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Wine and Food in the Borderlands

Wine and Food in the Borderlands Posted: 4th June 2019 These days when I go to Austria I seldom chance it beyond the Vienna’s wide...

Champagne

Champagne Posted: 1st May 2019 Back in the nineties I seemed to spend half my life padding around the Champagne region. I did pieces for...

Disappearing Kentish Town

Disappearing Kentish Town Posted: 2nd April 2019 When I first moved to Kentish Town in central North London twenty-four years ago there were plenty of...

Gérard Basset

Gérard Basset Posted: 1st February 2019 Gérard Basset died from throat cancer this month. It is sad news, not least because he was younger than...

The Spirit of Christmas Present

The Spirit of Christmas Present Posted: 2nd January 2019 Christmas is certainly not what it was. Even in my callow twenties I recall one year...

Austerity and Prosecco

Austerity and Prosecco Posted: 3rd December 2018 November was grim month. Sometime in the twilight days of October I realised I could no longer fit...

On Culinary Fashion: a Tale of Two St John’s: St John’s in Clerkenwell and the Oslo Court in St John’s Wood

On Culinary Fashion: a Tale of Two St John’s: St John’s in Clerkenwell and the Oslo Court in St John’s Wood Posted: 5th November 2018...

The Palate Revives

The Palate Revives Posted: 3rd October 2018 After the dog days of this summer working life has gradually returned. I’ve actually been pleasantly busy, though...

Pimm’s Number 6 Cup

Pimm’s Number 6 Cup Posted: 1st August 2018 In the earlier part of this summer at least, I spent a lot of time thinking about...

Austrian Wines

Austrian Wines Posted: 2nd July 2018 It has been a while since I have been in Vienna for the biennial Vievinum wine fair and a lot of...
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