Halekulani, situated on Hawaii`s Waihiki beach, is one of the worlds best loved luxury hotels. For a luxury hotel Hawaii has nothing better to offer than Halekulani.
The location is simply stunning, as are the Hotel`s accolades –
* Travel & Leisure ranked Halekulani as number 1 hotel in Oahu and number 19 worldwide in 2007.
* Travel & Leisure also named the Vera Wang Suite one of the 50 most romantic destinations in the world.
* The coveted four star rating was awarded to SpaHalekulani, the highest rating bestowed upon any spa by the Mobil Travel Guide
* Named a `Leading Spa of the World` by Conde Nast Traveler.
* Halekulani`s fine dining restaurant, La Mer, is Hawaii`s longest ranked AAA-Five Diamond restaurant.
For top hotels Hawaii, see Halekulani.
Location, tick. Spa, tick. Fine Dining, tick.
Now Halekulani get a double tick for their new tasting menu, `A Taste of Imperial`.
The Imperial Hotel, Tokyo – legendary in its own right – has partnered with Halekulani to create this exclusive menu. Featuring the Imperial`s best dishes, The menu will be available from October 1st through October 31st at Orchids, Halekulani`s elegant oceanfront restaurant.
Imperial Chef Eiichi Oura, in conjunction with Halekulani Executive Chef Vikram Garg and Orchids Chef de Cuisine Darryl Fujita have produced three-course lunch and dinner menus highlighting the best dishes of Japan`s acclaimed hotel.
`If you can`t go to the Imperial, let the Imperial come to you.`
The exclusive three-course lunch and dinner menus feature historic offerings from the Imperial, including the Chaliapin Steak and the Prawn and Snapper Gratin `Queen Elizabeth.`
The Chaliapin steak was created in 1936 in honor of famed Russian opera singer Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin, who enjoyed the dish so much that he ordered it throughout his stay and allowed the Imperial to name the signature steak after him. To this day, the steak remains a favorite of Imperial diners.
The original Imperial Queen Elizabeth, featured a wine-steamed prawn wrapped in sole, and was created in preparation for Queen Elizabeth II`s visit to the hotel in 1975. Given its popularity, the British Embassy permitted the Imperial Hotel to name the dish after Her Majesty.
Two legendary luxury hotels have formed the most perfect gastronomic alliance.
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