Want a tip that’s sure to impress your beloved on Valentine’s Day? Cancel the dinner reservation at that ultra-luxurious, buzzed-about restaurant that you worked so hard to secure. It’s not going to deliver what you hope in terms of true luxury, and there are better and more meaningful things to do! So say all of the sophisticated restaurant insiders that we’ve spoken to about this pressing matter. If you have a reservation, we suggest you cancel it. And if you don’t have one, don’t stress over it: there are many more luxurious things to do on Valentine’s Day – you can save that lovely dinner at a magical restaurant for some other day.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights global luxury food, wine and craft beer festivals in February 2018, plus the top five things you need to know in restaurant news to be literate when you meet up with your foodie friends. Eat, drink, sip and savor. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.
Insider Itinerary is an occasional series here at Dandelion Chandelier that shines a light on the best places to see, stay, and dine in some of the hottest travel destinations worldwide. Our far-flung correspondents are sharing their inside tips on how to best experience their chosen cities, especially if you’re visiting for the first time. Consider it your local luxury GPS. You’re welcome!
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights the food festivals, wine festivals, craft beer celebrations and restaurant-related events around the world that we’re looking forward to in January 2018. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. For other Food and Drink events, click here. Culinary explorers of the world, what are you hungry for this month? Sure, the holiday feasting is over. But that doesn’t mean that there are no events for foodies, oenophiles and craft beer connoisseurs in the month of January. Au contraire, the party just moves to warmer climes. The New Year brings new restaurants and bars to explore. And for those who embrace the cold, there’s something magical for you, too. Oh, and there’s an orange-throwing carnival in Italy that you might want to check out.
Lots of publications share their lists of the Best of, the Most Read, the Most Emailed, and other superlatives at this time of year. We’re not exactly sure why. Is it because they want to be sure that if we missed something, we have a chance to go back and read it? Is it because the staff is on holiday, and round-up stories are really quick and easy to write? Or could it be that the process of analyzing and sharing the most popular topics of the year tells us a lot about ourselves – as a community, as a publication, as individuals?