Food, art and recipes: 16th century musings with Adam Lowe and Charlotte Skene Catling

Food, art and recipes: 16th century musings with Adam Lowe and Charlotte Skene Catling

British architect Charlotte Skene Catling and her partner, artist Adam Lowe, know something about structure and space. They also know about representation and taste. She is the co-founder of the architectural firm Skene Catling de la Peña, while he re-imagines and materializes physical sites using digital technology with Factum Arte…

17
Sep
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4 restaurants with wonderful art collections

4 restaurants with wonderful art collections

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

4 restaurants with wonderful art collections

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

Art and food have always had a harmonious relationship, showcasing art in restaurants is hardly a new concept. Starting with the days when chefs-proprietors and artists were swapping food and drinks for artworks to hang in the dining room to today’s many modern restaurants which are still showcasing all forms…

17
Sep
A theory of the creation of a dish

A theory of the creation of a dish

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

A theory of the creation of a dish

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

By Besim Hatinoglu PART I – A MONOLOGUE Food is art. We often hear this stereotyped premise and it is utterly vague. What is food? Does it refer to ingredients or a dish? The most plausible answer is that a dish is a work of art and cooking is a…

17
Sep
Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

Finding outstanding equality in Burgundy

Luxeat Insider · 4th ED.

By Thatcher Baker-Briggs Canadian/American sommelier Thatcher Baker-Briggs has made a career of stepping outside his comfort zone, always pushing himself to learn and master something new. His professional trajectory boasts key positions in kitchens and dining rooms of some of the most influential restaurants in the world including then three-Michelin…

17
Sep
Highlight dishes at Mãos

Highlight dishes at Mãos

Highlight dishes at Mãos

Mãos, only 9 seats Michelin starred restaurant by a young Italian- Singaporean chef Edoardo Pellicano. The intimate space is located in Blue Mountain School and reminds of a private house with two open kitchens. Edoardo and his team cook from the best British ingredients with Asian and Scandinavian influences. Drinks pairing (natural…

16
Sep
Story of Wiltons

Story of Wiltons

Story of Wiltons

Here is the story. British merchant banker and chairman of Hambros Bank, Captain Ronald Olaf Hambro would lunch every weekday in the same restaurant on Jermyn St. in London during the second world war. A time of scarcity and rationing. One day, whilst he was dining, the lady proprietaire who…

15
Sep
Provençal lunch (recipes)

Provençal lunch (recipes)

Provençal lunch (recipes)

Soupe au pistou Soupe au pistou, traditional warm Provençal soup, usually eaten in summer as it requires three kinds of fresh beans as well as other local vegetables best at their prime. Red, coco and flat beans are cooked with zucchini, tomatoes, carrots, basil leaves as well as raw and…

11
Sep
Chez Etienne

Chez Etienne

Chez Etienne

If you ask anyone from Marseille what the local speciality is, the answer might surprise you. Forget about bouillabaisse, Marseillais are obsessed with pizza. Here you’ll find it everywhere, from restaurants to food trucks, but no place is as special as Chez Etienne. Opened in 1943, this family owned pizzeria…

2
Sep
Chez Michel

Chez Michel

Chez Michel

Marseillaise institution since 1946, Chez Michel specializes in bouillabaisse, once poor fishermen stew made of rockfish, they were not able to sell. Owned and run by now the 3rd generation of Visciano family, Chez Michel is proud to serve this elaborate dish in its own way, exactly how the founder…

25
Aug
Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

Six New-Generation Japanese Ceramic Artists to Watch

To see my full article in collaboration with All Nippon Airways please go here. Japanese ceramics expert and gallerist Robert Yellin once told me that “ceramics are like living creatures”. Indeed, when on one late autumn afternoon I was walking around his Yakimono gallery in Kyoto, located in an old…

13
Aug
Twelve essential ingredients from the Spanish Mediterranean

Twelve essential ingredients from the Spanish Mediterranean

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

Twelve essential ingredients from the Spanish Mediterranean

Luxeat Insider · 3rd ED.

by Borja Matoses The Spanish Mediterranean, spans eight provinces, with a coastline of about 3,000 kilometers that runs from the border with France in the Pyrenees to the Strait of Gibraltar and includes the Balearic Islands. Although each region has a distinct identity, the gastronomic stables are strong and unifying,…

7
Aug