Archive for the ‘Food and drink’ Category

Dining on a high in Dubai

Dining on a high in Dubai

High-end dining changed forever this week with the opening of At.mosphere on Level 122 of Burj Khalifa in Dubai – in other words, the world’s highest place to dine.

At 442 metres (two levels below the tower’s observation deck), At.mosphere has views that are truly unsurpassed by those in any other restaurant. (more…)

Mad Hatters Tea Party returns to The Dorchester

Mad Hatters Tea Party returns to The Dorchester

The Dorchester has come up with a unique treat for parents and children when the London hotel is transformed into a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party for this October’s school half-term.

Young dancers from the English National Ballet will be at the hotel to create the special afternoon tea sittings inpired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland from Monday 25 October to Friday 29 October. (more…)

Noma pops up at Claridges for the Olympics

Noma pops up at Claridges for the Olympics

The world’s most in-demand chef looks set to create the world’s most in-demand pop-up restaurant, when Rene Redzepi (pictured), head chef of Noma in Copenhagen, creates a pop-up version of the world’s number one restaurant in London’s Claridge’s hotel. (more…)

Sample wine in the West Country

Sample wine in the West Country

Wine lovers who have long crossed the channel to sample the best of independent vineyards will now find it easier than ever to enjoy wineries closer to home, thanks to the West Country Wine Trails brochure from Helpful Holidays. (more…)

A foodie spectacular hits London

A foodie spectacular hits London

Your mother probably told you not to play with your food, but this weekend ‘mother knows best’ is thrown out the window as the most inventive foodies come to London for the Experimental Food Society Spectacular. (more…)

The return of The Savoy Grill

The return of The Savoy Grill

It’s been one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the year, and finally The Savoy Grill opened its doors again in London yesterday.

Situated in The Savoy hotel, which reopened earlier this year, the restaurant dates back to 1889 and has been completely restored to its former Art Deco glory. (more…)

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

An eighties revival for Bistrotheque

Restaurants in Residence, a month-long celebration of London’s pop-up restaurants, reached its climax this weekend with a one-off version of Bistrotheque – one of East London’s coolest eateries. (more…)

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

Get ready for extreme wine tasting

In a world gone crazy for Ironman Triathlons and Tough Mudder weekends, it is perhaps with a knowing smile that one can sign up for a very different kind of boot camp in 2013, set among the vineyards of Provence. (more…)

Studio East launches on east London rooftop

Studio East launches on east London rooftop

Leading figures from the worlds of fashion, art, design and retail were among scores of VIPs in attendance at the joint launch of art initiative Studio East and rooftop restaurant Bistrotheque on the site of Westfield Stratford City in east London last night. (more…)

One Hundred Days to eat

One Hundred Days to eat

The Opus hotel in Vancouver – located in the heart of the trendy Yaletown area – is set to add another reason to visit its chic and contemporary destination: new pop-up restaurant One Hundred Days, which has just opened its doors. (more…)

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