A candidate for the coveted James Beard “Rising Star Chef” award for three consecutive years, William Bradley continues to build on his reputation as a chef to watch. Bradley, who earned kudos as executive chef at the critically acclaimed Vu restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, recently returned to his hometown San Diego to take the helm at the Addison at Grand Del Mar.
The resort’s signature dining venue, the Addison is named for Addison Mizner, the noted architect who launched the Florida Renaissance movement in the 1920s with Mediterranean-style designs inspired by the decorative arts of Spain, Venice, Portugal and Morocco. Bradley, who is known for his artisanal approach to cooking highlighted by a decidedly Mediterranean flair, is right at home in the luxury digs, using fresh California ingredients to create intensely flavorful, yet often simple, dishes that delight the palate.
Grilled lobster with Thai red curry sauce Serves 4
For the lobster:
2 whole lobster tails
Olive oil, for basting
Smoked sea salt, to taste
Split lobster tails in half. Baste with olive oil and smoked sea salt to taste. Grill with the shell side down for 5 minutes. Flip and grill with the meat side down for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
For the Thai red curry sauce:
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
4 tablespoons olive oil 1⁄2 cup coconut milk
1 tablespoon yuzu lime juice (available in specialty food stores)
2 tablespoons chopped parsley, for garnish
In a saucepan over low heat combine garlic, ginger, brown sugar, curry paste and olive oil. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring continuously. Add coconut milk and bring to a boil. When mixture comes to a boil, remove from heat. Add yuzu lime juice. Strain through a fine mesh strainer. Cover and keep warm until ready to use.
PRESENTATION: Place one lobster tail on each of four plates. Spoon Thai red curry sauce over each lobster tail. Garnish with chopped parsley.
Lavender-roasted heirloom carrots Serves 4
For the carrots:
16 medium heirloom carrots
2 tablespoons clover honey
2 tablespoons whole butter
Sprigs of dried lavender
In a saucepan, combine honey and butter and bring to a slight simmer. Place carrots in a large roasting pan. Pour honey and butter mixture over carrots. Season with lavender sprigs and sea salt. Place in a preheated 400- degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove carrots from oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
For the carrot sauce:
2 cups organic carrot juice
1⁄2 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons whole butter
Place carrot juice in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until reduced by one-half. Add heavy cream and butter and reduce again by one-half. Remove from heat. Add sea salt to taste.
PRESENTATION: Divide carrots into four portions and place one portion on each of four plates. Spoon sauce over carrots.
Seared sea scallops with Pommery mustard sauce Serves 4
For the sea scallops:
8 fresh sea scallops
2 tablespoons grape seed oil
Lightly season scallops with sea salt.
Heat grape seed oil in a sauté pan over medium heat until it begins to smoke. Add scallops and immediately adjust to low heat. Cook scallops for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from heat.
For the Pommery mustard sauce:
2 whole shallots, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons tarragon, chopped
2 tablespoons French salted butter
2 tablespoons grape seed oil
2 cups chardonnay 1⁄2 cup heavy cream
1 cup French Pommery mustard Sea salt, to taste
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine shallots, garlic, tarragon, butter and grape seed oil. Cook for 3 minutes or until garlic and shallots become translucent. Add chardonnay. Cook down until two-thirds of the liquid is reduced. Remove from heat. Add heavy cream and Pommery mustard. Place the saucepan back on medium heat, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let rest for 3 minutes. Add sea salt to taste. Strain mixture through a fine mesh strainer. Return the strained sauce to a small saucepan and keep warm until ready to plate.
PRESENTATION: Spoon one tablespoon of sauce onto each of four plates and top with two scallops per serving.
Legendary Hotel del Coronado reached another milestone in its $400 million Master Plan reimagination, with the completion of an extensive, historic restoration of the hotel’s front porch and lobby; a redesigned main entry and drive experience; new guestrooms in The Views area; and refreshed retail concepts.
Since its prestige for attracting the world elite grew in the 1960s, Greece remains the go-to destination for glittering holidays. Each step of the journey is enrobed in luxury, from culinary traditions with the highest standard of execution and name-brand, high-end shopping to first-rate wellness locales and elite accommodations, like 5-star hotels, private villas and yachts.
As a native of the Philadelphia region, I’m quite familiar with the drive in and out of the City of Brotherly Love. Even as the city’s skyline continually transforms, my favorite views of Philadelphia have always been along Boathouse Row, with the Philadelphia Museum of Art rising in the background, before looping around the museum to the flag-lined Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Home to many of Philadelphia’s incredible and world-renowned museums, the Fairmount neighborhood is fittingly aesthetically pleasing and practically synonymous with fine art.
Set to open in 2026, Rosewood San Francisco will be the last skyscraper developed in the downtown region for the foreseeable future. The projected 800-foot-tall property will host a hotel, residences, office and rental spaces. The brand’s third property in California will join Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park, and Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito.
The Global Business Travel Association’s (GBTA) Convention 2021 will be unlike any other convention before it, as we come together in person for the first time since the business travel industry drastically changed and look forward to rebuilding and reshaping the future. GBTA Convention 2021 will bring all of us together to learn from experts and each other, in-person at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, Nov. 17–19. The safety of our attendees is our top priority. View health and safety protocols.
It’s not even 9a.m. in the sleepy fishing village of Rawai on Thailand’s famous Phuket Island, but already the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea swarm with local fishermen casting their lines and releasing their nets from the bows of rustic long-tail boats. The scents of lemongrass, incense and sweet pandan leaves season the air as the villagers slowly rise from their beachside bungalows to start their day. In just a few more hours, the fishermen will return with their catches, filling the stalls of the iconic Rawai Seafood Market with buckets of shellfish and displays of fresh filets. Visitors line up each afternoon for the catch of the day, selecting their fish with care before hauling their purchases across the well-worn road to the restaurants opposite the market to have the fish cooked for 100 Thai baht per kilo.
Tuscany’s Lucca is home to Grand Universe Lucca, which brings the region’s best wines front and center to its guests. The hotel features three immersive Tuscan Wine tasting experiences: Montalcino, Montecarlo, and Super Tuscan and Chianti Classico.
Without a doubt, the pandemic changed the role of airports in the travel industry. Hamad International Airport’s role evolved in many ways since the pandemic hit. Now, more than ever, airports are responsible for creating a secure passenger experience. As the gateway to Qatar and the world, the safety and wellbeing of staff and passengers has always been at the core of Hamad International Airport’s strategy.
Discover Puerto Rico reiterated its commitment to the LGBTQ+ community with strong participation at the 2021 International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association Annual Global Convention, where it provided insight into a variety of new efforts to foster inclusion on a local and global scale.