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!
Last October, the NoMad Bar in Manhattan was named #3 on the World’s 50 Best Bars list for 2017, and the best bar on the continent of North America. Given the vast number of swanky watering holes in New York City alone, this is a phenomenal achievement. The judges said, among other things, that in just five short years, the NoMad has become “one of the most essential bars in the city – and now the world, having been crowned Best Bar in North America.” How does a team create such an establishment? Who were the visionaries behind this achievement? And what’s next? Read on, dear reader, read on.
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.