Food

Scene of the crime

27 June 2013 1:00 pm

Scott’s, Mount Street, Mayfair: the scene of the crime or, for those who do not read newspapers, the place where…

Friendly and ghostlike

13 June 2013 1:00 pm

Kaspar’s Seafood Bar and Grill is named for superstition, snobbery and avarice. At a dinner at the Savoy in 1898…

An ice-cream war

30 May 2013 1:00 pm

The Antica Roma is an ice-cream shop near the Spanish Steps in Rome; recently, it served four English tourists called…

Steak, chips and misogyny

16 May 2013 1:00 pm

STK is a steakhouse at the bottom of the ME Hotel on the Aldwych. (This is a real name for…

There will be spuds

2 May 2013 1:00 pm

Exmouth Market is a small collection of paved streets near the Farringdon Travelodge, which specialises in monomaniacal restaurants and has…

In the Ritz

18 April 2013 1:00 pm

The Ritz Hotel is a cake on Piccadilly made of stone; inside this cake, Lady Thatcher died. Some think it…

The dark heart of the Café Royal

4 April 2013 2:00 pm

The Ten Room is the -restaurant inside the new Café Royal Hotel, which occupies the curve of Regent Street from…

Loo role

21 March 2013 2:00 pm

I love metaphor, and now metaphor has led me to a toilet near Goodge Street, in that thankless patch of…

Marching out of Balthazar

7 March 2013 2:00 pm

Balthazar is a golden cave in Covent Garden, in the old Theatre (Luvvie) Museum, home to dead pantomime horses and…