Category: Food & Wine

On the table: Ikoyi

With worldly cuisines in many hand and fork-to-mouth guises at our fingertips, Nigeria remains a lesser explored version at the top-end. Along the monopoly board that colours London’s food scene, we sent Alexis Self to Ikoyi to discover something altogether off the map If you stuck a cocktail stick in the ground at Piccadilly Circus […]

A Gymkhana collaboration: wine on spice

Culminating on Saturday 12th May, we’ve teamed up with No.3’s neighbour and Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Gymkhana to offer a month-long collaborative tasting menu. Fanning together multiple flavours from around the world through each delicious course, we speak to Head Sommelier Valentin Radosav on how best to pair wine with spice “It looks like we’re at […]

No contest: Claret

With Bordeaux en primeur officially kicking off this week, our Head Chef Stewart Turner looks to Claret for seasonal inspiration “Claret” is the traditional British name for the red wine of Bordeaux. In 1154, the area of Aquitaine – a powerful dukedom that covered the whole of southwest France, including Bordeaux and La Rochelle – […]

Chocolate conundrums – the best drinks to match

With Easter fast approaching it is that time of year when we like to look at our favourite tipples’ often troublesome relationship with chocolate. Here Fine Wine Account Manager and resident chocolate expert Peter Newton recommends some of his tried and tested matches, perfect for exploring this coming weekend   Chocolate and wine Chocolate has […]