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The Ninth – Charlotte Street Review – A Michelin Gong Within A Year?

There’s no denying that Chef Jun Tanaka comes with pedigree. In 1991, he worked at Le Gavroche and trained with…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Formal Modern European New York Posh Nosh

The Nomad Hotel NYC – my intro to chef Daniel Humm’s cooking

The NoMad Hotel opens in 2012 in Midtown New York and comes with 168 rooms in its 20th century Beaux-Arts building…

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Berners Tavern for breakfast, Portland for lunch.. This is what you do when friends come to visit. What an afternoon!

I’ve been to Berners Tavern many times now for dinner and lunch but never for breakfast so having an old works reunion…

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

Jason Atherton is chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social and was the former chef-patron of One Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of…

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The Dairy – Review Take two (Clapham)

I first dined in The Dairy in the summer of 2015 and I wasn’t disappointed – this time I’m with my siblings…

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Galley – Review (Islington) Brother and sister team throw out the rod

Oriona Robb together with her sibling Marcel Grzyb, the former head chef of 10 years at Soho institution Randall and…

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Alyn Williams at the Westbury (Mayfair) Posh nosh at its finest

There comes a time when a chef wants to leave a well established kitchen and place his own plaque on…

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Portland Restaurant – Review (Fitzrovia) Michelin Got It Right

Portland Restaurant was opened in January 2015 by Will Lander, he also co-owns The Quality Chop House – he teams up with…

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Pidgin review (Hackney) – high ranking amateurs turn pro

Before Pidgin there was the acclaimed supper club ‘The Secret Larder’ that friends James Ramsden (who is also a broadcaster & food writer) and Sam…

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Pieds Nus – Review (Marylebone, London) Pop-up ‘now seeking a new home’

The purpose of this posting is 2 fold; to reminisce on how good Pieds Nus really was and in hope that restauranteur David…