“You choose” friends sometimes prompt me when it comes to restaurants. They know that I am obsessed with food and write about it here on Gourmet Chick so they kindly offer to let me choose where we eat when we meet up. It’s not a chore at all as I usually have a constantly evolving
The Churchill Arms could win a Britain in Bloom competition single handedly. In fact, I think it actually has. In summer, the outside of the 200 year old pub is festooned with so many hanging baskets of flowers that the brickwork of the pub is barely visible. At Christmas time the baskets are replaced with
It was the case of the disappearing ingredients when I had dinner at Kensington Place. My starter of asparagus salad (£7.50) arrived looking rather bare. Yes, it contained asparagus and a soft boiled egg but the egg was cold and gloopy and the advertised accompaniments of hollondaise sauce and Parma ham were nowhere in sight.
The phones are ringing hot at Launceston Place following chef Steve Groves’ victory in Master Chef the Professionals. While I am sure Head Chef, Tristan Welch, is delighted for Groves’ success it must be somewhat irritating to have patrons asking for their menu to be autographed by the junior sous chef on a night that