Articles & Feature Interviews

February 3, 2023

Planting New Ideas in Chefs’ Heads

I love great food as much as I love surprises. I was elated when someone close treated me to a meal to thank me for something I had done for them. I chose a restaurant known for its good food and informality as I dislike pompousness.
January 22, 2023

How to Create a Memorable Brand Experience for your Guests?

If you read my previous articles about Interior Branding and Experience Design, you might be wondering how to create a memorable brand experience for your guests.
January 8, 2023

Curating a Collection of Culture & Culinaria

Synonymous with luxury, elegance and that little touch of sophistication, the Xara Collection has undoubtedly made quite a substantial mark on the hospitality industry, from a culinary point of view, but also through The Xara Palace in Mdina.
January 8, 2023

Modern Memories: An Interpretation of Chef Kevin Bonello

Celebrating excellence is a privilege. In the world of a Chef, every service is a celebration of their diners' experience within their restaurant. For Chef Kevin Bonello, the privilege of celebrating exquisite menus is a duty he artistically performs through his role as Culinary Director of the Xara Collection.
January 4, 2023

Kitchen Brigades – Horeca Issue 10

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.
December 28, 2022

Where Nostalgia meets Innovation: Riccardo Forapani’s role as Head Chef of Ristorante Cavallino

We’ve all heard of the great Massimo Bottura, we love his work, follow his charitable events and dream of dining in one of his restaurants during our next tour of Italy.
December 22, 2022

Fine Wines Become Friends

Here are some of mine, old and new
December 22, 2022

Malta’s Culinary Trail: A Story from the Farm to Fork

The acquisition and preparation of food holds a central position in the development of societies, from prehistoric times to the present day.
December 21, 2022

Ta’ Karmnu Farm: Celebrating Local Gastronomical Heritage

Genuinity is something worth encouraging and embracing in our modern ways of life, with so much conglomerate marketing seeping into our daily lives, we often forget about the authentic, age old processes that fill our culture with so much worth.
November 28, 2022

Malta Michelin Guide 2022

The only way to make a Michelin Guide meal better is to get TWO MICHELIN Chefs to cook together!