Tag: London

How fine wine got fast

The trend for junk food with a fine-dining twist has long seized London, but the new wave of casual eateries is offering more than craft beer and cocktails as an accompaniment to their fast fare. Sitting next to pizza and pulled pork, their menus provide a roster of the world’s most prestigious wine producers. Does […]

The sheer appeal of Sherry

This month Damian Carrington muses the food matching power of Manzanilla and Fino, the absolute pleasure to be sought in a copita of Amontillado or Oloroso and the London spots serving serious Sherry alongside stonking Spanish food. As I know I have written before, I have a very soft spot for fortified wine and in […]

On the table: 45 Jermyn St.

In her quest for the finest food in London, Victoria Stewart visits 45 Jermyn St., a suitably self-deprecating eatery owned by Fortnum & Mason and serving an extremely enjoyable ‘afters’ menu. (Victoria was a guest of the restaurant.) The funny thing about 45 Jermyn St. is that you could walk in all dressed up expecting […]

Clerkenwell Boy’s top three BYO restaurants

Here London foodie and Instagrammer extraordinaire, Clerkenwell Boy, recommends his favourite wine-friendly restaurants, the establishments which allow diners to bring a cherished bottle (or two) with them. Have you got that special bottle at home but haven’t quite found the right occasion to crack it open yet? Why not ditch the fridge-buffet and treat yourself […]