Gourmets with an appetite for good food in gorgeous settings will find their taste buds tingling in anticipation as they flick through the pages of this book. The eateries listed here come from around the world and range from beloved, local institutions-favorite spots for family celebrations-to elegant, haute cuisine establishments in which to enjoy refined and elegant dishes. As well as celebrating the traditional and the classic, 1001 Restaurants You Must Experience Before You Die showcases the best of the contemporary dining scene. Discover where the world's best chefs-René Redzepi, Pierre Gagnaire, Thomas Keller, and Heston Blumenthal, to name but a few- are performing their culinary wizardry. Read about grand old European cafés, brasseries, and restaurants in places such as Barcelona, Paris, Vienna, and Budapest-whose décor evokes the confident affluence of the nineteenth century-as well as the most modern and stylish temples to gastronomy. The featured restaurants are all iconic, selected not only for the standard of their cooking but for their atmosphere, ambience and setting. There's no shortage of culinary choice either: the world's cuisines are all well-represented in their diverse glory. If you've ever wondered where to find the best curries in Delhi, feijoada in Brazil, dim sum in Hong Kong, sushi in Tokyo, or antipasti in Rome, this is the book for you.
What makes a restaurant truly great? Inside the pages of this delectable book you will discover the world's finest, oldest, most modern, and most elegant places to eat. Some are so famous that their reputations are known worldwide, others are little-known establishments you are unlikely ever to discover unless by pure chance. All are recommended by a global team of food critics and culinary writers, who encourage you to visit them and experience the fabulous welath of delicious delights they offer. Full-colour photographs and informative, vibrant text help to bring the restaurants, their chefs, and their signature dishes to life.
From a young and fresh Cornish Yarg to a rich and complex Stilton, celebrate the variety, quality and pure culinary pleasure of Great British Cheeses. Discover everything you ever wanted to know about cheese from detailed profiles of over 300 types from around Britain and Ireland. You'll discover a range of the finest farmhouse produce and follow the traditional methods of how cheese is made. Plus, trace the colorful history of different cheeses, get advice on serving and how to put together an impressive cheese board and find out what to buy where, from specialist cheese shops to websites.
There are some ingredients that are so adaptable they appear in dishes all over the world. This book looks at the seven most important - the culinary wonders: rice, salt, honey, pork, tomato, chili and cacao. These are the ones ones that have played a long and valuable role in human life, and this book traces their epic journeys, as they have been transported around the globe to feature in cuisines far away from their countries of origin. As well as telling their diverse culinary and cultural stories, there are 63 traditional and innovative recipes - with one of the ingredients in the starring role - for readers to try. This is the fascinating history of the world's seven most important ingredients and an enchanting exploration of world cuisine.
The updated version of the only guide needed to make a trip to Europe a successful and enjoyable one, Fielding's Europe covers 775 cities and 21 countries, providing information on the best places to stay, dine, shop, and more. A special "after dark" section includes information on what's hot and what's not. 124 maps.