Archive | February, 2012

Message in a bottle.

Today was the first day of Hotelympia, which as the name suggests is an important trade show for the hospitality industry. I concentrated mainly on the food section in the hope that there may be something new and exciting to find – and there was: Norfolk Cordial. As always, I’m a sucker for eye catching […]

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Getting saucy.

I realise that I do like pun headings, but I make no apologies: after all, this is my blog, and about 3 people (including my mother) probably read this anyway. And for the benefit of that happy trio, no, I’m no longer in the USA, but yes, I’m still in an American state of mind […]

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Serendipity in New York

Sometimes fate can do you a favour. And she certainly did that today when the uptown line which would have taken me back to my hotel in midtown was closed for repairs. As I was forced to walk back from Spring Street up towards Union Square, I managed to find a number of foodie destinations […]

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Romera New York – Neurogastronomy or Food Fetishism?

So it’s currently 6.24am, and I’m sat at my computer when I should be in bed. Why? Well, dinner last night at Romera New York, has definitely got into my head. Romera is chef and physician (never thought I’d put those two together) Dr. Miguel Sanchez Romera’s eponymous restaurant. Chef Romera’s first project in the […]

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Postcards from New York

I’m currently in New York. It’s one of my favourite places to be, as there’s always something to do, eat or discover. So for the next few days, I will aim to try and wax lyrical about what new and interesting things I’ve found. And the first thing? Williams Sonoma. Now there’s PLENTY to talk […]

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A little Star.

Human nature being what it is, you tend to have a small portfolio of places that you like to go to, and then you stick to them.  But sometimes, you need someone to give you a little nudge, in order to encourage you to expand your horizons and try something new. With this in mind, […]

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