The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has been undergoing a significant renovation over the past couple of years and one of those changes was the addition of the first celebrity chef outpost on the island – Marcus Samuelsson’s Marcus’ restaurant. Being married to a Bermudian we try to visit often to see family and friends.
One of my favorite restaurants on the Swiss Riviera is quietly tucked away in La Tour-de-Peilz between Montreux and Vevey. L’Olivier is located in the Hostellerie Bon Rivage and features some of the most impressive views of Lake Geneva from its terrace paired with a changing seasonal menu that capitalizes on local ingredients.
Prague is fast emerging as a culinary center in Europe. You can find pretty much anything that your taste buds desire and I found it to be extremely celiac-friendly. One restaurant that stood out during my visit was actually tucked-away in the Hilton Hotel. Yet, this is definitely not a hotel restaurant – it’s a restaurant that happens to be in a hotel.
On our recent annual visit to Montreux, we decided to take a detour to Prague for a few days before actually heading to Montreux. So we booked two business class tickets on SWISS from Geneva to Prague for the hour or so flight to the Czech Republic. We arrived from the U.S. on TAP Portugal a day before our flights to PRG so were able to spend a full day…