Set Lunching at Tredwell's

Set Lunching at Tredwell's

The venue for lunch was to be Tredwell’s, one of Marcus Wareing’s fine restaurants. Tredwell’s offers “relaxed fine dining” and was the winner of the AA Restaurant of the Year Award 2015. It’s now under chef-patron Chantelle Nicholson, who has been working with Marcus Wareing since 2006. By the way, Chantelle recently released a fantastic…

A Day Out in Mayfair

A Day Out in Mayfair

Need some weekend inspiration? Spend your Saturday moseying around Mayfair’s delicious cafes and museums.   Breakfast: View this post on Instagram Açai bowls, creamy green smoothie bowls, slow-cooked pineapple compote porridge, smashed avo on sourdough, peanut butter raspberry sourdough bagels and homemade beans on toast 😍😍😍Say hi to our new breakfast menu at the delis…

Simpson's Tavern

Simpson's Tavern

Simpson’s Tavern is certainly not a new restaurant; it’s an old style Victorian chophouse. It was founded in 1757 by Thomas Simpson on its current site in the City of London. So while I refer to it as a Victorian Chophouse, as that is very much what it is, Simpson’s really has its roots in…

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms

This is one of the easiest full flavoured dishes to cook individually are great as dinner party starter or two of them as a weekday dinner with a side salad. And it takes no more than 30 minutes to make.   Ingredients for 2 4 large Field Mushrooms or Portobello Mushrooms 1 Onion – diced…

The Peers’ Dining Room

The Peers’ Dining Room

In 2015 Parliament was deserted for an election of MPs, leaving the peers with little to do other than head on holiday, so the Peers’ dining room opened for the first time to the public allowing them to dine in its Pugin splendour. Serving up three courses for £35 (£45 in 2016), I suppose one…

The Anchor & Hope

The Anchor & Hope

Gastro pubs were once called the British equivalent of tapas by (I believe) Ferran Adrià in the context of a style of cuisine that could become a global phenomenon. In the last 15 years, the impact of gastro pubs has bean felt throughout the country and abroad. We may not talk so much about them…