The Rolls Royce of Ham: My piece on Cinco Jotas’ jamon iberico for the Robb Report


  07/17    Spain


If you’re a gourmand and a connoisseur of the finest produce, there’s a good chance that jamon iberico de bellota – otherwise known as ham from acorn-fed Iberian pigs – is already a go-to at home or when dining out. It needs little introduction to serious foodies, but the backstory of how this incomparable charcuterie …


Six of London’s oldest restaurants: Capital cuisine classics


  06/17    United Kingdom


London is a sensational city, a place to eat, drink and be merry like few others. Here are some of the very best reasons why it has kept diners happy for centuries in my piece for CNN.com. And IS can get to feck if they think they’ll change it.


GALVIN LA CHAPELLE REVIEW

Galvin La Chapelle, London: Twins


  09/16    United Kingdom     Michelin Star


Galvin La Chapelle sings hymns of praise to classic French dishes albeit with clear English influences, courtesy of Michelin-starred brothers Jeff and Chris.


L’Ourcine, Paris: Vive La Différence


  11/15


As one of the world’s greatest cities and my former home reels from attacks by cowards bent on taking the world back to medieval times, I thought there’s no better time to celebrate one of the things which has made Paris so rightly famous: its food. L’Ourcine is an understated and typically Parisian neighbourhood restaurant …