David J Constable

Octopus and orecchiette | Review: Ristorante da Giulia, Milan

Octopus and orecchiette | Review: Ristorante da Giulia, Milan

by David J Constable

It's on one of the ugliest piazzas in Milan, they do unspeakable things to octopus, and they'd be well advised to spend a few Euro on some decent press photography, but David J Constable has quite the meal at Ristorante da Giulia

Foie gras <em>sans</em> baguette | Dining in Tahiti

Foie gras sans baguette | Dining in Tahiti

by David J Constable

"The French can't stop drumming in their culinary influence wherever they go; and now the baguette has become so intertwined with Tahitian national identity, that they're stuffing them full of fresh fish or Chinese noodles"

Couverture crack | Paul A. Young’s Sea Salted Caramel habit

Couverture crack | Paul A. Young’s Sea Salted Caramel habit

by David J Constable

"It's a national obsession: the new Kit Kat, the chocolate we crave" – London chocolatier Paul A Young has us hooked on Sea Salted Caramel

Review: Relæ, Copenhagen

Review: Relæ, Copenhagen

by David J Constable

"Who was it that made foraging popular? Probably the poor…" David J Constable reviews ex-Noma chef Christian Puglisi's stark and smart Copenhagen restaurant, Relæ

Cast iron chef | Sat Bains

Cast iron chef | Sat Bains

by David J Constable

"Aside from his tall frame and muscular shoulders, he has hands like hams" - David J Constable heads to the Midlands to meet the colossus of the modern tasting menu

Review: Bo London

Review: Bo London

by David J Constable

Self-styled "Demon Chef" Alvin Leung has brought his award winning "X-treme Chinese" cuisine from Hong Kong to London. Is it more tasteless gimmick than culinary innovation?

Review: L.A. Market, L.A.

Review: L.A. Market, L.A.

by David J Constable

The brash and bright downtown L.A. LIVE nightlife district has a brash and bright destination dining room to match