A dinner by and with Stanley Tucci at London’s Mandarin Oriental

“You are the butter to my bread, you are the breath to my life.” – Paul Child, Julie & Juila If you haven’t seen Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci, you are missing out on a cinematic masterpiece for food lovers the world over. Stanley Tucci plays Paul Child, husband to the famous Julia Child. In short,…
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London Eats: CHIK’N (the latest and greatest in London’s chicken …

There’s a bit of journey behind this chicken story you are about to read and it’s all leading up to one of the best fast food chicken burgers I’ve ever had in London. Here’s how I met CHIK’N. Let’s start from the beginning, always a good place to start. A couple of years ago I went out on a date…
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London’s latest Italian Arrival: Veneta of Venice

After having spent quite a bit of time living in Italy, I consider myself a VERY tough critic when it comes to Italian food. There are few things that can replace the feeling of sitting in a busy town square while tucking into the perfect bowl of pasta followed by a sip of the magical elixir of life known as…
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Brunch at The Lanesborough, London

I don’t think I’ve ever had brunch at a Michelin-starred restaurant before. I’ll be honest and come right out and say brunch is usually a rather intense “bottomless booze in New York City” sort of event. But, I’ve recently been shown the error of my ways at Celeste, in The Lanesborough, London. And it all started with the best Bloody…
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FFG Eats: Hoxton Grill, London

Last week I found myself headed East, in London, for a taste of some good ole American cooking. Hoxton Grill has just reopened their doors with a new menu and a renewed space ready to host some hungry diners. Of course you should know by now that I’m not the type to sit down in such an establishment and order…
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