Michelin unveiled Tuesday its new guide to Japan’s western cities of Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe, with a novelty: a selection of 106 top restaurants that offer courses under 5,000 yen (60 dollars). The guide, due to hit Japanese bookstores on October 22 in both Japanese and English, lavished the ancient capital of Kyoto with seven [...]
With 57 restaurants winning stars in this year’s Michelin guide, New York comes in only at fifth place in world rankings, but is the hands-down number one for culinary diversity. The 2011 New York guide, which precedes all the other city surveys due this year, sees the Big Apple with 10 two-star restaurants, up four [...]
Emaar Hospitality Group (EHG) has announced plans to open the â€œhighest restaurantâ€ in the world in January 2011 in Dubai. The restaurant will be called Atmosphere and will be located on the 122nd floor of Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. According to a report on Hotelier.com, Atmosphere will be grill style restaurant.
Coco, the cafe-patisserie at The Mira Hong Kong, is collaborating with Lindt Chocolate to create this year’s mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn festival. These chocolate mooncake come in four sophisticated flavours (sour, sweet, bitter and spicy) boxed in designer packaging to reflect Cocoâ€™s couture roots.
Reputedly the finest form of caviar, beluga, is back on the table this year, after five key source countries agreed on export quotas for the delicacy. Trade in beluga caviar was halted last year as countries failed to agree on quotas, in line with a 2002 CITES agreement. But during a meeting in Tehran, Azerbaijan, [...]
World-renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adria on Friday announced he would open a new restaurant in Barcelona with his brother, although it would be less sophisticated than his emblematic eatery ElBulli. “There will be a place to eat by Ferran and Albert Adria in Barcelona,” he told the TV3 channel in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region. The [...]