The Ritz , London – High end delights.

We`re in London , it`s Sunday lunchtime and as always there`s only the one choice for us…. The Ritz. As always , it`s the 12.30 arrival ,the usual window table and the first diners to be seated in the dining room. Our first course arrived at 1pm and our Petits fours arrived at 5.30 pm….

WAKU GHIN – Singapore , A long journey to eat dinner.

  Restaurant  Waku Ghin , Number 7 on the list of Asia`s best restaurants , Number 50 in the World  2014  and the Singapore base of Japanese chef  Tetsuya Wakuda,  a bit of a shining star of Japanese cuisine and media. The only reason I went to Singapore was to eat here so i was expecting…

Koffmann – An evening of the classics.

My latest trip to London was a bit of a last minute job so i really didn`t have much time to think about where i was eating. My friend David from The CriticalCouple blog suggested that we should do a London classic – Pierre Koffmann at the Berkeley ,old school at its very best. Koffmann is…

An amazing 18 Course Lunch at The Ritz.

The final London meal of 2013 had me returning once again to my old favourite , The Ritz hotel for a little treat before the Xmas madness kicked off. I had booked myself a table for myself which would allow me the opportunity  to be at one with my thoughts and reminisce about the ups and downs…

The Greenhouse – Tasting menu, London

This was the first stop of our latest foodie weekender in London and the first time at The Greenhouse restaurant in Mayfair. The Chef here is Arnaud Bignon formerly of The Hotel Bristol in Paris (rather a good addition to his CV there).Hotel Le Bristol has been  on my list of places to go for quite a while and whilst i really don`t…

Helene Darroze at the Connaught – The Inspiration Menu 2011.

Helene Darroze at the Connaught  – For a high class, fine dining  Michelin two star restaurant  things are unusually quiet and pretty low key here in the UK for the “Parisienne queen of the cooking scene”. I`ve never seen Madamemoiselle Darroze on the TV before , rarely seen her in the Media and for a 2…

Sketch – The Tasting Menu at Pierre Gagnaire.

       I`ve been meaning to get down from Cumbria to eat at Sketch for quite a few years now but i always seem to deviate somewhere else.Finally , i managed to get leave from work , booked the train , hotels and the trip was on. Sketch reports seem to come in a mixed bag…

William Drabble – Gourmand menu at 7 Park place ,London.

Lunching in London – The Menu Gourmande at William Drabble , st James Hotel and club I had to get the `Google street maps` fired up on my mobile to find 7 Park place ,as it`s tucked away pretty well in a very quiet little corner of St James near Mayfair. Fortunately my nifty little…

Hestons Fat Duck

Jeez….talk about difficult to get a table. Seeing as though im trying to get back into my food again i thought it would be a great idea to take my girlfriend along to Heston Blumenthals fat duck restaurant for a double birthday treat.A great chance to experience what it would be like to eat the “Worlds…