By WALLACE IMMEN Many guests of Crystal Cruises have had the rare good fortune to get to know Andre Soltner and experience his cuisine during cruises when he has been a guest chef. They join august company because for celebrities, movers and shakers, Soltner’s Lutèce in Manhattan was the must-do restaurant of the 1960s through the… [Read More]
While Ralph Grizzle cross the Atlantic on Silver Cloud, WALLACE IMMEN reminisces about a “Dinner To Remember” on Crystal Serenity. Tune in later this week for Ralph’s reports from Silver Cloud. By WALLACE IMMEN You’ve seen the legendary restaurant recreated in scenes of television’s Mad Men series and many films about the swinging sixties. But… [Read More]
By WALLACE IMMEN In Venice, Ahi Kawai walked an hour from the ship to the fishing docks in search of the freshest seafood for the Nobu Sushi Bar and Silk Road Restaurant aboard Crystal Serenity. “Japan is my favorite place to buy fish, but Venice is very nice,” he said, examining displays of octopus,… [Read More]
WALLACE IMMEN aboard the Noordam in Croatia. The marble streets of Dubrovnik have been polished to a gleaming smoothness by the millions of feet that have walked over them. And on a typical morning in tourist season, it can seem like all those millions are still here, as a number of cruise ships and uncountable… [Read More]
There are few spots more enjoyable than on the aft deck of a cruise ship. Crystal Symphony leaves a trail of soft wake as she cruises the Mediterranean Sea in search of her next port of call.