From meatpacking mogul to Alinea (No. 9 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 list – and on this prestigious list for 8 years in a row), Chicago runs the gamut from fast-food mecca to world-class dining destination, with a bit of everything in between. Next time you’re in the Windy City, check out these fabulous… Read more »

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We are honored to celebrate award-winning chef and restaurateur Daniel Boulud, named the winner of the The Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this prestigious award that celebrates the extraordinary achievements of chefs from around the globe, so it’s especially poignant that… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating,” Luciano Pavarotti once said. If you find yourself nodding in agreement, eating well is clearly a top priority for you. Part of the thrill of traveling comes from the… Read more »

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In honor of Earth Day this week, we’ve compiled a list of eight picturesque locations on Earth. We hope that this guide inspires you to plan ahead for an exciting trip. Meanwhile, take the opportunity to delight in your natural surroundings. Go for a walk in a nature preserve or on a picnic with your… Read more »

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The top female skiers in the world gathered from February 27 – March 2 in the ski resort of Bansko, Bulgaria to compete in one leg of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup for Alpine Skiing — a season-long annual competition that comprises race events held at resorts in Europe and North America. Twenty-five-year-old Austrian… Read more »

Tribh Grewal

The third annual Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants has come to a close, celebrating 50 of the finest restaurants in the region. The list was topped by Gaggan in Bangkok, which opened in 2010 with the vision to reinvigorate Indian cuisine by incorporating modern cooking techniques. The list also welcomed eight new entries, with first-time entries… Read more »

Chrysoula Economopoulos

Next week, Diners Club will be traveling to Singapore to celebrate Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015 with some of the leading chefs in the world. As the Official Financial Services Sponsor of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, we will be on the ground for the awards ceremony on Monday, March 9, and for the festivities surrounding the… Read more »

Sheryl Yasger

Last month, I had the great pleasure of joining colleagues and partners for the 18th Annual Commercial Bank Qatar Masters from January 21-24 at the Doha Golf Club in Qatar. As a premier tournament of the European Tour, the professional competition was fierce, with South African Branden Grace ultimately taking home the Mother of Pearl… Read more »

Matt Sloan

As Asia’s largest and most diverse nation, there are countless reasons to plan a vacation to China. There’s the country’s rich history, a landscape that offers it all—from rainforests to mountains to beaches, its innovative modern culture and its delicious cuisine. But after reading this list of luxury hotels, you may find yourself planning a… Read more »

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Sixty-five years ago today, Diners Club International was born, creating a revolution. Since then, the way we buy and sell goods and services has never been the same. The launch of Diners Club – and its role in establishing the concept of “credit” – was so profound that Bloomberg Business recently ranked it 19th on… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

Last week, Chef Tetsuya Wakuda was announced as the 2015 recipient of the Diners Club® Lifetime Achievement Award for Asia. While his two award-winning restaurants, more than 30 years of excellence in the industry and mouth-watering creations speak for themselves, what impresses us most about this Japanese-born transplant to Australia is what drives him: A… Read more »

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Tetsuya Wakuda is known for many things: being one of the world’s top chefs with award-winning restaurants in Sydney and Singapore; bringing a love for sake from his native Japan to his adopted home of Australia; and, since I have the pleasure to personally know him, remaining ever humble and devoted to his culinary passion,… Read more »

Eduardo Tobon

Attention, Diners Clubmembers: The updated Diners Club International® Travel Tools mobile app has arrived, offering a refreshed design, enhanced user experience and faster, more efficient features. The Travel Tools app provides 24/7 access to Diners Club resources and travel assistance from anywhere around the globe. With enhanced features and an improved user experience that matches… Read more »

Judy Karlin Rubin

For superior dining experiences in Asia, we suggest adding the following eight restaurants to your “must try” list. This month’s Global Selection from the Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy honors eight restaurants in Asia, from Hong Kong to India. The expert members of the Academy vote each year on the best restaurants in… Read more »

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Each month, from June through January, the Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy honors a selection of eight outstanding restaurants from different regions around the world.  In partnership with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, the monthly Global Selection highlights top restaurants from the chosen region, the chefs behind each eatery and his or her standout dishes…. Read more »

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If you already follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, then you know that Diners Club International® social media showcases some of the most incredible locations in the world to travel, dine and play. So what better place to feature our visual feast of must-visit travel spots, hidden gem experiences and dining recommendations than on… Read more »

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When it comes to gastronomy, there is truly never a dull moment. The ingredients and techniques du jour are constantly shifting. Take 2014 food and dining trends, for example. In the United States, several high-profile publications heralded the return of butter, and diners around the world increasingly sought local and gluten-free items while—coincidentally—the hybrid dessert… Read more »

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Diners Club International® Clubmembers in Japan received a molto delizioso treat in October and November during the second annual Italian Restaurant Week. During the Restaurant Week period—which actually spanned the course of two weeks—210 Italian restaurants throughout Japan served customized, authentic Italian menus to thousands of diners. As the official sponsor of Italian Restaurant Week,… Read more »

Takayuki Onizawa

Photos (clockwise from left): Quince, Dylan + Jeni, Eric Roth The Diners Club® World’s 50 Best Restaurants Academy—Global Selection takes us on a gastronomic trip each month to a different region in the world. In partnership with The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, we shine a spotlight on destination restaurants, highlighting their standout dishes and the… Read more »

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The 23rd Diners Club International Pro-Am Classic took place for the second year running at the Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa during the first week of November. The tournament included 16 teams from 11 Diners Club franchises with two franchises—China and India—participating for the first time. Though the team from the United Arab… Read more »

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