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.

Cocktail of the Week: National Coffee Day

By Emma Reynolds

Cayman Pick Me Up, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Coconut Diplomatico Flor de Cana Spresso Espresso Vanilla While National Coffee Day certainly gives you an excuse to treat yourself to your favorite latte, The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman wants to celebrate the famous bean in a delicious, chilled cocktail. Even if you won’t be at the Caribbean resort, celebrate the holiday this […]

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 […]

Patrón Releases its Oldest Tequila Ever

By Alex Martin

Patrón has announced the release of a limited edition 10-year-old tequila, the oldest ever from the Bacardi-owned company. The Patrón Extra Añejo 10 Años is exclusive to the US market where demand for high-end, aged tequilas is growing rapidly. The production of a 10-year-old tequila shows impressive foresight from the Bacardi-owned brand. Indeed, aged tequila was so rare at the […]

Cocktail of the Week: Taittinger Champagne at JW Marriott Venice

By Emma Reynolds

From now through the rest of fall, sip on some bubbly at the chic San Marco Terrace atop JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa. Located just a 20-minute boat ride from St Mark’s Square on its own private island, the hotel is the perfect serene escape from the city. Enjoy sips of Champagne Taittinger from 6 to 8 p.m. while […]

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 […]

Drink Like a Shogun at Palace Hotel Tokyo

By Alex Martin

Palace Hotel Tokyo is offering guests the opportunity to experience the highest quality tea at the best time of year as part of an exciting collaboration with the specialist tea company Maruyama Nori. Throughout Fall (September-November), The Palace Lounge is offering an afternoon tea presentation featuring creative infusions of Maruyama Nori’s prestigious Jugetsudo line of teas. This will include a […]

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 […]

A Dinner with Six Michelin Stars

By Kristen Shirley

Few budding chefs could ever dream of having the legendary chef Thomas Keller accept one of their suggestions, and even fewer could imagine that one day, they would suggest a transcontinental collaboration dinner and have him say yes. This Thursday, very lucky guests will be treated to a once-in-a-lifetime dinner when chefs from Gaon, a three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Seoul, decamp […]

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 […]