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 […]

The Best Luxury Bar Accessories for Your Home

By Emma Reynolds

During these uncertain times, everyone has shifted into a new, albeit temporary, normal. Spending more time at home means we have plenty of time to enjoy our surroundings. Now is perfect time to elevate decor and accessories in your home – including creating a chic at-home bar with luxury accessories that rival those of your favorite spots. Ideal for entertaining during […]

Hedonism Wines Launches Virtual Wine Tasting Experience

By Alex Martin

Luxury wine retailer Hedonism Wines has gone virtual by offering its renowned tasting sessions from the comfort of your own homes. The London store has launched the offering in an effort to keep spirits high while the city remains on lockdown. Hedonism, which is located in Mayfair, is known for stocking some of the most precious wines and spirits in […]

Cocktail of the Week: Greenwich Village, Shoe Bar at Nordstrom

By Emma Reynolds

Greenwich Village cocktail at Shoe Bar at Nordstrom in New York .5 fl oz pear brandy .5 fl oz Domaine de Canton liqueur 1 scoop ice 5 fl oz prosecco 1 twisted lemon peel 1 sprig of fresh thyme To make Greenwich Village, add pear brandy, Domaine de Canton liqueur and ice to a pint glass. Cap and shake vigorously […]

The Most Exclusive Whiskies in the World

By Alex Martin

If the history of high-end whisky has been one of peaks and troughs, we are certainly living through the age of Everest. But even though demand is at an all-time high, distilleries cannot increase the supply of its most precious liquids. The only way to level the market has been to increase the price. Today, the oldest and rarest whiskies […]

Michelin Star Recipes You Can Make at Home

By Alex Martin

The Covid-19 crisis has struck the restaurant industry harder than most. All over the world, chefs have been forced to close their doors with no indication of when they might be able to reopen again. It may be a while before we can get our fine-dining fix, but take advantage of the extra time indoors by attempting to emulate your […]

Visit the World’s Best Distilleries in a Single Trip in 2021

By Samantha Coles

One of the most illuminating (and fun) ways to truly experience a destination is through its food and drink. Embark on an eight-country, 15-day journey with TCS World Travel and uncover the best delicacies and distilleries at every turn. The tour begins in Kentucky — aka bourbon country — where you’ll meet fellow guests for a welcome dinner and try […]

Two Extraordinary Examples of Cognac-Finished Whisky

By Emma Reynolds

Cognac and whisky creators were once so far apart in their thinking that drinkers would rarely cross from one side to the other, if ever. Today, those same makers are working together to create new and exciting creations. Here, we take a look at two examples of cognac-finished whisky that bring the best of both worlds together in one extraordinary […]

Michelin Star Cookbooks from the World’s Best Restaurants

By Alex Martin

The world’s best restaurants are not immune to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Every restaurant, from the most esteemed institution to your local pizzeria, has had to close to combat the spread of Covid-19. With more time indoors than ever, many of us are taking the opportunity to refine our skills in the kitchen. While you may never earn your own […]

Cocktail of the Week: Bergamot Pisco Sour from Benno

By Emma Reynolds

Bergamot Pisco Sour from Benno Restaurant in New York City 1 part Barsol Pisco Italiano Verde Lime juice Egg white After being opened for less than a year, Benno restaurant in New York City was recently awarded one Michelin star within the Michelin Guide 2020. The restaurant, helmed by chef Jonathan Benno (who has previously worked at Per Se and […]

New York’s Best Chefs Launch Funds for Furloughed Employees

By Alex Martin

Some of New York’s best chefs have responded to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis by setting up funds to support the employees who effectively lost their incomes overnight when the city was locked down. New York is the center of America’s coronavirus outbreak and all restaurants and bars will be closed for the foreseeable future. It leaves tens of thousands of […]