Category Archives: Restaurants

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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Trinity Restaurant Clapham +

Making a Meal of It Spending half our lives chasing Michelin stars across the Continent it’s easy to forget there’s one shining right on our doorstep. For the last decade. Lighting up the wild (south) west. Not so much up … Continue reading

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The Crespo Family + Le Channel Restaurant Calais

Burgher Joint “Son cadre, ses produits de la mer, ses vins…” Along Boulevard de la Résistance occupying a ground floor unit of a typical modernist Calais beachy block (think Corbu in Corfu) and looking diagonally across to Bassin du Paradis … Continue reading

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The Ginger Bistro Belfast + Simon McCance

Spicing it Up “Red hair, sir, in my opinion, is dangerous.” Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Nick’s Warehouse was The Place for business lunch in 1990s Belfast. £10 for two courses. As its name suggests, the restaurant, something of a trailblazer, … Continue reading

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Bonhams Restaurant London + Tom Kemble

Lots to Eat Its dual address summons up flattering visions of country estates and urban sophistication. Haunch of Venison Yard and New Bond Street. Neither entrance is entirely obvious. The former is through a passageway into a courtyard; the latter … Continue reading

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