Category: Food and Drink

Nova Scotia luxury inn receives Cuisine of the Year Award

Nova Scotia luxury inn receives Cuisine of the Year Award

DesBarres Manor Inn, a luxury inn on the eastern shore of Nova Scotia has added to its list of culinary achievements with an award from Taste of Nova Scotia for the 2008 Cuisine of the Year. Featuring a seasonal menu with ingredients from the DesBarres Manor organic garden and local food suppliers, Chef Shaun Zwarun
A grand dram

A grand dram

The Macallan, makers of some of the finest single malts, teamed with the masters of glassmaking, Lalique, to create an elegant new  $12,000  home for its very rare 55-year-old whiskey. The “natural colour” decanter was designed with a stunning amber-hued stopper and a subtle colour gradient to enhance the spirit held within. And what a
Culinary delights reach new heights in Colorado Springs

Culinary delights reach new heights in Colorado Springs

Culinary delights reach new heights at Summit, a recent addition to The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs.   Designed by Adam Tihany, Summit is a symphony of curving windows, steel beams and wood-panelled columns, all echoing the dramatic angles of the neighbouring Rockies. Executive Chef Bertrand Bouquin’s American brasserie fare emphasises fresh, seasonal ingredients. For the holidays,
The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers

The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers

The perfect travel companion for Champagne lovers, the Veuve Clicquot Traveller  makes it easy to enjoy a glass of bubbly wherever your journey takes you. OUtfitted in signature Clicquot Yellow Label, which will stay chilled for up to two hours. Simply detach the isothermal lining and the case transforms into a stylish tote.

Wine dinner at the 21 Club, New York City

Tomorrow 21 Club  is holding  a prestigious degustation event in association with Morrell & Company Fine Wine Merchants. ’21’ cordially invites the most discerning diners to attend The Bordeaux Wine Dinner of the Decade. Those who are truly passionate about fine food and precious wines will not miss this opportunity to attend a sumptuous five
Dine on the Bateaux-Mouches

Dine on the Bateaux-Mouches

Perhaps the best way to see the city of light is to drift past the Seine’s gems (including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and the Louvre), while enjoying French classic dishes and stellar seasonal wines. Sound like fun?   Then take a look at the Bateaux-Mouches  offering dinner cruises starting  from $130.
Pop and fizz in Chicago

Pop and fizz in Chicago

Pops for Champagne will wow you at its central Chicago location with its delicious matches of bubbly with gourmet  treats and jazz. Here you can choose from over 100 bottles of Champagne and sparkling wine. For further sparkle, hit the new Bubble Bar at The Terrace at Conrad Chicago.

The ultimate in private dining at SALA Phuket

The award-winning SALA Phuket Resort and Spa has introduced three new and exciting private dining concepts, providing the ultimate intimacy for guests. Guests can choose from a selection of “grazing” platters and BBQs at a variety of idyllic dining locations. Dine under the stars on the romantic restaurant rooftop with stunning views of the sea

Dessert masterpieces at the St. Regis Hotel in Fort Lauderdale

Wear a bib for this video – you’ll be drooling. Jordi Panisello, executive pastry chef at the St. Regis Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, is one of the U.S.’s top 10 pastry chefs.  
Bartender training in Krabi, Thailand

Bartender training in Krabi, Thailand

‘Sundowners’ at a remote tropical beach location conjurers up visions of sipping exotic island cocktails fanned with warm breezes and enjoying spectacular ocean sunsets. But all too often, reality doesn’t match the dream, with watered down cocktails of varying quality and poor service to boot. Recognising  the shortcomings in this area,  Krabi’s Layana Resort  &
New chef at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino

New chef at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino

Making his Las Vegas debut, nationally acclaimed chef Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre arrives at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino  to helm the newest creation by the team behind TAO New York and Las Vegas. LAVO, Latin for “to bathe or cleanse,” is inspired by ancient Mediterranean bathhouses with a menu that highlights the best of the
More reasons to Fall for Clifton: Burgundy Wine Dinner

More reasons to Fall for Clifton: Burgundy Wine Dinner

Clifton and Simon N Cellars welcome you to a unique wine dinner on 23rd October 2008, featuring the classic wines of Burgundy, with offerings from prestigious Domaine Chevrot.   These wines will be paired with an hors d’oeuvres followed by a four-course menu, featuring the Clifton culinary team’s twist on classic French dishes.    

Bedford Springs Resort says "Bon Appétit"

Bedford Springs Resort has gathered outstanding culinary talent for a weekend long epic epicurean adventure. Celebrate the area’s rich culinary heritage at A Taste of the Chesapeake, a gala gourmet dinner prepared by their guest chefs, featuring regionally inspired dishes using local ingredients. Then learn techniques from these James Beard-recognised masters while sampling exquisite flavours
Afternoon Tea Club at The Howard‏

Afternoon Tea Club at The Howard‏

Due to the popularity of their luxury afternoon tea, The Howard in Edinburgh has now launched their own Afternoon Tea Club. Join and you’ll receive a complimentary Club Card which is  stamped each time you visit.   You’ll then get the opportunity to  receive the following: Champagne upgrade on your second visit Free Afternoon Tea
The world's most expensive Champagne

The world's most expensive Champagne

Champagne is selling at a staggering $275,000  a  bottle  at the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow.   Not bad, I suppose, when you consider that a suite in the hotel will only set you back $15,000 a night.   But why the price tag, you might ask?   Well, this is no ordinary Champagne and it comes
The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams brings back the Visiting Chefs Series‏

The Balsams is proud to announce the third annual Visiting Chefs Series – a new autumn tradition in New England. The popular series of culinary themed weekend events will take place this year between 24th October  and 7th December. Highlights include a special Friday night cocktail reception with that week’s featured chef(s), Saturday culinary demonstrations