Posada Ayana hotel review, Uruguay

(Condé Nast Traveller) Sustainable family-run art haven and artists’ retreat in chic José Ignacio – and the only hotel with its own James Turrell installation. Why book? One of Uruguay’s most-talked-about openings in the world’s funkiest fishing village, design, art and barefoot luxury seamlessly fuse at Posada Ayana, a stone’s throw from José Ignacio’s La Mansa beach. Austrian art […]

Córdoba in Argentina: a wine tour guide to this exciting region

(Decanter) Córdoba often plays third fiddle to Argentina’s glamorous capital Buenos Aires and the country’s key wine city Mendoza, but this picturesque province is a surprisingly diverse destination. A rich 16th-century history, tracts of rolling countryside and hospitable Fernandito-sipping cordobeses have long ensured its reputation as a favourite with domestic travellers. Fernandito is the local favourite mixed […]

La posada de dueños austríacos que aloja el nuevo observatorio de James Turrell

(Lugares) El océano Atlántico, el brillante cielo, los atardeceres de fuego y las noches estrelladas de José Ignacio inspiran a muchos artistas plásticos, ceramistas y escultores. Así sucedió con el estadounidense James Turrell —el “maestro de la luz” considerado el mejor artista contemporáneo vivo de ese rubro—, que en noviembre reveló su nueva instalación interactiva, el Skyspace Ta […]

In the World’s Southernmost Wine Region, Tasting Local Pinot Noirs Beside Penguins

(Condé Nast Traveler) Atlantic waves break near the vines, and Southern Argentine winds blow icy gusts across their leaves as I pop a few of the morning’s harvest—round Pinot Noir grapes—into my mouth. These vineyards, running along Patagonia’s moody eastern coast, produce fruit with delicate maritime flavors; a recent storm has left a lick of […]

Virgilio Martínez’s favourite places to eat

(Condé Nast Traveller) Virgilio Martínez, the chef behind Peru’s game-changing restaurant Central and author of a new book on Latin American cooking, reveals his favourite places to eat. 2021 turned out to be quite a year for the Peruvian chef known for showcasing his country’s extraordinary cooking at Lima’s Central and high-in-the-Andes Mil. In the summer, his wife and […]

Squid Game: Twins Garden Plays with 3D Printing

(Fine Dining Lovers) Ivan Berezutskiy is in the second-floor salon ofTwins Garden, the restaurant he leads with his identical twin Sergey in Moscow, which recently won its second Michelin star. “And the next dish is 3D squid,” he announces. This course – named ‘Science and Nature’ on the Rediscover Russia tasting menu –  is what they believe to be the first […]

Why Anafe is the most exciting new restaurant in Latin America today

(World’s 50 Best Blog) Anafe, a restaurant in Buenos Aires that melds Latin American and global influences in daring combinations, was recognised at Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: Pasado y Futuro, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, with the American Express One To Watch Award, given yearly to a rising star venue in the region. Sorrel Moseley-Williams […]

Meet the Three Chefs Driving Virgilio Martínez’s Global Mission

(Fine Dining Lovers) Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez has tasked his finest culinary generals to open and lead restaurants in Russia and Japan, and while the pandemic has had them on standby, this global mission is now unfolding fast. Olluco in Moscow is led by Argentine Nicanor Vieyra and supported by Korean Sang Joeng in research and development, while Venezuelan Santiago Fernández is ready to depart […]