En-K caviar tins

Kaviari Launches Personal-Sized Caviar Tins

Luxury Parisian caviar purveyor Kaviari has launched small, portable tins of the delicacy for the traveling gourmand for whom caviar is an everyday, “dainty” snack. As spotted by trendhunting site Springwise this week, En-K de caviar is a collection of six, 15 g Osetra caviar tins that come in different colors and a small serving [...]

Maison Cailler chocolate

Nestle launches bespoke luxury chocolate bonbons

Chocolate giant Nestlé has created a brand of luxury, bespoke chocolates that cater to consumers’ individual tastes and delivers the customized box within 48 hours. The new brand will be sold under Maison Cailler and begins with a chocolate tasting where consumers rate their preferred flavors in an online questionnaire. Within 48 hours, they’ll receive [...]

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, [...]

Brett Graham

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 [...]

Dubai Jumeirah Emirates Towers

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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