Deep fried pickles at Meat Liquor

Deep fried pickles at Meat Liquor

Okay, let’s get this out of the way straight away. Yes, the whole idea of battering and deep frying pickles is disgusting. And yes, encouraging you to dip said pickles into blue cheese sauce is even more so. And, granted, this side, like everything at Meat Liquor, is...
Poached rhubarb with coconut bread at Caravan

Poached rhubarb with coconut bread at Caravan

Can there be anything more disappointing than going to a restaurant that you’ve long wanted to visit, or where you’ve had a great meal before, drooling over the menu, only to find what you’ve ordered turns out to be, or at least looks, far less exciting than what...
Tarte Tatin at Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

Tarte Tatin at Galvin Bistrot de Luxe

Having made the rookie error of opting for Mother’s Day to eat a Chowdown Showdown dish, and without even booking months in advance, we ended up in Galvin Bistrot de Luxe. It turned out to be not such an error, since they were serving a three course set menu for much...