Dining Above The Clouds: 6 Sky-High Restaurants Worth The Scary Elevator Ride

Korean royal cuisine and dry-aged beef 68 floors up
Aug 14, 2013 9:00 am

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or seeking a different point of view, quite literally, sky-high restaurants are trending globally. From fancy dim sum to royal Korean plates to perfectly charred steaks, here are six stellar restaurants that take fine dining to great new heights.

World's 6 Best Airport Hotels For Food-Minded Travelers

Say au revoir to runny eggs and weak coffee
Aug 12, 2013 9:00 am

Airport hotels are in the midst of a major makeover. Gone are the breakfast buffets with overcooked eggs, weak coffee and disturbingly bright overhead lighting. Instead, travelers sip fine Champagne in an elegant salon, or order room service from one of London’s favorite sushi shops, without traveling far from the tarmac. Here are six of our favorites.

A Lab-Grown Burger Is Taste Tested In London. What Does It All Mean?

The future of meat? Expensive one-time experiment?
Aug 5, 2013 1:30 pm

A $325,000 burger was consumed this weekend in London. No, this was not the auction price for Prince George’s first bite of food. So, what exactly was it about this hamburger, which contained no fat or salt and was described by one taster as “an animal-protein cake,” that was so newsworthy? Read on.

8 Ways Lobster Rolls Are Taking Over The World

From London to New Guinea and everywhere in between
Jul 25, 2013 9:01 am

The lobster roll is usually linked to New England. But international variations abound. From Melanesian seafood parcels in Papua New Guinea, to an elegant take on Americana at Paris’ Lobster Bar, the combination of rich lobster meat and tangy mayo is a siren sandwich few can resist. Here are eight ways to go global with your roll.

Of Course Jay Rayner Hates Picnics

British critic is so over it. We're not.
Jul 18, 2013 1:01 pm

“Picnics are never lovely. Picnics are where lunch goes to die,” argues Jay Rayner in his ironically named Happy Eater column for the Guardian. And while we think the piece offers some zippy singers, we think the argument is pretty much bollocks.  

Finally, A Fruit Bowl That Will Tell You When Your Bananas Are About To Go Bad

Hey fruit eaters, here's a prototype to watch for
Jul 16, 2013 10:01 am

Time to eat those quickly ripening peaches and bananas! As an effort to curtail food waste, London-based design student Jagjit Chodha developed a fruit bowl that changes color to tell when a fruit has become ripe — and when it's about to pass its prime. More info about this exciting concept after the jump.


Summer Travel: Ferran Adrià Brings His "Art of Food" To London's Somerset House

Forget Wimbledon, elBulli's in town.
Jul 2, 2013 9:01 am

Between Wimbledon and the impending royal birth, there's a lot of fervor in London right now. We've got our eye on something far more gustatory (or even much more rare than an annual tennis match): Somerset House's season-long exhibition, elBulli: Ferran Adrià and the Art of Food.

7 Ways To Pimp Your Pimm's Cup

A summer cocktail with few rules, many riffs
Jun 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Pimm's Cup is the kind of drink that causes your bar companions to look over, a little piqued or downright dying inside they they didn’t order one, too. In this era of cocktail snobbery, classic recipes are guarded as solemnly as nuke codes. But this drink is different. Variations on its nearly 200-year-old formula are embraced. Read on.


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