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#DCmoments food guides

Here we share a new, delicious kind of city guide. One which takes you on a gourmet journey around each city, revealing the best spots for casual bites, date nights or Michelin-starred dining. Join content creator and photographer James Thompson on the adventure.

Where can you find the best seafood in LA? Or the best Negronis in Milan? We asked the man who knows the cities best.
an exquisite lemon-coloured tart accompanied with a cream white quinnell on a biscuit crumb all on a white plate on the corner of a table is waiting to be served
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London is a lofty stage for the world’s best chefs to showcase their finest work. Here you’ll find creative street food pop-ups alongside sophisticated date spots and Michelin-starred dining. The choice is yours.


#DCmoments food guide


As you might expect from the City of Love, Parisian restaurants are beyond compare when it comes to exquisite food and effortless elegance. Discover chic cafés, traditional bistros and fine dining across the city.


A highly stylised Arpege dish ready to be served with deep swirls and flowers adorning a yellow stuffed tube and a lipstick red quinnell.
A close up of a seafood salad bowl somewhere in Milan has an octopus leg emerging next to a whole shrimp on a bed of rice and peas
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Italy is wholly deserving of its reputation as food capital of the world. Follow James around the city as he reveals his favourite local hangouts – as well as where to find the perfect Negroni.


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Just the word ‘Rome’ conjures up the mouth-watering image of crispy pizzas and perfectly al dente pasta. Restaurants here are full of warmth and history, where treasured recipes are passed down through the generations. Let us let you in on the secret.


A seafood pasta dish adorned with herbs in Rome
Photograph of crudités salads served on a white table, with breads
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Los Angeles

LA has an unmatched reputation as a hotspot for global cuisine. This cosmopolitan city is a melting pot of Mexican, Asian and Middle-Eastern flavours, along with popular hideouts for dipping into the local Californian dining scene.


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Food and beverage are taken very seriously at Dorchester Collection, which is why it’s such an honour to work with their team on the #DCmoments Food Guides and help their hotel guests navigate the incredible culinary scenes surrounding the legendary hotels.

James Thompson

Photographer and founder of Food Feels

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