Elite Traveler May/June 2017


23 Object of desire

The Royal Coffee Maker turns the art of coffee brewing into a ceremony

24 Watches

Girard-Perregaux celebrates its 225th anniversary

26 Men’s style

Waris Ahluwalia’s collaboration with The Kooples takes us on a journey

28 Women’s style

Slim suits offer a chic evening alternative to a dress


30 Jewelry

Whimsical feathered jewels and diamonds contrasted with black

34 Motoring

Climbing desert cliffs takes the Land Rover Discovery to the edge

36 Yachts

We find the ideal yacht for the more gourmandfocused charterer

38 Aviation

Embraer brings back the glamour and thrill of aviation’s golden age

41 Technology

Porsche Design’s highly anticipated Book One

43 Design

Vispring x Missoni as part of Harrods’ Art Partners initiative

45 Art Three unmissable upcoming showcases, including Hugo Boss Prize winner Anicka Yi


48 Thomas Keller

The king of the culinary world on making an emotional connection through his food

51 Roberta Naas

The watch industry is looking to the aeronautic and auto-racing world as they strive to develop new alloys

52 Alec Marsh

Talks to David Miliband about the importance of private international philanthropy

53 Victoria Daskal

Urges readers to try the noble grape of Barolo

54 Andy Hayler

Our resident restaurant critic shares his views on what makes a good restaurant exceptional

56 Jean-Claude Biver

On the love and passion that has fueled his 41 years in the watch industry


60 The Top 100 Restaurants

The votes have been counted and the list of the best restaurants in the world, as chosen by Elite Traveler readers, is released

81 Top New Hotels

From city escapes to island retreats, this list of hotels that have opened in the last year will inspire those looking for new experiences

94 Fashion

The Men’s Issue showcases spring tailoring on the streets of New York


106 Top London Suites

Enjoy the lights and sights of the city from our picks of the best suites

116 Destination Guides

Insider guides to the very best of Washington, DC, The Bahamas, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Cook Islands

128 The Hot List

From watching the Palio di Siena horse races to the America’s Cup, the Hot List has it all

132 Property Highlights

Our selection of some of the most extraordinary properties on the housing market today

136 Flight of Fancy

Marvel at the majesty of Everest as you enjoy a champagne breakfast on the mountain