Features - 3 Great Places

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.

Articles - 3 Great Places

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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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