Manna

Manna

Given that I am soon to visit Israel, when the word “manna” was mentioned, the heavenly version quickly sprung to mind.  This is what the Israelis ate during their wanderings in the desert to provide sustenance.  If they ate this for 40 years, it must […]

Flour & Grape

Flour & Grape

Naming your restaurant after ingredients can work out well.  Look at burger and lobster, serving burger and lobster.  Bubbledogs serving champagne and hotdogs.  Or perhaps most descriptively of all, Kentucky fried chicken serving Kentucky fried chicken.   So I guess that when all else fails and […]

Mulberry Bush

Mulberry Bush

Do you approach work place toilets with dread? Have you been scarred by something you found there before? While I would normally react with disgust and not think further on it, I recently read that actually this can be a rather aggressive act.  If you […]

Parlour

Parlour

That was a particularly loquacious waiter. As we sat down at Parlour, being a bit early, we were one of the first ones in.  Which meant that we had the restaurant to ourselves and this particularly verbose server, perhaps eager to see the first the […]

Brawn

Brawn

Things in life are relative.  Especially food. I can think of that time when I have starved for two days during a youthful poorly planned camping trip.  When I emerged out of the wild, instant noodles were like ambrosia to me. On the other hand, […]