Derek Guthrie

Rich pickings | Review: La Dame de Pic London

Rich pickings | Review: La Dame de Pic London

by Derek Guthrie

"Her family's culinary history is so intense there’s demi-glace coursing through her veins"

Architouring the National Theatre | London’s culture bunker

Architouring the National Theatre | London’s culture bunker

by Derek Guthrie

It’s a Brutalist concrete giant, which Prince Charles worries himself sick over, castigating damn modernists as "worse than the Luftwaffe"

Scandi spirits | Review: Aquavit, London

Scandi spirits | Review: Aquavit, London

by Derek Guthrie

Midtown Manhattan’s most famous Swedish fine dining room has come to Europe

Hong Kong | Shooting Michelin stars

Hong Kong | Shooting Michelin stars

by Derek Guthrie

"I’ve only had one bad meal in Hong Kong, and that’s the one at the top of this article"

Gentrifying tonight | Dining in Glasgow’s Finnieston

Gentrifying tonight | Dining in Glasgow’s Finnieston

by Derek Guthrie

"Heavy industry departed a long time ago, and most Glaswegians regard it as a commuter rat run en route to somewhere more interesting. A tad unfair TBH"

Hotel du Lac revisited

Hotel du Lac revisited

by Derek Guthrie

" I stepped out on to my little balcony several times to view the water and distant mountains, and not once was the air like milk. Not even the condensed stuff, which I like"

Superfast Europe: London to Carcassonne by TGV at 300km per hour (almost)

Superfast Europe: London to Carcassonne by TGV at 300km per hour (almost)

by Derek Guthrie

"On one occasion my passport was thrown back at me because I hadn’t held it open at the correct page: I was sent to the end of the queue"

Nobody at the wheel | The Tesla Model S reviewed

Nobody at the wheel | The Tesla Model S reviewed

by Derek Guthrie

"Pretty soon you grasp that this car is smarter than you"

No wheat, no dairy | Review: Indigo, London

No wheat, no dairy | Review: Indigo, London

by Derek Guthrie

Derek Guthrie reluctantly braves lunch at Indigo at One Aldwych in London

Scottish restaurants are cooking up a storm in London. And they have nothing to do with deep fried Mars Bars

Scottish restaurants are cooking up a storm in London. And they have nothing to do with deep fried Mars Bars

by Derek Guthrie

"I’ve no doubt, a very long time ago, somebody did put a Mars Bar into a deep fat fryer for a jolly jape, but like Nessie, it only became a thing because it fitted our collective need to believe in the unbelievably ghastly"