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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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