Features - 3 Great Places
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.
Articles - 3 Great Places
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.
fine food - Unique Dining
From getting locked up for the night in a former jail to dining under the sea, the world’s most historic and unusual restaurants offer even the most jaded traveller something new to excite the senses.
fine food - Kitchen Gardens
When ingredients travel direct from farm to plate, it’s not just the environment that benefits. Chefs producing seasonal menus that celebrate local ingredients experiment with what’s at hand to great effect. We highlight three luxury restaurants with their own garden supplying the kitchen.
fine food - Pancakes
There are few dishes that truly unite world cuisine, but pancakes achieve it with delightful aplomb. A sweet or savoury batter of varying depth, filled or topped with all manner of ingredients. Here are three diverse taste sensations.
fine food - Shish Tawook
A delightful dish of marinated chicken skewers common in Lebanon, Syria, and elsewhere in the Middle East. Each region has evolved traditional flavours to make this dish their own.
fine food - Berlin
Berliners love to dine out, so both locals and visitors are spoilt for choice. When it comes to restaurants, Berlin is rich and classy.
fine food - Baklava
This popular dessert of 30–40 filo pastry layers filled with chopped nuts, held together by sticky syrup or honey, is enjoyed in wondrously varied forms from Armenia to Arabia.
fine food - Rare foods
Sometimes it’s the rarest foods we cherish most – here are three for which the thrill of the chase is more than matched by their flavours.