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Gastronomy

Le Mas Candille ***** : Coup de Cœur des Prix Villégiature Awards

Nelson Monfort fin connaisseur du Mas Candille a remis à Giuseppe Cosmai son directeur général, le prix coup de cœur charme des Villégiature Awards.

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By Nelson Monfort - 16/03/2020

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Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco in Tuscany celebrated for its exceptional service

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts expands more than ever all over the world within unique properties offering high-end experiences.

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By Laith Bazari - 10/02/2020

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LA BOUITTE in the french Alps : Best hotel website in the world !

René Meilleur, the 3 Michelin starred chef at LA BOUITTE received with Api & You C.E.O, Rémi Ohayon, the VILLEGIATURE AWARD of BEST HOTEL WEBSITE IN THE WORLD.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 29/01/2020

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See why VILLA SERBELLONI in Italy got the coveted BEST HOTEL AMBIANCE award

Anita Cancelliere heads marketing of iconic Villa Serbelloni on the Como lake not far from Milan. She talks with Cibele Maciet about the very secrets of the success of the Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni.

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By Cibele Maciet - 16/12/2019

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BEST HOTEL ART CONTRIBUTION : winner is Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey by Lalique

Lady Tina Green and Pietro Mingarelli - founders of Green and Mingarelli studio who supervise LALIQUE hotels architecture and interior design talk with Laith Bazari.

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By Laith Bazari - 02/12/2019

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The multi rewarded Chef Samuel Lee for “Shang Palace” restaurant at Shangri La Paris grants interview

For the first time in 17 years, a chinese restaurant gets the coveted Villegiature Award of Best Restaurant in a hotel. See the reasons of this unique success.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 13/11/2019

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Grand Hotel LES TROIS ROIS in Basel wins 2019 BEST HOTEL in EUROPE GRAND PRIZE

Caroline Jenny who heads the grand hotel LES TROIS ROIS marketing and communications speaks with Laith Bazari about her legendary hotel that just won VILLEGIATURE Grand Prize of BEST HOTEL in EUROPE.

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By Laith Bazari - 15/10/2019

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english

Alàbriga : the glamour jet set revival of iconic Costa Brava in Spain

Svetlana Scherer for Alàbriga Hotel received the so tough and so coveted "Best service in hotel in Europe" Villégiature Award. She talks about her vision.

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By Andrei Brauns - 04/03/2019

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Brunch at Brown’s

Bottomless Bloody Marys, great service and delicious dishes make up brunch at Brown’s Hotel.

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By Sandra Iskander - 27/08/2018

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SPECIALE MICHELIN *** 2018 : CHRISTOPHE BACQUIÉ GETS …THE GRAAL

The Villegiature Awards journalists jury members have talent and prove it when attributing the Best Restaurant Award to chefs and hotels being honored by the iconic Michelin guide several months later.

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By The Publisher - 07/02/2018

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Grand Hotel Via Veneto, in the very heart of today’s Rome

An interview of the Grand Hotel Via Veneto top managers realized within Chateau de Ferrières salons. Professionalism and fairplay : a rare moment.

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By Rosario Salgueiro - 30/01/2018

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Maïa Luxury Resort Seychelles, a few words from General Manager Lionel Ferrari

Lionel Ferrari talks to Laith Bazari about his Maia Resort in Seychelles just rewarded as BEST HOTEL in AFRICA 2017

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By Laith Bazari - 04/12/2017

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The bar of Paris Prince de Galles Hotel rewarded as the best one in Europe

General Manager, Gerald Krischek and Chief barman Florian Thireau reply to Elke Büchter questions about this Luxury Collection flagship hotel located just nearby Paris Champs-Elysées.

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By Elke Buchter - 28/11/2017

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Chef Christophe Bacquié, Hotel & Spa du Castellet : BEST RESTAURANT in a HOTEL in EUROPE 2017

Chef Christophe Bacquié replies to 3 questions from Laith Bazari at Chateau de Ferrières few minutes prior 2017 Villegiature Awards event.

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By Laith Bazari - 25/11/2017

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A rare interview of Francois Delahaye, the Dorchester Collection C.O.O

Interview at Chateau de Ferrières by Laith Bazari of Francois Delahaye winner of BEST HOTEL in Europe with HOTEL EDEN ROME. Francois speaks about Dorchester Collection group unique positioning, his point of view regarding art, and the importanvce of international medias that are specially active and efficient within Villegiature Awards jury.

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By Laith Bazari - 10/11/2017

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Have a special Hair & Nail Treatment within unique Suite Rooms of Park Hyatt Paris- Vendôme.

Masae Hara reports about Paris Park Hyatt Vendome Palace Hotel latest developments. This hotel that won few years ago the best bar in hotel in Europe award is constantly evolving specially within its luxury suites.

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By Masae Hara - 08/06/2017

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japanese

Sweet Shopping in Melbourne

The most liveable city in the world competes with the pastry capital in the world.

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By Sandra Iskander - 29/05/2017

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Cheval Blanc Courchevel 10 years in a day !

Cheval Blanc in Courchevel gathers all the criteria north european customers like russians do appreciate so much. Helena Couffin-Chernoff explains why this hotel succeded so quickly this challenge.

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By Marie Montuir - 24/02/2017

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russian

Villa la Massa, Florence : Coup de Coeur of Eva (2/5)

Villa La Massa in Florence received the Villegiature Awards for its excellent service in 2009 and was among the 5 best hotels nominated in 2009 for Grand prix of Best charming hotel in Europe.

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By Eva Morletto - 10/02/2017

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italian

Un beau matin à Ibiza …

Abraham de Amézaga spent a few days at the Me Ibiza and enjoyed specially its fabulous breakfasts.

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By Abraham de Amézaga - 03/02/2017

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5 Things to do in Dubai

Everything is bigger in Dubai, the towers, the hotels, even cakes are extra multi-layered appearing to resemble the skyscrapers the city is famous for.

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By Sandra Iskander - 25/01/2017

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Un pas vers l’étoile, les nouveaux chefs au Peninsula Paris

Chung Tao reports about the gastronomic chefs at The Peninsula Paris - 2015 winner of the best SPA in a hotel in Europe.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 21/12/2016

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FOR THE PEOPLE THAT LOVE PEACE AND WINE

Another experience of the editor-at-large in Europe of Vogue Mexico and Latin America. This time at Domaine de Fontenille, awarded with Atmosphere at Villégiature Awards 2016

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By Abraham de Amézaga - 02/12/2016

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Two Villegiature Awards Grand Prix get the Palace certification.

2 weeks after the 2016 Villegiature Awards results, 2 Grand Prix winners, La Réserve Paris Hotel & Spa and The Royal Evian get the official "PALACE" certification.

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By Sophie Le Liepvre - 07/11/2016

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The Beniya Mukayu owners nominated as one the 5 best hotels in Asia answer our questions

Sachiko and Kazunari Nakamichi analyse the competition and in a few words expose an aspect of the renowned so high level of japanese hospitality.

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By Masae Hara - 04/11/2016

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“Il Falconiere” in Cortona Tuscany, Italy

Lady Hawke exists well, she lives in Tuscany and cooks amazingly well !

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By Eva Morletto - 03/11/2016

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La Réserve Paris Grand Prix winner of “Best hotel in Europe”

The luxurious hotel gets also the so touchy “Best Service in a hotel in Europe”, reflecting the quintessence of our era’s unique art of living and...Noa, the mascot dog of Villegiature Awards was there too !

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By Masae Hara - 03/11/2016

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japanese

At Benyia Mukayu: hot springs merge with the highest levels of hospitality

The Benyia Mukayu on Japan east coast reveals a unique a hot springs hotel so typically japanese with the very best quality criteria

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By Masae Hara - 13/10/2016

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One of the best restaurants on the Cote d’Azur

The restaurant La Passagère at Hôtel Belles Rives in Juan Les Pins southern France with Chef Yoric Tièche reveals extraordinary gastronomic experiences

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 27/09/2016

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INTERCONTINENTAL MARSEILLE : A READY-FOR-BOARDING TERRACE !

Nominated at Villegiature Awards 2016 for its large terrace, the Intercontinental Hotel proposes also bespoke yacht trips.

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By Marie Montuir - 30/08/2016

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THE RENOVATED HOTEL MEURICE GROUND FLOOR, AND CHEF JOCELYN HERLAND FOR RESTAURANTS LE MEURICE ALAIN DUCASSE AND LE DALI

Restaurant Le Meurice Alain Ducasse, Restaurant Le Dali, Le Bar 228 have been renovated, and Galerie Pompadour is now a new elegant space by Philippe Starck. Le Meurice entrusts two restaurants to Jocelyn Herland. Even Noa, the mascot dog of Villegiature Awards, tried the palace motto as “Animal Friendly”and “V.I.P. = Very Important Pet” !

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By Masae Hara - 30/07/2016

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The Peninsula Hong Kong confirms new Chef Xavier Boyer

The iconic Peninsula Hong Kong hotel has just been nominated at 2016 Villegiature Awards "Best hotel in Asia".

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By Rémy Le Liepvre - 26/07/2016

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LET’S GO GLAMPING ! LUXURY AND UNUSUAL ACCOMODATIONS AT BALI & VENISE.

Glamping means Glamorous Camping… Camping with Luxury Style. Enjoying nature in romantique tents in Bali and Venice. Masae Hara relates us about t 2015 finalists at both Villegiature Awards Best Hotel in Asia and Best Charming Hotel in Europe !

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By Masae Hara - 04/07/2016

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japanese

L’Art de Vivre au Lancaster Paris…ИСКУССТВО ЖИТЬ ПО-ФРАНЦУЗСКИ

Tatiana Pinskaya relates about discrete and mythic hotel Lancaster, Villegiature Awards best bar winner 2013

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By Tatiana Pinskaya - 24/06/2016

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russian

Ciao Capri !

Leave everything behind and head to Capri for an ultimate beach holiday experience.

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By Sandra Iskander - 17/06/2016

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ENJOYING THE ATMOSPHERE OF … AN EX-DISTILLERY !

The small town of Pézenas- in South France- is famous for its liquor distillery producing several Languedoc wines and some famous chef's secret for boosting their recipes : the so unique Noilly Plat ...

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By Masae Hara - 13/06/2016

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japanese

THE ONE-OF-A-KIND SPRING MENU AT PARIS “L’ABEILLE” RESTAURANT

The Shangri-La Hotel Paris honours Napoleon’s spirit through an incredible menu with yellow fowers and...honey. Awesome. The hotel got twice the Best interior design Villegiature Award. It deserves the trip !

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By Masae Hara - 10/06/2016

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The Blue Angel at Paris Lancaster Hotel

Top news at Marlene Dietrich's favourite hotel in Paris that got the Villegiature titles of Best Bar in a hotel in Europe in 2013 and Best Restaurant in Europe a few years before

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By Eva Morletto - 08/06/2016

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italian

A Drink for Two

The Savoy answers the big question, did Sinatra drink Dry Martinis or Jack Daniel’s on the rocks ?

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By Sandra Iskander - 07/06/2016

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Brunching Swiss-Style

Discover the fine art of brunching thanks to chef Mirto Marchesi at Chalet d'Adrien in Verbier

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By Sandra Iskander - 06/06/2016

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Hotel La Ponche, Saint-Tropez : La Storia…

Et Saint-Tropez créa la Ponche...Eva Morletto relates about a 2011 Villegiature Awards winner that just got remarkable enlargements.

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By Eva Morletto - 25/05/2016

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SPIRITUAL FEELING AND HEALING AT VICEROY BALI

At Viceroy Bali, you can really feel that Bali is the island of God.

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By Masae Hara - 20/05/2016

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DRINKING IN SECRET

Chiltern Firehouse may be a celebrity haven but it also hides the best kept secret in town, a fabulous speakeasy.

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By Sandra Iskander - 18/05/2016

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Multi starred Chef Arnaud Faye arrives on the Côte d’Azur

Chef Arnaud Faye leaves Chantilly's "Auberge du Jeu de Paume" for the "Château de la Chèvre d'Or" near Monte-Carlo

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By Rémy Le Liepvre - 05/04/2016

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Must try degustation “Sushi – Champagne ”‼

Find the perfect pairing : Sushi of Kanazawa style with Champagne De Barfontarc !

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By Masae Hara - 01/04/2016

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japanese

The last news about Ladurée and Marquis de Ladurée

In January and February, do not miss to visit the new boutiques “Ladurée” and “Marquis de Ladurée” in central Paris.

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By Masae Hara - 27/01/2016

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In Paris, the Imperial Hotel Tokyo and the Lucas Carton restaurant become partners for a few days

For its 250th birthday, the Imperial Hotel Tokyo ( Villegiature Awards 2015 winner) organizes an exceptional dinner at the Lucas Carton restaurant, place de la Madeleine in Paris.

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By Masae Hara - 21/12/2015

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japanese

Champagne in the room

How pleasant it is to arrive in its room and to find, put on a table, a bottle of Champagne and two cups. It is often a gesture of the General Manager of the establishment who receives us as VIP.

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By Abraham de Amézaga - 25/11/2015

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Special Collaboration with Swissôtel Nankai Osaka & Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris

From 2nd to 8th November 2015, Special Collaboration between Swissôtel Nankai Osaka “ Tavola 36 “ and Le Royal Monceau - Raffles Paris – a 2014 Villegiature Award winner - “ Il Carpaccio “ restaurant.

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By Masae Hara - 07/11/2015

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japanese

Some more of sun at … the Gorges de Pennafort

We still take advantage of the last rays of sunshine of the summer, in the secret heart of this Provence loved by the Parisian but also the « Brangelina » which took up with their kids the Château de Miraval.

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By Eva Morletto - 30/10/2015

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italian

Ercuis & Raynaud strengthens on the international stage with Sambonet

The Italian group Sambonet Paderno Industry S.p.A. recently proceeded to the acquisition of the Maison Ercuis, the French specialist of the silverware since 1867 and majority shareholder of Raynaud, porcelain factory created in Limoges in 1849.

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By Rémy Le Liepvre - 28/10/2015

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Cuisine de palace : Eric Fréchon, Le Bristol Paris

Eric Fréchon, the 3 Michelin Stars, has discovered the universe of the restauration by working as seasonal worker un a seaside restaurant in order to buy… a bicycle ! The Hotel Le Bristol in Paris is a multi winner at The Villegiature Awards.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 18/10/2015

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chinese

Alain Ducasse : Plaza Athénée Paris

The interior design of the new restaurant of the Plaza Athénée nominated at Villegiature Awards 2015 was realized by the architects Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku : chandeliers as “shooting stars” suspended in the air, grey and white carpet downy as some snow, white walls as a vision of luxury and Parisian refinement.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 17/10/2015

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L’Olivo : Capri Palace

At the beginning of September, far from the summer crowds, a small breeze gets up on Capri sweeping the heat and the background sound of the summer evenings. The Chef Andrea Migliaccio, only 35 ears, 2 Michelin Stars is the youngest Chef in Italy. Vesuvius and its riche ground, not far from Capri, depths of the sea are its inspiration.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 16/10/2015

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chinese

« Goûter du Verger » : the San Régis Paris delights

In the Grand Palais, “Picassomania” is the exhibition of the moment. The exhibitions of art exhaust. The Syndrome of Stendhal which turns us head requires that we renew our energies. Thu,s the right direction is the one of the San Régis Paris for the “Goûter du Verger”.

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By Eva Morletto - 14/10/2015

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La Pyramide of Patrick Henriroux, Vienne in France

In the South of Lyon, at the parting of several ways between the Rhône, the Alps and the Massif Central, “La Pyramide” holds its name of the “pyramid” obelisk dating from the roman time. The Chef Patrick Henriroux – nominated at Villegiature Awards 2015- succeeds the prestigious Chef Fernand Point, Chef Paul Bocuse and Chef Pierre Troisgrois.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 14/10/2015

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chinese

Le Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois at Basel : Restaurant

It is one of my favorite restaurants this year. A great surprise of cooking ! The dishes the Chef Peter Knogl Grand winner of the Villegiature Awards Best restaurant in Europe 2015 plates suggestions are all exact, skillfull, sophisticated and light.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 12/10/2015

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chinese

Four Seasons Hotel Paris : Le Cinq, Chef Christian Le Squer

The Chef Christian Le Squer redefines a traditional classic French cuisine with a touch of personal creativity which leaves me amazed. Le V twas awarded in 2005 as Best Restaurant in Europe at The Villegiature Awards.

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By Chung-Tao Hsieh - 09/10/2015

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chinese

Chef Gordon Ramsay

The Chef Gordon Ramsay is the new Chef of the restaurant « Le Pressoir d’Argent » of Le Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux" which was nominated for its breakfast by the jury of the Villegiature Awards.

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By Sophie Le Liepvre - 06/10/2015

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Peninsula Paris : the rooftop of the summer

The “watchword” is « rooftop ». Nothing better than pursuing the sun on the Parisian terraces dreaming of the tropics, a cocktail in the hand, a lounge music as a background sound at the edge of the ocean constituted by the Parisian roofs and its monuments. The Peninsula Paris is the grand winner of the Best Spa in a hotel in Europe 2015.

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By Eva Morletto - 25/09/2015

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