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.

Amazónico London Review: The Jungle Comes to Mayfair

By Alex Martin

Amazónico, a rainforest-themed bar and restaurant, arrives in London following notable success in Madrid. Elite Traveler was one of the first to experience the South American-themed sensation in its Mayfair home. It says a lot about a restaurant’s ambition when it parks itself next to the cultural phenomenon that is Sexy Fish. Not only that, Amazónico is taking direct aim […]

Le Bernardin and Restaurant Guy Savoy Top La Liste

By Alex Martin

New York restaurant Le Bernardin has once again topped one of the most thorough restaurant polls in the world, La Liste. Eric Ripert’s legendary eatery was given the same score as three other restaurants to reconfirm its place at the top of fine dining for the second year in a row. Restaurant Guy Savoy (Paris), RyuGin (Tokyo) and Sugalabo (Tokyo), […]

The Grill at The Dorchester Revived by Tom Booton

By Alex Martin

The Grill at The Dorchester first opened its doors 88 years ago, making it one of the longest-standing fine dining restaurants in London. But the last decade has been transformative for the city’s food scene. New and exciting concepts appear every week on London’s streets, and The Grill fell out of relevance. Now, it is threatening a comeback with a […]

The Best Restaurants For December

By Alex Martin

This time of year is defined by family meals and home-based celebrations, but there are still a number of exciting new restaurants worthy of a trip this winter. In our guide to the Best Restaurants for December, we travel to New York, San Francisco, Miami and London to explore new openings, reimagined menus and a Michelin-star-studded pop-up. In New York, […]

The Future of Dom Pérignon with Vincent Chaperon

By Kristen Shirley

As a vintage-only champagne, Dom Pérignon exclusively releases champagne during a good year. Even with its discerning standards, certain vintages become the stuff of legends. Wine critics hailed 2002 as one of the best vintages of the past 30 years, comparing it to the superb 1996. Seventeen years after this magical, warm growing season in Champagne, Dom Pérignon releases the […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Gilberto at Le Club

By Emma Reynolds

The Gilberto at Le Club in New York City 2 dashes Dale Degroff Pimiento Dram 1oz concord syrup 1oz lemon juice 1oz Cuvasion Chardonnay 1.5oz Miguel Torres Pisco Gobernador To make, shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with frozen grapes. To make the concord syrup, use 1 quart concord grape juice, 1 quart domino […]

Hide Restaurant Launches New A La Carte Menu

By Alex Martin

One of London’s most popular fine dining restaurants, Hide, has launched a reduced A la Carte menu within its Above space in an attempt to make its Michelin-starred cuisine more accessible. The imposing Hide Restuarant opened in London’s upscale Mayfair last year and has since become one of the hottest fine dining spots in the city. It sealed this reputation […]

Cocktail of the Week: CH-estnut Cocktail at Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort

By Emma Reynolds

CH-estnut Cocktail at the Tiepolo Lounge & Terrace at Rome Cavalieri, a Waldorf Astoria Resort 1 ½ OZ Grey Goose Le Poire Vodka 1 ½ OZ White Cacao Cream Top with chestnut whipped cream To make, add vodka and cacao liqueur in a shaker with ice. Shake and stir in a martini cup. Top with chestnut whipped cream. There’s no […]

This Louis Vuitton Trunk is a Home for Your Hennessy

By Emma Reynolds

Hennessy and Louis Vuitton are making a case (sorry) for rendering wine cellars and bar carts obsolete with the new Hennessy Paradis Impérial Trunk by Louis Vuitton. The trunk was designed to celebrate the relaunch of this crown jewel in Hennessy’s portfolio with a completely new and exquisite multifaceted crystal decanter, designed by renowned Tel Aviv-born artist Arik Levy. This […]

Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Lots Revealed

By Alex Martin

Naples Winter Wine Festival will celebrate its 20th anniversary with its most special auction to date. The world’s most successful charity wine auction will offer guests the chance to bid on rare vintages as well as once-in-a-lifetime experiences around the world. This year’s auction includes the chance to own one of the first 2020 Bentley Flying Spur sedans, wine tasting […]