Only exclusive champagne bar opens

More than 50 French varieties await bubbly lovers

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!” is what Dom Pierre Perignon is said to have shouted when he invented champagne. The origin of the phrase is questionable but the sentiment is not, and bubbly French champagne is popular with just about everyone, enchanting with its elegance, lightness and playfulness. Hungary now has its only exclusive champagne bar.

InterContinental Budapest Sunday Brunch

Caught in two minds, both OK

Outside the picture windows the weather is absolutely filthy as winter turns on its ugliest face. Passers-by on the Corso are rugged-up to the max and bent into the howling wind. Snow threatens. Inside, looking out from the InterContinental hotel’s restaurant, we are perfectly ...

El Asador de Pata Negra in District VI

Smoky flavours from Spain

If you are looking for Spanish food in Hungary, you will surely come across Pata Negra. The brand covers more than only the two excellent tapas bars in Pest and Buda. Vilmos Losits and Szilveszter Mókusz opened another high-class grill restaurant, El Asador de ...

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Caviar & Bull in District VII

360 degrees of culinary adventures

Caviar & Bull has been one of the top places for gourmets and connoisseurs for the past four years.

N28 Wine and Kitchen in District VI

A treasure chest for wine lovers

If you would like to discover Hungarian wine culture, and not only the mainstream, you won’t be disappointed by N28 Wine and Kitchen.

Two Budapest restaurants on Wine Spectator list

Felix Kitchen and Bar and Winescape Budapest Borbar have made it onto wine magazine Wine Spectator's annual list about the world's most exciting wine offerings, the two restaurants said on Wednesday.

Two Budapest restaurants awarded one Michelin star

Two restaurants in Budapest have been newly awarded one Michelin star according to the Michelin Guide Budapest 2021 published on Thursday, and six new restaurants have been added to this year's recommended venues, Michelin Hungaria said.

An unexpected twist in soberness at the Shakesbeer bar

To beer or not to beer

The header could also be “two beers or not two beers”, depending if one is either “a drunken man or a drowned man”, as partly quoted in William Shakespeare's “Twelfth Night”. As this comedy charmer continues its traditional spin on the 12th day of ...

Zsidai Group ready to go as restrictions eased

Better dining is one advantage of restaurants lockdown

Zsidai Group’s 13 Budapest restaurants used the long pandemic shutdown to prepare new menus and concepts, and the six of them that have terraces were ready to swing straight back into action when outdoor dining reopened on a sunny Saturday, on April 24, followed ...

Take-home treats from à table!

Feasting French-style

While we await the reopening of restaurants – one of these days – the French bakery and pâtisserie with the rather confusing name of “à table!” has joined the home-delivery ranks, or házhozszállítás as this service is known in Hungarian.

Haste would compromise results achieved so far, state secretary says

Restaurants to reopen only once mass vaccinations under way

Reopening restaurants and other catering facilities will depend on how quickly Hungary can get hold of vaccines and have its population vaccinated, Zoltan Kovacs, the state secretary for international communications and relations, told MTI on Monday.

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Take-home treats from à table!

Feasting French-style

While we await the reopening of restaurants – one of these days – the French bakery and pâtisserie with the rather confusing name of “à table!” has joined the home-delivery ranks, or házhozszállítás as this service is known in Hungarian.

Chocolate and politics side by side at Parliament Square

Delectable museum delivers sweeter promises

I really enjoy coming across unusual and unexpected things, such as recently when I was passing through central Pest on the number 2 tram, taking in the high splendour of the Duna River and the opposite Buda side until my arrival at equally splendid ...

Interview with former director of Italian Michelin Guide Fausto Arrighi

A man respected and feared

Year after year the Volkswagen-Dining Guide – Hungary's oldest and only gastronomical platform – awards excellence and pinpoints the best restaurants. In 2020 it has again included an internationally recognised expert in the final decision-making to achieve an objective and professional verdict: Fausto Arrighi. ...

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Take-home treats from à table!

Feasting French-style

While we await the reopening of restaurants – one of these days – the French bakery and pâtisserie with the rather confusing name of “à table!” has joined the home-delivery ranks, or házhozszállítás as this service is known in Hungarian.

Award for gastronomical sustainability – Restaurant Pajta in Őriszentpéter

“We would like to be trendsetters”

One of the highlights of this years' Volkswagen-Dining Guide Award Gala was a new category in which the Dining Guide Römerquelle Sustainability Award was given to the restaurant that implemented a real farm-to-table concept in their operations. The first winner of this to-be-annual award ...

Two Budapest restaurants on Wine Spectator list

Felix Kitchen and Bar and Winescape Budapest Borbar have made it onto wine magazine Wine Spectator's annual list about the world's most exciting wine offerings, the two restaurants said on Wednesday.