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Effervesce sense | You can’t Cannes, but you can…

Effervesce sense | You can’t Cannes, but you can…

by Karen Krizanovich

“Today is the day that the Cannes Film Festival would have kicked off. In celebration I will mix myself a gin & tonic and set fire to a €20 note, while an Estonian three-hour black & white documentary about a convent plays on my TV. Cheers!”

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Bruno Paillard

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Bruno Paillard

by Karen Krizanovich

"Looking at the bottle, with its olde worlde label and dark green hue, I felt as if I were going in to see my bank manager, or for a job interview"

Effervesce sense | Chalked up

Effervesce sense | Chalked up

by Karen Krizanovich

"I smiled back. I felt dirt smear across my teeth. I guess no wine tasting today"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Billecart-Salmon

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Billecart-Salmon

by Karen Krizanovich

"We are not very focused on marketing. Vinification is the key for us, and all the rest is bullshit…"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on The Big English Wine Good Friday

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on The Big English Wine Good Friday

by Karen Krizanovich

"I am not here to be right: I am here as a friend who wants you to put nice things in your mouth"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on champagne, part <em> une <em/>

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on champagne, part une

by Karen Krizanovich

"Drinkable diamonds, liquid money, tipsy happiness, champagne is a party in my mouth and a gift in a bottle"

Full bloom | Review: Geranium, Copenhagen

Full bloom | Review: Geranium, Copenhagen

by David J Constable

"Chefs all wear the preposterously tall toque blanche hat, but all of the pomp is lavishly lapped up"

Enrico Crippa’s ceaseless search for perfection

Enrico Crippa’s ceaseless search for perfection

by David J Constable

"I’ve lived in Alba for over 15 years, and have found my happy place. I plant, I grow, I harvest, I cook"

Game on | Review: The Game Bird, London

Game on | Review: The Game Bird, London

by Neil D.A. Stewart

"One question still vexes me, year in, year out. Where can I take my parents for dinner in London?"

Noma 2.0 | Now what?

Noma 2.0 | Now what?

by David J Constable

"I want the person responsible for cooking my dinner to be a proper fatty, experienced in gluttony"