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Embrace Blissful Seafront Evenings at Arabesque

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As summer makes its grand debut in Beirut and lazy nights lay ahead, balmy breezes, beautiful sunsets and alfresco dining are always a welcome pleasure.

Offering a casual and comfortable outdoor atmosphere, with the finest Four Seasons food and drinks, Arabesque is perfectly in tune with its Beirut Downtown surroundings, and an ideal place to wind down and catch up with friends over sunset drinks or dinner.

Housed on the 3rd floor terrace of Four Seasons Hotel Beirut, this vivacious lounge has been recently refurbished and features new exquisite sofas, embroidered cushions and decorative statement pieces complemented by oriental chill out lounge music in the background, offering guests the ultimate laid-back atmosphere.

When it comes to food, the menu at Arabesque is adventurous, offering Mediterranean twists on Lebanese classics. Choose from tasty mezzah, succulent shish taouk skewers, marinated sardines and tasty indulgences like baklava and saffron mouhalabiyeh.

If you think the food menu is innovative, have a look at our shisha offerings, which include traditional flavours, classic blends such as grapes with mint, and a special “mix your own blend” with your choice of three different blends to capture your current mood.

As for the flavoursome cocktails and mocktails, inspired by the colours and aromas of Beirut, they are the summer’s essential pleasures that complete the dining experience at Arabesque.

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Lai Heen Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou Awarded its First Michelin Star

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Lai Heen, the signature Cantonese restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Guangzhou has earned its first Michelin star in the inaugural Michelin Guide Guangzhou 2018. It is one of only eight restaurants in Guangzhou to receive this coveted award.

“We are very privileged that Lai Heen has been awarded a star in this first edition of the Michelin Guide Guangzhou,” said Matthias Vogt, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton Guangzhou. “It is a testament to our commitment to culinary excellence in a city known as the food capital of China. This is a well-deserved recognition for the Ladies and Gentlemen of The Ritz-Carlton, from our culinary teams to our restaurant operations teams, who dedicate themselves to crafting memorable and exceptional dining experiences for our guests every day.”

Helmed by Chef Gordon Guo, the cuisine of Lai Heen accentuates the freshness of seasonal ingredients and showcases exquisite Cantonese delicacies through careful balancing of colors, aromas, textures and tastes. Chef Guo has over two decades of experience in Cantonese cuisine and is famed for his creativity, as well as his passion for personally selecting and  bringing fresh natural ingredients to the table.The menu at Lai Heen is constantly evolving, with classic and contemporary favorites such as Poached Sunflower Chicken, Braised Shrimp With Okra in Homemade Sauce and Steamed Crab Custard.

Lai Heen welcomes guests into a luxurious, jasmine-scented world of sophisticated dining. The restaurant’s muted burgundy-and-silver color scheme evokes the ambiance of old Canton. On the tables, silver-tipped ebony chopsticks and delicate bone china hold the promise of an extraordinary culinary experience for guests.

Lai Heen is the ninth restaurant from The Ritz-Carlton hotels in Asia-Pacific to receive a Michelin star rating. Other Ritz-Carlton restaurants with this honor include the 2-star Tin Lung Heen at The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, with its spectacular views from the 102nd floor of the International Commerce Center. Ritz-Carlton restaurants in the Asia-Pacific region with one-star each are: Tosca at the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, Summer Pavilion at the The Ritz-Carlton Millennia Singapore, Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton Macau, Jin Xuan at The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong, Azure 45 at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, La Baie at The Ritz-Carlton Osaka and Tempura Mizuki at The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto.

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Experience an Exclusive Dinner at the Highest Point in Riyadh

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High above the busy metropolis, a unique dazzling experience awaits. Treat a beloved one to an ultra-luxe experience at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh with the new Extraordinary Romantic Dinner at Sky Bridge.

Escape daily responsibilities right in time for the sun to set over the city, where two lucky guests will be escorted to the highest dining experience in the city to enjoy a private candlelit table at the centre of the fascinating Sky Bridge, soaring 300 metres (984 feet) over the capital. Once seated, guests will be able to fully appreciate the glittering cityscape below while savouring an exquisite three-course gourmet dinner prepared by Four Seasons Executive Chef Ahmed Fawzy. A Sky Bridge expert will be on hand to draw attention to city attractions as guests enjoy their meal.

At the conclusion of the dinner, guests will enjoy a one-night stay in a Four Seasons Executive Suite specially prepared with a Romantic Getaway setup, promising the perfect ending for this special night.

This Ramadan the team at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh hosted a special Iftar launching this experience with top media representatives from the region. Arriving to the location, guests were awed by the astonishing transformation of the location as it became into an elegant candle lit dinner complimenting the breath-taking view from above. As it was time for Iftar, the culinary team lead by Executive Chef Ahmed Fawzy presented a delightful selection of gourmet offerings satisfying every taste.

Tarek Bekhiet, Regional Director of Marketing said, “Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh at Kingdom Centre is delighted to launch this Extraordinary Experience that provides our guests with a remarkable way to celebrate special moments. We love creating such experiences for our guests. It leaves them with everlasting memories that always remind them of their stay with us. Through this once-in-a-lifetime experience, the glittering views of the city and our legendary Four Seasons hospitality, your night will be complete. The stars will not leave your eyes from dusk till dawn.”

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Eat, Drink and Play Over Rodeo Drive at the Rooftop Rosé Garden at Beverly Wilshire

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Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel has launched a Secret Rosé Garden on its famous rooftop terrace in celebration of its 90th Anniversary. Inspired by the Hotel’s beloved rooftop Garden Lounge from the 1960s and 70s, the summertime pop-up features light bites, an extensive variety of rosés, playful libations, and rooftop bocce and badminton on the famed Rodeo Terrace – a whimsical and elegant perch overlooking Rodeo Drive.

Hidden behind the door for room 211, guests are welcomed through a pink passageway before entering the 6,000 square foot (560 square metre) garden gambrel. Floral installations from world-renowned floral designer Eric Buterbaugh adorn the space, including a 55-foot (17 metre) floral wall that separates the summer eatery from the summer sports field, and a suspended floral installation that floats delicately above Carrera marble tables and woven bistro chairs. Nearby community farm tables sit atop the grassy rooftop, surrounded by acacia wood lounge furniture and uninterrupted views of Rodeo Drive. Adjacent to the café, rooftop bocce and badminton hover high above Beverly Hills.

The Secret Rosé Garden at Beverly Wilshire serves rosé every way, both still and sparkling: by the bottle, glass and flight, rosé-inspired cocktails, as well as frosé. A light menu curated by Executive Chef Samir Roonwal also compliments all things rosé including caviar, oysters, black truffle and comté fritters, petit finger sandwiches, and more. Celebrity pastry chef Chris Ford’s dessert menu offers delectable rose and rosé-inspired confections such as the caramelised rose with violet-salted caramel, mascarpone mousse, passion fruit and chocolate rose petals; or the rosé sundae with rosé sherbet, Tahitian vanilla bean meringue kisses, almond marshmallows, raspberry rosé gummies, finished with 23k gold in a sparkling rosé float.

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