Food & Travel
We go beyond the apparent search for great food and travel opportunities. We love exploring and telling you about our list of the best hotels in Europe, guiding you through some eclectic cities and best restaurants, and inspiring you to hunt down the best dishes in town.
At the renowned Hotel Il Pellicano, the culinary magic of Michelin Star Head Chef Michelino Gioia crafts unforgettable stories and encounters. We sat down with Michelino to find out more about the talent behind his imaginative creations, the particularities of heading the Il Pellicano kitchens, and where we can find him for some downtime in the off-season.
With breathtaking landscapes, traditional charm, and a bustling capital city, Norway is a land of wonder that offers it all, and inspiring Norway design hotels can be discovered at every corner. We’ve compiled our top list for all of Norway’s tranquillity, exhilaration, and extravagance.
We caught up with the founder of Chutnify, Berlin’s favourite Indian restaurant, to hear how she introduced Indian cuisine to spice-shy Berliners.
With two Michelin stars and an ever-expanding culinary empire, Berlin-born chef Tim Raue has reinvigorated German cuisine with exhilarating and daring dishes, quickly ascending as one of the country’s most significant chefs. We spoke with the culinary provocateur about the discipline behind his success, his passion for life’s finer things, and his dog’s sophisticated taste.
At his boutique hotels in Florence owned with partner Betty Soldi, designer Matteo Perduca envelops his guests in an atmosphere of comfort, imagination and creativity, in suites combining offbeat elements both modern and historic. We spoke with Matteo about his design decisions and processes, his original style, and the little bit of London he’s brought into Florence.
Milan is another city that we heartily recommend visiting at least once in a lifetime: the art, fashion and buildings are to die for, and the hotels, restaurants and bars complete the offer. If you are planning a trip, have a look at our selection of the best hotels in Milan.
Combining unparalleled hospitality with inventive talent, expert mixologist Andrea Garcia is at the centre of The Rooftop, the electrifying spot atop Barcelona’s luxurious Sir Victor Hotel. We sat down with Andrea to find out about the specifics of her exciting profession, the essentials for a perfect cocktail, and of course, her best stories from behind the bar.
Ramen, Japan’s soul food. This simple dish casts its spell over people all over the world and city dwellers often stand in long lines to get their hands on a bowl of this authentic noodle soup. And to take a small excursion into Japanese culture. Like at Takumi, in Düsseldorf’s Little Tokyo, where more genuinely Japanese and soul food is hardly possible.
Die Fette Kuh: A Cologne success story with heart and mind.
How do you manage to become known nationwide with a burger restaurant? Through conscious and responsible handling of food. Only fresh ingredients from local traders are used. It is cooked, waxed, vacuum-sealed and smoked by hand. If you have a burger, then a really good one; like the one from Die Fette Kuh.
A trip to the Italian Lake Country offers something unique: pristine Alpine waters, refreshing mountain air, all accompanied by Italian hospitality and flair. Book the best hotels on the lake with our guide.