Heritage: “What for the main course, sir?” – Cuisine and Travel

Most of us usually have a wide range of restaurants to choose from when we are hungry, want to meet friends or simply treat ourselves. In such harsh competition many restaurants try to lure guests with their uniqueness. Come and see some of the most interesting ideas in the world of gastronomy.

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Revolution in Gastronomy! Waiterless Restaurant

Revolution in Gastronomy! Waiterless Restaurant

Ashley Nault

A new restaurant in Nuremberg, Germany has replaced the entire wait-staff with…gravity. In ’s Baggers, the kitchen is situated in the roof of the restaurant. Your meals, which are ordered and paid for via touch screen computer, slide down to you from the kitchen on metal rails, which corkscrew down to your table with all the grace of your favorite bowling ball zooming back up the lane from behind the pins to join you once more...
Back to the Middle Ages

Back to the Middle Ages

Wayne M. Gore

The Prague tavern called “U Sedmi Svabu” (At the Seven Cockroaches) is hereby opening its hospitality towards you. Sit down at the table and let us refresh you with beer, wine and mead as well as feed you with dishes that bid abundance of taste and smell. Let the landlord fill your mugs over and over again and become charmed by the music and lovely maids - we are in the year 1493!
The World’s First Undersea Restaurant

The World’s First Undersea Restaurant

Cecilia Garland

The first ever all-glass undersea restaurant in the world opens its doors for business at the Hilton Maldives Resort & Spa. The restaurant is called Ithaa (pronounced eet-ha) which means ‘pearl’ in the language of the Maldives, Dhivehi. Ithaa sits five meters below the waves of the Indian Ocean, surrounded by a vibrant coral reef and encased in clear acrylic offering diners 270-degrees of panoramic underwater views...
Dining in the Dark?

Dining in the Dark?

Andrew J. Wein

Do you dare to eat your entire meal in complete pitch darkness? At a point where a lot of people think they have seen everything, billboards and advertisements are plastering whole buildings, the pinnacle of nowadays visual communication society, it is that some abandon all this. Purposely abandoning vision to escape all this and may be to see what might be beyond. In several restaurants around the world the idea of dining in the dark has caught on. Originating in Europe this concept has sprea...
Antoine’s New Orleans – A Living History

Antoine’s New Orleans – A Living History

Richard Moor

Since 1840, world-renowned Antoine's Restaurant has set the standard that made New Orleans one of the greatest dining centers of the world. For over 160 years, Antoine's Restaurant's excellent French-Creole cuisine, service, and atmosphere have combined to create an unmatched dining experience for both locals and visitors to New Orleans. Antoine's has a selection of 15 dining rooms, each with their own unique history and charm, for private parties and events for up to 700 guests...