Hix Oyster and Chop House – good menu, shame about the execution

The Hix Oyster and Chop House would be a lovely destination for those who don’t mind what food they eat, how it is served or how much it costs. Everyone else will feel let down. When we arrived we both thought it looked like a knock-off of Saint John. The menu looked quite similar too, … Continue reading Hix Oyster and Chop House – good menu, shame about the execution

Another quality village Burgundy

Deuxieme Cru or village level, call it what you will as long as you call it totally delicious. [image image_id=”2358″] Meursault ‘Tessons Clos de Mon Plaisir’ 2004, Domaine Roulot Oh what a beautiful nose! Honey and nuts, serious mineral complexity and super-classy style. This tickles my fancy in a completely pleasurable and slightly lewd manner. … Continue reading Another quality village Burgundy

Cafe East is still London’s best noodle bar

Cafe East has moved since we first [link2post id=”887″]reviewed it[/link2post]. It is now in a rather soulless shopping centre, and the cafe itself is more like a school dining room than the previous slightly squalid but charm-filled establishment. However, if you want quality noodles and Vietnamese food in London this is the destination of choice. … Continue reading Cafe East is still London’s best noodle bar