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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.

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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,…

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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…

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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
A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

A Taste of Kyoto in Paris: The Culinary Heritage of Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi

When you dine at Cha Kaiseki Akiyoshi in Paris, you are not only experiencing a world-class kaiseki meal but also a piece of Kyoto’s rich culinary history. This prestigious restaurant is the brainchild of Chef Yuichiro Akiyoshi, who brings with him a decade of training and expertise from Kyoto’s renowned…

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Oct '23
Le Gabriel by Jérôme Banctel: A Culinary Journey Inspired by Brittany and Beyond

Le Gabriel by Jérôme Banctel: A Culinary Journey Inspired by Brittany and Beyond

Le Gabriel by Jérôme Banctel: A Culinary Journey Inspired by Brittany and Beyond

Le Gabriel by Jérôme Banctel, the 2 Michelin starred restaurant at La Reserve hotel in Paris. Originally from Brittany, chef Banctel draws inspiration from the seas and the terroir of his native region as well as from his extensive travels, notably in Turkey. Before opening Le Gabriel in 2015, Jérome…

24
Oct '23
Late summer colours and flavours at Le Doyenné

Late summer colours and flavours at Le Doyenné

Late summer colours and flavours at Le Doyenné

Late summer colours and flavours at Le Doyenné, a restaurant, a guest house, and a farm one hour drive from Paris. Nestled in the former stables of the historic Château de Saint-Vrain, the location holds a special artistic significance as the site where renowned sculptors Niki de Saint Phalle and…

12
Oct '23
Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Chef Daisuke Hayashi’s Yōshoku Creations at Roketsu London

Yōshoku (洋食, western food) is a style of Japanese cuisine based, as you may have guessed, on Western cooking. Think egg sandwiches or …ahem …”British” curry and rice ( Kareraisu ) or Hambagu (Hamburger Steak) or spaghetti with tomato sauce known as Napolitan. Dishes that are well worth exploring as…

22
Sep '23
Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

Japan’s Top Tamago Sandos & Toasts

byRoni Xu Mori Roni Xu Mori, a Tokyo-based diamond and pearl specialist with a deep passion for food, has been meticulously documenting her culinary experiences since the age of 10. Drawing inspiration from her Chinese and Japanese heritage, she delights in sharing the most unique and delectable dishes. Currently, she…

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Sep '23