Martin Berasategui – The Spanish Legend

Martin Berasategui began cooking at a tender age of 14 when most of us were still playing Nintendo. He gained his first Michelin Star at the age of 25 and currently holds eight in total across his repertoire of restaurants in Spain which is more…

Arzak – 3 Michelin Star Heaven? A star studded meal literally!

Arzak holds high regard for many as a San Sebastián institution of modern Basque cookery. It was a humble tavern in 1897 under Escolástica Lete – the grandmother of Chef owner Juan Mari Artzak, currently aged 74 who has won and kept 3 Michelin stars…

San Sebastian Pintxos tour – the food Gods’ are here!

When I heard San Sebastián was the Mecca for Michelin starred chefs and holds more stars per capita then anywhere else I just had to go. It’s small coastal town based in the Basque region of Spain, but it has a big reputation which harkens…

Ember Yard – Review (Soho) My first and most recent visits

The Ember Yard is the fourth instalment from the Salt Yard Group and my second voyage in conquering all of their restaurants after staying loyal to the Opera Tavern . (Oh the duplicity kills me!). They opened on the 2nd of December 2013 in the heart of Soho focussing…

Lurra – Review (Marylebone) Basque in London

So what’s the gig with Lurra? It’s a Basque inspired charcoal & wood fired dining spot which features its own wine cellar, oak flooring, 20 seat al fresco dining area and an open kitchen with a marble bar. There is an abundant variety of seafood as…