It is with a minute of silence for the death of Benoît Violier started the great mass of Michelin. The world gastronomy, meeting Monday morning at place Vendôme in Paris, didn't have the heart at the party, after the announcement of the grand Franco-Swiss Chief alleged suicide, Sunday, at his home in Crissier. After months of rumors and noise of corridor, the Red guide has yet unve[...]
 
 
Èze
 
 
 
Being Scott and Zelda Married new money? Made a stock-market killing? Or just remember the old saw "If you don't travel first class, your heirs will"? Well, the Riviera has been a hard place to practice self-denial ever since F. Scott Fitzgerald arrived with the rest of his Jazz Age literati. So drain that glass of Dom. Enough lollygagging! It's time for a power decision: which luxurious pleasure[...]
 
 
Main Entrance of Noma Restaurant in Copenhagen
 
 
 
The Copenhagen restaurant Noma attracts so many tourists it has designed a Nordic garden to stop them peering at diners through the windows.   If there's one thing sure to further sour the taste of a pickled quail's egg – one of the many culinary delights on the menu at Noma, "the world's best restaurant" – then it's got to be the sight of a hungry tourist gawping at you through the[...]
 
 
Le Meurice
 
 
 
Here are "The Fab Five", hotels in Paris with Michelin-starred restaurants. Le Meurice Now in the hands of multi-starred superchef Alain Ducasse, Restaurant Le Meurice offers superb dining under a blowsy rococo ceiling. Ducasse protégé Christophe Saintagne has really come into his own here with pared back, refined cuisine that gets back to the essentials of quality ingredients. The hotel's l[...]
 
 
View on Florence
 
 
 
As many people around the world know, Florence, Italy is the European capital of renaissance history and art. It's incredible to think back to the early 1400s when architecture, literature, science and fine art began a whole new movement of change. Before you go across the pond, make sure these five activities are set in stone as you plan to walk the same streets as Michelangelo. 1. Peruse the Mu[...]