Food & Drink

Suntory

Suntory Whisky

For The Review, an audience with Mike Miyamoto, Ambassador for Suntory whisky, is to gain a portal to over thirty-nine years’ experience in the…

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Tokimeite, W1S

The chance to dine with a globally-celebrated chef who holds seven Michelin stars was certainly not one that The Review could turn down. On…

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JW Marriott Venice

One of the challenges of our era is to find a balance of using precious downtime to travel and discover new places whilst recharging for…

The Ivy Clifton, BS8

The first restaurant I ever reviewed was Le Caprice. It was as faultless as a meal gets. Not only do I remember every mouthful…

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Sexy Fish, W1J

It’s a warm and sunny Wednesday evening, and my first experience of Sexy Fish restaurant in Mayfair, one of Richard Caring’s newest business ventures….

The Globe & Rainbow, TN17

Goudhurst. I couldn’t even pronounce it properly, let alone find it on the map. But this is where Gemma, the other half, decided to…

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Quattro Passi

I remember watching the restaurant scene in the opening of American Psycho in my late teens thinking, ‘I wonder if the Upper East Side…

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Oblix

There’s an equal measure of pros and cons to not living in London. For instance, I’m always last to know about a new launch…

Celeste, SW1

I haven’t been eating out much lately. I’ve been hiding, avoiding terrorism on public transport, and preparing for global economic meltdown and the third…

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Hawksmoor – SW3

As someone that spent almost a year living in central London, I don’t consider myself an insider or an outsider. I sort of declare…

Tom’s Kitchen, E14

I’m sick of it. I’m done with the white-linen, silver-service pretension. I’m over having my chair pulled in and out every time I stand…

Hutong, Shard, SE1

There’s one cultural point that we can probably all agree on: a collective, rational dislike for the Shard. The architectural offence, the phallic eyesore…

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Coq D’Argent

Some years ago, when I was a mere slip of a lad, I met up with an old friend outside the city-slicker terminal that…

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The Back bar

The history of whisky production in Japan is pretty short, and can be attributed to two men: Shinjiro Torii and Masataka Taketsuru. Torii was…

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Weinsinn Restaurant

Weinsinn, with its Michelin star and quaint, impossibly French setting amongst the concrete and cash of Frankfurt is a restaurant doing dining so perfectly…

Seven Park Place, SW1

“This place needs some music. Shall I put some on?” asked the lady, as we contemplated the noiseless din of Seven Park Place. If…

Palm, SW1

I was looking forward to Palm, mainly because of its ethnicity: an American steakhouse in London. Steak is properly Yankee. Where the French do…