Tasting Notes

Gagnaire bound for Berlin

Pierre Gagnaire opens Les Solistes by Pierre Gagnaire, in Berlin, on January 10

Today saw the unveiling of Waldorf Astoria Berlin, the home of Pierre Gagnaire’s latest restaurant, Les Solistes by Pierre Gagnaire, which will open its doors later this month. Named after the classical music conductor, Les Solistes by Pierre Gagnaire promises to create a unique menu of dishes, prepared with the freshest ingredients. The restaurant’s opulent tables are likely to be the most sought after in the city this year, as the hotel and restaurant aim to set a new standard of luxury in Berlin. Featuring 232 guestrooms and suites, the hotel sits within the new...

January 02, 2013

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New restaurant at exclusive Edinburgh hotel

The Nira Caledonia is opening a new restaurant for 2013

The Nira Caledonia is upping its culinary game with the addition of its new Blackwood’s restaurant. The dining room will cater for guests of the hotel and visitors looking for excellent regional food. Dishes will be cooked from a Josper charcoal grill oven and the kitchen will be serving the finest Scottish produce to its customers. Blackwood’s will be sourcing its meat and fish from the Scottish lands and seas respectively. The emphasis on Scottish flavours even influences the bar and there are 25 whiskies to choose from. The five-star hotel already offers one of the...

December 19, 2012

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Eighth L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon to open in Mumbai

The French chef will be looking to add to his mass of Michelin stars when his restaurant opens in India

Joël Robuchon will be extending his collection of restaurants with the news he will be opening his eighth L’Atelier at a new hotel in India. The hotel group GHM are opening a luxury hotel in Mumbai and they will be cutting the tape by the end of next year. The Aayu Mumbai will be located in the Kohinoor Square Tower and will occupy five floors of the city’s tallest building. The hotel will be steeped in luxury and as well as designer rooms it will also have a swimming pool, a courtyard, a cigar and cognac lounge, and many other high-end features. French chef Robuchon...

December 18, 2012

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The art of food

FOUR celebrates six of the world’s best restaurants within galleries and museums from around the world

Ever fancied a bite to eat after you've taken in a gallery or museum? Visitors to some of the world's greatest art spaces no longer have to make do with an over priced croissant, as FOURdiscovers five of the world’s best restaurants within galleries and museums Le Café Marly, Louvre, Paris Le Café Marly is located in the famous Louvre in Paris. Sitting on the terrace, guests face the Louvre pyramid over lunch, afternoon tea or dinner. Chef Georges Dos Santos serves classic à la carte dishes, including the filet château béarnaise and grilled turbot. The third...

December 18, 2012

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