Tag: London

Our new Chenin Blanc

Our Own Selection Old-Blocks Chenin has just landed; here Buyer Katherine Dart MW explains how the wine found its way into our range and why it’s worth trying Tierhoek is a tiny estate nestled at the foot of the Skimmelsberg Mountain in the Piekenierskloof. It is one of the oldest surviving, original Sandveld farms, dating […]

On the table: Cabotte

With Burgundy on the mind ahead of January’s en primeur, we sent Sophie Thorpe to sample the list at Cabotte Last week, I tasted a cheese like no other. A cheese that – bizarrely – I couldn’t devour a block of. A cheese so mesmerising that I have thought about it at least once every […]

On the table: Hoppers, St Christopher’s Place

London’s second Hoppers is the latest in a series of restaurants challenging British perceptions of South Asian cuisine. We sent Alexis Self to Marylebone to sample its rich karis and famous flatbreads Though a mere falafel’s throw from Dean Street, Marylebone is a world away in dining terms. Not here for the queues and sharing […]

The other side of St James’s

Our Chairman Simon Berry dips beneath the surface of St James’s, exploring a past that doesn’t quite align with the area’s upstanding reputation today In the last edition of No.3 I wrote about the theft of the old wooden till from the shop back in the 1970s. This provoked a certain amount of surprise. Surely […]