While Nick was in Boston speaking to a group of leading hoteliers, our son suggested we console ourselves at Terroirs, a brand new very wine-minded establishment just opposite Charing Cross, on a...
Even after a delicious bowl of pumpkin soup with girolles and hazelnuts at Magdalen, which opened no more than a five minute walk from London Bridge station in early January, there was...
A sequence of restaurant openings across London’s West End may finally lay to rest one of the industry’s long standing maxims, that ‘location, location,...
Eric Lecours, San Francisco: My wife and I spent last week in London and had a wonderful time. We took your travel advice and went to Chez Bruce , a Michelin one star with two forks. We called...
London, many contend, has become the restaurant capital of the world. This is not a claim, however unscientific, I have ever adhered to although I am firmly convinced that the rate of improvement...
Richard Harden, co-editor of Harden's restaurant guides, stopped in the course of a disappointing meal at the recently opened Cafeteria, London W10, to answer a question from a restaurant supplier...
Since my first and, regrettably, only trip to Japan I have come to appreciate the enormous gulf that separates Japanese food eaten there and in the West.
It is not a question of the variety...
A week touring the West End and the west of London left me in no doubt that there are some wonderful things happening on London's food and restaurant fronts. But why, I was also left wondering, do...
My one and only trip to the southern states of America left very strong and very happy memories.
These range from breakfasts in Savannah to sunny lunches in genteel Charleston....
'My first wife was second cook in a third-rate restaurant on Fourth Street' has been my favourite line from the movies since I first heard it spoken by the actor William Bendix in the film...
Michel Roux Jr, long the chef/proprietor of Mayfair's renowned Le Gavroche and, more recently, the face of BBC TV's MasterChef: The Professionals and Food & Drink , was in a very relaxed...
A recent lunch and then dinner at Bibendum restaurant in London's South Kensington, which opened in August 1987 thanks to the diverse talents of designer and restaurateur Sir Terence Conran,...
The clock on the back bar of Cafe Murano, which chef Angela Hartnett and restaurateur Chris Yates opened at 33 St James's Street two months ago, had just turned 2.30 pm, marking another phase in...
It was while researching this article that I finally realised why I have such enthusiasm for really good Chinese food.
It is not so much its variety; the colours on show; the...
At the end of a radio discussion that focused on what 2014 will hold for restaurant goers, we panelists repaired to a nearby watering hole. Not surprisingly, the discussion about restaurants...
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