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
Topic: Experiences
Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embarking on an Unforgettable Epicurean Odyssey Across Japan: A Celebration of Gastronomy

Embark on a transcendent culinary voyage to the northern expanse of Japan, where Hokkaido beckons just a 2-hour flight from the bustling metropolis of Tokyo. This captivating island offers a unique opportunity to savour some of the finest foods Japan has to offer, set against the backdrop of a majestic…

23
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
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
Culinary excellence at Tantris Maison Culinaire 

Culinary excellence at Tantris Maison Culinaire 

Culinary excellence at Tantris Maison Culinaire 

Culinary excellence at 2 Michelin starred Tantris Maison Culinaire in Munich, a family business that’s been shaping German gastronomy scene since 1971. The listed, iconic Bauhaus building, owned by the power couple Sabine and Felix Eichbauer, has recently undergone renovations while preserving its original style both inside and out. Upon passing the…

31
Jul '23
Seven Days in Japan

Seven Days in Japan

Seven Days in Japan

If you’ve ever had the good fortune to visit Japan, you’ll doubtless have been left with the same wealth of feeling I have, as I write from my home in London. The chaotic modernity of Tokyo versus the historical richness of Kyoto, to the Idyllic countryside, kind gestures of the…

20
Jul '23
Talking Truffles with Christopher Poron, Maison Plantin

Talking Truffles with Christopher Poron, Maison Plantin

Luxeat Insider · 7th ED.

Talking Truffles with Christopher Poron, Maison Plantin

Luxeat Insider · 7th ED.

From Antiquity to today, truffles, the diamonds of the kitchen remain a highly-prized mystery. While truffles can be cultivated, the harvest is as unpredictable and uncontrollable as anything coming from nature. It is this enigmatic quality, and the unique, deep musky yet indescribable taste, that drives prices upwards of 850…

13
Feb '21
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 '20
The grand tortellini debate or Don’t mess with the Nonna!

The grand tortellini debate or Don’t mess with the Nonna!

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

The grand tortellini debate or Don’t mess with the Nonna!

Luxeat Insider · 2nd ED.

by Edoardo Celadon There’s likely no country in the world that has exported its cuisine better than Italy. To be honest, we Italians usually consider this fame a double edged sword; on one hand the expertise and the selection of products on which our country prides itself and on the…

27
Jun '20
Who needs Balenciaga when you’ve got bento boxes?

Who needs Balenciaga when you’ve got bento boxes?

Who needs Balenciaga when you’ve got bento boxes?

Learning the joys of living local during the lockdown. The first days of lockdown in London already feel like another age. Maybe it’s because they were marked by never-ending queuing for food. For someone born in Lithuania duringthe last years of the Soviet Union, long queues for grocery shopping felt…

6
Jun '20