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Gastronomic Travel

Every destination has its flavour. From Milan to Mumbai, Marrakech to Maui, let us take your taste buds on an extraordinary journey around the world.

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Brunch just got better. Meet ART Restaurant's Chicken Osso Bucco made with two farm-fresh eggs, braised chicken and savory waffles.

The Chesil Rectory in Winchester serves sophisticated yet simple British cuisine made with the very best seasonal, local ingredients.

Craving decadence in Dallas? Try Boulevardier, a Texas-meets-France neighbourhood bistro, where gooey-cheese-topped bowls of onion soup and Paris-style seafood platters reign.

Where is the best burger in Dallas? Hopdoddy Burger Bar crafts each dish with local ingredients, like the Black Angus beef used in the popular Llano Poblano burger.

It doesn't get more fresh than this. Join us for a live sushi preparation at @Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon's Ritz Bar.

Craving a taste of Costa Rica? Join us at @Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica for a beachfront cooking class and learn to make a traditional Costa Rican Casado, with added Four Seasons flair.

At Philadelphia restaurant Will, Chef Christopher Kearse prepares elegant French-inspired dishes using fresh, local ingredients.

Pair one of Le Virtù’s authentic Italian meals with a robust Abruzzo wine from the Philadelphia restaurant’s extensive selection.

Philadelphia Chef Lee Styer uses culinary techniques and skills acquired from years in the industry to prepare Fond’s contemporary American menu.

Made with shaved fennel, caramelized onions and feta cheese, and topped with arugula, the Yemenite Pizza at New York's Balaboosta is one of the restaurant’s freshest, most vegetable-rich entrées.

An innovative spin on the traditional Thai dish, New York restaurant Uncle Boon’s spicy Laab salad is flavoured with mint, shallot, cucumber, chiles and toasted rice powder.

Choose from Oceana’s menu of 40 globally sourced gins for the house-made tonic cocktail, crafted with bitter, spicy, citrus or sweet tonics.

New Orleans meets New York City at this warm, charming restaurant in the Flatiron District. Belly up to the bar to enjoy chef Todd Mitgang’s playful, hearty cuisine that winks at the American South—think fried alligator, Louisiana redfish, spicy wild gulf shrimp—while sipping a house favourite, the pickled martini.

New York restaurant Rusty Mackerel’s pan-seared Cauliflower Chop has won over meat-eaters and vegetarians with its thick cut, curried cauliflower purée and raisin chimichurri.

Jin Sha, the high-style Chinese restaurant at @Four Seasons Hotel Hangzhou at West Lake is a must-try, specializing in Shanghainese, Cantonese and traditional Hangzhounese cuisine.

The artisans at San Francisco's Dandelion Chocolate handcraft small batches of chocolate in order to bring out the individual flavours of each cacao bean.

Venture with us to @Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris' hidden wine cellar for a tasting excursion you won't soon forget.

@Four Seasons Hotel Toronto's Chocolate "Poutine" features churros with cinnamon sugar, marshmallows, caramelized pecans, Valrhona 70% Dark Chocolate sauce, maple caramel sauce and maple pecan & whisky sauce. Need we say more?

Crispy, creamy and oh-so flavourful... It doesn't get much better than @Four Seasons Hotel Beirut's Shrimp Cocktail in a Crispy Wonton.

Taste flavourful Mozambique food and take in views of Lisbon’s red rooftops on the terrace at Lisbon, Portugal's Zambeze.

Sample light Portuguese fare on the terrace of Chapitô à Mesa, a Lisbon restaurant known for its varied menu.

In addition to Portuguese cuisine, Varanda Restaurant, located at @Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon offers fresh sushi and sashimi.

Geneva, Switzerland's Aux Deux Portes’ cooking workshops are inspired by the season and showcase the freshest local ingredients.

Take in panoramic views of Geneva over a fresh meal—like the lobster and spinach salad—at IZUMI, the Japanese-fusion rooftop restaurant at @Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva.

Set against the colourful, evocative and rich tapestry of Istanbul, @Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus executive chef Sebastiano Spriveri shares his love for three simple ingredients: olive oil, sumac and yogurt.

Head to Toronto's dbar for custom cocktails made with care and what can be argued to be the city's best charcuterie.

Visiting Seattle? Take note: ART Restaurant's Fried Chicken Benedict with Waffles is legendary. (Click through for recipe.)

The perfect vacation—and culinary destination. Home to three gourmet restaurants and two luxurious lounges, Four Seasons Hualalai is proud to house not only incredible restaurants, but world-class chefs as well.

Bali’s best breakfast: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan's breakfast bento box!

In Sydney, street food goes gourmet with Misschu's Vietnamese banh cuon wraps.

Nothing says fresh-picked flavour like @Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills' Peach Salad with Burrata and Sicilian Almonds. Click through for the recipe.

Spicy and sweet, KOH Thai Kitchen + Bar's Plaa Goong dish featuring fresh prawns is the ultimate flavour journey.

With chocolate pâté, salted-caramel meringue and goat cheese ice cream, Sweet Basil’s dark chocolate–coriander brownie is every bit as decadent as it looks. Travel to Vail, Colorado to try it.

An extensive menu of artisanal coffees complements the comfort food served at Vail, Colorado's Northside Coffee & Kitchen.

In Vail, La Tour’s innovative menu is rooted in traditional French cuisine accented by seasonal organic ingredients.

'Tis the season to indulge. Cozy up and chow down with Vancouver's YEW seafood + bar's new Chocolate Croissant Pudding with (squeezable) Butterscotch Sauce.

Looking for some of Bali's most healthy and flavourful fare? With a focus on locally sourced, sustainable and organic ingredients, Bali Buda is one of Ubud’s most popular restaurants. The adjoining health food shop, stocked with fresh breads, nut butters, oils, vegetable crisps and other healthful snacks, has also earned a loyal following.

Turkish coffee is not only rich in flavour, but rich in history as well. Journey with us to @Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet to discover the delicious art of Turkish coffee.

In Seattle, succulent seafood is about as local as it gets. ART Restaurant's Indian spice-rubbed salmon with crab mashed potatoes serves up seriously fresh flavour.

Mexico City's hip Condesa neighbourhood is home to Rojo Bistrot, a restaurant known for its contemporary French and Italian. Try fall-off-the-bone duck confit with passion-fruit sauce or panko-coconut-crusted salmon with a not-too-sweet blueberry glaze - and save room for the crisply caramelised tarte Tatin.

Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa's Sauteed Hearts of Palm with Dry Miso is a Nobu at @Four Seasons Resorts Lanai specialty. Try it at the restaurant or make it at home yourself - click through for the recipe.

@Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis' Stuffed Challah French Toast is the best thing since... French Toast! Click through for the recipe.

Beijing restaurant Cai Yi Xuan takes dim sum to new heights by gilding Chinese staples with Western sheen: Century eggs are marbled, bamboo shoots are smoked, foie gras wallows in a puddle of golden Shaoxing wine, and fragrant vegetable dumplings are laced with black truffle.

Can't decide between breakfast and lunch? @Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai's spinach and feta waffle is a delicious compromise.

Café Boulud Toronto & d|bar's elderflower and lavender mojito is almost too pretty to drink. (Almost!)

Popcorn crème brûlée. Need we say more?

Spice-rubbed salmon with crab mashed potatoes makes delicious use of Seattle's seafood bounty. Click through for the recipe.

The ultimate indulgence at @Four Seasons Hotel Beijing? Braised pork belly with abalone in black truffle soy sauce. Click through for the recipe.

Culina's JC Burger is quickly becoming famous among Los Angelenos. It's comprised of ground short rib crowned with Maytag blue cheese, both caramelized and crispy onions, house special sauce and tomato, all served between two slices of house-made rosemary ciabatta. Click through for the recipe.

Ahi tuna tartare with crispy avocado, lemon grass, ginger jelly and ponzu is one of Boston restaurant The Bristol Lounge's bestselling dishes. Try it and see why.

French classics meet Vietnamese cuisine at Austin's Elizabeth Street Café. Sip chicory-laced Vietnamese coffee or sit down to a genuine feast of artfully presented fare like the lip-smacking kaffir-lime-laced fried chicken bahn mi, and a rice vermicelli bowl with crispy Gulf snapper.

Have a taste for tequila? Let @Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico's tequila sommelier take you through the aromas, tastings and varieties of any of the more than 125 different varieties available at the Resort. Salud!

@Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica's crispy Prestino ice cream sandwich with fresh mango, banana and house-made sorbetera ice cream packs quite the bite.

Big and gregarious, Atlanta's The Optimist specialises in American seafood of the most pristine quality. Try the red snapper in a lime broth with herb salad, and the spicy glazed octopus with watermelon and coriander.

We'll cheers to 'The Claw' any day. Gin, yuzu, cucumber juice, honey, rice vinegar and cucumber nori salad garnished with a succulent lobster claw.

For some of the best Cajun and Creole cooking outside Louisiana, served with warmth and swagger in a handsome split-level dining room, head to Washington DC's Acadiana. Try the blackened redfish or snapper amandine.

With a strong focus on locally sourced seafood @Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand's new restaurant KOH Thai Kitchen & Bar menu includes items like local oysters with hot tamarind leaves, crispy shallots, garlic and lime and tom kati talay coconut soup with seafood, tamarind and kaffir lime leaves (pictured).

Celebrity British chef Jason Atherton brings global flavour to his tapas-style Hong Kong restaurant 22 Ships. Don’t miss the signature sangria, which is topped with foam and freeze-dried berries.

Larb Tuna is one of @Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand's signature dishes. Fresh tuna marinated with Thai herbs, cracked rice and chilli powder - impossibly delicate and delectable.

The London outpost of the iconic New York City restaurant Balthazar is a top choice for fresh seafood and meat dishes.

Il Santo Bevitore's youthful energy and constantly changing menus make it one of the most engaging places in Florence's student-filled Sanfrediano quarter. It’s where you trust them to bring you the best, all at a remarkably fair price.

@Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai's Khao Soi Gai has been described as a “party in your mouth,” covering all the taste sensations from sweet, to salty, sour, bitter and spicy. Click through for the recipe.

Meet the signature dessert at @Four Seasons Hotel Toronto's Café Boulud: The Grapefruit Givré: sorbet served in a frozen grapefruit with halva floss and bits of Turkish delight. Unforgettable in looks and taste.

Budapest's Gerbeaud coffee house is known for its baked goods - namely, its signature cake, which is a decadent pastry layered with cream.

At Sydney's The Grounds, coffee is roasted on site and made with love.

You haven't had 'proper' high tea until you've had it in the garden at @Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

Fresh produce and high-quality meat are the cornerstones of Chef Neil Perry's menu at Sydney's Rockpool Bar and Grill, which features dishes like this colourful beetroot salad and a shortcrust beef and Guiness pie with mushy peas.

Baltimore's Food Market is the perfect stop for small bites like Amish soft pretzels with beer-cheese fondue; but the big plates of creative comfort food are not to be missed.

Freshly baked pastries are a local favourite at Macau's Café Ou Mun, a spot known for its authentic breakfast fare. For something quick, grab a freshly baked pastry or slice of cake (coconut is the top-seller).

Organic, seasonal produce adds colour and character to the stalls of Pike Place Market, an iconic Seattle spot and favourite of visiting and local foodies. Fresh seafood from the surrounding waters is another treat to discover.

Chinese restaurant Happy Chef is a gem amid Sydney's deliciously multicultural dining scene. A favourite on the menu is the seafood laksa, a spicy dish popular in Malaysia and Singapore.

Try an ice cream sundae topped with Turkish Delight at Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet for a tasty twist on a traditional treat.

Starting with a trip to a local market to pick up fresh ingredients and ending with a traditional Thai feast, @Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai cooking classes are an experience for every epicurean's bucket list.

Sweet and sea-fresh, Koh Samui oysters offer a flavour seafood lovers can't miss.

Sidle up to the cosy bar at Black Iron Burger in New York's East Village and try the Iron Horse, a house specialty featuring a double patty topped with horseradish Cheddar and caramelized grilled onions - an old-fashioned burger done right.

Delicate and oh-so delicious, fugu is so sought-after for a reason. Looking to try a taste? San-Qi at @Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai is the place to do it.

Get your mother-of-pearl spoons ready for the rich, flavourful taste of Petrossian Special Reserve Ossetra Caviar. Each tiny, briny globe is a gift from the sea. Available in Petrossian Cafes and Boutiques.

Mouth watering yet? @The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)'s Ten-Layer Chocolate Cake has achieved a cult-like following. One bite and you'll see why.

Seafood and dim sum are specialties at @Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong's Lung King Heen – the world’s first Chinese restaurant to be awarded the coveted Michelin three-star rating.

The tender baby squid is a standout dish at Ronin, a new Hong Kong izakaya with a hip, exclusive atmosphere.

The "Orangesicle" ice cream float is @The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)'s grown-up, gourmet take on a childhood favourite - and it's just as good as you remember.

Featuring bold and unexpected flavour combinations like duck and foie gras with carrots, lavender, farro and hibiscus; Austin restaurant Barley Swine's small- to medium-size dishes are perfect for sharing.

When in Lisbon, try the region's signature custard tarts, Pasteis de Nata. We dare you to stop at one.

Featuring fresh fish from Japan's Tsukiji Market, PABU is Baltimore's go-to sushi spot. Serious sushi lovers can learn to roll their own delicacies with classes with Executive Chef Jonah Kim and Sushi Chef Yoji Harada.

Bäco Mercat's small plates menu has zest and intensity in every morsel, all made from the best ingredients in LA markets and California farms. Try a bäco, the signature soft bread sandwich, stuffed with anything from crispy pork belly to shrimp.

Daniel Boulud's Crispy Duck Egg is quickly becoming a fan favourite with visitors to Toronto's Cafe Boulud. Accompanied with local ingredients that change each season, it's a menu must-try.

Simple and succulent, @Four Seasons Hotel Milano's Capelli d angelo al tartufo bianco is the perfect example of how Italian pasta was meant to be enjoyed.

A prime location on the edge of Baltimore's Federal Hill neighbourhood makes Bluegrass Tavern a go-to spot for fresh, modern Southern cooking (don‘t ignore the impressive list of artisan bourbons).

Featuring vanilla bean gelato, espresso, cotton candy and pinoli cookies, the Affogato at @Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills is a delectable work of art.

Grilled over charcoal and served with a house-made peanut sauce, @Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai's satay skewers are full of vibrant local flavours.

An all-female staff serve what many consider the best traditional food in Marrakech at Al Fassia Guéliz. Try the roasted lamb shoulder with almonds or pigeon pastilla.

With crispy toasted noodles, ashta cream and sweet syrup, Osmalieh bel Ashta is a luscious Lebanese treat worth trying at @Four Seasons Hotel Beirut

For the perfect lunch in Istanbul, visit Hamdi to try a truly authentic kebab. Afterward, satisfy your sweet tooth at the nearby Spice Bazaar.

After an afternoon spent exploring London, Drop into Beagle for coffee, drinks or a hearty meal wood-fired to smoky perfection.

Mango Sticky Rice is @Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai's signature dessert. Refreshing yet rich, and always perfectly ripe.

Akin to french toast, the Almond Brioche Bostock at L.A.'s Sycamore Kitchen is the perfect morning treat.

"Kunafa" is an Egyptian dessert made of crisp, thin dough layers and soft cheese and drizzled with syrup and often nuts. The perfect blend of salty and sweet, it's a must-try traditional treat.

Nobu Lanai's Wagyu Foie Gras Katsu is a experience your taste buds shouldn't miss when on the island.