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.

The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Germany

By Andy Hayler

When most people think of high-end restaurants they imagine a grand dining room in Paris, or possibly an exquisite kaiseki banquet in Kyoto. But a list of the best restaurants in Germany reads like as who’s who in fine dining. The country boasts 10 three-Michelin-star restaurants, as many as Italy and more than the UK and Scandinavia combined. These establishments […]

Bar Boulud’s Charcuterie Board is Better Than Ever

By Emma Reynolds

Point blank: Bar Boulud’s charcuterie board is one of the best in the city. When chef Daniel Boulud (he has 16 restaurants and food concepts all over the world, including the two-Michelin-starred Daniel in New York) conceptualized the French bistro in 2008, he wanted to serve dishes that were elegant, yet approachable — and so quintessentially French. With this chic outpost, […]

The World’s Best Restaurants For April

By Alex Martin

It is a busy time in the fine dining industry. The warmer climes of spring bring with it a flurry of new openings and stunning seasonal menus. Elite Traveler rounds up the best restaurants for April. TAK Room New York Another highly-anticipated opening from the new Hudson Yards development in New York, TAK Room is the new restaurant from Chef Thomas […]

Cocktail of the Week: Mezcal Negroni

By Emma Reynolds

Mezcal Negroni at the Four Seasons Restaurant  1oz Yola Mezcal 1oz Suze (Gentian-based aperitif) 1oz Lillet Blanc Vermouth 6 dashes of orange bitters Optional: Lemon twist To make, stir all ingredients in a mixing glass and strain into a large old-fashioned glass over a cube of ice. Squeeze a lemon twist into the glass and garnish on top if you […]

Gridiron Review: A Haven For London Meat Lovers

As I arrived at Como Metropolitan Hotel in London’s Mayfair, I found myself wondering if I was in the right place. A brash brightness and the overwhelming scent of hotel lobby was not what I had come for. Walk a few meters to your right, however, and you find yourself immediately transported to a classic, low-ceilinged, dimly-lit brasserie where that enforced fragrance of cleanliness is […]

Mortlach to Release $13,300 Single Malt Whisky

Legendary Speyside distillery Mortlach is to release its oldest ever single malt Scotch whisky with a retail price of £10,000 ($13,295). Only 94 bottles of Mortlach 47-Year-Old will be made available and demand is expected to outstrip supply many times over. Those hoping to secure one of the distinctive bottles have been invited to register their interest with Justerini & Brooks, who are […]

The 8 Best Brunches in Dubai

By Alex Martin

There is no better place in the world to eat brunch than in Dubai. When Friday – the first day of the weekend in the UAE – rolls around, thousands head out to feast on the finest ingredients. Amid a huge array of choices, how do you find the best brunches in Dubai? Even the most exclusive restaurants open their […]

Cocktail of the Week: Knappogue Castle Irish Whiskey

By Lauren Hill

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend with Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey cocktails created by Joaquín Símo of Pouring Ribbons in New York City. Crossing Currents 2 oz Knappogue Castle 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey 0.75 oz Contratto Bianco 1 tsp Kalani Coconut Liqueur 1 dash Angostura Bitters To make this cocktail yourself, combine all ingredients, stir and strain into […]

Passeig de Gourmets, Barcelona’s Gastronomic Festival, is Back

By Emma Reynolds

Back for its second year, Barcelona’s gastronomic festival Passeig de Gourmets is taking over the famed Passeig de Gracia from March 14 through 24 and inviting guests to indulge in the culinary delights of chefs from the neighborhood. Gourmands from near and far will be able to dine at more than 18 of Barcelona’s noteworthy restaurants and experience exclusive wine […]

A Guide to the Best Restaurants in Scotland

Scotland has glorious scenery, impressive castles and scotch whisky, but its culinary offerings extend well beyond haggis. In fact, some of the best restaurants in Scotland can be counted among the best in the entire United Kingdom. Its shores are rich with superb scallops and langoustines and wild salmon still swim in its streams. Also famed for its beef and […]