• Salad Days Are Here Again 14 Jul 17

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that the easiest way of cooking in summer is on the barbecue: take good quality meat, firm fish, brightly-coloured vegetable skewers and sear them to... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: The Nags Head 30 Jun 17

    On the hottest June day since 1976, it’s a real relief to escape the urban sprawl and head off into the countryside, ending up at The Nags Head, a pretty 15th century country inn and restaurant on... Read More

  • It's All About the Broccoli 16 Jun 17

    My father used to pride himself on his attitude towards food. ‘I eat to live,’ he said, frequently. ‘I don’t live to eat.’ It’s fair to say he wasn’t a foodie – but, as he survived... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: K2 Balti 16 Jun 17

    There’s no denying that K2 Balti is imposing, bright and beautifully furnished. Its location may lack a little kerb appeal, just a stone’s throw from Hemel’s infamous ‘magic roundabout’, but... Read More

  • Celebrate World Gin Day 6 Jun 17

    Why not try this twist on a classic G&T, created by Sopwell House’s expert mixologists? The unusual addition of earl grey tea and grapefruit juice give it a delicious and sophisticated... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Mosfilo 2 Jun 17

    With seating in grey and pale teal, walls in stone or painted in cool natural shades, plus murals of Greek seaside scenes, the spacious interior at Mosfilo feels very Mediterranean. The front is... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: St James 19 May 17

    It’s a couple of years since I last had the pleasure of reviewing this delightful and sophisticated restaurant. I had been impressed previously, so I had my antenna on red alert to see if I was to... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Incanto 5 May 17

    Tucked away behind its delicatessen frontage in the Old Post Office on Harrow on the Hill, a stone’s throw from the public school, Incanto has an enviable position, both geographically and... Read More

  • Evening Eating in the Park 5 May 17

    In response to demand, The Café in the Park in the tranquil Rickmansworth Aquadrome will be opening its doors for a variety of evening food events from 4 May. The season kicks off with a Mezze and... Read More

  • Featured Restaurant: Delhi Spicee

    Hiding behind a modest façade is this deceptively spacious Indian restaurant. It’s bright and sparsely furnished, reminiscent of a function room with its three rows of white-clothed, evenly... Read More

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