Bibendum , London – As good as they say it is ?

  There are those that say that Bibendum is so good that it will be be the next 3 star restaurant whilst most other diners agree that it`s quite an accurately placed 2 star. I booked in to eat the food of Chef Claude Bosi and to see for myself how the food rated on…

Taillevent Paris v Taillevent London

Being a total old school classic cuisine freak I jumped at the chance of dining at Restaurant Taillevent during my visit to Paris. For lovers of highly skilled traditional “proper” French cooking then this is definitely the place to go. A formal service encompassing classic cooking techniques and ingredients , super rich Cream , Butter…

The London Ritz , Finest in the Land.

Once again the London Ritz proves too much of a temptation for me , I guess that  i`m hooked on the place and can never visit the big city without heading off there to eat. It holds everything that appeals to me about my passion for gastronomy. The dining room is as grand as it…

HEDONE , London – The`Carte Blanche` menu

Chef Mikael Jonsson runs his London Chiswick restaurant Hedone with total precision and passion for the sourcing and cooking of the very best of ingredients . It was a return visit for me after being so impressed during my initial trip a year ago. I dined at the Michelin starred Hedone during game season last year so if…

Sunday “Dinner” By Heston Blumenthal

This was my second visit to `Dinner` by Heston Blumenthal. My first time was just a short while after opening and now 3 years later on the restaurant currently boasts 2 Michelin stars. Dinner is situated within The Mandarin Oriental hotel in Knightsbridge so it`s absolutely simple to get to by tube ( Knightsbridge station on the…

7 Park Place – William Drabbles Tasting menu 2013.

 It was a return trip to William Drabble at 7 Park place and the first stop on another London foodie weekender. We chose Chefs Tasting menu again as it had totally hit the mark on our first visit ( see here ). I`ve known Chef William for a number of years now, he`s a great…

The Ledbury , London…Back we go again for more Truffles and Game.

We all know about The Ledbury by now….and i`m guessing that most of us have visited at one time or another so i won`t go repeating myself yet again. If you like your food rich, full of robust flavours , well cooked and scattered with luxurious ingredients then get yourself down there during game and truffle season…and as you…

Simon Rogan – A Spring lunch at Roganic,London

I think most of you will know by now that i`m ever so slightly potty.I can only blame the Cumbrian air and breeding for that one.Last week i even amazed myself and decided on a whim to make a 14 hour , 700 mile round trip…just to eat lunch at Roganic in Marylebone.Car , train , tube ,…