Azurmendi – breath taking stuff

Azurmendi is a hilltop restaurant overlooking some Bilbao’s stunning country side. With it comes a huge vineyard, a winery, a vegetable AND a herb garden. The restaurant building itself looks far from a Michelin Starred restaurant but more like a state of the art greenhouse,…

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…

China Club – Hong Kong – It’s Proper Posh

Sir David Tang opened China Club Hong Kong on 30th June 1991 and it’s located on the top three floors of the old Bank of China Building in Central Hong Kong. It has strong luxury design cues from from the bygone era of the 1930’s to…

Hibiscus – the final farewell – TTFN

I managed to dine at the 2 Michelin Star Hibiscus before it closed for good on the 1st of October 2016 after nine years in operation. Rumour has it that the restaurant cashed in due to the ever-rising Mayfair rental prices and Chef Claude Bosi is…

Pollen Street Social – Review (Mayfair) I finally made it here

Jason Atherton the chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social, was the former chef-patron of the one-Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of big sweary Ramsey Holdings before he set off on his pursuit of world dominance. He was also the first British chef to complete a stage…