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Twins: Old Russian cuisine made new again

Dinner 19 August 2016 Forget all the hype about the twins; this is a serious destination for real foodies. The minute you walk through the door, Sergey and Ivan’s relaxed nature is evident and sets the scene for an exciting journey through old becomes new, modern Russian cuisine. If you have never tasted real Russian…

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Cosme: Holey Moley how incredible

Lunch May 23, 2016 Walking into the Cosme space, you can’t help but utter a WOW, it is truly beautiful and nothing like you would expect in a Mexican restaurant. However this is the New York morphed restaurant of Enrique Olivera, chef of the famous Mexico city restaurant Pujol, currently number 15 on the World’s…

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Faviken Breakfast: Incredible and must not be missed

Breakfast July 12, 2015   Anyone who has read anything about Faviken knows it doesn’t matter how full you feel from the night before you cannot miss breakfast. Carefully choreographed as expected, you will be beckoned to your original table, each set beautifully with a wondrous spread of traditional Nordic cuisine. Familiar faces will appear, others…

Noma Japan, February 2015, where every morsel was savoured and umami from each dish, lingered so intensely that to take a bite of the next offering was almost sacrilege.  You knew you would have to say goodbye to a new best friend to make way for the next. Exploring the street food and food halls of Tokyo, provided the matrix to begin to understand what Rene Redezpi’s genius set out to achieve. At the end, I asked “What did you think about the food?'  “incredible”  Massimo Bottura, Osteria Francescana, Modena, Italy