All the words in ‘Courvoisier Great Gatsby Pop-up at Harrods’ are fabulous apart from ‘pop-up’, which I’m afraid I tend to associate with cheap, temporary, cardboardy, hipster flights of fancy. Fortunately, the other words here have such strong connotations of cultural longevity that ‘pop-up’ is drowned out. A dark, dark [...]
Most of us who are interested in food – whether that’s cooking it, reading about it, dining out for it, or all...
Go on, admit it. You can’t always reach for a bottle of fine single malt, which means that where needs must, a blend...
Outsize ants crawl over crazy paving at the Klinec homestead’s terrace. The vista in their midst – Medana’s...
The greatest creamed spinach I’ve ever tasted was during a recent meal at The Palm steakhouse in Chelsea, just off Sloane Street. They elevated this simple dish from a usually forgettable accompaniment to an indulgent and delicious side that tasted so good I would’ve happily converted to vegetarianism and eaten [...]Read more ›
Of all the things that I have sewn recently (it’s a list that includes my new sofa cover, the paw of a cuddly bear and a bolt of silk reincarnated as gift-wrap) stitching the stomach of a fish is definitely up there as the most unusual. And yet here I [...]Read more ›