Danish chef Rene Redzepi

The 10 Hardest to Get Restaurant Reservations

Eater.com has just released a list of the 10 hardest restaurant reservations to get in the world — and also offers tips on how to defy the odds and squeak one in. Not surprisingly, Danish chef Rene Redzepi’s restaurant Noma topped food blog Eater.com’s list, as it receives 20,000 reservation requests a day. The Copenhagen [...]

Palace Arms at the Brown Palace Hotel

OpenTable Diners Pick Top 100 Restaurants of 2011

Online reservation site OpenTable.com has announced the Diners’ Choice Awards for the top 100 best restaurants in the United States. The list of winners is derived from more than 10 million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 12,000 restaurants across the US. The honorees span 35 states and include Canlis in Seattle, Barbara [...]

Brooklyn Fare Restaurant

Dining predictions for 2012

In 2012, chefs will rescue forgotten food ingredients from the brink of extinction and obscurity, invite guests to pull up a chair to their kitchen table, and shrink portion sizes to bite-sized morsels. At least those are some of the new dining predictions being made at the James Beard Foundation in the US. In its [...]

Noma Momondo Guide Copenhagen

Hit restaurant Noma launches travel guide

Copenhagen restaurant Noma, widely regarded as among the world’s top gastronomic establishments, has launched a city guide. The restaurant has created a guidebook to the Danish capital in a tie-up with travel booking site Momondo, which is also based in the city. The guide is written by Noma’s international staff and features reviews of their [...]

Za Za Bazaar

Britain’s biggest restaurant opens in Bristol

The biggest restaurant in the UK opened its doors this week with a capacity of feeding a small army of 2,100 diners a night. Bristol’s harborside restaurant Za Za Bazaar spans 30,000 square feet (2,790 square meters) and two floors, and serves up an all-you-can-eat buffet that includes Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Italian and traditional British [...]

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Michelin awards record number of stars in Germany

Germany now ranks second behind France as the European country with the most three-starred eateries, after Michelin inspectors handed out a third star to a contemporary restaurant that centers its cuisine on the aromatics of food. In the 2012 edition of the Michelin Guide Germany, La Vie, in Osnabrück has become the ninth restaurant to [...]

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