The Frog - Adam Handling

The Frog, Adam Handling’s trendy new venture, hops on from his previous proving grounds into areas altogether more comme il faut Having broken out of the staid and decorous surrounds of his previous residence at Caxton on Ermine St., Chef of the Year 2014, Handling, has launched The Frog inRead More →

Anglo-French relations have never been finer. Tucked away on a quiet street in Mayfair lurks this world famous bastion of classical French cuisine, one that proudly aunts a modern twist. Le Gavroche (named after the character in Les Misérables) is the Roux family’s établissement historique, opened in 1967 by MichelRead More →

For Michelin-starred foodie havens look no further than Northcote Lancashire’s luxury gem, Northcote, is situated just south of the Forest of Bowland in the gorgeous hills of the Ribble Valley, and has been the lair of Michelin-starred chef patron, Nigel Haworth, for over 30 years. Previously of Gleneagles and TheRead More →

We visited Peel’s at Hampton Manor after the restaurant receives its first Michelin star Not only has Peel’s at Hampton Manor recently been awarded its first Michelin Star, this September it also garnered four AA Rosettes; all-in-all a good year for head chef, Robert Palmer. Palmer’s British menus balance fresh seasonalRead More →

Hotel dining has come a long way, here are some of James Lawrence’s top hotel restaurants in the UK today Hotel dining used to be such an awful affair. Even in our great food capital of today, most hotel restaurants served a narrow selection of bland, over-priced generic dishes in a stuffy,Read More →

If you are planning a Cotswolds escape this summer then make sure you stop off at The Churchill Arms There are some assignments that are – as Kevin Bacon would say – no-brainers. So, when I was asked to spend a night in the Cotswolds to review a hotel/restaurant ownedRead More →

We discover where to find London’s finest afternoon tea “Your country’s one indisputable contribution to Western Civilization: afternoon tea,” observes the character Drax, in that thoroughly reprehensible Bond film, Moonraker. But misgivings about acting, plot and special effects aside, Michael Lonsdale’s droll observation was arguably spot on: although the UK hasRead More →

Bombay Brasserie is a leading contender for London’s finest Indian restaurant There are many contestants for London’s best Indian restaurant prize, but I can assure you that Bombay Brasserie is ten leaps ahead of the rest. Which, in a city full of good Indian restaurants, is an astounding achievement, andRead More →