The chef uses luxe ingredients from Southern California or imports them from places like Haikodo Japan and using skillful technique and glorious presentations, along with genuine hospitality and gracious service, it was a memorable meal indeed.
It was a calm oasis after a morning of touring and we got to indulge and relax with a most impressive and inspiring lunch. Worth a detour!
Exciting news! Following much anticipation, the Four Seasons has finally opened their property in Calistoga at 400 Silverado Trail, Napa Valley. A stay here is a one of a kind experience: An inviting hideaway offering a superior level of comfort.
Another highly anticipated and much lauded restaurant we visited was De Jonkman, a two star Michelin and Greenstar Michelin. An 18/20 Gault Millau rated gem, located just on the outskirts of Bruges. Set in a pretty Flemish villa, where the chef and owner Filip Claeys and his wife Sandra treat you to inventive, seasonal cuisine.
Seta is one of Milan’s best dining destinations. It sets the bar high, with original, conceptual Italian dishes that not only look stunning, they also taste it.
One of the reasons I think Lake Inez in Toronto is jam packed and so popular is the hands on approach of the owners, who constantly come by to see how everything is going.
At Forte dei Marmi in Miami they go to great lengths to bring you the flavours of the Amalfi coast, using high-quality ingredients, exceptional regional specialties and inventive Italian cooking in a beautifully presented in a relaxed and vibrant setting.
Shoushin Restaurant in Toronto only uses the best, purest and most authentic ingredients. The chef’s methods are very exacting and you can taste the difference, with wild caught fish and handmade wasabi.