Tastefully-crafted tasting menus have an incredible ability to draw diners in from their first bite through dessert – but creating such an experience requires skill and dedication.
Tina Howe’s comedy THE ART OF DINING takes place in a small, high-end restaurant recently opened by Cal and Ellen; their focus is paying back their loan while catering to three sets of customers.
Beverly Hills restaurants are the epitome of decadence, boasting Michelin-star eateries with celebrity chefs as well as luxurious accommodations and unique art/music experiences – such as dining in an unforgettable venue with live painting to finding bars with massive LOVE sculptures – there’s no lack of culinary treats here!
Mr Chow is the go-to place for exquisite Chinese food with an elevated aesthetic, founded by Michael Chow, a world-renowned restaurateur known for combining Asian cuisine with high society and art.
At the Peninsula Beverly Hills hotel, this restaurant provides an unforgettable dining experience. Boasting an eclectic collection of contemporary art from famous artists like Yayoi Kusama and Alex Katz, with delicious dishes inspired by them; its menu blends premium classics with modern interpretations such as sweet pea guacamole and squash blossom quesadillas; an absolute must visit!
New York City
In cities that thrive on keeping their secrets close to their chests (from hidden cocktail bars and gardens, to exclusive parties and secret dining destinations), finding an amazing restaurant can feel like unearthing hidden gems – especially one that serves up tasty food that also doubles up as art!
No matter what they specialize in – pizza by the slice, French rotisserie or both – this list of New York City’s most art-filled eateries serves up both food and a show. From an elegant Milanese spot in one of the first curtain wall buildings to skyline views 101 floors up, these eateries provide both food and an experience worth visiting for.
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San Francisco offers an abundance of dining experiences. Whether you want a Michelin-star omakase experience or comforting spaghetti pomodoro, there is something delicious waiting to satisfy every palette here.
On a charming alley in Jackson Square lies Copra, a new Southern Indian restaurant from chef Srijith Gopinathan (Ettan in Palo Alto). Opening in February, Copra instantly won over locals with its tropical vibe–featuring lush greenery, climbing vines, macrame art and an eye-catching light fixture that looks just like a palm tree!
Chef Samuel Hemsley made waves this year when he unveiled PALETTE, his restaurant-meets-gallery hybrid, as a showcase for food as art and art as food. Inspired by new beginnings, one recent iteration featured “Writer’s Rice,” an ode to writing that came served up in a ceramic vessel designed by Andre Kontrabecki to look like crumpled paper.
From Michelin-star Thestaurant to bars offering chili-smothered half-smokes, DC’s dining scene boasts an eclectic variety of crave-worthy food and beverages. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan brings her distinctive cuisine while Chef Art Smith adds his Southern flare for an exciting food scene in DC that continues to flourish.
After successfully weathering the pandemic through takeout, local restaurants are once again opening their doors for sit-down meals. Many are offering their best menus directly and some even offering prix fixe options.
Michelin star-holder Johnny Spero of Reverie Restaurant opened Bar Spero last fall in Capitol Hill. Utilizing wood-burning grills, its kitchen serves up dishes like seared Spanish turbot and Nantucket scallops with grilled broccoli mole. Furthermore, Bar Spero features an extensive raw bar selection and offers up Shenandoah Valley pork belly as meaty offerings.