Journal

12th July, 2012

Pizarro, Bermondsey

Pizarro, Bermondsey

Ah London! Back to the Big Smoke after nearly a year away and so much has changed. Everywhere I walk I look at life around me and have to re-orientate myself with all the changes. The most striking one being the Shard – Europe’s tallest building, at London Bridge. To me it looks like the […]

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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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10th June, 2012

Casa Mono, New York

Casa Mono, New York

After a morning of racing through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, ending the tour with a very poignant and intense exhibition, “Naked behind the Lens”, Mrs. E and I realised that our stomachs were demanding to be audience to an exhibition of their own, a culinary exhibition! Luckily her foresight had grabbed us a table […]

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28th February, 2012

Alkimia, Barcelona

Alkimia, Barcelona

The science of turning ordinary metals into gold has been a long and fabled tradition, ┬áthe various permutations of which stretch through the furthest reaches of philosophy, folklore, medicine and desire. Whilst humankind may kept the art of turning metal into gold solely in its philosophical premise, the art of creating magic, transforming ordinary elements […]

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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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