atmosphere – barbecue from dinosaurs
Some establishments offer such exquisite dishes, incredible views and an amazing atmosphere that many people are ready to go even to the ends of the world to try it all. From the “Snow Village” in Finland to the underwater restaurant in the Maldives – these are 40 unforgettable places for which it’s worth traveling thousands of kilometers. Al-Mahara is located inside the luxury Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai and claims to be the best seafood in town. Through the golden arch you find yourself in the dining room, in the center of which there is a stunning aquarium, so guests can watch sharks, stingrays and other amazing fish swimming by lunch. Continue reading
This year, The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the world’s leading restaurant ranking, expanded its list – instead of the traditional one hundred food outlets around the world, it chose 120. The results were announced at a ceremony in Singapore.
For Russian gastronomy this year is more than successful. The Moscow restaurant White Rabbit climbed 13th in the ranking (last year it was on the 15th line). This is the best result for Russian restaurants in the history of the award. The most striking breakthrough was made by the Twins Garden metropolitan brothers Ivan and Sergey Berezutsky – today they became 19th, a year ago they were placed in 72nd place. For the first time in history, St. Petersburg’s restaurants were rated: Harvest Dmitry Blinov and Renat Malikov, which took less than a year ago, 92nd place and Cococo Matilda Shnurova 104 and chief Igor Grishechkin, which took less than a year ago to rank 92. Consistently, over and over again, Moscow Selfie is improving its position – this year it is already the 65th (against the 70th a year earlier). Continue reading
Based on user reviews, the TripAdvisor travel site ranked the best gourmet establishments in Russia and the world. This list is in many respects different from the authoritative expert rating of “50 best restaurants in the world”.
This year, TripAdvisor users recognized St. Petersburg’s Percorso as the number one gourmet restaurant in Russia. Occupying four rooms on the ground floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace, this restaurant prepares modern Italian cuisine: vitello tonato with celery and tuna and caper sauce, spaghetti di graniano on a pillow of tomato fondue and fried sea bass with white zucchini, squid and caramelized tomatoes. Continue reading