The ritual of tea will continue until April 8th
The appointment with the “Tea of Festivities”, pop-up of the iconic hotel The London Dorchester, initially scheduled until January 7th, will continue every saturday and sunday until Sunday April 8th 2018 as Traditional English “Afternoon Tea” (the menu).
It will be served every day, from 15.00 to 18.00, at the lounge bar La Libreria to offer guests and Roman customers the traditional English tea, enlivened by a live background music.
As usual, the Eden Hotel experience includes a selection of classic sandwiches (for example: smoked salmon with butter and lemon, cucumber and cream cheese with dill and chives), traditional simple scones and raisins sultanina served with the original “clotted cream” and the organic strawberry jam, and finally a refined mignon pastry. The tea card, signed by the historic Florentine excellence “La Via del Tè”, includes 12 prestigious teas from all over the world. In addition, for this special occasion, it will be possible to try “The Dorchester Afternoon Blend”, an exclusive blend of black Orange Pekoe tea from Sri Lanka and Indian black tea Assam, created exclusively for the London hotel. The cost is 38€ (+ 19€ with a flute of Franciacorta, +40€ with a flute of Laurent-Perrier Rosé). The violin will be a musical accompaniment.
Hotel Eden, Via Ludovisi 49. Tel +3906478121
Grand Hotel Via Veneto
“Maria Galland”® treatments at Aqua City Spa
Among his suggestions, Aqua City Spa proposes “Maria Galland”® body treatments, that combines the synergy of the best natural plant extracts and essential oils, obtained from a scrupulously accurate selection program (from 09:00 AM to 09:00 PM, prices: 100€-135€)
Themed aperitifs at Time Restaurant & Wine Bar
The hotel’s lobby bar launches a series of themed aperitifs with new Signature Cocktails.
Ghvv, via Vittorio Veneto 155. Tel +3906487881
Sunday January 21st brunch returns at the Senses Restaurant
The first brunch of the year is dedicated to the Apulian cuisine. Baked scamorzine, lampascioni in oil and chicory with egg, are just some of the typical delicacies present among the appetizers chosen for the appointment. For pasta lovers, Chef Simone Strano has thought of three dishes: orecchiette with turnip tops and bread with anchovies, cavatelli with baked tomato and cacioricotta, tiella “alla barese” rice, potatoes and mussels. Among the main courses there are also timeless classics from Puglia, such as, for example, octopus in pignata, baked rabbit with potatoes and muscari and broad bean puree with rural chicory. To close the brunch, the typical “pasticciotto leccese”.
Animation for children and Live Show conclude the proposal. From 12:30 to 15:30; 25€ per person (drinks not included).
Senses Restaurant at Palazzo Montemartini, Largo Giovanni Montemartini. Tel +3906.45661
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Rome Cavalieri Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts offers in January a series of detox experiences to eliminate fatigue and waste accumulated during Xmas holidays.
It starts from food, with a proposal of healthy food and drinks with detoxifying properties, articulated for all hours of the day, and continues at the Spa. Morning coffee is accompanied by energizing and detoxifying juices and smoothies based on apple, ginger, orange and pineapple and natural sweeteners such as honey, brown sugar and agave sugar; for lunch a must is the “Omega3” salad based on salmon, avocado, sesame and radicchio, followed by soups, tofu meatballs and to conclude healthy desserts based on sugar free chocolate and cakes with organic jams .
At Cavalieri Grand Spa Club, then, Aromatherapy debuts: a new wellness experience around which the spa experience is structured.
Aromatherapy Associates, an english brand that has been using the properties of essences and essential oils for over 30 years, has developed a series of customized products and treatments based on the universally recognized power of natural essences to generate physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. This experience is entrusted to the expert hands of the Grand Spa Club therapists.
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, via Alberto Cadlolo, 101. Tel +390635091
Hotel Splendide Royal
January 25th starts the first evening event with a dinner dedicated to Piedmont
At the Crystal Lounge there will be a territorial dinner dedicated to Piedmont. Gourmet creations by Chef Stefano Marzetti will be accompanied with a selection of wines from the Marziano Abbona cellars, carefully selected by Head Sommelier Fabrizio Colaianni (the menu). The experts of the Marziano Abbona wineries will present their wines during the dinner. All will be coordinated by F & B Manager, Luca Costanzi. The cost is 150€ p.p.
Mirabelle Restaurant at Hotel Splendide Royal, via di Porta Pinciana, 14. Tel +3906421689
February 4th restarts Doney Opera Brunch
February 4th the Sunday Brunch will starts again at Restaurant Doney. Every Sunday, from 12.30 to 15.00, during the brunch, there will be performances that will bring on stage the most famous arias of the Italian lyric: from Puccini, to Verdi to Rossini. Some of the most talented masters will be launched in this new adventure, coming from the most important schools and theaters of Rome such as the Accademia di Santa Cecilia and Teatro dell’Opera.
The show will be built on fun flash mobs that will involve the diners.
The buffet is prepared by Executive Chef James Foglieni who, in addition to hot and cold dishes and express pasta, will dedicate a corner to fresh extracts and juices and, for children, simple and tasty recipes. Entertainment and full buffet 48€ per person (drinks included).
Doney Food Festival 2018, from January 29th
Meetings of cultures, recipes and distant traditions, this is the Doney Food Festival, a calendar of international food and wine events that Doney Restaurant is preparing to host in exclusive collaboration with the Embassies of India, Sri Lanka, France and Argentina.
From January 29 to February 2, the Indian food festival will inaugurate the festival, both for lunch and dinner.
From 10 to 15 February it will be the turn of Sri Lanka, during which we will also witness musical performances and traditional dances.
The event includes the collaboration of international chefs who will work to create dishes typical of their culture under the supervision of Executive Chef James Foglieni.
Buffet lunch with specialty corner € 32 from 12.30 to 15.00 – Buffet dinner € 40, from 19.30 (à la carte menu available alternatively).
Doney Café, via Vittorio Veneto, 125. Tel +39064708 2783
*The opening photo is of the Doney Brunch