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Eat two Brutto

Eat two Brutto

by Derek Guthrie

"Most new restaurants desperately fashion social media-friendly dishes but Brutto eschews such frippery"

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"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Exton Park Rosé and champagne for a good cause

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on Exton Park Rosé and champagne for a good cause

by Karen Krizanovich

"My hand went to the wrong neck. The foil off, it was like breaking into an ISA for shits and giggles"

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on the big ol’ Bollinger R.D. 2007

Effervesce sense | Karen Krizanovich on the big ol’ Bollinger R.D. 2007

by Karen Krizanovich

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"

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"

Effervesce sense | Valentine’s Day edition

Effervesce sense | Valentine’s Day edition

by Karen Krizanovich

"It’s silly, I know, but love is silly"

Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

Effervesce sense | Mad about Methóde Cap Classique

by Karen Krizanovich

"When you see a bottle marked Cap Classique, buy it… Drink it alone - you know I often do - or with people. Drink it crying, laughing or feeling totally numb"

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, <em>Wine from Another Galaxy</em> and other stories

Effervesce Sense | Noble Rot, Wine from Another Galaxy and other stories

by Karen Krizanovich

“…even if you think you know that Barolo smells of roses and tar, or Chablis tastes like it has trickled through ancient oyster beds, great bottles always have an originality that begs the question: how can this be made just from grapes?”