Hotels & Travel

Gold Rush

Objets d’art with a hint of gold, as seen in FOUR’s International Edition…

1. Cosmopolitan gold tea set, Meissen, from £47 to £1,020, www.harrods.com; 2. Nambe ice bucket, £209, www.harrods.com; 3. L’objet gold pinecone salt and pepper shakers, £385, www.amara.com; 4. Dorure Partielle Marly cutlery: tablespoon, £181, dinner knife, £210, dinner fork, £181, www.christofle.com; 5. Thistle St Louis gold trim jug, £965, www.saint-louis.com; 6. Auréle Dorée Collection plate by Fürstenberg, £33,...

October 20, 2013

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The French Connection

Jean Cazals, one of the industry’s most lauded food photographers, celebrates the launch of his solo exhibition, EAT ME!, dedicated to chocolate and macaroons, at London’s The French Art Studio this winter, as seen in FOUR’s International Edition…

In his trademark tortoiseshell glasses and 1970s black leather jacket, Jean Cazals is usually found shooting in his studio, perfecting the lighting of a shot for a cookbook or dashing around his beloved London, off to meet a publisher or shoot on location. Born in Paris and raised in Geneva, Jean has lived and worked in London for the past 30 years. He has photographed over 80 books and most recently exhibited at the Cahors Food...

October 20, 2013

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FOUR’s Christmas gift guide

Looking for the perfect gift for your food-loving friend? Here’s FOUR’s round-up of this season’s hottest luxury food and wine inspired gift ideas, from state-of-the-art cork screws to fully-fledged kitchens…

Code 38 wine knives The world became a better place when Jeff Toering – founder of premium wine knife brand, Code38 – embarked on a 12-year journey to create the world’s greatest cork-screw. Each magnificently engineered Code38 wine knife comes with a life-time guarantee so wine aficiendos can rest assured they won’t have to use a lesser tool ever again. www.code38.com/shop/code38-full-range Big Green Egg Big Green Eggs...

October 16, 2013

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Robert Downey Jr to play Ferran Adrià in new elBulli film?

Ferran Adrià announces that if he could pick anyone to play his character in the new elBulli film, set to hit screens in 2014, he’d pick Hollywood star, Robert Downey Jr.

Some people have it all: world-wide recognition for one of the greatest restaurants known to man and, even when that fails, an exhibition and a research centre erected in its honour. What harm could come by adding an extra cherry to the already salivating-ly delicious cake that is chef idolFerran Adrià’s life? None, apparently. The three-star chef has just announced that in the new film on elBulli, which is set to be released later...

July 29, 2013

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