I’ve been a fan of Michel Roux JR for some time; those that read my review of his recent book will know this. I was therefore very lucky to have a table at his flagship restaurant, Le Gavroche, for my
I had thought I had seen it all…… then I discovered that Iceland are selling 24 frozen sandwiches for £5. Have we reached a state of culinary affairs where people are unable to make sandwiches? They come in three varieties
I recently opposed an application for planning permission (2013/4418) to convert the abandoned florists in Station Approach into a Costa. Whilst I have never cared for Costa’s products, my logic was not coffee snobbery, it was one of local economics.
In response to my piece on The Great Surbiton Curry Debate, many people suggested that I go visit the Sherpa Kitchen in Esher as it was the best around. Having now finally done that, I can confidentially say it is
I have a rule in London. Basically, anywhere that’s within 200 yards of either bank of the Thames between Westminster Bridge and Tower Bridge, or within roughly the same radius of a major train/tube station or tourist attraction is likely
Another evening in London, another pre-theatre dinner dash between the excellent London Fields Brewery tour and a preview of Dickens Abridged. This time, various internet searches led me to Cafe des Amis in Covent Garden, £18.50 for three courses, or