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Why we love the XL XLB at Drunken Dumpling

Why we love the XL XLB at Drunken Dumpling

by Civilian New York City

The giant soup dumpling in the East Village is a daily limited edition

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

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

by Neil 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"

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