Back to nature with Marc Veyrat

Back to nature with Marc Veyrat

Legendary French chef Marc Veyrat, born in 1950, hails from the picturesque Haute-Savoie region. A trailblazer in molecular gastronomy, he elevates his culinary artistry by incorporating mountain plants and herbs. With an extraordinary nine Michelin Stars to his name, Veyrat stands as the first chef to achieve a flawless 20/20…

10
Feb
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Restrained Swiss elegance at the historial winter palace Suvretta House in St Moritz

Restrained Swiss elegance at the historial winter palace Suvretta House in St Moritz

Restrained Swiss elegance at the historial winter palace Suvretta House in St Moritz

Located amidst the captivating Alpine beauty of St. Moritz, my recent stay at Suvretta House Hotel felt like a journey into a storybook castle. Since its grand opening in 1912, this winter palace has gone through continuous renovation and expansion allowing it to remain a pinnacle of luxury and a…

27
Feb
My favourite places in Megève, France

My favourite places in Megève, France

My favourite places in Megève, France

Anything by Emmanuel Renaut, whether his 3 Michelin starred restaurant Flocons de Sel, gourmet shop Le Garde Manger or the bistro in the village Flocons Village. Jerusalem artichoke “cake” with truffles at Flocons de Sel in the video. Skiing with the best view of Mont-Blanc. Excellent Alpine cooking at Le Relais Mont-Blanc by Les…

21
Feb
l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier

Nestled near Lausanne, restaurant l’Hôtel de Ville Crissier, affectionately known as “Crissier,” has been defining the standard since achieving three Michelin stars under the helm of chef Frédy Girardet back in 1994. Founded in 1955 by Frédy’s parents, it upholds a tradition steeped in classic French cuisine but elevates it…

21
Feb
Les Fermes de Marie, Megève

Les Fermes de Marie, Megève

Les Fermes de Marie, Megève

Nestled in the heart of France’s alpine wonderland Megève, Les Fermes de Marie is a five-star haven, seamlessly blending the delights of authentic mountain life and refined luxury. The construction and restoration of the spaces, including that of rescued alpine farmhouses integrate seamlessly into the seasonally changing mountain landscape. The…

9
Feb
La Bouitte, Alpine Elegance

La Bouitte, Alpine Elegance

La Bouitte, Alpine Elegance

By elevating traditional, warming and often rugged, mountain cooking to the heights of Michelin 3-stars, father and son duo René and Maxime Meilleur, live up to their name, which in French means the best. La Bouitte in Les Menuires, in the French Alpine Savoie region proposes such interpretations as their…

9
Feb
My 20 Best Dishes in 2023

My 20 Best Dishes in 2023

My 20 Best Dishes in 2023

Like every year since 2013, I select 20 of myfavourite dishes of the year. Here is my annual 20 best dishes list in 2023. Happy, healthy and successful 2024 to all of you! You can see my previous listshere.

18
Dec '23
32 best ingredients-focused restaurants in Spain by Matoses

32 best ingredients-focused restaurants in Spain by Matoses

32 best ingredients-focused restaurants in Spain by Matoses

32 best ingredients-focused restaurants in Spain by Borja Beneyto, author of “Templos del Producto” and one of the most influential people in food industry in Spain. *In no particular order. D´Berto, Galicia – Fish & Shellfish Río Ulla, Galicia – Fish & Shellfish O´Pazo, Galicia – Grilled selected ingredients Elkano,…

1
Dec '23
Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine:  Washoku World Challenge in London

Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine: Washoku World Challenge in London

Highlighting Authentic Japanese Cuisine: Washoku World Challenge in London

The Washoku World Challenge is organised by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries of Japan and included on UNESCO’s on the Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists. This prestigious cooking contest held its 11th edition in early November. As Luxeat’s founder and Japanese food lover and explorer, I had the…

21
Nov '23
Bulgari Hotel Tokyo – Japanese Craftsmanship illuminates Italian Sophistication

Bulgari Hotel Tokyo – Japanese Craftsmanship illuminates Italian Sophistication

Bulgari Hotel Tokyo – Japanese Craftsmanship illuminates Italian Sophistication

First opening its doors to the public this Spring, the Bulgari Hotel Tokyo is the first in Japan and the eighth in Bulgari Hotels and Resorts offering. Perched in the 40 to 45 floors of an ultra-skyscraper, just steps away from the red brick Tokyo Station, the hotel is beyond…

13
Nov '23
Pizza tasting at Pepe in Grani 

Pizza tasting at Pepe in Grani 

Pizza tasting at Pepe in Grani 

Pizza tasting at Pepe in Grani by Franco Pepe, one the greatest pizzaiolos in the world. Imagine diving into a pizza-tasting extravaganza at Pepe in Grani, guided by none other than the pizza virtuoso himself, Franco Pepe. This isn’t your average dining experience – it’s a journey through flavors curated by…

13
Nov '23