Fine Dining

Chef Miguel Vieira’s eight-course tasting menu at Costes Restaurant in Budapest, Hungary delights the senses with harmonious notes and striking contrasts. He serves imaginative starters such as...
At Lincoln, Manhattan’s 150-seat restaurant in Lincoln Center, chef Jonathan Benno’s uptown Italian cuisine features everything from antipasti and pastas like cavatelli with razor clams and peppers...
The acclaimed pâtés, terrines, and cured meats served at New York’s Bar Boulud soon can be purchased at Epicerie Boulud, chef Daniel Boulud’s Upper West Side boutique and café. The shop is located...
The International Culinary Center is offering a Parisian-style baking course, Madeleines & Macaroons, on May 15 ($195) and a 10-hour Tapas Essentials on June 4 and 5 ($675) at its Manhattan...
Thirty-five-year-old chef Homaro Cantu is sending traditional Asian cuisine into a tailspin at his new restaurant iNG, which opened in Chicago’s meatpacking district in March. The restaurant’s name...
A curiously foggy domed glass bowl arrives at the table. When the sous-chef lifts the top, orangewood smoke wafts into the air, revealing a single raw oyster bathed in a briny escabeche and sweet...
Of the many ingredients in his life, business and pleasure are perhaps the two that chef José Andrés mixes most admirably. This is among the countless reasons why the 42-year-old Spaniard’s...
Those with a taste for richly flavored Mangalica ham no longer have to visit a big-city butcher shop or high-end restaurant such as the Modern or Bar Boulud in Manhattan to order this Spanish treat...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London ALAIN DUCASSE AT THE DORCHESTER Michelin three-star French cuisine from the renowned chef in a "contemporary and relaxing" space at The Dorchester. The four-...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London THE FAT DUCK Multisensory molecular gastronomy "just outside London, in Bray," from self-taught chef Heston Blumenthal. "Go with an open mind" and experience...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London APSLEYS, A HEINZ BECK RESTAURANT "Very popular" afternoon tearoom is home to England’s first tea sommelier, Karl Kessab. The elegant establishment, within The...
Sixty of some of the world’s greatest chefs are orchestrating Le Dîner des Grands Chefs on April 6 at the Château de Versailles. The dinner is open to 650 guests who are willing to pay nearly $900...
The acclaimed pâtés, terrines, and cured meats served at New York’s Bar Boulud soon can be purchased at Epicerie Boulud ( www.danielnyc.com ), chef Daniel Boulud’s Upper West Side boutique and café...
Chef Daniel Boulud will host his 14th annual Sunday supper to benefit Citymeals-on-Wheels on March 6 at Daniel on Park Avenue and 65th Street in New York. Boulud and guest Chef Gérald Passédat of Le...
In 2006, Daniel Rose, a young chef from Chicago, opened a tiny restaurant on the fringes of Paris and took the original gourmands—the French—by storm. His bare-bones establishment, Spring, offered a...
B lockbuster openings in the restaurant world have been in short supply lately, so when it was reported that the architects Diller Scofidio & Renfro would design a $20 million new restaurant in...
Organizers of the sixth annual Oregon Truffle Festival have announced the menu for the Grand Truffle Dinner, to be served January 29th in Eugene, Oregon. Celebrating what eminent 18th century French...
Benoit , Alain Ducasse’s French bistro in midtown Manhattan known for its traditional French bistro fare, debuted a new chef and updated menu in December. Newly appointed executive chef Philippe...
In celebration of New Year’s, renowned pastry chef François Payard has created a limited-edition black truffle–chocolate tart featuring rare black truffles that are currently selling for $2.60 per...
The French purveyor of gourmet specialties from Provence, O&CO, has created a myriad of tempting gift packages for the epicurean. Employing ancient recipes and techniques, O&CO cultivates...
Michel Cluizel, the French chocolate house, has created the ultimate chocolate gift for the holidays. It features 400 pieces of handmade chocolate (weighing in at almost 10 pounds) in specially...
Riding ultrawide fluorescent-pink flowered skis, Traci Des Jardins darts around trees, bounds over moguls, and tucks into turns on the black-diamond backside at California’s Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort...
THE GIFT A vineyard-to-table trip for two—created and led by chef Charlie Palmer—that begins in California’s Sonoma wine country and ends in two New York temples of haute cuisine. A personal...
Chef Daniel Boulud will host his annual Fall Game Dinner on November 18 at his restaurant Daniel in New York. The proceeds will benefit the Bocuse d’Or USA Foundation, an organization that helps...
The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena, California, was awarded three stars in Michelin’s 5th annual San Francisco Bay Area & Wine Country Restaurant Guide 2011. It is a distinction held by...
October is white truffle time at New York’s SD26 . Every autumn for the past 22 years, the restaurant’s truffle hunter collects the best specimens in the Alba and Piedmont regions of northern Italy,...
The Nobu empire is once again extending its reach, this time into the landlocked recesses of Central Europe. The newly opened Nobu Budapest marks celebrity chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa’s 22nd eponymous...
Like a beautifully executed musical improvisation, chef Miguel Vieira’s eight-course tasting menu at Costes Restaurant in Budapest, Hungary, delights the senses with harmonious notes and striking...
Corey Lee, James Beard Foundation Award winner and former French Laundry chef de cuisine, will open his first solo restaurant, Benu, in San Francisco this week. Benu, an Egyptian word symbolizing...
For those who are still waiting to secure a much-coveted table at chef Thomas Keller’s three-star Michelin-rated French Laundry restaurant in Yountville, California, here is your chance to experience...

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