Food

Our insider tips about Europe’s best chefs and best restaurants making the most unique and delicious dishes.

Hofmann Group Director Silvia Hofmann on Leading a Culinary Empire With Integrity

Backed by strong principles and meticulous expertise, Silvia Hofmann is at the helm of Barcelona’s Hofmann Group, a collection of award-winning restaurants, cafés, a pastry shop, and a culinary school. We spoke with her to find out how she excels in her multitude of roles, leaves her mark on the brand, and honours her mother’s legacy.

Our Talk With Michelin Star Chef Michelino Gioia of the Renowned Hotel IL Pellicano

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.

Aparna Aurora and Chutnify: Indian kitchen with soul and spirit

We caught up with the founder of Chutnify, Berlin’s favourite Indian restaurant, to hear how she introduced Indian cuisine to spice-shy Berliners.

Sitting Down with Michelin Star Chef and Culinary Provocateur Tim Raue

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.

Takumi Restaurant: the best ramen for authentic taste

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.

From Marbella to Ibiza: In Conversation with Michelin Star Chef Dani García

Fresh off of the opening of his latest BiBo restaurant in Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, we chat with the Marbella-born Michelin star chef Dani García on maintaining international success, his sources of inspiration, and the dishes that remind him of home.

Die Fette Kuh: Best Burgers from Cologne Made With Aspiration

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.

Let Them Eat Pasta

You haven’t really eaten pasta unless you’ve tried the original. See our special selection of family-owned artisanal pasta makers from Italy who have perfected the process through generations.

How An Austrian Brought A Piece Of Naples To Berlin

Standard-Serious Pizza not only has Berlin’s first but also most authentic Pizza Neapolitana. Driven by the goal of creating the perfect pizza, Florian Schramm and his team have set a new standard for the art of pizza-making. A story of passion, devotion and joy that can be felt immediately.

Philosophy, Harmony and Perfection – Japanese Dining à la Yoko Higashi

Yoko Higashi, owner of the Kaiseki restaurant YOSHI in Hamburg, is a master in the art of tea ceremony, Japanese flower arrangement, modern dance and the philosophy of cooking. Her dishes look like blooming landscapes, her wisdom is deep like the ocean and her love for harmony and perfection is present in every bite and in every word. YOSHI represents the translation of culture into culinary passion.