Category: Food and Drink

The Six Senses Cookbook

The Six Senses Cookbook

Get your hands on a copy of The Six Senses Cookbook. This beautifully illustrated book has been photographed entirely on location at Soneva Fushi and Soneva Gili in the Maldives, Evason Resorts and Evason Hideaways in Thailand, and at Evason Ana Mandara Resort in Vietnam by the award-winning photographer Jorg Sundermann. The volume includes some […]

Truffle getaway package from the Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona

Truffle getaway package from the Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona

The famous and secretive White Alba Truffle from the region of the Langhe, Monferrato and Roero hills attracts aficionados of haute cuisine to the 76th annual Fiera Nazionale del Tartufo Bianco d’Alba. Travel with  Ascona’s Hotel Eden Roc  to Alba and revel in wine tasting at the Vietti winery and a meal at the world-renowned […]

Bottle of water for $24...? Welcome to Bling H2O

Bottle of water for $24…? Welcome to Bling H2O

Bottled at its source in Dandridge, TN the award-winning Bling H2O bottled water is an extravagant fashion accessory rather than a sensibly-priced drink.   Bottles come in two sizes, with prices starting at $24 for 750ml. The frosted glass bottles themselves are studded in Swarovski crystals. Definitely one for those with more money than sense […]

Luxury wine tours in Minnesota

Luxury wine tours in Minnesota

What happens when the Twin Cities area’s leading limousine service and Minnesota’s premier wine tour service partner? A luxury tour of the St. Croix and Hiawatha Valley Vineyards that will long be remembered. Cities Limousine and Vintage Ventures 4U have teamed together to offer a memorable experience in the form of Luxury Limousine Wine Tours. […]

Arkansas Apple Festival

Arkansas Apple Festival

Another apple festival taking place this weekend is the Arkansas Apple Festival at Lincoln, in the north-west corner of the state. The event offers a great family day out, with a wide variety of arts and crafts accompanied by lots of music and, of course, apples!  One of the highlights is the Apple Core Throwing […]

Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont, NY

Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont, NY

Autumn is a great time to get out and about, and to take in a few sights.   And it’s also a great time for apple festivals.  If you’re near Albany, NY this weekend, you might like to  make your way to the 15th Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont. As well […]

The world's most expensive marmalade

The world’s most expensive marmalade

A jam-maker in Manchester, England, has celebrated its 125th anniversary with a marmalade that will set you back £5,000 a jar. F. Duerr & Sons Ltd. has combined the finest Seville fruit with vintage Dalmore 62 whisky from Whyte & Mackay, valued at £32,000 per bottle, Pol Roger Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill 1996 vintage Champagne […]

New Thai Cooking School at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

New Thai Cooking School at JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

The JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, has just opened a fabulous new Thai Cooking School. It offers fun-filled, hands-on experience where guests learn alongside the charming Chef Tammasak and his team and they progress from apprentice to Master Chef, able to turn out a Thai banquet at home to impress family, colleagues, and friends.

Malcolm's Specialty Food Tour of Italy

Malcolm’s Specialty Food Tour of Italy

Join world-renowned ice cream connoisseur and food expert  Malcolm Stogo on an intimate excursion that explores the finest fare of Italy. Malcolm’s Specialty Tours of Italy  run from the 5th to 14th October 2006 (Specialty Food Tour of Italy)  and from 18th to 29th January 2007  (Gelato Tour of Italy). Definitely one for the foodies […]

British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways and The Naked Chef

British Airways has teamed up with the famous UK celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, aka ‘The Naked Chef’. There are 10 pairs of BA tickets to see Jamie Oliver on tour in Sydney,  Australia. All you have to do is sign up at ba.com/jamieoliver before this Friday (8th September 2006) for a chance to win the […]

Phoenix Cooks!

Phoenix Cooks!

Billed as Arizona’s premier culinary event, Phoenix Cooks! will showcase unique restaurants, world class resorts and nationally recognised chefs.   There is a reception this evening but the main event – a five-course extravaganza for $95 per person – begins tomorrow. If you want to really go to town, opt for the Arizona Biltmore‘s Phoenix […]

Culinary packages at the newly renovated Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Michigan

Culinary packages at the newly renovated Grand Traverse Resort & Spa, Michigan

To celebrate the completion of $11m in renovations, Grand Traverse Resort near Traverse City, Michigan, is expanding its packages by offering new culinary vacations featuring hands-on cooking classes with the resort’s award-winning chefs. Ideal for food lovers of all levels of experience, three Culinary Escapes are planned for 2006 with Executive Chef Richard Beichner and […]

Another expensive cocktail

Last month I mentioned a cocktail in New York that was for sale at $1500. And now I’ve found one in Belfast at an almost similar price tag of £750. The five star Marchant Hotel has reported sold two of its Mai Tai cocktails since it started offering them a few weeks back. The drink […]

Hillsborough International Oyster Festival in Northern Ireland

Hillsborough International Oyster Festival in Northern Ireland

From the 29th August to 3rd September 2006, Northern Ireland will host its 14th International Oyster Festival. Why not see how many you can eat at the world oyster eating championship?! As well as the event being great fun for all ages, it also brings in money for local charities, last year raising £20,000.

Hamptons Wine & Food Festival

Hamptons Wine & Food Festival

Last year’s inaugural Hamptons Wine & Food Festival was such a success that the event is to take place again this year. The crème de la crème of food and wine enthusiasts will be there this weekend, at the new setting of Ross School. The festivities will commence tonight with a VIP party at an […]

The Beerbelly

The Beerbelly

Not only will The Beerbelly help you look the part at baseball games and the like, it’ll also help you to keep hydrated. This removable spare tyre sits underneath your clothing, and is made with a neoprene holster and a polyurethane bladder that holds up to 80 fluid ounces, along with a tube for dispensing.