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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 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of 2019

By Lauren Hill

World-renowned chefs including Alain Ducasse, Heston Blumenthal and Mauro Colagreco are making their mark in cities across the world this year with an array of exciting new culinary concepts. From London, New York and Paris, to Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong, these are the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2019. Adam Handling Chelsea, London February 2019 With the February opening […]

Hide Restaurant Launches New A La Carte Menu

By Alex Martin

One of London’s most popular fine dining restaurants, Hide, has launched a reduced A la Carte menu within its Above space in an attempt to make its Michelin-starred cuisine more accessible. The imposing Hide Restuarant opened in London’s upscale Mayfair last year and has since become one of the hottest fine dining spots in the city. It sealed this reputation […]

Cocktail of the Week: CH-estnut Cocktail at Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

By Emma Reynolds

CH-estnut Cocktail at the Tiepolo Lounge & Terrace at Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort 1 ½ OZ Grey Goose Le Poire Vodka 1 ½ OZ White Cacao Cream Top with chestnut whipped cream To make, add vodka and cacao liqueur in a shaker with ice. Shake and stir in a martini cup. Top with chestnut whipped cream. There’s no […]

This Louis Vuitton Trunk is a Home for Your Hennessy

By Emma Reynolds

Hennessy and Louis Vuitton are making a case (sorry) for rendering wine cellars and bar carts obsolete with the new Hennessy Paradis Impérial Trunk by Louis Vuitton. The trunk was designed to celebrate the relaunch of this crown jewel in Hennessy’s portfolio with a completely new and exquisite multifaceted crystal decanter, designed by renowned Tel Aviv-born artist Arik Levy. This […]

Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Lots Revealed

By Alex Martin

Naples Winter Wine Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary with its most special auction to date. The world’s most successful charity wine auction will offer guests the chance to bid on rare vintages as well as once-in-a-lifetime experiences around the world. This year’s auction includes the chance to own one of the first 2020 Bentley Flying Spur sedans, wine tasting […]

The Balvenie Unveils DCS Compendium Chapter Five

By Alex Martin

Single malt scotch whisky specialist, The Balvenie, has unveiled the final chapter in its DCS Compendium series. Named ‘Chapter Five: Malt Master’s Indulgence’, the collection of five rare scotch whiskeys is valued at $80,000. The collection has been crafted by Malt Master David Stewart for their significance to his career. It begins with a 56-year-old liquid – the oldest ever […]

The Best Places to Eat in November

By Alex Martin

Summer is now a distant memory and attention is starting to veer towards the holiday season. It is certainly a time to celebrate and that is reflected in this month’s curated list of the best places to eat in November. From exciting new openings in New York to exclusive pop-up events at some of the most luxurious hotels in the […]

Michelin Guide New York: The 2020 List in Full

By Alex Martin

The Michelin Guide 2020 for New York and Westchester has once again proven the city to be the country’s top dining destination with 100 stars shared across 76 restaurants. The new guide welcomed eight restaurants to its one-star tier while two restaurants gained two-star status. The biggest winner of the night was Blue Hill at Stone Barns, which came straight […]

Cocktail of the Week: International Champagne Day

By Emma Reynolds

There’s nothing quite as exquisite as a crisp glass of bubbly champagne, and (like everything else) there’s now an entire day dedicated to this effervescent spirit. At Elite Traveler, we think that International Champagne Day should be celebrated all weekend, which is why we we’re highlighting one of the most elevated experiences you can have to celebrate the global day. In […]

Gordon & MacPhail Release Mr George Centenary Whisky

By Alex Martin

Gordon & MacPhail has announced an extra special release in honor of George Urquhart, a member of the second generation of the company’s owning family and the proclaimed ‘Father of Single Malt Whisky’. The liquid was laid down in 1956, the year that Mr George (as he was fondly known by his colleagues) became a senior partner in the business. […]

Cocktail of the Week: Secret Garden, Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

By Emma Reynolds

Secret Garden at Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul Top glass: 100ml orange juice 50ml Hennessy VS 20ml honey 1ml Disaronno liqueur Bottom glass: 200ml hot water 2 dried orange slices 2.5g dried rose leaves 2.5g rose hip To make the Secret Garden cocktail, first stir all ingredients into a fishbowl-shaped container that will be the bottom glass. Then, in a mixing glass […]