Long hours, high pressure and facing the heat on a hot stove are common, but these dynamite chefs show they have what it takes to power through and get to the top.
As the Christmas lights sparkle over the snow-covered rooftops of Zagreb, the historic centre of the Croatian capital takes on a magical feel. With the onset of Advent and the approach of the Christmas festivities, the Zagreb Mingles project and it’s Christmas edition Zagreb Jingle Mingles provide an opportunity for locals and visitors alike to explore the city’s attractions through a whole host of traditional events and delicious gourmet treats in its many restaurants, bistros and pastry shops.
Traditional Christmas cuisine is a highlight of any culture that celebrates this important holidays and Zagreb’s delicious Christmas specialities, which include home-made mlinci (a type of flatbread) with a meat sauce, stuffed cabbage rolls, roast turkey and an array of typical desserts made with raisins, honey and chocolate, are no exception.
From the classic rolls stuffed with walnuts or poppy seeds to the fine desserts served at Michelin restaurants, Christmas in Zagreb offers plenty of opportunities to savour the delicious, colourful sweets and desserts associated with this festive time of year.
Experiencing restaurants is the MICHELIN Guide inspectors’ prime focus. Whether we’re travelling in our own hometowns and countries or internationally, we always thrive on finding the most interesting food opportunities.
The MICHELIN Guide has developed an international barometer to facilitate analysis of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on Michelin Starred restaurants.
Despite the pandemic, Croatia is a resplendent destination that is starting to see its tourists return. Today, the MICHELIN Guide is celebrating the resilience and talent of Croatian restaurants by revealing its new 2021 selection.
Completed in 1925 to provide comfortable accommodation for passengers from the Orient Express, the Esplanade grand hotel has retained – almost a century after it was opened – its reputation as the most elegant, atmospheric and award-winning hotel in Zagreb.