Features - Insight
What’s in my kitchen: Raymond Blanc
Responsible for having trained some of the world’s greatest chefs, who between them have amassed 35 Michelin stars, Raymond Blanc’s own two-Michelin-star restaurant Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons has retained its stars for a staggering 32 years.
Five minutes with William Fay
Oryx speaks to renowned Hollywood producer William Fay, the man behind box-office hits The Hangover, 300, Superman Returns, and Independence Day.
Articles - Insight
fine food - Alain Ducasse
Fresh from the Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), leading chef Alain Ducasse talks food culture, the romance of travel, and his plans to revolutionise modern dining.
Five minutes with Salma Hage
Following the success of her debut cookbook, The Lebanese Kitchen, Salma Hage became an unlikely champion of Middle Eastern cuisine.
fine food - Oaxen krog
From 1994 Magnus Ek and Agneta Green ran Oaxen Skärgårdskrog, a small restaurant in Stockholm’s archipelago. Chef Magnus explored and researched the island’s wild herbs as well as the small local farmers and producers. The restaurant was listed as one of The 50 Best Restaurants of the World for four years in a row.
What’s in my travel bag: Moo Chun Hoe
Qatar’s answer to Willy Wonka?
Meet the Marsa Malaz Kempinski’s own chocolatier.
Five minutes with Alanoud Alattiya
Museum practitioner by day and couturier by evening, Alanoud Alattiya dazzled the world with her debut haute couture collection, integrating lush fabrics, sculptural shapes, and meticulously ornate beading.
fine food - Gaggan Anand
Chef Gaggan Anand takes classic Indian dishes and reinterprets them with modernity and flair.
What’s in my travel bag: Naser Mestarihi
Doha’s favourite rock star on travelling for concerts and holidays.
Five minutes with Sonja Park
Born in Seoul, educated in Vienna, and now living in Doha, Sonja Park has had an eventful life as a pianist. She encourages others to learn music through her initiative, Moving Young Artists (MYA).
fine food - Hélène Darroze
French-born Hélène Darroze is currently Head Chef at Hélène Darroze in Paris, France, and Hélène Darroze at the Connaught in London, UK.