"It’s the FOMO champer for your hamper and I can’t believe I wrote that"
"Yes, my first encounter was at Sheekey’s, the theatre district’s darling heart. But Henriot is at home in Hollywood’s Waldorf Astoria, Tokyo’s Restaurant Apicius and London’s Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square as well"
"I don’t want to read about a wine I can’t actually get"
"Where else can I savour the choices of often esoteric programmers whose idea of a great film is a far cry from mine?"
"For sure, no wine like this was ever served in the history of Illinois"
"It’s not a knackering drive (you can take a helicopter), has many seductive historical details like fancy romantic-novel chandeliers, wooden balustrade gargoyles with boobs, aphrodisiac Valrhona Tulakalum dark chocolate fondant, what more could impress someone you like?"
"This summer, I popped into The Bloomsbury Hotel’s Coral Room to witness people so happy to be out of lockdown that the scene was literally Bacchanalia"
"In the programme, there are many lovely photos but one especially captures that time - him peeking under the covering of one shark, his father at the its head"
"My hand went to the wrong neck. The foil off, it was like breaking into an ISA for shits and giggles"
Karen Krizanovich on the big ol' Bollinger R.D. 2007. "Don’t say legend. The word is a cliche now, used for any old acquaintance or, points for maximum irritation, horse"