Dining at One of the World’s Best Restaurants: Two Michelin-Starred Narisawa in Tokyo, Japan

Bread of the Forest Narisawa Japan

Last year, S. Pellegrino released their “50 Best Restaurants in Asia,” a spin off of the regular World’s 50 Best list. Narisawa in Tokyo, Japan, topped the 2013 list — and Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa has been awarded two Michelin stars on top of it. Everything I read indicated it was nearly impossible to get a [...]

Traditional Catalan Cuisine: Pont Vell Restaurant in Besalu, Spain

Pont Vell Restaurant, Besalu, Spain

If your travels take you to the Catalonia (Cataluyna) region of Spain, consider a stop in the charming village of Besalu. Here you will find an interesting array of history, including a Jewish Quarter and a 12th Century Romanesque Bridge. Situated right at the base of the bridge, you will find Pont Vell Restaurant. You’ll [...]

Meeting Joël Robuchon at Gala Dinner at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei, Taiwan

Joel Robuchon Gala Dinner Place Settings

We met Joël Robuchon at the gala dinner in honor of his annual visit to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon in Taipei, Taiwan in December, 2011.