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Smart appointed executive chef at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Smart appointed executive chef at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has named Australian Paul Smart as the hotel’s new executive chef. Prior to joining the Hanoi property, Smart was the executive chef at SO Sofitel Bangkok for five years, where he was crowned winner of the Iron Chef Thailand TV program.

London to welcome first ever halloumi-themed restaurant in November

London to welcome first ever halloumi-themed restaurant in November

This November, for one week only, Londoners will be able to say ‘Hallou-mi!’ to the latest pop-up restaurant with halloumi in every course on the menu. This exciting new venture has been launched by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation as a way of showcasing their national cheese and entice people to visit the island.

The Aviary NYC opens at Mandarin Oriental, New York

The Aviary NYC opens at Mandarin Oriental, New York

Mandarin Oriental, New York and Chicago-based co-owners chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas of the widely-acclaimed Alinea Group have announced the opening of The Aviary NYC. Featuring a distinctive culinary approach to cocktails and service, the restaurant also includes The Office NYC, a speakeasy-style environment, balancing the world of old and new.

Four Points by Sheraton stops off in Nairobi in search of best brews

Four Points by Sheraton stops off in Nairobi in search of best brews

Four Points by Sheraton has embarked on the Nairobi leg of its global trip discovering the world’s best brews. The journey kicked off at the new Four Points Hurlingham in a trail that culminated with an exclusive preview of the soon to open, Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport.

Plane Food re-launches at Heathrow Terminal 5

Plane Food re-launches at Heathrow Terminal 5

Some ten-years after changing the face of airport dining with Plane Food at Terminal 5, Gordon Ramsay has opened the doors to a new Plane Food restaurant. The newly designed restaurant showcases a journey of evolution, both in airport dining and in Gordon Ramsay himself.

Eurostar unveils new cocktail menu for Premier passengers

Eurostar unveils new cocktail menu for Premier passengers

Eurostar will be treating Business Premier passengers to a new range of winter cocktails to enjoy whilst relaxing in the Paris lounge. Designed by the London Cocktail Club, the bespoke cocktails encapsulate Eurostar’s heritage, reminiscent of both British and French cultures.

Armani Hotel Dubai launches Mozart-inspired afternoon tea

Armani Hotel Dubai launches Mozart-inspired afternoon tea

Dubai Opera will open its September season with a trio of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s most famous stage productions; The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi Fan Tutte and Don Giovanni. To mark the new season, Armani Hotel Dubai – just next door to Dubai Opera – is welcoming guests for a celebration of European music and culture with a Mozart-inspired afternoon tea at Armani/Lounge.