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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 […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Glenlivet Glade

By Lauren Hill

Speyside Coffee Cocktail at The Glenlivet Glade, Rosewood London 30ml The Glenlivet Nàdurra Peated Whisky Cask Finish 30ml Drambuie 50ml fresh coffee Dash of simple syrup Twist of orange zest To make this cocktail, combine all the ingredients, except the orange zest, and stir, then heat it all together in a coffee machine or saucepan. Leave for several minutes but […]

Inside the Brand New Sushisamba Covent Garden

By Lauren Hill

On November 1st, Sushisamba began welcoming guests in to its newest location, Sushisamba Covent Garden, adding to the brand’s existing locations in Miami, Las Vegas, Amsterdam, and the 40th floor of the Heron Tower in London. The newest addition has been a highly anticipated arrival for the vibrant restaurant brand known for fusing Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian culture and cuisine, […]

Louis XIII Cognac to Release First Smart Decanter

By Lauren Hill

Marking a first for the spirits world, cognac distiller Louis XIII has announced the creation of a Smart Decanter that uses NFC technology to connect you to the Louis XIII Society and its array of benefits. Launching in February 2019, this innovation will give you direct access to exclusive content, unique experiences and personalized service. Each Smart Decanter has a […]

Baiersbronn: Germany’s Gastronomic Hotspot

By Andy Hayler

Where is the greatest concentration of Michelin stars on the planet per head of population? Well, it isn’t Tokyo (which has the most 3 star restaurants) or Paris, nor even Kyoto, which has a higher number of stars per person even than Tokyo. Nor is it Bray in Berkshire, despite its pair of 3 star restaurants. In fact the most […]

The Three Best Food Cities on Earth

By Andy Hayler

In a world increasingly obsessed by food there is no shortage of locations that would be candidates for the best food city on the planet. In order to come to a reasoned decision you need to take into account many factors, not just how many restaurants there are featured on this or that list. What about the quality of the […]

Cocktail of the Week: Antep Fistik, Ruya London

By Lauren Hill

Antep Fistik, The Mekan Bar at Ruya London 35ml Bourbon whiskey 10ml Grand Marnier 20ml homemade pistachio syrup 5ml PX Sherry 15ml lime juice. To create the Antep Fistik, simply combine all the ingredients, shake, then pour over crushed ice in your chosen cocktail glass. At The Mekan Bar, Anatolian restaurant Ruya’s cocktail bar, this drink is served in a […]

Celebrating Cocktail Culture with Asprey and The Ritz-Carlton

By Emma Reynolds

This story originally appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. Step back in time to the 1930s, when cocktail culture was at its most inventive, with the Art Deco–inspired cocktail trolley from Asprey and The Ritz-Carlton. British heritage brand Asprey has crafted the finest silver barware and home goods for over 230 years, and this bespoke cocktail trolley—outfitted in […]

Cocktail of the Week: Day of the Dead

By Lauren Hill

Clase Moka, Rosewood San Miguel de Allende 1 oz Clase Azul Añejo tequila .5 oz Pernod 2 oz of 24-hour cold brewed coffee Abuelita chocolate shavings Orange zest Agave honey To make the Clase Moka, combine Clase Azul Añejo tequila and Pernod with cold brewed coffee, then pour this mixture over ice in a traditional coffee mug. Sweeten the drink with a dash […]

The World’s Best Places to Eat in November

By Lauren Hill

Culinary events and and exciting new restaurants continually pop up worldwide, but some undoubtedly stand out above the rest. Here’s our pick of the world’s best places to eat in November, from Northern California to an ice cave in Canada and the verdant Winelands of South Africa. The Landmark Mandarin Oriental HONG KONG The Michelin-starred culinary director of the Landmark […]

Firefly Launches Flying Chef Program for Alpine Chalets

By Lauren Hill

You can now combine your stay in an Alpine chalet with the culinary service of a Michelin-starred chef, thanks to the launch of Firefly Collection’s new Flying Chef program. By staying in one of the collection’s luxury chalets, and a number of villas worldwide, you’ll be able to fly in one of six world-renowned chefs for a dinner party of […]