Guide Michelin Japan 2012

Japan beats France on three-star restaurants

Japan has overtaken France for the number of restaurants with three Michelin stars, according to the latest guide to the nation’s western cities to be released on Friday. Japan is now home to 29 establishments that hold the highly coveted three-star rating, against 25 in France. The latest version of the Michelin guide to Kyoto, [...]

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The Ledbury named the best restaurant in the UK

For the second year running, London restaurant The Ledbury has been named the top restaurant in the UK in the National Restaurant Awards 2011. Helmed by Aussie chef Brett Graham, the two Michelin-starred eatery has been on a continuous winning streak in the past few months. Monday night’s win follows in the heels of the [...]

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Alfred Dunhill to launch Dubai restaurant

British luxury retailer Alfred Dunhill will open its third overseas restaurant in Dubai’s Jumeirah Emirates Towers in early 2012. The launch of Alfie’s Restaurant and Lounge is scheduled for January 2012, to coincide with the opening of the new Dunhill fashion store in the same location. The Dubai restaurant will be Dunhill’s first in the [...]

Cesar Ramirez

The New York City 2012 Michelin Guide Unleashed

The Michelin New York Guide for 2012 is out and the inspectors have spoken, crowning two more restaurants with their top culinary honor, bumping up the star power for another two, and demoting another. After languishing for years with one star, Eleven Madison Park steered by chef Daniel Humm has vaulted to the top to [...]

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Lonely Planet names tastiest food sites in the world

A Turkish spice bazaar, gelateria in Italy and a Belgian house of chocolate are just some of the tastiest gourmet sights in the world, according to Lonely Planet. Along with historic sites, natural wonders, architectural masterpieces and wildlife spectacles, travel editors have included a few culinary food stops in their new Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate [...]

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Dining out? Restaurant Dos & Don’ts

Is it rude to tweet about a luscious treacle tart at dinner? Or take a phone call when your starter is being served? It’s an issue that has London divided in a Zagat London Restaurants survey released Wednesday that asked respondents to weigh on the issue. According to the 5,500 diners answering the survey, 53 [...]

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