Fine Dining

Is it art or is it dinner? At the gastronomic road show known as Gelinaz, the question is unavoidable. Consider, for example, what happened on the night of September 9, 2013. On an outdoor terrace in...
After 13 years of heading the kitchen at Marinus, the for­mal restaurant at the 57-room Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley, Calif., chef Cal Stamenov is exploring the wild side. The restaurant reopened...
It is axiomatic among some habitués of Chinese restaurants that the more cliché the ambience—the statuette of a pudgy Buddha, the bottles of plum wine on a shelf, the tattered New Year’s dragon...
On November 10, chef Josiah Citrin will host a seven-course dinner—along with other chefs including Trey Foshee (a cohost of the event) of George’s at the Cove in La Jolla, Calif., and Michael Tusk...
The artisanal condiment maker Kensington & Sons has added a line of mayonnaises to its offerings that surpasses anything one is likely to find on supermarket shelves. Sir Kensington’s Gourmet...
Over its 15-year run, Stars—Jeremiah Tower’s legendary revival of American brasserie cuisine—was a mainstay among actors, writers, artists, and restaurateurs, as well as an inspiration for a...
The Day of the Dead will come alive at Hotel Matilda, in San Miguel de Allende, when Mexico’s queen of culinary theater, Martha Ortiz, orchestrates dramatic “White & Black Dinners” to celebrate...
Wolfgang Puck and Daniel Boulud are collaborating for the first time to prepare a five-course dinner at Puck’s eponymous restaurant at the Hotel Bel-Air on October 23. The menu has yet to be...
During the autumn and winter months, many fine-dining restaurants offer wild game for its rich flavors, but according to executive chef Ted Ask, most overlook quail. That is not the case at Twin...
Like Jean-Georges Vongerichten before him, Alex Stupak is moving a classic cuisine in a fresh direction. It is no exaggeration to state that Jean-Georges Vongerichten revolutionized French cooking in...
Daniel Boulud savors the Portuguese inflections in the cuisine of George Mendes . To hear Daniel Boulud tell his story, he is a Lyon farm boy at heart—a farm boy who began cooking in a Michelin two-...
Nancy Silverton discovers a decidedly West Coast point of view in New Yorker Justin Smillie . Nancy Silverton is a genius at taking the food people love and sometimes takefor granted—bread, burgers,...
Masaharu Morimoto’s creative departure from traditional Japanese cuisine inspired Yoshinori Ishii to break boundaries of his own. Long before Masaharu Morimoto became Iron Chef Morimoto—and...
In San Diego native William Bradley, Thomas Keller discovers the great French chefs’ traditions transplanted to American soil.
Five of the world’s greatest chefs have charged the most promising talents of the next generation with preparing five remarkable feasts that their guests will never forget. But only one of these up-...
Three unconventional epicures—a banker, a surgeon, and a philosopher—will come together Monday, October 28, at Mistral restaurant in Sherman Oaks, California, to create the ultimate luxury experience...
Hacienda de San Antonio , a luxury retreat located at the foot of Mexico's majestic Volcan de Fuego, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gonzalo Mendoza as Executive Chef. Mendoza’s esteemed...

As an associate editor, Amanda Millin divides her time editing and writing for Robb Report’s sibling publications Collection and Home & Style. She also works closely on Robb Report’s dining category for both print and RobbReport.com, in addition to spearheading Home & Style’s biweekly eNewsletter. Millin began her career with an M.S.

As the deputy editor, Michalene Busico oversees Robb Report’s coverage of dining and restaurants, art, antiques, and cigars. Before joining the magazine, she was the New York Times’ Dining-section editor, a deputy features editor at the Los Angeles Times, and the executive editor at Entrepreneur magazine.

As a research editor at Robb Report, Christina Garofalo covers men’s style and topics including watches, travel, and dining on the web. She is also a contributing writer at First We Feast, a website dedicated to popular food culture, and the editorial manager for Serendipity Labs coworking spaces. Her passion projects include a screenplay and a collection of poems that recently received honorable mention from HotStreet.org.

As the managing editor of Robb Report, Lori Bryan manages the editorial production of the monthly luxury-lifestyle magazine; oversees the publication’s home and design coverage; and occasionally covers other categories, including travel and dining. She is also the editor of the bimonthly magazine Robb Report Home & Style,which launched with the March/April 2013 issue. Before joining Robb Report in 2004, she was an editor of a trade magazine for the beauty industry.

In his role as editor of RobbReport.com, Bailey S. Barnard oversees all editorial content for the Robb Report website, weekly eNewsletters, and social media outlets. He previously served as an associate editor at Robb Report, covering the home-electronics, personal-technology, private-aviation, yachting, and craft-brew industries and occasionally writing stories in the automotive, travel, spirits, and dining categories.

On October 9, Nobu Matsuhisa will gather 28 of his executive and sushi chefs from Nobu restaurants across the country—including Malibu, Miami, Aspen, and New York—to host an exclusive seven-course...
In 2009, Anya Fernald was presented with 10,000 acres of dry land below Northern California’s Mount Shasta and issued a challenge by the owner: Make it productive and profitable. The soil was too...
Hotel Chandler, a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World located on a quiet block in New York's Flatiron neighborhood, completes its $10 million multi-phase renovation with the opening of...
The Arizona Biltmore , A Waldorf Astoria Resort, is uncorking its 24th straight year of Winemaker Dinners in Wright’s at The Biltmore, the signature restaurant of the historic Phoenix resort. Each of...
Mexico’s most renowned chef, Enrique Olvera – who operates the acclaimed Moxi restaurant at Hotel Matilda , in San Miguel de Allende, and whose Mexico City restaurant, Pujol, is number 17 on the San...
In 1987, when many American diners would have blanched at the idea of eating raw fish, Nobu Matsuhisa opened a small Japanese restaurant in Beverly Hills. Confronted by a customer who would not eat...
John Tesar built his repertoire of skills working with a variety of the country’s most touted chefs, including Anthony Bourdain and Rick Moonen. But when Tesar opened a new restaurant in Dallas in...
The popular Jade Bar at the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale, Arizona, has temporarily relocated to prepare for an exciting transformation that will set the stage for an upgraded bar...

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