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Fashionable restaurants for fashionistas
As the European leg of the world’s fashion shows gets underway, showcasing leading designers’ Autumn/Winter 2016 collections, the demands of a fashionista’s unrelenting schedule are many and varied. Hopping aboard a magic carpet of style and elegance, thirsts and hungers are best sated at three superb catwalk-ready restaurants on our network. Greg Sunning reveals where the fashionista, fashion, and food combine in three of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities.
Where the menu shifts as the chefs rotate
You may have heard of pop-up restaurants where the venue is temporary. But have you heard of venues that stay put while it’s the chefs that come and go? This unique modern trend for the ‘guest chef’ has restaurants showcasing menus that evolve as the chefs rotate, typically every two to three months, bringing global superstars to surprising cities for a unique travelling experience. Greg Sunning reveals three great spots on our network that are leading the way.
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Coffee houses to put a spring in your step
From timeless classics to modern independent coffee houses, there’s more than one way to enjoy your coffee, but all of them celebrate one of the world’s oldest and most complex drinks in style. For an experience where interior design, artistry, service, and quality combine, look no further than coffee. Greg Sunning reveals three great spots on our network where enjoying a coffee becomes a sublime experience.
Restaurants where you’d be loco to go local
London is crackers for Indian curry and New York has a new take on Italian, while Melbourne clamours for Cantonese. Whether it’s historical connections binding one country with another cuisine, or a trailblazing new chef making their own mark, try something completely different in a known destination. Greg Sunning reveals three great restaurants on our network that outdo the cuisine of their host country.
Famous chefs at work
For those who like to witness a chef’s artistry, the modern penchant for open kitchens is a real boon. It’s also reassuring to know that the named chef on the door is actually working their magic in the kitchen rather than shooting their next TV show. While there are no guarantees, we bring you three restaurants from around our network where you’re more than likely to have a famous chef cook your meal.
Restaurants with great views
A restaurant with great food can be peerless, but one with an inspiring view can elevate your experience to the sublime. From stunning waterfront views to a restaurant within one of the world’s most iconic buildings, and one of the world’s highest restaurants, we bring you three restaurants where the views more than match the supreme cuisine. Go with your eyes wide open and enjoy the view.
The world’s best patisseries revealed
From the old to the new, the independent to the grand, and from light-as-a-cloud little pastries to the theatrically tiered and topped cakes of your dreams, we bring you three perfect patisseries.
Where the world’s best chefs eat
If you want to discover a city’s best restaurants and explore what ‘best’ really means, who better to ask than some of the world’s most respected chefs?
fine food - Open kitchens
If you want to get closer to the magic of talented chefs working full tilt for your enjoyment, opt for the flamboyant open kitchens now increasingly common around the world. From robata to dining in the kitchen, the choice is yours.
fine food - Moussaka
The layered and unlayered moussaka common across the Middle East and Mediterranean are both relatives of the revered Italian lasagne. Each is distinctly different yet pleasurable and worth seeking out on your travels. Craig Butcher highlights three of the best versions.