In the World’s Southernmost Wine Region, Tasting Local Pinot Noirs Beside Penguins

(Condé Nast Traveler) Atlantic waves break near the vines, and Southern Argentine winds blow icy gusts across their leaves as I pop a few of the morning’s harvest—round Pinot Noir grapes—into my mouth. These vineyards, running along Patagonia’s moody eastern coast, produce fruit with delicate maritime flavors; a recent storm has left a lick of […]

Virgilio Martínez’s favourite places to eat

(Condé Nast Traveller) Virgilio Martínez, the chef behind Peru’s game-changing restaurant Central and author of a new book on Latin American cooking, reveals his favourite places to eat. 2021 turned out to be quite a year for the Peruvian chef known for showcasing his country’s extraordinary cooking at Lima’s Central and high-in-the-Andes Mil. In the summer, his wife and […]

Squid Game: Twins Garden Plays with 3D Printing

(Fine Dining Lovers) Ivan Berezutskiy is in the second-floor salon ofTwins Garden, the restaurant he leads with his identical twin Sergey in Moscow, which recently won its second Michelin star. “And the next dish is 3D squid,” he announces. This course – named ‘Science and Nature’ on the Rediscover Russia tasting menu –  is what they believe to be the first […]

Why Anafe is the most exciting new restaurant in Latin America today

(World’s 50 Best Blog) Anafe, a restaurant in Buenos Aires that melds Latin American and global influences in daring combinations, was recognised at Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: Pasado y Futuro, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, with the American Express One To Watch Award, given yearly to a rising star venue in the region. Sorrel Moseley-Williams […]

Meet the Three Chefs Driving Virgilio Martínez’s Global Mission

(Fine Dining Lovers) Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez has tasked his finest culinary generals to open and lead restaurants in Russia and Japan, and while the pandemic has had them on standby, this global mission is now unfolding fast. Olluco in Moscow is led by Argentine Nicanor Vieyra and supported by Korean Sang Joeng in research and development, while Venezuelan Santiago Fernández is ready to depart […]

El argentino Nicanor Vieyra está al frente de Olluco, el nuevo restaurante de Virgilio Martínez en Moscú

(La Nación/Lugares) La falta de recursos económicos le impidió completar sus estudios en el instituto gastronómico, pero una abundancia de pasión por la cocina llevó a Nicanor Vieyra hasta Moscú, Rusia. En noviembre, el chef porteño finalmente abrirá Olluco. Es el jefe de cocina del flamante restaurante peruano que forma parte del grupo gastronómico del reconocido chef Virgilio Martínez. […]

A great Basque task

(The Independent) “It’s a bit weird to be compared with Jamie Oliver,” says Xanty Elias, who recently received the Basque Culinary World Prize 2021 for his work addressing childhood obesity in his native Spain. “But we both want to change the mindset that isn’t just about fighting obesity but using gastronomy as a positive tool.” […]