Neil D.A. Stewart

The all-American haunted house | Doomocracy by Pedro Reyes

The all-American haunted house | Doomocracy by Pedro Reyes

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Dark and comedic, Doomocracy comes to deepest Brooklyn

Inver Awe |The best restaurant in Scotland isn’t for everyone

Inver Awe |The best restaurant in Scotland isn’t for everyone

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"The soup is the flavour equivalent of wrapping a blanket over your shoulders as autumn starts to bite. I could eat it, as they say round our way, to a band playing"

Helen Garner and “the constant onwardrushingness of life”

Helen Garner and “the constant onwardrushingness of life”

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"There aren’t many authors who could compel me to read a five-page essay on the actor Russell Crowe, much less to read that essay twice"

The strangest rooms in the world | Why I love (and am slightly fearful of) the Thorne Rooms in Chicago

The strangest rooms in the world | Why I love (and am slightly fearful of) the Thorne Rooms in Chicago

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"These miniatures are less doll’s house than haunted house"

The new booklovers | London’s best new bookstores

The new booklovers | London’s best new bookstores

by Neil D.A. Stewart

London's unusual and exciting new bookshops

Review: The Mare by Mary Gaitskill

by Neil D.A. Stewart

A new novel from the onetime bad girl of American letters is disarmingly big-hearted, empathetic and moving – and haunted by past fictions

Review: Qantas – Sydney (SYD) to Honolulu (HNL)

Review: Qantas – Sydney (SYD) to Honolulu (HNL)

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"Marc Newson’s Skybed is a rare opportunity to enjoy a design classic at 30,000 feet - but certain details on the flight I took could have used some tuning up "

Smoke and mirrors | Alinea’s second act in Chicago

Smoke and mirrors | Alinea’s second act in Chicago

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Neil Stewart reviews Grant Achatz's radical reopened Alinea in Chicago

Heavy holiday reading | My travels with Proust

Heavy holiday reading | My travels with Proust

by Neil D.A. Stewart

Neil Stewart travels through the 4000+ pages of Marcel Proust's masterwork via Brazil, Scotland, Turkey and Australia

Grill talk | Review: Asador Etxebarri, Bizakia, Spain

Grill talk | Review: Asador Etxebarri, Bizakia, Spain

by Neil D.A. Stewart

A bewildering hour from San Sebastian, Asador Etxebarri has acquired near mythical status as the best grill restaurant in the world