Brunswick House

  HIDDEN amongst the glass fronted urban jungle of Vauxhall is a beautiful Georgian Mansion, slightly dilapidated from within, but beaming proudly from its corner post on the busy Wandsworth Road.   Built in 1758 within 3 acres of riverside parkland and once home to the Dukes of Brunswick, this elegant building is now occupied by LASSCO: … Continue reading

salt marsh

MUCH has been reported on the rise of the ‘supper club’ scene in London. It is not a new phenomenon. And some predict that it may now be on its way out. Prices for these ‘at home’ dining experiences rarely dip below £25, and at times nudge their way towards and in excess of £100 if an … Continue reading

an alternative sunday lunch

I’M not suggesting that the Korean feast I had on Sunday should become a permanent substitute to the comfort of a home-made roast, but it seemed an exciting alternative on what must have been one of the gloomiest days of the year. (N.B. I am loathe to recommend going out for Sunday roasts, though if you must then I recommend … Continue reading


I have made a discovery. A true gem. And I am now torn as to whether I should disclose this prized piece of information when every inch of my body is screaming at me not to.  I am not the first to have uncovered it (as the line of those obediently queuing outside proved) and … Continue reading

most wanted: to live closer to Dotori

SUNDAY night I was subject to a real treat. They’re never great (Sunday nights, not treats) and so to receive a belated birthday present of dinner at Dotori in Finsbury Park was a welcome distraction from the Monday morning looming ahead. For my diner and I it used to be Monday nights that, whenever possible, … Continue reading

everything but the food…

THIS week I found myself in a bit of a quandary. For me, a great local pub should comprise of the following elements: a good crowd, reasonably priced drinks, and deliciously enticing pub grub. So what happens if it ticks two out of three boxes. And the missing link is the food?? A vital ingredient … Continue reading

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