Tag Archives: Food and Wine

Mux Again

This past Friday night I had the pleasure of seeing Mateus Nicolau de Almeida again, and tasting his 2010 wines from bottle – having tasted them from cask and cuba last November.  To make the night even better, there was … Continue reading

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The Gallery Restaurant in London

More food and wine pleasures in London, as my friend Nicola and I visited The Gallery, a new restaurant which has opened adjacent to the the Westbury Hotel, on Conduit Street just off Bond Street. The head sommelier, Boris Poliakov, … Continue reading

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Wine Matching with Mughal Cuisine

Recently I returned to London to visit my friend Nicola, who, as mentioned previously, is active in the wine trade as judge, critic and teacher.  We went out to dinner at the Tamarind Restaurant, where Toby Gorn is the head … Continue reading

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The Best Possible Guest

… is one who cooks a beautiful meal for you.  Wow. A friend has come to visit who said she doesn’t really know how to cook but has had two lunchtime lessons at a cooking school in London and knows … Continue reading

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Two Good Meals, At Least

The past weeks, no, four months, I’ve been both distracted by personal matters and flat out with work projects, and the combination has created a near-death experience for this blog.  But it’s also my fault. My fault because I tend … Continue reading

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