Tasting Notes

Eden Rock – St Barths brings the Caribbean to London with a pop-up at The Lanesborough

From 10 September until 2 October 2019, The Lanesborough London’s much-loved Library Bar will be transformed into a tropical paradise as it welcomes the iconic Eden Rock – St Barth for an exclusive pop-up.

The pop-up marks the celebratory re-opening of Eden Rock this November after its extensive two-year renovation post-Hurricane Irma. The St-Barths bartenders have collaborated with their London counterparts to create a special menu for the pop-up, which will be served in the Library Bar's transformed backdrop, featuring Eden Rock memorabilia from the island and an abundance of Caribbean vegetation. The menu includes Eden Rock’s...

September 16, 2019

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Good Food Guide 2020 Results Announced

The top 50 restaurants in the United Kingdom for 2020 have been selected by The Good Food Guide and the list features a handful of our most loved foodie spots. Let’s dig in…

On September 10th, the Good Food Guide announced its selection of the UK's best restaurants, along with a list of awards that recognize chefs and restaurants for their sheer talent and dedication to excellence in the culinary industry. The Good Food Guide has been masterfully curating their list of the best UK restaurants since 1951, and more than 6 decades after its release, the list is now held in high regard in the culinary...

September 12, 2019

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The Puces du Canal hosts auction in benefit of the Paul Bocuse Foundation

The second-biggest flea market in France, The Puces du Canal, will host an incredible auction in aid of the Paul Bocuse Foundation this coming October.

Set to take place on Saturday, October 5th from 11 am at The Puces du Canal, this special auction will celebrate the life of French gastronomic legend Paul Bocuse through the sale of dozens of his personal effects. All proceeds will be donated to the Paul Bocuse Foundation. The auction will be hosted by Maître Gérard Richard and will be broadcasted on Interenchères and Drouot Live. Experts Jacotte Brazier (famous Mère Brazier's...

September 11, 2019

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Unsurpassed Belgian Luxury | Royal Botania

FOUR catches up with acclaimed crafters of elegant, high-quality outdoor furniture, Royal Botania, to find out more about the luxe brand, its diverse range of products and its “royal” reputation.

Can you tell us a bit about the history of Royal Botania? How, when and why was it founded? Kris Van Puyvelde and Frank Boschman first met at university in Antwerp Belgium while studying to become engineers. Many years later in 1992, they met up again, each wanting to start their own business. Together they wanted to start importing teak outdoor furniture from Indonesia; however, they quickly discovered that the products were of poor...

September 09, 2019

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