Category Archives: Restaurants

Trinity Upstairs Restaurant Clapham London +

Tea for Two We’ve gone up (stairs) in the world. Enter The Old Town, cross The Pavement, round The Polygon, we’re back at our local, only a storey higher enjoying an elevated position this time: The beginnings: Padrón peppers | salt … Continue reading

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Core Restaurant London + Clare Smyth

La Dulse Vita Crowned the world’s best female chef, even before she rustled up the wedding supper for Prince Harry and Baroness Kilkeel, it was only a matter of time until Northern Ireland born Clare Smyth MBE would put her … Continue reading

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Belvedere Restaurant Holland Park + Holland House London

Sequentia The told untold. Belvedere was once the Summer Ballroom of Holland House. Jacobethan and all that. Yeah yeah all very interesting but where’s the St Véran (O+C Club favourite)? Sorted. This restaurant is housed in a gorgeous fragment of … Continue reading

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Galeries Lafayette Haussmann + Angélina Restaurant Paris

A Tale of Two Citizens “Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” Gore Vidal Midday in Paris. Printemps is the Harrods of Paris | Le Bon Marché is the Liberty of … Continue reading

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Akiva Reich + Tamar Madmoni Reich + Hasbrouck House New York

Estate of the Arts New York couple Akiva and Tamar Madmoni Reich recently graced Nobu Hotel London with their glamorous presence. They’re no strangers to gorgeous hospitality. It’s two years since they opened their own upscale hotel in Hudson Valley, … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotel Awards + +

The First Resort | Going Places With Platinum Sponsors as prestigious and diverse as Blacklane (chauffeurs to take you places) via Visoanska (beauty products to get you looking hot) to My Private Villas (destinations of desire) it’s sure to be … Continue reading

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Boutique Hotel Awards +

Quite Simply The Universe’s Most Glamorous Hospitality Awards Gala Dinner  How the great poses? “We do it all the time!”

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Villa Escher + Belvoir Park Zürich

Swiss Heir “You must have good taste!” exclaimed Lucy Worsley over lunch at the Marriott Grosvenor Square London last week. The Chief Curator at Historic Royal Palaces was looking resplendent in a red velvet dress. She was returning the compliment … Continue reading

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Pod Lososiem + Under the Salmon Restaurant Gdańsk

Very Sexy Fish Pod Lososiem translates as Under the Salmon. We decline the 40 percent proof Goldwasser liqueur or we’ll be Under the Table. The building began life in 1598 as an inn and distillery called Der Lachs (The Salmon). … Continue reading

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Bohemia Restaurant + The Club Hotel + Spa St Helier + Lavender Farm Jersey

Eternally Rhapsodising | Love in a Warm Climate “So here we are…having our lovely cake and eating it too, one’s great aim in life.” Nancy Mitford We’re up Green Street. Chasing stars, potentially flickering, preferably established, Michelin stars. Steve Smith, … Continue reading

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