On a recent trip to San Francisco I had the pleasure of visiting a most intriguing cocktail bar run by a Mr Timothy Stookey, a veteran of the City’s bar scene. Tim now runs the excellently styled Stookey’s Club Moderne in the center of town and before I drank myself into a coma one evening I suggested he might want to fill me in about all this cocktail business, old-school style.
Which he totally did! Read the rest of this entry
I was lucky enough to attend the excellent Hyper Japan festival this past weekend in London’s East End and had a rare opportunity to talk to Gohei Kishi, Head of Asian Concepts across the Gordon Ramsay Group, based at maze in Mayfair. Gohei’s role has given him a unique perspective on both classic French and Japanese cuisine and I spent time asking him about flavour combinations, Gordon’s Ramsey’s influence and much more! Read the rest of this entry
Hiya food fans.
I couldn’t make Miyavi’s London show but I had a little helper by way of Narine Chalabi – one of the photo journalists covering the event – and I asked her to write a short, succinct review.
Which she totally didn’t.
Anyway, if you’re a fan of Miyavi read on! Read the rest of this entry
As many visitors to this amazing, word class food blog know, I love curry. I’ve had more curries than you’ve had hot cat food dinners, which is at least 12. And on a recent trip to Malaysia I had the honour of attending the excellent Lazat cookery school for three days to learn how to cook amazeballs food.
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As many visitors to my once world famous food blog know, I like to travel and visit other countries in an effort to learn their culture and stuff myself with their amazeballs food and it was on a recent trip to Malaysia I learned – via an amazing cookery school – how to make perfect Tom Yum soup! Read the rest of this entry
As many visitors to my amazing website know, i have to submit a self assessment return every year to HMRC. And every year I have to return to the hell on earth that is the HMRC submission website. Read the rest of this entry
I wrote about anti-science Vani Hari, AKA the Food Babe a few weeks ago when she pissed me off for being as scientifically literate as a bag of crabs.
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And Lo it came to pass that the Lord said my trip to Malaysia had to come to an end. And what a 13 days its been! Lots of food, hardly any alcohol (GF is tee total) and too much sun. Read the rest of this entry
So me and GF were in Langkawi and were all like “What shall we do today” when we saw this amazingly professional advert for a ‘Bad Cave Exploration’ and I was all like “what the hell is a bad cave exploration?” and my GF was all like “maybe the bats turn out to be flesh-eating monsters, never satiated until the last drop of human blood has been spilled” and I was all like “nah, it would be like that James Cameron film where they go to explore some caves and it rains and the caves get flooded and most of them die” . Read the rest of this entry