Author Jonesy

Food
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As our resident gastronome, Jonesy is quick to blow his own horn when it comes to culinary knowledge. But sometimes (in fact often), he finds himself out of his depth in dangerous waters. Oh dear, what has he got himself into this time?

Musings
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When a man greets a woman, does one shake hands, kiss, embrace or simply nod? And is it appropriate to kiss a business acquaintance? Jonesy explores the pitfalls, hurdles and bear traps of the modern salutation.

Food
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Summer was drawing to a close, the days were getting shorter, the weather cooler, and the chaps realised they hadn’t had a picnic yet. Immediate action was called for! An emergency picnic. In the office. Whatever were they thinking?

The Culturist
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A cold night in the Western Desert, officers of the Royal Air Force huddle around a crackling radio, broadcasting chatter from the BBC Foreign Service. The men sip fortifying tea from tin mugs and await the distant, rumbling assault.

French
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Lunch with a horror film director on Friday 13th. All that Jonesy needed was an appalling meal to complete the unholy trinity, and he would have the makings of a great narrative review. However, the Brothers Galvin had other ideas.

British
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Sitting quietly on Mill Street in Mayfair is a public house that Giles Coren calls his “all time favourite pub – in the whole world”. Jonesy visits the popular watering hole and admits that he might have wallowed there before.

French
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After eight years away from the kitchen, the celebrated French chef, Pierre “The Bear” Koffmann, has returned to The Berkeley Hotel. We braved his new den to discover what’s on offer at this grizzly bear’s picnic.

Food
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Having just launched a dazzling new cookery book to wide acclaim and with a sequel scheduled next year, Silvena Rowe is now preparing to open a restaurant at The May Fair Hotel.