- Food & Drink
On every holiday there is a bar or cafe that you adopt as your home from the strange, alien world you have travelled miles to explore. A little safe haven that strikes a chord of familiarity, where you can retreat when you’re tired of […]Continue Reading →
Cafe Pushkin serves the hautest of haute Russian cuisine to tourists, businessmen, unimaginative husbands who forgot their wives’ birthdays and parties that like to celebrate in a dignified, hushed, expensive sort of a way. We went there because […]Continue Reading →
Killing Italian cuisine and salting its grave since 1956, Sbarro is one of the few options available to hungry tourists racing between attractions around Red Square. We’d spent a highly cultural morning peering at Lenin in his brutalist marble crypt and then gazing […]Continue Reading →
DJ, Leonard and I are standing on a Moscow underground platform and we’re lathered in sweat. The weather predictions for our holiday had ranged from -4 to 26C and thinking that it’s better to be too hot than too cold, we packed for an Arctic Winter. We arrived to a […]Continue Reading →
This weekend I am getting on a jet plane and flying to off to exotic foreign parts. I’ll try to blog as I go but there will be less posts than usual and they will all be about the things I have eaten on […]Continue Reading →
In my mind, the Barbican is a concrete citadel, its blank walls occasionally broken by doorways that lead to wine bars offering Mediterranean platters for 2. It’s a place of culture but a desert of cuisine.
I was going to breach this arts castle for […]Continue Reading →
On August 31, 2009 By ginandcrumpets
The Gin and Crumpets family is a family devoted to gin, crumpets and walking. Since the first walk appeared in our local newspaper, Sundays have been spent getting lost in the countryside. My parents have extended this to getting lost on walking holidays, while I have shared […]Continue Reading →
My name is Jassy Davis and I'm a freelance food writer, recipe developer and food stylist. I write for magazines, websites and I'm the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook.
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