Can fine dining be a force for good in the world? Happily, some people are committed to trying to make it so through social gastronomy. Recently, we read about a compelling idea that seems to be spreading. Gourmet restaurants inside prisons around the world, where the inmates staff both the kitchen and the front of the house. And casual eateries where the staff is comprised of ex-convicts. Intrigued? Here are 10 gourmet restaurants around the world that are inside prisons, or that are staffed largely by formerly incarcerated individuals.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Food and Drink Calendar highlights the best in the world of food and drink, including food and wine festivals, craft beer festivals, and wine auctions in August 2019. Here, you’ll find luxurious events in food, wine, spirits and craft beer all over the world. Plus new August 2019 cookbooks! For the full Luxury Calendar for August, click here.
Wait. Luxury marshmallows are a Thing? Yes, dear reader. In the ongoing trend of once-lowly items being transformed into luxuries, behold another example. The best gourmet luxury marshmallows can cost $ each. These are not the plastic bag, straight-from-the-local grocery store marshmallows. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has the run down. Low is the new high: these are the best luxury gourmet marshmallows. Prepare the hot chocolate!
What’s your favorite meal of the day? For us, it’s not even close: breakfast! Or on a lazy day, brunch. Hot off of updating us on the best gourmet artisanal local honeys, our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing the inside scoop on how to make your next brunch with family and friends at home the best. These are the essentials you need to host the perfect luxury brunch at home.
Looking for a micro-luxury? A wonderful and delicious experience that won’t break your budget? One word, dear reader: honey. Gourmet artisanal honey is an accessible luxury that lots of us can share. But which of the gourmet brands is the best? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has compiled a top 10 list of the best luxury gourmet artisanal honey brands on the market right now.