Lunch – Friday, May 26, 2023 On my flight back from London, I was re-watching “The Menu” – in one scene, the chef Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes) tells foodie Tyler Ledford (Nicholas Hoult), in an utterly disappointed tone, that people like him (with their incessant “research”) have taken all the mystery out of the art. […]

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The Clove Club

Dinner – Friday, July 5, 2019 I love the diversity of dining options in London, but it certainly makes picking restaurants hard when you’re in town for less than 48 hours. After a fun, casual dinner the previous night at Dishoom (we need places like this back home), I went for bust and planned two […]

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Fera at Claridge’s

Dinner – Wednesday, December 30, 2015 I really don’t know too much about Simon Rogan – he made his name at L’Enclume, and partnered with Claridge’s to open Fera in a space formerly occupied by Gordon Ramsay. We did, however, meet Anthony Rush, Rogan’s designated right-hand at Fera, this past May at a preview dinner for […]

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Dinner – Saturday, December 19, 2015 Mikael Jonsson seems like an interesting character – trained as a chef, he made his living as a lawyer while writing a pretty serious food blog (which I followed back in the “good old days”). Sourcing the best ingredients is his passion, and a number of people whose tastes […]

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