Hungarian Bocuse d’Or team qualifies for world final
At the Bocuse d'Or European championships held in Tallinn, Estonia, Hungary's team of chefs led by Istvan Veres qualified in ninth place for the finals to be held in Lyon in June 2021, the head of the Hungarian Bocuse d'Or Academy, Zoltan Hamvas, told ...
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 ...
Émile returns after an enforced absence
Nice to have you back where you belong
Like everyone else, an old friend was knocked out of action by illness in mid-March and it is only now that we can enjoy his company again, very nearly three months later. Émile is back but still being careful, lest the ongoing health dilemma ...
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 ...
Interview with Zoltán Herczeg
“Today it is the virtue that really matters. The world of arrogant, eccentric chefs is a thing of the past.”
We talked to Zoltán Herczeg, publisher of the Dining Guide, about the Sustainability Award and the "green" approach in Hungarian restaurants.
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. ...
Liszt Restaurant, Aria Hotel Budapest
Spiced up with music
"If music be the food of love, play on." One of William Shakespeare's most famous lines has been adopted as a catchphrase at Aria Hotel Budapest, and we will soon find out why. Theatregoers hungering for culture know the words as the opening of ...