Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

  • Film

    November 21, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    The Science Diet

    So much to rant about this week--the Dewhurst Bill, consideration of a code of ethics for food bloggers, that sort of thing. But an email this morning about "culinary constructivism," as practiced by chefs at Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental, raised a few questions.Well, one question, really: why?Accor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    10 Questions: Jason Weaver

    The French Room's executive chef is one of those 'results-oriented' types. Perhaps his habit of accomplishment stems from the four years he spent in the U.S. Marine Corps. Or maybe the 35 year-old Michigan native can just flat out cook.Although he came to Dallas from the Mandarin Oriental in New Yor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Dan Aykroyd Came to Town, Poured Some Concrete, Left. But He'll Be Back With...Jim Belushi.

    Dan Aykroyd was in town long enough to talk to reporters, do a little manual labor, promote the House of Blues and git. This morning at the House of Blues in Victory Park -- well, the construction site that will be the House of Blues come May -- Dan Aykroyd stopped by to, well, shovel some mud into ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 18, 2007

    Deck Chair Reshuffle?

    New life for the West End? You just gotta believe.

  • Dining

    December 21, 2006

    Boutique Peasantry

    Central 214 blends the humble and the noble

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2006

    W: Not Weally That Big a Wait

    Yesterday, in previewing the W Hotel's latest digs in Victory Park, I mentioned how the hotel's construction was taking a little longer than expected, forcing Starwood to push back the June 15 opening. Turns out the wait won't be that long: Last night, folks at the hotel confirmed that they're now s ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 24, 2005

    French Feint

    Gallic is far from galling at The French Room