Tocqueville - Luxe In a City

Top-notch Tocqueville - French Inspired Haute Cuisine

The elegance and beauty of the French inspired Tocqueville NYC is a luxurious foodie journey set in silk and stone. Founder Marco Moreira began his own foodie journey in the sushi scene of New York City in 1982. Soon enough he became renowned in the field and launched Marco Polo Sushi Catering in…


KOSAKA modern japanese - luxe in a city

KOSAKA Modern Japanese Luxury in NYC

The Kosaka modern japanese experience born of Michelin star chef Yoshihiko Kousaka is a truly luxurious foodie experience.  With its lack of ostentatious signage it's easily missed on this unassuming Manhattan side street, but you'd be a fool to walk by. Step inside and the intimate experience…


Brushstroke NYC - Luxe In A City

Brushstroke - A Stroke of Kaiseki Authenticity in NYC

Our meal at the wonderful Brushstroke was more an experience than a simple lunch. The enormous windows are half covered from the bottom up so that from outside you’ll have no idea of the sanctuary you’re about to step into. The traditional Japanese minimalism of beautiful wood panelling adorned…


Pampano Contemporary Mexican - Luxe In A City

Pampano - Contemporary Mexican Flavours to Die For

This is one review I’ve so been looking forward to writing. This may not have been the most expensive place I ate on my trip, nor the most unusual, but it was certainly the most delicious. Another creation of Richard Sandoval, restauranteur master of fusion and contemporary cuisine, (you can read…


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Dash Restaurant: Creative Cuisine

Dash Restaurant & Bar is part of the Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town’s high-end Victoria & Albert Waterfront. For the most part, the waterfront caters to a distinctly affluent audience. This is where the well-heeled come to stay, shop and dine. As such, there are several world class…


Juni Restaurant in NYC

Celebrating Seasons at Juni Restaurant in New York

As the seasons change, so do the menus at Juni restaurant– a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City from Executive Chef Shaun Hergatt. Located in the Hotel Chandler in Midtown East, Juni offers three dinner menus – herbivore, omnivore and chef’s tasting – which all celebrate and evolve with…


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Le Coupe-Chou Paris: Fine dining

The City of Lights's fine dining scene beyond the tourist trap, is easy to find if you look hard enough. So I was mightily impressed with myself when I hunted down Le Coupe-Chou Paris, a fabulously elegant place in the Saint Germain district that offers traditional French dining. The name of this…


7 Portes: Best Paella in Barcelona

Visit 7 Portes in Barcelona and you don’t need to look in the history books to know this luxury restaurant has something special about it. As soon as you spot the grand arched windows, elaborate stonework and luxury dining setting, you can almost sense there are a thousand stories behind this…


SeaFood at the Plettenberg

The Plettenberg: Fresh Seasonal Cuisine

The Plettenberg is a world class five-star hotel situated on the water’s edge in prestigious Plettenberg Bay. From here, guests can savour some of the best views in South Africa. Majestic mountains and long stretches of pristine beaches are the perfect backdrop for an establishment that is the…


OYO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar Cape Town

OYO Restaurant: Stylish Seafood Venue

OYO Restaurant and Cocktail Bar is one of the 5-star restaurants located in Cape Town’s Victoria & Albert Waterfront. It is in keeping with the waterfront’s trend of offering a combination of luxury and indulgent relaxation. In this part of the world, it is all about exclusivity and opulence.…


Desserts at Hakkasan New York cover

Summer Desserts at Hakkasan New York

Hakkasan New York – one of 12 locations around the world – has a new summer dessert menu featuring four impressive, creative desserts inspired by Asian influences and made with local, organic ingredients. Executive Pastry Chef of Hakkasan USA, Rory Macdonald, crafted the menu and said he spent time…


5 Things to Do in Melbourne

Things to Do In Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is known as Australia’s culture capital, and with good reason. From trundling along in the historic trams to standing 300 meters above the city, this stylish metropolis is full of diverse experiences. I head down under to try out five of the best things to do in Melbourne, Australia.…


Top things to do in Tunisia

Things to Do in Tunisia: Part II

Lying on the northern coast of Africa, Tunisia is a gloriously sunny year-round destination with a rich mixture of vibrant beach resorts along its Mediterranean coastline, bustling cities stuffed with fabulous centuries-old architecture, and a tremendous interior of often startling differences –…


Todd English Food Hall New York City

Todd English Food Hall in New York City

New York City’s Fifth Avenue is famous for its luxury shopping and flagship stores, but just within walking distance on 59th street is the Todd English Food Hall, a European-inspired food hall offering fresh gourmet food from nine diverse food stations. Located on the concourse level of The Plaza…


Brasserie Chavot London Fine Dining

Brasserie Chavot London: Class and Charm

Who doesn’t love a little Je ne sais qui that only a beautiful French bistro in the heart of London can bring? The stars certainly have seemed to fall for the charm of the Brasserie Chavot London, a place where it isn’t out of the ordinary to see politicians, models and singers all falling at the…


Bombay Brasserie London Fine Dining

Bombay Brasserie London: Fine Indian Dining

It takes a special place in the capital city to hold on to its prestigious title for over thirty years and this is exactly what the Bombay Brasserie London has been doing. Its little sister Quilon may be all about the coconut coastal favorites of the southern belt, but this is a place that…


Port Said Tel Aviv Dining

Port Said Tel Aviv: Casual Chic Eatery

Port Said Tel Aviv is one of those places where the young and the hip like to congregate and where you can’t book a reservation for love nor money. Nestled in the shadow of the great synagogue, the queue snakes around as throngs of beautiful people stand sipping arak muddled with mint and lemon…


Quilon London Fine Dining

Quilon London: Signature South Indian

As soon as you set foot in the Michelin-star stunner of Quilon London, the scent of lotus flowers in bloom whisks you away to the southern coast of India, a place where cumin seeds stain the fingers and coconut milk flows like honey. Artwork by Paresh Maity adorns the walls, tables are scattered…


Mazina Restaurant Dubai Brunch

Mazina Dubai Brunch: Global Cuisine

Friday marks the beginning of the weekend for many in Dubai, and that means one thing: brunch. At Mazina Dubai, diners can enjoy a contemporary reflection of global cuisine for brunch on the weekends, prepared by the restaurant’s multicultural chefs. Presented on several stations throughout the…


Best Restaurant in Washington DC Roses Luxury Experience

Best Restaurant in Washington DC: Rose's Luxury

It’s five o’clock and Rose’s Luxury in Washington DC opens at 5:30 pm. I figured I’d beat the crowds by getting there early. My dining companion and I planned to grab a drink nearby before sitting down for an early dinner around six o’clock. The 50-strong line up outside the restaurant soon put an…