add crushed ice and churn to chill and dilute. Top up with more crushed ice and garnish with a mint sprig and rose bud. […]

Cocktail of the Week: A Miscellany of Inventions

By Lauren Hill

Over the Rainbow, Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard, London 45 ml Martell VS Cognac 15 ml Palo Cortado Sherry 15 ml Mozart dark chocolate liquor 15 ml mandarin juice 5 ml lemon juice To create this cocktail yourself, place all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Serve over more ice. At Shangri-La Hotel at the […]

Christie’s and Balvenie Debut First-of-its-Kind Whisky Auction

By Lauren Hill

In partnership with Scottish whisky distillery The Balvenie, Christie’s Auction House has debuted a first-of-its-kind online auction lot made for true whisky connoisseurs. As well as including The Balvenie DCS Compendium Chapter 4, a collection of five rare whiskies by the world’s longest serving malt master, David C. Stewart MBE, the lot encompasses a bespoke Morgan V8 Roadster, which was […]

Michelin Guide 2019 Reveals New UK Stars

By Lauren Hill

As winners were announced last night at an awards ceremony in London, a series of Great Britain and Ireland’s best restaurants took their place in the Michelin Guide UK 2019, which will officially be released on October 5th. The UK’s three-Michelin-starred stalwarts all retained their three stars, keeping the list to just five restaurants: Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Alain Ducasse at […]

Cocktail of the Week: Scarfes Bar, Rosewood London

By Lauren Hill

The Naturalist Cocktail, Inspired by Sir David Attenborough 45 ml Star of Bombay gin 5 ml soil distillate 15 ml hay vermouth 14 ml four flowers liqueur (rose, heather, hibiscus and elderflower) To make this cocktail, simply stir all of the ingredients together, strain into a tulip glass and garnish with a flower. The Naturalist cocktail was created by the […]

Recreate these Luxury Hotels’ Culinary Creations at Home

By Lauren Hill

Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the collection of over 520 boutique hideaways across more than 80 countries, has announced the release of its latest cookbook bringing together recipes from hotels in its portfolio. The Small Luxury Cookbook features the recipes of 142 dishes created by the hotels’ accomplished chefs using regional produce and championing local food experiences. This means […]

World of Fine Wine Announces Wine List Awards

By Lauren Hill

Earlier this month, award-winning publication, The World of Fine Wine, revealed the winners of its 2018 World’s Best Wine List Awards at a ceremony hosted in association with Gaggenau at Vintners Hall, London. The Barn at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee, came out top, being named winner of the Wine List of the Year 2018, as well as being awarded […]

The Best Restaurants to Dine at this Fall

By Lauren Hill

With new restaurants opening up, legendary dining spots reopening after major transformations and chefs coming up with bold new menus, these are the best restaurants to dine at this fall. Angler San Francisco, US Yesterday saw the opening of this new seafood restaurant on the Embarcadero waterfront overlooking San Francisco Bay by three-Michelin-starred chef Joshua Skenes. With the focus firmly […]