Derek Guthrie

Iceland cometh

by Derek Guthrie

"Eurovision parties, the kind an erstwhile partner hosts every year, complete with scorecards and flags, are an acquired taste"

Cabin  fièvre | Dreaming of Paris

by Derek Guthrie

"Beatific nymphs pose beneath the stained-glass ceilings, floral floor ceramics and peacock wall panels sing in harmony"

California gold | Three hideaway hotels

California gold | Three hideaway hotels

by Derek Guthrie

"This is the 50s. The real thing, not a pastiche"

Surviving fire and overwhelming acclaim: SingleThread, Healdsburg

Surviving fire and overwhelming acclaim: SingleThread, Healdsburg

by Derek Guthrie

"When told, drop everything and get the hell out, fast"

Netflix and brill | Review: La Marine, Noirmoutier

Netflix and brill | Review: La Marine, Noirmoutier

by Derek Guthrie

"Dinner starts proper with the world's oddest signature dish …"

Super chouette Soho | Review: Upstairs at The French

Super chouette Soho | Review: Upstairs at The French

by Derek Guthrie

"There's a shimmer in the wallpaper that speaks of a more familiar, outré Soho, than secret wartime plotting"

DTLA | High finance and high times

DTLA | High finance and high times

by Derek Guthrie

"Not that long ago, all this would have been the stuff of fantasy, the area's origins lost and gone, strangled by squalor"

Review: Tesla X | Silent but not deadly

Review: Tesla X | Silent but not deadly

by Derek Guthrie

"At 120 mph, the Tesla has the decibel level of a vibrating phone"

Bong! The dope on Denver: modern art, craft beer and Rocky Mountain oysters

Bong! The dope on Denver: modern art, craft beer and Rocky Mountain oysters

by Derek Guthrie

"Acronym fever nearly spread to Five Points, but FiDo would never have caught on. Too barking"

Hot table | Review: Hide, London

Hot table | Review: Hide, London

by Derek Guthrie

"They knew the farmer's name, the strain of tomato used in the gazpacho, the fresh herbs used in that morning's Italian crispbread"