Author David J. Constable

An inveterate traveller and austere gastronome with an unhealthy obsession with Scotch eggs, David's writing is acerbic and often satirical, covering travel, food and culture. A proud Englishman, David enjoys Earl Grey, toffee ice-cream and a fitted tweed jacket. He’ll try anything once, so long as it tastes good.

Travel
0

Clutching his new 3-day tourist visa, David Constable jets off to China’s commercial capital and spends his…

British
2

“The ox is one of those plentiful beasts who just keeps on giving. If we’re not using it for ploughing or threshing, then it’s pulling carts in India. If you’re not in India, then you’re probably eating the thing alongside a glass of Châteauneuf-du-Pâpe.”

British
0

“What is the most annoying sound in Edinburgh? Clue: it has nothing to do with football or rugby. You got it? No? Okay, another clue: it can be heard during the day and night? Anything?”

London Restaurants
0

“Wishbone is a new fried chicken and wings restaurant, the newest addition to the now uber-cool Brixton Village, which takes its residency underneath the rail arches of the railway station.”

Travel
1

“Beirut is a vibrant and colourful city attempting to emerge from troubled times. A mix of communities and subdivides speak Arabic, French, English and Armenian, across dozens of religions.” David J Constable reports…

1 2 3