Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Yesterday, April 5, was one of the most anticipated days of the year for food lovers. The Pellegrino Top 50 World Restaurant list was released! A big congratulations to Gaggan Anand for his #7 worldwide ranking, not to mention an impressive third year at the top #1 Asian spot! By now, if you’re a foodie, or… Continue reading Progressive Passionate Plates (Gaggan)

Putting Le Calandre on the Calendar

In the Veneto region of Italy, there sits a little town called Rubano. It lies 40 km (25 miles) west of Venice and about 7 km (4 miles) northwest of Padua. The population is around 16,000 and the town itself is only about 15 square kilometres (about 5.6 square miles). Why with all the amazing places… Continue reading Putting Le Calandre on the Calendar

A Meal Fit For a King – Relais Louis XIII

What a way to start the Lupercalia weekend! We arrive, slightly late due to Parisian traffic, at the restaurant. While the side street may have been a little difficult to find, the corner building has “Relais Louis XIII” in bright lights above the entrance. The room is elegantly appointed and looks formal, but also cozy.… Continue reading A Meal Fit For a King – Relais Louis XIII