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Le Dame De Pic – Restaurant Royalty?

Anne-Sophie Pic is bit of a chef legend that has created her own legacy, cemented in modern French cookery. She…

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Minetta Tavern – it’s a New York institution

Unsurprisingly we could only score a table at 5.30pm in Keith McNally marvellous Greenwich Village bistro which has been around since…

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Balthazar – New York – brunch love

Balthazar is another one of Keith McNally’s grand French brasserie’s located on Spring Street of New York since April 1997. The…

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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,…

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Birthdays should always involve good restaurants – Portland for lunch and Frenchie for dinner will have your mouth dancing

What do you do when you’re tasked with organising a day and night of restaurants for a friend’s birthday? You…

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Frenchie – Review (Covent Garden) – a bistro with a sharp suit? Trés Bon!

Greg Marchand opens “Frenchie” in February this year, a name coined for him by Jamie Oliver when he was the…

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Piquet – Review (Fitzrovia) Another one bites the dust

Piquet was the name of Allan Pickett’s no gimmicks French inspired London restaurant. He collaborates with Bodeans founder Andre Blais…

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Little Social – Review (Mayfair) time to impress the clients!

I first came here back in March earlier this year with an old school mate and had an outrageous time….

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Noble Rot – Review – Paris in Bloomsbury

Noble Rot was originally formed in 2013 as a food and wine publication founded by Dan Keeling and Mark Andrew. Dan Keeling…

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Le Gavroche – Review (Mayfair) It’s an institution

Le Gavroche first opened in 1967 by Michel Roux Snr and Albert Roux originally at 61 Lower Sloane Street until 1981 when…