Harrowing times @ Little Bedwyn

The Harrow @Little Bedwyn  On most occasions it is sad to say Goodbye and this is certainly the case with the closure on Saturday 28th March of the Michelin starred The Harrow restaurant in Little Bedwyn. The Harrow has been one of the UK's most exciting restaurants – great food and service and a remarkable …

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New openings/new finds in Lisbon

Spectacular view over Lisbon from the 5th floor terrace of the Bahr's bar and restaurant with the April 25th Bridge lit up BAHR: two glasses of Filipa Pato's Espumante Blanc de Blancs New restaurants and bars in Lisbon continue to open with bewildering rapidity. The city has changed dramatically over the past five years or …

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Lunch – putting theory into practice

Pur pleasure! Although Sunday lunch has its attractions, there is something particularly enjoyable about a proper weekday lunch in a special restaurant. Perhaps it is the fact of having two or three hours or even more of unalloyed pleasure, while most of your fellows are hard at work with time only to grab a hurried …

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Le vin au restaurant en France

Un récent sondage réalisé par Opinion Way pour le salon Wine Paris a attiré mon attention car il portait sur le vin dans les restaurants en France. J'ai toujours pensé qu'il y a aux moins trois problèmes majeurs dans ce secteur de vente en France si on voulait améliorer à la fois la satisfaction des …

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Loire 2019 – a final report: Anjou and Chinon + Le Pot de Lapin (Saumur)

Part of the hamlet of Chaume showing some of the vineyards of the Quarts de Chaume Grand Cru Quarts de Chaume (15.10.19) –  bunch of variable ripeness A bunch that appears to have been frazzled by the sun Mushrooms in the Quarts de Chaume (15.10.19) reflecting the end of the drought from 21st September Anjou …

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