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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.

Elite Traveler Reveals The World’s Best Restaurant

By Will Grice

Elite Traveler is pleased to announce the seventh annual Top 100 Restaurants in the World as voted by our readers. This year’s winner is Grant Achatz’s Alinea. Situated in Chicago’s Lincoln Square district, Achatz’s restaurant has become synonymous with some of the world’s most opulent dining and has cemented itself as one of the best restaurants to ever open its doors […]

The Rising Stars of London’s Dining Scene

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

It’s no secret London’s dining scene has come on leaps and bounds over the last few years, but with so many restaurants popping up it can be hard to see which chefs are here for the long run and who are already punching above their weight. Worry not, with Elite Traveler‘s guide to the rising stars of the capital’s dining scene […]

The Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in LA

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

Los Angeles has one of the world’s most vibrant dining scenes. Taking inspiration from all around the world, the city has cemented itself as one of the gourmand capitals of the world. However with so many restaurants opening each year in the city it can be somewhat overwhelming when it comes to working out which ones are worth a visit. […]

Kettner’s Townhouse Review: The Enduring Legend of Soho

By Nick Levine

London’s iconic Kettner’s Townhouse has re-opened after a long and lavish makeover. It is believed that August Kettner, who originally founded the Soho institution in 1867, was the private chef of Emperor Napoleon III. Steeped in history Kettner’s is famed for being one of Oscar Wilde’s favorite dining spots and for hosting numerous celebrities over the years such as Winston […]

The Best Afternoon Teas in London

By Dorothy Musariri

Celebrate English afternoon tea tradition with a twist – from pooch-pleasing menus for your dogs to solar-inspired cake and pastries for the space enthusiast – all available in some of London’s most exclusive restaurants and hotels. And not to worry, they still offer plentiful tea, scones and fizz for the perfect afternoon tea. Pret-a-Portea Masterclass – The Berkeley When fashion meets […]

Blue Posts Review: Reinventing The Humble Pub

By Nick Levine

The Blue Posts is the latest offering from club owners turned restaurateurs, Zoe and Layo Paskin. Their first restaurant, the Palomar, achieved Michelin Bib Gourmand status shortly after it opened, and won several awards lauding it as the best restaurant in London for 2015. The Blue Posts is an ambitious new project, incorporating a pub on the ground floor, cocktail […]

The Female Chefs to Watch in 2018

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

While there are more Michelin starred female chefs than ever before, the restaurant industry is still incredibly unbalanced in terms of gender equality. According to the Restaurant Opportunities Center and the Office for National Statistics less than 20% of kitchens in the US and the UK are run by women. To celebrate International Women’s Day, and the hard work and […]

The 11 Best Hotel Restaurants in Paris

By Olivia Cuccaro & Will Grice

With well over 100 Michelin stars and a number of the world’s most exclusive hotels, it’s no surprise that Paris is one of the world’s most luxurious dining destinations. To celebrate this perfect combo, Elite Traveler has rounded up the 11 best hotel restaurants in the City of Love. Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée – Hôtel Plaza Athénée Inside the gorgeous Hotel […]

The Chefs to Watch in Tokyo Right Now

By Lauren Hill & Will Grice

Tokyo has long overtaken Paris as the culinary capital of the world. Collectively the city holds over 300 Michelin stars (that’s three times more than New York), so while the choice of places to eat has never been better in Tokyo, one question that has always lingered over the city’s fine-dining scene is how sustainable it all is? While many […]

Chef Thomas Keller Has a New Caviar Company

By Olivia Cuccaro

As if seven Michelin stars, consistent recognition by the James Beard Foundation, cookbooks and a chocolate company weren’t enough, revered chef Thomas Keller has added another venture to his long list of achievements: caviar. Meaning ‘royal egg’ in Latin, Regiis Ova caviar is hand selected from high-quality sturgeon farms in the US, South America and Asia. Working directly with farms around […]