michelin france 2011

New French Michelin guide gets makeover

In an effort to distance itself from accusations of being elitist, this year’s Michelin Guide France 2011 has revamped itself to cater to the mainstream diner. This year’s edition, to be released March 3, has expanded its “Bib Gourmand” section with a listing of 601 restaurants offering a complete prix fixe (fixed price) menu for [...]

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San Pellegrino x Bulgari Sparkling mineral water

Italian sparkling mineral water San Pellegrino has undergone a temporary transformation, after accepting Bvlgari’s invitation to mark the luxury jeweller’s 125 -year anniversary. The bottle is already available from Colette.

Yves Saint Laurent Love Caviar 2011

Yves Saint Laurent’s Prunier Caviar Love Tin 2011

Caviar House & Prunier have introduced their new caviar tin Love, inspired by one of the famous greetings cards of Yves Saint Laurent. Since 1970 the incredible French designer has celebrated and shared love creating his own greetings cards for closed friends and family. Perpetuating the spirit of this tradition since 2007 Caviar House & [...]

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Russia resumes sturgeon caviar exports to Europe

Russia has resumed sturgeon caviar exports to the European Union after a nine-year ban, a fisheries watchdog said Monday. Russia has decided to allow exports to Europe of up to 150 kg (330 lbs) of black caviar from farmed fish as “a symbolic volume,” said Alexander Savelyev, a spokesman for the Federal Fisheries Agency. “The [...]

John Fraser pop up restaurant

Three-star chef opens New York pop-up restaurant

Here today, gone tomorrow. Chef John Fraser’s pop-up restaurant is slated to open for just nine months, giving diners a short-lived gastronomic experience.

Kofoed Rasmus

Danish Chef wins 2011 Boucuse d’Or

Chef Kofoed Rasmus of Denmark today won the Bocuse d’Or, a biannual cooking contest that draws the elite of the culinary world to the French city of Lyon. Rasmus was victorious in a competition where spectators pack the grandstands to cheer on their national teams. The runner-up was Tommy Myllymaki Sweden. The third place went [...]

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