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.

Take Three: Remarkable Fine Scotch Whiskies

By Emma Reynolds

Elite Traveler takes a closer look at three fine Scotch whiskies from some of Scotland’s legendary distilleries. Gordon & MacPhail 1948 from Glen Grant Distillery Gordon & MacPhail curates rare single malt whiskies from more than 100 distilleries around the globe. This 70-year-old single malt, filled on June 11, 1948 and stored at Scotland’s Glen Grant Distillery, was the perfect […]

The 9 Best Restaurants in Miami

By Elite Traveler

It may be inconceivable today, but once upon a time, Miami ’s dining scene was not well-regarded. More often than not, diners were left unimpressed by the quality of cuisine, price and service offered by the city’s establishments. However, Miami’s culinary reputation has undergone a welcome renaissance in the last two decades. The city now features a wealth of internationally […]

Food and Wine Around The World

By Theodora Halstead

Following her dry dock period earlier this year, The World, the largest privately-owned residential yacht in (you guessed it) the world, is back on the water and heading on a culinary-focused itinerary. Throughout 2019 she will play host to a series of food and wine extravaganzas, as expert chefs and sommeliers from all corners of the globe are flown in […]

The Best Places to Discover Traditional Spanish Cuisine

By Alex Martin

Traditional Spanish cuisine is celebrated across the world. Few other regions can claim to produce more high-quality ingredients than the Iberian Peninsula, and over the course of generations, the Spanish have put them to fantastic use. The country boasts an impressive 202 Michelin-starred restaurants including 25 two-star and 11 three-star establishments. Some of these are considered to be among the […]

Heritage Review: Elevated Fondue Arrives in London

By Alex Martin

There is usually a good reason why local delicacies stay local, but in the case of Swiss cuisine, the lack of exported eateries is baffling. After all, what’s not to love about a pot of molten cheese, or cooking your own beef fillet? Yet only this summer has London welcomed its first ‘modern Swiss-inspired restaurant’ in the form of Heritage. […]

Cocktail of the Week: Baccarat Hotel New York’s $5,000 Cocktail

By Emma Reynolds

Last Word, Baccarat Hotel New York 1 oz Nolet’s Gin Reserve 1 oz 1920s green chartreuse .75 oz cherry oak aged maraschino liqueur 2.5 oz beluga cocktail caviar pearls 1 oz lime juice Chef Gabriel Kreuther’s gold Amarena cherry and saffron garnish You might be thinking: How can the Last Word cocktail served exclusively at the Baccarat Hotel New York […]

Priceless by Mastercard Brings Top Restaurants to New York

By Alex Martin

New York’s dining scene is set to welcome three of the world’s most celebrated restaurants with the launch of the ambitious Priceless by Mastercard project. Set in Spring Studios in Tribeca, the three restaurants will be recreated in minute detail from the menus to the spectacular views. The three restaurants selected to take up residency in the studios through the […]

Where to Celebrate International Beer Day

By Emma Reynolds

Celebrated in hundreds of cities around the globe, International Beer Day brings together beer fans to sip on a cold glass of their favorite brew. The day takes place internationally on the first Friday in August – this year, it’s August 2. For the ultimate beer celebration, head to Kohanaiki in Kona, Hawaii. The invitation-only private residential club is one […]

The World’s First Wine Club in the Sky with VistaJet

By Emma Reynolds

Like many great ideas, VistaJet CEO Thomas Flohr’s VistaJet Wine Program was conjured up over a glass of, well, wine. “I am a wine lover and a fair amount of my friends, who are clients, are wine lovers. When we traveled together, we discovered that the taste differs in the sky [and] on the ground,” Flohr tells Elite Traveler in […]

Clos19 Launches Veuve Clicquot Celebration Experience

By Alex Martin

Situated in the heart of Veuve Clicquot’s vineyards, the historic Manoir de Verzy is considered holy ground for champagne enthusiasts. Those same enthusiasts now have the chance to secure the experience of a lifetime within its storied walls. In August, wine and spirits experts Clos19 will launch the new Veuve Clicquot Celebration Experience, which includes exclusive use of Manoir de Verzy and its […]