From June 4 to July 1, Brussels is offering a sky high culinary experience with “Dinner in the Sky”, a unique opportunity to discover Belgian gastronomy in an unusual way.
The Dinner in the Sky event will allow more than 600 guests to take part in this lofty eating experience, seated at a “flying dinner table” set 30 meters above one of four key tourist sites in the city.
A restaurant in New York is offering something special to customers with expensive tastes – a $1,000 omelette.
Diners at Norma’s in Le Parker Meridien hotel can now order the “Zillion Dollar Frittada”, a Spanish omelette with lobster and 10oz (280g) of caviar.
Restaurant manager Steven Pipes said it began as a lesser dish, but his chefs “decided to have some fun with it”. “We thought we should really make something that would be a spectacular feast for a celebration,” he said.
Zagat readers have chosen their favorite Parisian restaurants, giving a tip of their berets in both food and service to Taillevent, a classic, fine dining institution near the Champs-Elysées that has succeeded in trumping culinary titans like Alain Ducasse and Guy Savoy.
As heads of state from NATO’s political military alliance discuss security challenges and peacekeeping missions next week, alliances of a different kind are also being made in the kitchens of Chicago.
About 200 restaurants are taking part in the city-wide initiative “Chicago’s Culinary Crossroads” which will spotlight the city’s diverse, gastronomic offerings until May 25 and pair international chefs with their local counterparts.
The British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has opened up a new restaurant at a casino hotel in Las Vegas, his first in the US gambling hub.
Multiple Michelin star holder Ramsay joins several famous rivals, including Alain Ducasse and Pierre Gagnaire, who have eateries in Las Vegas.
“Gordon Ramsay brought his unique style and culinary flair to Las Vegas with the opening Gordon Ramsay Steak at Paris Las Vegas,” said a statement.
When the glitterati descend on Cannes for, perhaps, the most glamorous film festival on earth, the city’s restaurants will also be kicking into high gear as they prepare to feed the world’s biggest stars.
With 316 brasseries, wine bars, and fine dining restaurants dotted throughout the city, visitors can choose between eateries that serve a global mix of fare from fresh sea urchin to sushi, African antelope to Australian ostrich and traditionally French Béarnaise sauces to harissa.