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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.

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 […]

New-look Julie’s Restaurant Reopens in West London

By Alex Martin

Julie’s Restaurant has reopened in London’s upmarket Holland Park following a five-year closure. The W11 restaurant has undergone extensive refurbishment and also welcomes a brand new team to the kitchen. First opened in 1969, Julie’s Restaurant became a legend of London’s dining scene and counted A-list celebrities among their regulars. That includes names such as The Rollings Stones, Sir Paul […]

Michelin Star Guide 2020 GB&I: New Entrants in Full

By Alex Martin

Michelin welcomed 23 new restaurants into its elite circle Monday as the Michelin Star Guide 2020 was announced for Great Britain and Ireland. The exclusive event took place in the storied Hurlingham Club in Fulham, London, where a record number of stars were awarded in the face of serious challenges for the dining industry. As well as the 23 restaurants […]

First ever Michelin Guide

Charlie’s at Brown’s Hotel Review: A Return to British Roots

By Alex Martin

Adam Byatt has earned a Michelin star for his excellent work on the outskirts of London, but he returns to the center of town to take over a site – Brown’s Hotel – where the great Heinz Beck failed to flourish. Elite Traveler was invited to review Byatt’s new restaurant, Charlie’s, in its first month of service. There was excitement […]

Dorado Beach Culinary Getaway Line-up Revealed

By Alex Martin

Celebrity chef José Andrés returns to Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, this October with some of the world’s most creative culinary minds for the third annual Culinary Getaway. The lush oceanfront sanctuary in Puerto Rico once again plays host for a one-of-a-kind gastronomic weekend filled with interactive cooking demonstrations, exclusive oceanfront dinners and a truly memorable culinary and cultural experience. […]

The World’s Best New Restaurants For October

By Alex Martin

In this latest article in an ongoing series, Elite Traveler brings you a carefully-curated list of the best new restaurants for October. As summer fades into the distant past, we also say goodbye to the plethora of pop-ups and al fresco experiences. However, chefs around the globe continue to work on exciting new concepts for the fall and winter. In […]

Franco’s Restaurant Reopens After Extensive Redesign

By Alex Martin

Franco’s, a longstanding stalwart of London’s dining scene, celebrates the approach of its 75th anniversary with the completion of an extensive redesign that throws one of the city’s oldest Italian restaurants into the modern era. The first incarnation of the restaurant opened on Jermyn Street in 1945. Although it has been serving Italian food ever since, its fortunes changed 15 […]

Obsession 2020: Full Chef Line-up Revealed

By Alex Martin

Twenty-four chefs with a combined total of 22 Michelin stars will ensure Obsession celebrates its 20th edition in illustrious style. The full line-up for next year’s event at Northcote revealed a mix of culinary legends and up-and-coming starlets. From January 24 to February 9, a selection of the most renowned chefs in the world will descend upon the Michelin-starred restaurant […]

Papadakis Review: Athenian Cuisine at its Finest

By Alex Martin

Papadakis Restaurant may not be among the handful of Athenian eateries to boast a Michelin star, but it is arguably one of the best places to experience authentic Greek cuisine in this food-centric capital city. Sitting on the foothills of Mount Lucabettus in the upmarket area of Kolonaki, Papadakis offers respite from the hustle and bustle of Athens and boasts […]

Matthew Hurry Wins Young Chef of the Year 2019

By Alex Martin

Matthew Hurry has been named M Restaurants’ Young Chef of the Year 2019 following a summer-long competition involving 16 of the United Kingdom’s biggest culinary talents. Hurry, a 26-year-old sous chef at Hotel Café Royal’s Laurent restaurant in London was announced as the winner of the coveted award last week during a night of celebration at the renowned M Victora […]