Category | Restaurants

Radisson Blu Prague’s Restaurant Earns Michelin Star…

Posted on 23 March 2012

  Good news for foodie sin the Czech Republic: The Alcron, the fine-dining restaurant at the Radisson Blu Hotel Prague, has been awarded its first Michelin star. The restaurant, which has only 24 seats, is headed by Czech chef Roman Paulus and offers a menu focused on fish and seafood. The Alcron opened in 1932 […]

20 Best Restaurants in America…

Posted on 10 March 2012

Great dining all over the nationWhat factors make any given restaurant that much better than another? In a country with so many great eating places to choose from, seeking out the best ones can be a daunting feat and could quite possibly inspire blood-boiling debate. Just how good is that cozy neighborhood spot with the […]

New Michelin Stars Awarded in France…

Posted on 01 March 2012

Happy news for foodies in France! Michelin has released its new guide to its home country of France and awarded numerous new stars, CatererSearch.com is reporting.   Flocons de Sel, a restaurant located in a chalet in the Megève mountains in the Rhône-Alpes, picked up three stars, bringing the total of three-star establishments in France […]

New Restaurant Criollo to Hit New Orleans…

Posted on 30 January 2012

NOLA junkies will love this: As of March 2012, Criollo Restaurant and Lounge will make its debut on the New Orleans restaurant scene as part of the Hotel Monteleone.   Criollo, the Spanish form of “Creole,” will serve up a menu of contemporary Louisiana cuisine, alongside an expansive list of wines. We hear the menu […]

Chicago Bids Adieu to a Culinary Icon…

Posted on 05 January 2012

It is a sad day for foodies in Chicago. We hear from USA Today that Charlie Trotter’s, one of the Windy City’s most notable restaurants, will be closing up shop after 25 years in business.   The restaurant will close in August. Trotter told the Chicago Sun-Times that he plans to travel and go back […]

10 Best Budget Eats in Bologna…

Posted on 28 November 2011

Bologna is known as “La Grassa” (the Fat One), and this friendly city can stake a strong claim to being at the heart of Italian cuisine. This is the home of fresh pasta, the famous mortadella sausage, and nearby there are the finest producers of Parma ham, Parmigiano cheese, balsamic vinegar. There is no better […]

Peninsula Hotels to ban shark fin soup in 2012…

Posted on 21 November 2011

  A bowl of shark fin soup being served at a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown after Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he signed a bill banning the sale, trade and possession of shark fins.   The ultra-luxury Peninsula hotel chain on Jan. 1, 2012 will ban shark fin soup in all of its […]

The best restaurants in Vegas…

Posted on 15 November 2011

The latest version of the dining guide Eating Las Vegas: The 50 Essential Restaurants (Huntington Press, $10.36 on Amazon.com in paperback; $7.77 there as an e-book) was unveiled Monday night.   French chef Joel Robuchon and his restaurant of the same name at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It’s in the top 10 of […]

What is the best restaurant in the USA?

Posted on 01 November 2011

  Jose Andres, winner of the James Beard Foundation’s chef of the year award, shows off some of his innovative small plates at his minibar in Washington, D.C.   It’s Danny Meyer’s Eleven Madison Park in New York, according to the prestigious James Beard Foundation, which dished out its awards Monday.   The innovative restaurant […]

Top 10 restaurants in Las Vegas…

Posted on 01 November 2011

  Counter dining is chic at L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It made the top 10 in the ‘Eating Las Vegas’ guide.   The recently published Eating Las Vegas: The 50 Essential Restaurants, an opinionated guide to Sin City eateries, has a great premise. Bring together three of the […]

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