Built in 1894, the ST REGIS GRAND, opened in late 1999 after extensive restoration, the cost of 35 million dollars. This hotel has always been a symbol of luxury, the center of political and social life of Italy. For his visit to Rome chosen by many celebrities, politicians and public figures. In 2002, it is included in the Golden list of best hotels according to Conde Nast Traveler’s. Luxurious Palace interiors are complemented by modern technical achievements, emphasize the respectability and style of the hotel.
A unique culinary experience will receive guests visiting the restaurant Vivendo, which is the award winner for the best interiors. Here, in an elegant and relaxed atmosphere offers an excellent selection of international dishes and national cuisine. The hotel has its own wine cellar, famous excellent wines that are the best addition to any meal. A variety of food and wine order is delivered to the room. Continue reading
In ancient times the inhabitants of the Kingdom Austria-Hungary decided to find out what dish is the main treasure of the national cuisine. This was a list of dishes-candidates, which included: the Wiener schnitzel, Apple strudel and Hungarian goulash. But once the list was compiled, a scandal erupted. It turned out that the drafters forgot about the main culinary miracle of his country – the Sacher cake. But the name of Franz Sacher inscribed in the culinary history of Austria-Hungary in large chocolate letters…
It all started with a cake…
The first is the magical delicacy tasted the famous Chancellor, who was called the “coachman of Europe”, most mighty Prince von Metternich.
Rather, tell me the name of this magician-chef, ispackage this masterpiece! – exclaimed the politician.
Is Sacher, replied the courtiers. Continue reading
If the word “Ritz” makes you strong Association with high-society weddings, a wealthy American couples in the dreary woolen suits, British old men in trench coats and hats and pretentious celebrities, then you probably never stayed at the Ritz Madrid hotel advertising
O n one of the three existing in the world “old Ritzi” — legendary hotels, founded in the late XIX early XX centuries in Paris, London, and then Madrid by Cesar Ritz, the famous hotel Mogul, nicknamed “the hotelier of kings.”
The hotel was founded in 1910 under the personal order of the Spanish king Alfonso XIII: the monarch, who had to attend by the time the Paris and London luxury hotels Ritz, was horrified to find that the capital of his own Kingdom, can not boast of anything similar. So the Spanish metropolis got your “Ritz”. However, from the beginning his fate was slightly different from the Paris and London namesakes. But more on that later. Continue reading