Hundreds of Restaurants Get New ‘MedDiet’ Label

The EU-funded project certifies restaurants that offer "authentic Mediterranean dishes" and comply with the criteria established by the program.

Italy Nears Cruet Ban of its Own

Following a similar move in Spain, Italy is on its way to banning oil cruets in restaurants.
Special Report

Rising Star Sees Big Potential for Olive Oil

Madrid’s three Michelin-starred chef David Muñoz rates olive oil as the gastronomic ingredient with the most promising future.

Ban Imminent on Refillable Olive Oil Bottles in Spanish Restaurants and Bars

A new law banning refillable olive oil containers in Spain’s restaurants and bars will come into effect on January 1.
Olive Oil Times Special

Extra Virgin Cocktails

In Italy, producers, bartenders and researchers are adding a drop of extra virgin olive oil to their cocktails. It's worth trying it.

Cristiano Tomei: Instinct and Madness

At L'Imbuto restaurant, chef Cristiano Tomei proposes a cuisine based on quality, simple ingredients and a great creativity.
Special Report

Julian Medina’s ‘Toloache’ to Feature Elite Olive Oils

Medina will show how extra virgin olive oils can enhance and elevate his contemporary Mexican cuisine.

New York Restaurants to Feature Olive Oils from Around the World

Some of the 700 olive oils competing in the New York competition will be featured at selected restaurants throughout the city.