River Cottage HQ, Devon

on 16-9-2013

I’ve been prevaricating about writing this review for a few weeks now. The aim of this blog is to be a celebration of eating and drinking before all else, and as a result I’ve so far been hesitant to include any negative comments. Indeed, I’ve even gone so far as to avoid writing...

L’Antica Pizzeria, Hampstead

on 10-9-2013

Sometimes catching the tube just seems like too much effort. We were planning to go somewhere new and exciting on Saturday night, maybe somewhere trendy involving queuing and anticipation and parting with lots of cash. Or perhaps to Street Feast, for cheap and uniformly excellent fare, the...

Prashad, Drighlington

on 05-9-2013

I had my first ever curry during my undergraduate fresher’s week, some years ago now (I’m not going to tell you how many). As my dining companions were kind, they suggested I start with a novice-friendly vegetable korma, and needless to say I was instantly hooked. Since then I’ve eaten at...

Restaurant Story, London Bridge

on 20-8-2013

I recently read two reviews of Tom Seller’s Restaurant Story, from A. A. Gill in the Sunday Times and Marina O’Loughlin in the Guardian, where both said they’d initially opted for the six course menu before switching to the ten course version as a result of the sheer brilliance...