When NN announces at dinner in Malta that she will be in London in a few weeks, I’m delighted. She is an excellent dinner companion, not least because she thinks only in terms of pleasure, rather than cost. I know I can choose somewhere indulgent and she won’t flinch. I am close to booking Roganic of which I have only read reviews … More Typing Room, my type of place, restaurant review
I have a friend, well actually an ex and he’s not a friend really, who will make a bet with me knowing he will lose. The outcome is always lunch somewhere I really want to go; it’s bad form not to pay out on a bet. And so, this is how I found myself at Core, the first solo … More Core, restaurant review, London
When Jones told me to book anywhere I wanted for my birthday, I was excited and panicked in equal measure. My list of places to try gets longer by the day and shows no sign of slowing, with new restaurants opening, it feels almost daily, in London. A long stander on my list was Restaurant … More Story, a very happy ending, restaurant review.
After many weeks of excited anticipation, I headed off to meet the Spanish, three Michelin starred chef, Quique Dacosta. Dacosta has worked on a collaboration with Spanish kitchen and bathroom giants Porcelanosa, creating kitchens designed for cooking. I should add that kitchens should also be designed for dancing but cooking is a good place to … More Cooking with Quique Dacosta
Londons most casual one star restaurant? A and I met almost eight years ago at a mutual best friends boyfriend’s birthday in London. For us it’s was love at first sight and we’ve been best friends ever since, he is one of the absolute loves of my life. In May he turned 40 and in … More The Harwood Arms
I met Mr Gosling for lunch after he’d completed the London triathlon and I’d had a long lie. Tredwells from Marcus Waring is the winner of AA’s Restaurant of the Year 2015/16 and I love Marcus’s cooking so my expectations were high. We waited over 20 minutes to order a drink and it was a … More Tredwells from Marcus Waring restaurant review