David J Constable

Normcore | Norman’s Cafe, London

Normcore | Norman’s Cafe, London

by David J Constable

"Yes, gimmee some of that carbohydrate overload, rivers of vegetable oil and gloopy cheesy-bean combos"

Brace! Brace!

Brace! Brace!

by David J Constable

'The Green Star means, well, I don’t actually know. Who does? The whole eco-green thing is a mainstream perversion right now'

The best of birthday feasts | The Fordwich Arms, Canterbury

The best of birthday feasts | The Fordwich Arms, Canterbury

by David J Constable

"Mum sighs a defeatist sigh, the bread having caught up with her. Instead, she sneaks the choccy orb into her handbag for later"

Maritime for dinner | The Pumproom at Copper Rivet Distillery, Chatham

Maritime for dinner | The Pumproom at Copper Rivet Distillery, Chatham

by David J Constable

"Back then, it was a riotous and unlawful place, a lethal cocktail of soldiers, sailors, whores and booze"

KO’d | Ikoyi, London

KO’d | Ikoyi, London

by David J Constable

"How best to define this restaurant? Don’t bother"

Behold: A really good Indian restaurant in Dubai | Review: Trèsind Studio

Behold: A really good Indian restaurant in Dubai | Review: Trèsind Studio

by David J Constable

"For such a new and advanced city, Dubai’s culinary offering remains sluggish; a decade-or more behind others. It’s skyscraper dining, bottomless brunches and sushi by the pool"

Fassona beef | Review: Bifrò la Bistecca Frollata, Turin

Fassona beef | Review: Bifrò la Bistecca Frollata, Turin

by David J Constable

"This is a region that prides itself on this unique breed of cow, renowned for their muscular hypertrophy, commonly known as double muscling"

Contemporary twist and shout | Review: Contraste, Milan

Contemporary twist and shout | Review: Contraste, Milan

by David J Constable

"Not another contemporary twist promise, another twiddly-accented, jus-dribbling, foam-flicking chef"

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"