Love fine food and wine? Love to travel the world looking for wonderful luxurious experiences? Then you, dear reader, are a culinary tourist. And you’re not alone. From visiting Michelin-starred restaurants in Paris to scoping out the local food truck scene in Bangkok; from sampling the offerings at the local wineries and craft breweries in the Hamptons to a glorious sojourn in Tuscany, delicious experiences abound.
Every month, our Food Editor Nicole Douillet shares her top headlines from the world of restaurants, food and wine. So if you’ve got foodies in your life, or if you yourself are one, here are some quick news bites for the month of July 2018. Curious about big events in the world of food and drink this month? Click here.
Forget everything you once knew about hamburgers. And meatballs and sausages, too. There’s a whole new kind of meat making its way to gourmet tables around the world – and its not traveling by hoof. Clean meat – also known as lab-grown, cultured, or bio meat – is on a rapid trajectory to join plant-based burgers and other ground meat dishes on the menus of fine dining establishments and home grills everywhere. Meatless meat (or is it fake meat?) is officially a Thing now. Are you in?
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights luxury food, wine and craft beer festivals around the world in July 2018. Eat, drink, sip and savor. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here. And don’t forget to check out Food Editor Nicole Douillet’s 5 Things You Need to Know this month in the world of food and drink.
Foodie alert! The luxury pop-up is alive and well for summer 2018, and the concept is not just limited to designer apparel, accessories and beauty products. There are are more and more fine dining, food and drink pop-ups showing up in glamorous locations around the world, including New York, Paris, London and the Hamptons. Here’s a round-up of the 11 food, champagne and other fine dining pop-ups that we’re most excited about, coming soon to a chic location near you. Sunshine, starlight, warm temps and ice-cold champagne — we could definitely get used to this.