Category: Gault Millau 5 Toques

Lûmé - Shaun Quade - Melbourne

Taste of a brilliant mind – Shaun Quade – Lûmé

There is a light glowing softly, way out there on the leading edge of contemporary Australian gastronomy ….it’s chef Shaun Quade’s restaurant Lûmé. I am heading off to Melbourne, one of Australia’s most amazing food destinations. This time I’m flying solo. It’s a short trip so I have had to narrow down my food adventure opportunities to only the best. There is no question, it has to be Lûmé. I don’t think there is anyone in Australia doing anything quite […]

Chef Yannick Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen

Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen – Paris

Alléno Paris au Pavillon Ledoyen, headed up by Three Michelin Star Chef Yannick Alléno is located in Paris’s 8th Arrondissement, also known as the Golden Triangle (or Triangle D’or), a traditionally upper-crust neighborhood. Studded with high-end boutiques, fashion houses, and some of the cities most iconic sites, it attracts those wanting to be glamorous. Chef Yannick Alléno has a reputation as one of the best Chef’s in the world, known for a focus on extractions, pulling the essence out of an […]

Chef Alexandre Couillon - La Marine - France

La Marine – Noirmoutier – France

Restaurant La Marine, a landmark food destination located off the west coast of France, in a sea port village on the island of Noirmoutier.  France’s Gault & Millau Chef of the Year 2017 Chef Alexandre Couillon and his wife Celine, born and bred islanders, have taken the humble beginnings of his fathers mussels and chips holiday bistro and created a vibrant modern two Michelin Star restaurant. Passionate foodies from across the globe make the journey to experience the freshest seafood […]

De Librije – Zwolle – Netherlands – Full Boer

Jonnie and Thérèse Boer – Passionate memory makers   We are taking a very special journey to the northeastern part of the Netherlands, to the beautiful town of Zwolle, to explore the experience of dining with the venerable Jonnie and Therese Boer at their restaurant De Librije.    The old prison building that’s now De Librije No matter where you look for guidance on exceptional dining experiences, restaurant De Librije, continually stands out as one of the best fine dining destintaion […]

L’Arpège – Paris

Controversy, innovation, creativity, passion, enthusiasm, all emanate and swirl around the life force that is Alain Passard, Executive Chef and Owner of Paris restaurant L’Arpège. In 2018 L’Arpège landed at No.4 on the Opinionated About Dining Top 100+ European Restaurants list and No. 8 in The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants list. I’m here to find out more about Alain, the destination foodie temple he’s created, and to learn if L’Arpège really is french for “exceptional”. L’Arpège ………maybe it’s french for “exceptional”   L’Arpège, his restaurant […]

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