London

Asadal review

This Korean restaurant lives underground right next door to Holborn tube station. The decor and location are perhaps the most interesting things about it as on our trip we …
Germany

Fizzy lime

After a terribly dull Korean meal I fancied something nice to drink. Riesling Auslese Eitelsbacher Karthäuserhofberg 1999, Karthäuserhof Light green/yellow colour. There are bubbles collecting around the base of …
Beer

Making love in a boat*

This was the refreshment on offer at an incredibly dull Korean restaurant I visited tonight. A Korean lager that claimed to be made with ‘fresh, natural water’. Better than …
Burgundy

Yummy Morey

I’ve mentioned I enjoy Morey-Saint-Denis wines in the past; this one is particularly lovely. Once again it is a product of the hard work of the charming Cyprien Arlaud. …
Burgundy

Wow, this is good

The Tempier proved too filthy to drink. I got disappointed so decided to open something good; I wasn’t quite expecting it to be quite this good. Vosne-Romanée Premier Cru …
General

Making salad edible

I really hate salad, they are generally incredibly depressing. Worst of all are those salads one finds in minor English restaurants and pubs: limp iceberg lettuce, half a tomato …