Tag: fine dining

Food

Taipei Grows as a Fine-Dining Destination with New Michelin Stars

5 months ago

The newest Michelin guide should go a long way in attracting more tourists to the city, promoting it as a spot for luxury travelers. There are now 24 restaurants with stars in Taipei, but the number will likely continue to rise.

People

The UAE’s Dining Scene Is Generating Plenty of Hype

5 months ago

Standards of dining out in The Middle East have been transformed over the past decade, thanks in large part to loads of new restaurant openings in the region by international chefs.

Food

3 Ways Costa Rican Fine Dining Is Getting More Local

1 year ago

The fine dining industry is slowly transforming diners' consciousness and relationships with local producers -- an evolution that has the potential to shift local economies in a powerful way if done well.

Operations

Tableside Service Has a Place, But Not in Every Restaurant

1 year ago

Tableside service stakes are high — would you dare attempt an omelet from under a guest's stare? The flashy style has its place, but not in every restaurant.

People

How Italy’s Pietro Leemann Elevated Vegetarian Cuisine — Thirty Years and Counting

1 year ago

Imagine pioneering elevated vegetarian cuisine thirty years ago in a fine dining restaurant in Italy. It took a few years to take off, but chef Pietro Leeman hasn't looked back since — nary a noodle or tomato in sight.

Independents

At NYC’s Cote, Owner Simon Kim Blurs Fine Dining Lines

2 years ago

Cote marries a Korean barbecue joint with an American steakhouse. Owner Simon Kim says it's not fine dining, but we find it squarely in the growing category of blurred boundaries of the once-traditional fine dining experience.

Independents

‘Fine Casual’ May Be Buzzy, but in the U.S., Tradition Still Holds Strong

2 years ago

Lest we get caught up in a world of labels, let's recognize success where we see it: neighborhood, sit-down restaurants featuring high-quality food and top-notch service continue to operate thanks to a creative focus on what's working and what diners want.

Independents

Outside the U.S., the Fine Dining Business Is Just as Challenging

2 years ago

At home or abroad, the fine dining experience is driven by excellent food quality and impeccable service — which makes operating this type of restaurant a delicate balancing act.

Independents

Inside the Fine Dining Restaurant Tucked Into a Food Hall

2 years ago

The unique business of fine dining operations allows elements of service that are good business decisions to also translate into exceptional experiences for diners.

People

A Chef’s Secrets to Fine Dining Success in a Fast Casual World

2 years ago

We've watched as elements of fine dining slowly creep into more casual methods of service, allowing restaurateurs to build successful business models on top of changing diner preferences. But fine dining has never gone away; it's just evolved within its own constraints.