Inside the best restaurant in the world

Watch this beautiful video featuring Massimo Bottura, the owner and chef of Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, which was recently voted No 1 restaurant in the world at the The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards held at the Cipriani in Wall Street. Video copyright: MR PORTER.

Osteria Francescana is definitely “The World’s Best Restaurant”, according to The Worlds 50 Best Restaurants website.

“Yes, as voted for by a panel of almost 1 000 gastronomic experts worldwide. After two years in the No. 2 spot, Massimo Bottura’s tranquil restaurant on a Modena back street rightly steps up to take…
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Kirsten Goss

Kirsten Goss has street cred that goes beyond borders. She works what she’s seen in her travels from Ghana to Hong Kong into timeless masterpieces. Her necklaces, earrings, bracelets and rings adorn fashionistas, global celebrities and stylish professionals who frequent her flagship store in London and three local outlets in Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

Born of South African parents, with a mother of Scandinavian descent, Goss’s fusion of diverse background cultures is reflected in her designs. “I grew up with a very sophisticated level of Scandinavian design around me and…
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The Alchemist of Deliciousness

One&Only Cape Town Head Patissier Kyle Hickman. Image by Claire Gunn.

Kyle Hickman in action. Image by Claire Gunn.

Macaroons to swoon over, sweet treats that speak your language, a crème brûlée that’s definitely worth leaving home for… master baker Kyle Hickman is the (relatively) new Head Pâtissier at the prestigious One&Only Cape Town and, together with his talented team, he creates deliciously addictive treats that are the talk of the town.

Hickman joined One&Only Cape Town in 2013 as a sous chef, working under renowned chocolatier and pastry chef…
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New Luke Dale-Roberts’ venture on the cards

Luke Dale-Roberts has another new venture on the cards. Image courtesy The Pot Luck Club/Luke Dale-Roberts

Luke Dale-Roberts has another new venture on the cards. Image courtesy The Pot Luck Club/Luke Dale-Roberts

When it comes to food glorious food, it seems that chef Luke Dale-Roberts can do no wrong. He truly is a trendsetter in a league of his own, and with the successes of the Test Kitchen and The Pot Luck Club under his belt, Naturalis is his new ‘baby’.

‘I call it my incubation hub,’ he…
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