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All You Need To Know About Cocktails

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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! Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Cocktails”

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A Chat With Chef Gohei Kishi

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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! Continue reading “A Chat With Chef Gohei Kishi”

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Derek Acorah to sue Rhyl town council after getting beaten up by yobbo ghosts.

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Denbighshire tomorrow, today.

A POPULAR TV psychic was filming in Rhyl this week for the hit TV show ‘Most Haunted’.

The trip was cut short however, after he was found on the pavement of Edward Henry Street flailing his arms and shouting incoherently. When passers by eventually stopped to help, Acorah claimed a gang of Burberry clad ghosts had assaulted him and was admitted to Bodelwyddan hospital.

acyThe TV star was physically unharmed, and discharged himself before being seen to by the psychiatric specialist.

“I should be free to go about my job without the threat of being attacked like this. They approached me and told me I was on their turf, all I wanted to do was find out if they had any messages for the living.” he said.

The only message here was Acorah receiving what he claims are ‘spiritual wounds’. He has begun proceedings to sue the town council and while…

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Malaysia Day 11 And 12

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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” . Continue reading “Malaysia Day 11 And 12”

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Malaysia, Penang, Day 7, 8: Fast Women, Slow Horses

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That picture is of a sweet drink made with flowers and it tastes a bit like yellow Chatreuse. GF says the flowers are Chrysanthemum and she says Chrysanthemum should be spelled Chrysanthenum; but who cares, the drink was num num as opposed to nom nom. I digress.

Continue reading “Malaysia, Penang, Day 7, 8: Fast Women, Slow Horses”