Ultimate '80s character Brian Flanagan played by Tom Cruise has been named the all-time favourite barman claiming 42 percent of votes in a poll conducted by Dirty Martini, which has cocktail bars in London's Covent Garden and newly opened Hanover Square.
In the 1970s, young up-and-coming New York City chefs Anthony Bourdain and Sam Goldman saw the future. They knew top chefs were the next celebrities and set about New York as if they already were ones, forming the culinary "rock star" group Kitchen Confidential, later the title of Bourdain's best-selling book.
Long forgotten by American diners yet still heartily embraced in Europe, digestifs are coming into favor again.Though traditionally the final bookend to a meal, they are now being paired with food and served throughout the meal.
Master chef of France and current executive chef of the Cercle Rouge in New York, Pierre Landet, will oversee the James Beard Foundation’s Event, Joyeux Noël. Chef Landet’s love for the culinary life began with his native Toulousain cuisine.
In a curious twist of fate, Jonathan Pogash, cocktail editor of the latest edition of an American classic, Mr. Boston Official Bartender's Guide (John Wiley and Sons; co-edited by Rick Rodgers), and Jeffrey Pogash, author of Bloody Mary (Thornwillow Press), are releasing their books at precisely the same time in November.
Naya Sunset & Naya Lounge, two side-by-side exotic destinations on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, take guests on a journey of unexpected sights and tastes with its spacecraft-designed interior and modern-Indian cuisine by Chef Imram Ali Mookhi.
Last month, OpenTable announced the Diners' Choice Awards for the top 50 restaurants with the most notable wine lists in the United States. With its high profit margin, wine is something full-service restaurant operators shouldn’t miss, but what can we learn from the restaurants that made the top 50 of the most notable wine lists?Rmgttalks to OpenTable’s Scott Jampol, who oversees the Diners’ Choice awards program, and he offers these highlights from the winning restaurants:They don’t necessarily have the largest selection of wine, but they have very approachable wines—not just big ticket bottles of wine.
Each passing holiday season allows the opportunity to imbibe our favorite seasonal cocktails. Whether it be hot buttered rum at the annual party, eggnog by the wood-burning fireplace or hot spiced cider while opening presents, these drinks become a part of our collective memory.
Following an impressive bevy of entries for Rmgt’s first ever Sips Awards, we are thrilled to announce the winning restaurants, all of which offer outstanding beverage programs.Entries came from restaurants of all types across the U.
It is that time of year again. The leaves are turning yellow, football season has commenced, and the Pumpkin Spice latte is back on the Starbucks menu. As your menu changes to reflect fall flavors, your wine list should, too.
The National Restaurant Association is now accepting proposals for education sessions from individuals and organizations for its 2012 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and International Wine, Spirits & Beer Event (IWSB).
The Range Steakhouse at Harrah’s Las Vegas is a proud recipient of the coveted 2011 Award of Excellence given by one of the world’s most respected wine publications, Wine Spectator. The Range Steakhouse’s comprehensive wine list boasts a selection of 145 different wines from around the world, selected by sommelier Kenneth Shey.
Beginning today, Bonefish Grill is offering wine enthusiasts and Train fans the opportunity to both enjoy the band's newest release and taste their newest creation. Bonefish Grill is the only restaurant pouring new 'Drops of Jupiter 2009 Petite Sirah' wine, the inaugural varietal from Train's Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co.