The Wolseley

Zagat’s Picks for the Top Restaurants in London

The most popular restaurant in London as chosen by Zagat readers is a grandiose café-restaurant with towering pillars and sweeping archways that was formerly a car showroom and now serves high tea and coq au vin. The 2012 London Restaurants Survey includes the ratings and reviews of 1,187 restaurants in Greater London as voted on [...]

Laduree Matthew Williamson

Matthew Williamson for Ladurée

Gift boxes at luxury macaron boutique Laduree have undergone a makeover with the help of British fashion designer Matthew Williamson. The macarons boxes – designed in his signature kaleidoscopic, graphic style — will be available during London Fashion Week starting Sept, 16 before moving across the channel to the pastry shop’s home to coincide with [...]

The Feathers Inn

Hilltop pub in rural England named best in Britain

A country pub in a small village in rural England that gastro-ports diners back centuries with traditional British fare has been named the best in Britain. Set high on a hilltop with an arresting view of the bucolic Northumberland and Tyneside countryside in the northwest of England, The Feathers Inn took top honors at the [...]

Shang Palace Shangri-La Paris

Chinese haute cuisine comes to Paris

The opening this week of Shang Palace restaurant will at long last answer an unresolved question: Is Paris ready for truly gourmet Chinese cuisine and the prices that come with it? That the capital of fine dining might give an ambitious Asian eatery the cold shoulder is not unimaginable. For most French people, Chinese eats [...]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts UK

Krispy Kreme launches fashion-inspired donuts

It’s a marketing attempt meant to melt away the negative relationship between two industries that have historically been at odds with each other: food and fashion. Krispy Kreme UK has been commissioned by Glamour magazine UK to create a ‘bespoke’ collection to coincide with London Fashion Week next month. The result is two dressed-up flavors [...]

Ice Cream Gallery

Lobster and foie gras ice cream from ice cream gallery

A gourmet ice cream boutique in Hong Kong drew curious crowds with adventurous palates at a food expo last week for its lobster and foie gras flavored desserts. Arron Liu’s Ice Cream Gallery was a crowd favorite at this year’s edition of the Hong Kong Food Expo for audacious ice cream flavors that aim to [...]

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