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Vintage Photo Series – Escoffier

For the episode of our “Vintage Photo Series” we bring you an icon of gastronomy – Georges Auguste Escoffier. Escoffier worked at The Savoy, London from 1890 – 1898 where, alongside César Ritz, he made The Savoy an instant success, attracting a … Continue reading

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Don’t judge a book by its cover

I am always surprised when mentioning the words Seafood Bar and Grill how many people are put off visiting as they don’t like seafood.  Take a tip from me, you might miss something if you take this attitude as there’s … Continue reading

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Kaspar comes into his own!

After a career spanning 87 years, it’s good to see the octogenarian Kaspar the Cat take centre stage at his local haunt.  He started life as a 14th guest at The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, London, designed by Basil Ionides … Continue reading

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Five of the best views…

The first of our views is from Fairmont Baku, Flame Towers – room 815 to be precise.  With views over the Caspian Sea and historic city of Baku in Azerbaijan, we are sure that Fairmont Baku will inspire many for … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: The ‘Burlington Bertie’

If you are lucky enough to be at Glorious Goodwood this summer (30th July – 3rd August), you will probably come across the tic-tac men shouting “Burlington Bertie, one hundred to thirty!” The tic-tac is the bookmakers language of choice … Continue reading

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Shaken not Stirred: ‘The Great Goodwood Punch’

This year Fairmont Hotels and Resorts is going to the races, Glorious Goodwood to be precise. To help celebrate this great occasion, ‘Best Barman in the World’ – Slovakian Erik Lorincz, Head Barman of the American Bar at The Savoy … Continue reading

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Baklava – A Taste of the Middle East

Have you own little taste of the Middle East this summer with the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts‘ recipe for Pistachio and Date Baklava. Firstly make the lemon sugar syrup. Take 300g sugar, 300g honey, 300g water and 40ml lemon juice. Then boil together and allow … Continue reading

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