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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 Stars of Munich’s Restaurant Scene

By Andy Hayler

Munich is the capital of Bavaria, in the south east of Germany near the Austrian border. Internationally, many people associate German food mostly with sausages, but this is an out-dated view – even though they do indeed love their sausages in Bavaria. Munich has six one star Michelin restaurants as well as four two star places and the recently promoted […]

Where to Eat in Shanghai and Hangzhou

By Andy Hayler

Take the high-speed train between Shanghai and Hangzhou to discover the unique food scene of each gastronomic city. Shanghai, with over 24 million inhabitants, is the dynamic business hub of China and the largest city on earth. Not surprisingly it offers a wealth of dining options, from simple neighborhood places selling “xiao long bao” soup dumplings up to a pair […]

The Stars of Northern Italy’s Restaurant Scene

By Andy Hayler

The inhabitants of southern Italy refer to those in the north rather disparagingly as “polenta eaters”, but there is a great deal more to the cuisine of northern Italy than that cornmeal staple. Just an hour north of Milan is the region known as the Italian Lakes. As well as being striking beautiful, the numerous lakes in this area are […]

Jason Atherton Opens First Alpine Outpost

By Lauren Hill

In a whirlwind of restaurant openings, acclaimed chef and restaurateur, Jason Atherton, has been busy expanding his restaurant empire – each time, with attention paid to retaining the quality of this Michelin-starred chef’s cuisine along with the restaurant group’s chic interiors and spirited vibe. Each opening is met with a widespread buzz, and this addition is sure to follow suit. […]

The Stars of Dublin’s Restaurant Scene

By Andy Hayler

Dublin is an attractive city to visit, manageable in size and so very walkable. It has the idyllic park St Stephens Green, the river Liffey and plenty of architectural gems such as Trinity College and The Wardrobe Tower of Dublin. Tucked away among all this are some fine restaurants, the jewel in the crown being Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud. Since 1981 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]