What I Ate Today And Why

A Food Blog With A Travel Twist

 

 

  • The mighty methuselah, chocolate dessert, brill, venison, soup, foie gras and more...

    The mighty methuselah, chocolate dessert, brill, venison, soup, foie gras and more...

Lunch: Helene Darroze at The Connaught

Tired, hungry and fed up after a long morning Christmas shopping? Then you, my friend, need to be embraced in the warm bosom of the luxurious, velvet-chaired, wood-panelled surrounds of Helene Darroze at The Connaught. It offers a calming, soothing, elegant respite from the crowds,…

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  • pear and bergamot gin cocktails, amazing broccoli, roast ducking, warm bread with lamb fat...it's all good at Perilla!

    pear and bergamot gin cocktails, amazing broccoli, roast ducking, warm bread with lamb fat...it's all good at Perilla!

Dinner: Perilla

Should you know anyone who refuses to eat their greens, child or adult, take them to Perilla, pronto. What former Noma chef Ben Marks can do with a cruciferous vegetable has to be tasted to be believed. My friend and I have ordered the set…

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  • Monkeys, beef tenderloin, tostadas, courgette flowers and yet more monkeys

    Monkeys, beef tenderloin, tostadas, courgette flowers and yet more monkeys

Dinner: MNKY HSE

Whoever came up with the idea for MNKY HSE, a new bar and restaurant on the site of the old Dover Street Wine Bar, wasn’t, ahem, monkeying around. It’s big. It’s bold. It has a DJ upstairs. It makes monkeys very much the interior design…

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