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.
The food Mecca of San Sebastian was again home for the latest edition of the Gastronomika culinary congress, bringing together 1500 participants from 45 countries.
Galvin La Chapelle sings hymns of praise to classic French dishes albeit with clear English influences, courtesy of Michelin-starred brothers Jeff and Chris.
Aqua Shard takes the breath away with its views and celebration of beautiful British produce at the peak of their season.
Theo Randall at the Intercontinental is home to some of London’s finest Italian cuisine in a Michelin-starred but laid back and warm setting.
A brilliant and hugely-entertaining rollercoaster ride through British food history at the peerless Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. And some very pretty pâté.
One of the most romantic tables anywhere on the planet serves a lunch in the sun that defines unforgettable.
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 …
In a first ever visit to Greece, Athens enchanted. Walking round the Plaka was already extraordinary even before catching glimpses of the illuminated Acropolis. And the food. Wow, the food. The first night, tavernas screaming ‘moussaka and Greek salad’ were about as tempting as an Angela Merkel fashion line. Instead, after much walking, I stumbled upon …