Journal

13th June, 2012

Bazaar, Los Angeles

Bazaar, Los Angeles

On my recent travels across the Americas, I have twice encountered the combination of Phillipe Starck and an Adria protege. Not quite sure what that little statistic means, but when there’s good and funky food in equally funky surroundings, there’s never a lack of discussion topics that are centred around the space you’re in and […]

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11th June, 2012

Moto, Chicago

Moto, Chicago

Gastronomical adventures in the windy city are often only attributed to Alinea, Next and Charlie Trotters. Unbeknownst to most is a little hub of innovation and madness called Moto, with the Willy Wonka-esque Homaro Cantu, serving up a style of food only a handful of people the world over are actually masters of, with impersonators a […]

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14th September, 2011

Arzak, San Sebastian

Arzak, San Sebastian

Everybody knows the risks of running a restaurant; keeping it financially viable, preventing it from closing within the first 3 years and so on and so forth. Every now and again, one chances upon restaurants that have been operational for long enough to be considered a part of history itself, and Arzak, in the modern […]

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12th August, 2011

The Fat Duck

The Fat Duck

 How does one go about reviewing one of the best restaurants in the world? You don’t! You merely narrate and illustrate how you were transported into another world for a few hours. Especially when Heston Blumenthal, nicknamed the mad scientist of food, Willy Wonka is the one responsible for taking  you to wonderland. I ate […]

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