Caviar is a delicacy in the culinary realm that eludes luxury and sophistication. Now restaurants and bars across the globe are taking this world-class delicacy to the masses by making it more accessible. In 2018, the global caviar market demand grew to $854 million and according to Adroit Market Research, is anticipated increase 9.8% in the next five years.
From caviar pairings at 820 feet in the air to a caviar speakeasy tucked behind a retail store, wayfarers can indulge in their favorite delicacy while exploring the world. Here are five of the world’s most unique restaurants specializing in caviar for globe-trotting experiences:
Bangkok, Thailand: Caviar with a view at lebua No. 3 (pictured)
820 feet atop the international culinary hub, the Dome at lebua, lebua No. 3 offers travelers a vibrant hotspot specializing in caviar, vodka and gin located on the 52nd floor with incredible views of the city skyline. With specially packaged and locally-sourced Sturgeon and Beluga caviar from a Hua Hun farm, wayfarers can indulge in top-shelf caviar at one of the tallest open-air venues in the world. Plated on a Himalayan-salt spoon, guests will experience a burst of flavor followed by a shot of vodka for the perfect pairing (lebua utilizes exclusively-sourced and blended products from Pernord Ricard liquor!).
New York, United States: Behind the velvet curtain at Marky’s on Madison
Newly opened this month, Florida-based caviar business, Marky’s introduces its first NYC outpost as a caviar speakeasy, tucked behind the velvet curtains of a retail front. Marky’s on Madison offers a “Farm-to-spoon” beluga experience with the caviar freshly served within days of harvest. This intimate and unique experience is perfect for dinners looking to indulge in an ultra-luxe secluded environment.
Los Angeles, United States: Caviar in the sky at Petrossian Champagne and Caviar bar at LAX
Jetsetters looking to pass the time at LAX, may experience Petrossian’s famous caviar in to-stay or chic “caviar in the sky” picnic packs. Flyers opting for the to-go option have a choice of blinis or crème fraiche to accompany the caviar, presented in an insulated carry-on Petrossian branded pouch. Paired with a selection of over twenty top-shelf vodka or champagne options, patrons are invited to indulge before takeoff or experience the perfect in-flight bite.
New York, United States: A brunch hotspot with a flight of caviar at Russ and Daughters Café
Perfect for New York brunchers looking to elevate their palates with a caviar goes casual outlook, Russ & Daughters Café offers a distinctive experience, promising an over-the-counter connection. Known for its essence of “Haimishness” (Yiddish work for warmth, comfort, authenticity, conviviality, and lack of pretense), the cozy café invites caviar aficionados to explore its flight options including American Transmontanus, Hackleback and Paddlefish rich in flavor and beautifully plated with blinis, creme fraiche and chopped scallions.
London, United Kingdom: Caviar in colorful style at Bob Bob Ricard
With a pop of color, guests will feel like royalty dining in either the red dining room, with celebrated backgammon motifs or the blue room with a fun and glamorous ambiance. Offering premium caviar options including White Sturgeon, Siberian sturgeon and Russian Oscietra Sturgeon, guests may order their servings based off of flavor intensity before hitting the famed “press for champagne” button available at each table for a perfect palate cleanse.