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Executive chef Robin Wickens has a stronger influence at the Royal Mail Hotel's upcoming restaurant, slated to open later this year.
The rivers of America's north-west running through Washington state and Oregon form the arteries of epic landscapes and bold discovery routes. Emma Sloley follows in the wake of Lewis and Clark.
For the first time, the world's top international sommeliers will take part in the World's 50 Best Awards too.
Italian food in the restaurants of Australia blossomed into maturity in the new millennium, as the work of these trailblazers shows – dazzling and diverse, a successful balance between adaptation and tradition.
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Our April issue is out now. In his editor's letter, Pat Nourse walks you through what to expect.
Nelly Robinson of Sydney's nel. restaurant talks us through his favourite roasting joints, tips for crisp roast potatoes and why, when it comes to pork, slow and steady always wins the race.
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The cauliflower is roasted until it starts to caramelise, which adds extra depth of flavour to this winning salad. Serve it warm or at room temperature.
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Cue the Champagne.
Australia saw some bold moves in the ’80s, and we’re not just talking hairstyles. Greater cultural references started peppering the menus of our restaurants, and home-grown ingredients won a new appreciation. The dining scene was coming of age and a new band of pioneers led the charge.
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Leading chefs descend on Melbourne in April for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants. We asked local hospitality folk who they’d abduct for the day and where they’d take them to show off their city. There may be coffee, there may be culture, but in the end it’s cocktails.
Best itinerary 7-night Galapagos Islands (year round from September 2013)
Weakness Specialty-restaurant surcharges.
Must do Make the most of your butler - provided for all guests.
Best itinerary 23-night Antarctica, Patagonia and South Georgia Island (11 December 2013)
Weakness Older ships lack decent balconies.
Must do Caviar in the surf; massage on deck.
3 Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Best itinerary 7-night round trip from Vancouver to Alaska (22 May 2013)
Weakness Butler service is only for some suites.
Must do Enjoy free shore excursions in every port.
4 Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Best itinerary 7-night Monte Carlo to Valletta, Malta (8 June 2013)
Alcohol Not included
Weakness Onboard language on some voyages is German.
Must do Michelin-starred chef Dieter Müller's restaurant.
5 Sea Dream Yacht Club
Where Amazon, Adriatic, Black Sea, Mediterranean, Caribbean, Transatlantic, Costa Rica, Australasia
Best itinerary 14-night Benoa, Bali, to Cairns (18 January 2014)
Weakness Staterooms don't have balconies.
Must do Enjoy the signature Champagne and caviar splash.
6 Crystal Cruises
Best itinerary 9-night Istanbul to Rome via Çanakkale (25 July 2013)
Weakness High passenger numbers.
Must do A huge array of activities and classes.
7 Oceania Cruises
Best itinerary 30-night Cape Town to Singapore via the Maldives (7 January 2014)
Alcohol Discount packages available
Weakness Surcharges for some dining.
Must do La Reserve, Polo Grill and Jacques restaurants; visit Canyon Ranch Spa Club.
8 Star Clippers
Where Mediterranean, Baltic, Caribbean, Central America, Panama Canal, Transatlantic
Best itinerary 10-night Sweden, Russia and Finland (6 July 2013)
Alcohol Not included
Weakness Limited entertainment options.
Must do Climb the mast, raise the sails, take the wheel.
9 Sea Cloud Cruises
Where Europe, Caribbean, Central America, Transatlantic
Best itinerary 7-night round trip from Bridgetown, Barbados (12 December 2013)
Alcohol Wine and beer with meals
Weakness No balconies and limited entertainment.
Must do Watch the crew - all sailing is done by hand.
10 Azamara Club Cruises
Where Europe, Asia, West Indies, Caribbean, South America, Mediterranean
Best itinerary 13-night Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand (21 January 2014)
Alcohol Wine with meals; all included will roll out in March and May.
Weakness Premium rather than pure luxury.
Must do Experience the new complimentary evening events on land.
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