David J Constable

Review: Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Review: Ministry of Crab, Colombo, Sri Lanka

by David J Constable

"Lashings of butter has been added to temper the sting, but this is the Indian subcontinent, where they like their hearty fare hotter than the Gates of Hell"

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