"It is clear much more thought has gone into how it looks than how it eats"
"It’s 8PM on a Friday night at Hakkasan Mayfair and a urinal is leaking piss"
"It’s a doozy, a murder by a million cuts so subtle that on first reading you can’t quite understand how a restaurant came to be lying in front of you in a puddle of its own viscera, twitching its last"
"There are monkeys, of course, because this is India, and monkeys are ubiquitous, but if you’ve ever been on safari in Africa you know that once the guide starts talking about primates and wildfowl it means that all the good stuff has gone home for the day"
"If there is a bill of fare more precisely calibrated to give a male late millennial food dork an overwhelming case of the FOMOs, I can’t imagine it"
"The staff are dressed in a style best described as Murder Circus: equal parts waistcoats and straightjackets"
George Reynolds explains why Tom Hardy, Taboo and its filthy depiction of London in the 1800s make for the most compelling TV he’s seen in quite some time
What we talk about when we talk about Anthony Bourdain
"Another glance in the mirror: those are pecs, those are abs, those are Brad-Pitt-in-Fight-Club cum gutters. Nice!"