I am, currently, in a very happy place, not literally but mentally. Last night, NN and I had a truly spectacular, joyful, mind blowing meal, at the two Michelin starred restaurant at the Yeatman Hotel in Porto; well, technically, it’s in Gaia which overlooks Porto.Literally, I am sitting in Burger King, in the airport, because I refuse to spend €7 on a dry, scabby sandwich. … More The Yeatman, Porto, restaurant review
If I am very lucky, once a year, the stars align and I find myself at dinner with two of my oldest friends. Last week, I got very lucky. M flew in from HK and N made the easier, but infinitely less glamorous, journey from Guilford. What never fails to amaze is the way we slip straight … More Bar Douro, restaurant review, London
Today the forecast was for thunderstorms. We checked approximately six different forecasts, the forecast was still for thunderstorms and we still weren’t dressed for the weather. It being Sunday, most things were shut, so I booked one of the hit list restaurants on the Fork app, only to find, when I checked its own website, … More Private dining at Uva restaurant
L’Osteria restaurant review I am currently on holiday in Madeira, a Portuguese island that’s not all that close to Portugal. E and I were eating dinner at Yuu Kitchen on Monday, discussing a possible holiday, and by Tuesday I had booked us on a cheap and cheerful package deal. On our first night, I booked … More A local Madeiran delicacy, so they say.