FOOD+DRINK

Recipes, reviews, farms and tables

Let them eat cake | Review: Gordon Ramsay au Trianon, Paris

Let them eat cake | Review: Gordon Ramsay au Trianon, Paris

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"I went to Gordon Ramsay’s house to photograph his dog for Tatler once. Even he couldn’t quite believe it was happening"

The most mediocre best restaurants in London

The most mediocre best restaurants in London

by George Reynolds

"I simply don't understand the adulation directed towards Barrafina..."

Brunch – beyond Benedict and avocado smash

Brunch – beyond Benedict and avocado smash

by George Reynolds

"The most dreaded question you can ask at 10AM on a Saturday morning: 'Where are we going for brunch?'"

How to have afternoon tea when you hate it

How to have afternoon tea when you hate it

by Karen Krizanovich

"This twilight zone of carbs and stupidity is typically an expensive, expansive run of ordinary sandwiches cut into small triangles"

The empire built on bubbles: champagne law according to Krug

The empire built on bubbles: champagne law according to Krug

by David J Constable

"Here's the problem with champagne (I'm just going to come right out and say it): most of it isn't very good"

Visual pleasure, narrative vinegar | Why I just don’t love Osteria Francescana as much as everyone else

Visual pleasure, narrative vinegar | Why I just don’t love Osteria Francescana as much as everyone else

by George Reynolds

Why I just don't like Osteria Francescana as much as everyone else

Party o’three review: The Connaught Bar

Party o’three review: The Connaught Bar

by Civilian London

"Stepping into the place is like stepping into a finely crafted version of The Great Gatsby, only without the death and the boats"

Smoke and mirrors | Alinea’s second act in Chicago

Smoke and mirrors | Alinea’s second act in Chicago

by Neil Stewart

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

Beef rib and shamrocks

Beef rib and shamrocks

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Growing up in the archetypal Irish family home in the 1970s, I despised most food that wasn’t from our favourite fish and chip shop"

The best rooftop restaurant in the world | Why I love Breeze, Bangkok

The best rooftop restaurant in the world | Why I love Breeze, Bangkok

by Molly Delaney

51 floors up, the sky is the limit: "We are making memories here, people!!!"