Articles

August 15, 2023

Chef Maria Sammut: Delivering Exquisite Dining Experiences

Maria Sammut, the acclaimed Chef Patron of MICHELIN Mention Fifty Nine Republic, has established herself as a culinary force to be reckoned with in the vibrant city of Valletta.
August 8, 2023

An Ode to Culinary Exploration: Malta

After a decade living the fast-paced restaurant life in New York City I committed to exploring the culinary world. The journey started in Malta with a winter spent chasing sunshine, pastizzi, and a new way of living.
August 5, 2023

Unveiling the World of Wine: A Conversation with Tuva Villa, Sommelier Extraordinaire

​If you’ve visited Gracy’s in Valletta, you must have encountered Tuva Villa, an extraordinary sommelier whose passion for wine knows no bounds.
August 3, 2023

Food Science: Micro Fungi aka Mould

I love discussing mould, it creates emotions of fear and disgust in the minds of many, that sense you get when you buy fresh berries, throw them in the fridge and the next day they’re ready to be thrown away, and rightfully so!
July 30, 2023

A Woman’s Perspective in Leading Luxury Hospitality

Robyn Pratt, the General Manager of The Phoenicia, brings a unique perspective and a wealth of experience to her role as a woman in a leadership position within the hospitality industry. With an impressive career spanning 45 years, Pratt shares her insights, challenges, and strategies for success in this exclusive interview.
July 30, 2023

Chef Letizia Vella: Crafting Culinary Artistry, Breaking Barriers

If you haven’t heard of her yet, apart from the stirring jealousy of you trying The Golden Fork for the first time; knowing Letizia Vella, a culinary virtuoso whose love for cooking has propelled her to remarkable heights, is knowing her food.
June 18, 2023

Food Photography by Steffi de Martino

Capturing the essence of a subject in photography is art, and with food photography that essence is infused with cravable desires that draw you in instantly.
June 12, 2023

Food Photography by Clint Scerri Harkins

Capturing the essence of a subject in photography is art, and with food photography that essence is infused with cravable desires that draw you in instantly.
June 1, 2023

Locally Does It

The MICHELIN stars are out, the Definitive(ly) Good Guide Plates have been presented to the awardees. A few other gastronomical accolades have landed on our shores.
May 30, 2023

Food Photography by Sean Mallia

Capturing the essence of a subject in photography is art, and with food photography that essence is infused with cravable desires that draw you in instantly.