Reviews and recommendations on the best of English brands and experiences

Gift: Roast. A very British Cookbook

  What's the big news? Marcus Verberne, Head Chef of Roast in Borough Market is publishing the restaurant’s first cookbook with Absolute ...

Restaurant Review: Balthazar, Covent Garden

It’s been the most hyped-up opening in London restaurants for many years - it’s as if someone has invented some new way of eating or dining. Yet ...

Restaurant Review: Brasserie Chavot

Back in the days when such things were permissible, your intrepid restaurant critic was dispatched by the FT to go to Cannes, where an English chef was ...