Food is at the heart of every great trip, even on a cruise. These new ships will be serving up the very best in dining.
Courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line
Fabulous food is always a must on any Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship and the Norwegian Escape will offer two complimentary dining outlets as well as enhanced offerings in the Ginza Asian restaurant, O’Sheehan’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill, and the Moderno Churrascaria, a Brazilian-style steakhouse. The Escape will also feature the Sugarcane Mojito Bar and Norwegian’s first Five o’Clock Somewhere Bar where passionate Parrotheads will enjoy the “Who’s to Blame® Margarita,” ice cold LandShark Lagers and more - all the creative result of Norwegian’s first exclusive partnership with Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville®. Well-known Miami restaurateurs the Pubbelly Restaurant Group will be represented on board at Food Republic, a "modern, upscale food emporium" featuring a small plate experience of global cuisine ranging from Asia to Central Europe and the Mediterranean".
Courtesy of Carnival Cruise Lines
Carnival Vista will wow guests with the Seafood Shack, a New England inspired eatery and the RedFrog Pub, the line’s first onboard brewery.
Courtesy of Holland America Line
Holland America's ms Koningsdam guests will enjoy fine dining in restaurants that include Sel de Mer, a new French seafood brasserie; a new farm-to-table dinner experience in the Culinary Arts Center presented by Food & Wine magazine; a re-designed casual Lido Market with themed serving stations and favorites such as Pinnacle Grill, Canaletto Italian restaurant and pan-Asian Tamarind.
Courtesy of Royal Caribbean International
Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas will offer a wealth of dynamite restaurants. Of special note is Jamie’s Italian, modeled after British Chef Jamie Oliver’s renowned restaurants in the UK, and Michael’s Genuine Pub where award-winning chef Michael Schwartz will offer tasty pub fare and his namesake craft beer. Be sure to try Wonderland – also a feature on Harmony of the Seas - for its imaginative décor with fantastic food offerings.
Written by Liz Fleming and originally published in World Traveler Summer/Fall 2015 issue.