Amico Bio restaurant is on a mission to reimagine Italian cuisine in an entirely vegetarian style. Fresh, seasonal, organic produce from the family farm in Italy is at the core of the concept and owner, Pasquale Amico, is constantly reinventing the menu according to what surprise ingredients show up in his kitchen! I went to find out what it's all about.Read More
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I admit, head hanging in shame, that before I went to Glasgow my preconceptions were of deep fried Mars bars, heavy drinking and the mistaken thought that the film Trainspotting was set there (wrong, it was set in Edinburgh). What I actually discovered was a city ripe with choices for foodies with a love of sustainability.
Over the last almost decade, Chez Manny’s cosy restaurant nestled away in the cobbled backstreets of Battersea has been the constant setting for the regular and often boisterous birthdays dinners, anniversaries and just about any other event my group of friends and I could think to celebrate. Returning to London after living abroad for a few years, it is nice to see how Manny’s establishment over time has grown into it’s own skin, both in terms cooking techniques, presentation and décor.
Taking sophisticated sensory stimulation to new heights, this understated eatery in the docks of Copenhagen makes you feel instantly at home through a flawless, yet unfussy service.
With foraging and Nordic ingredients at the heart of their ethos, a spectacular ten-part starter menu showed off the artistic and food science skills of the talented team of chefs led by René Redzepi. With
creations ranging from the weird to the downright wacky, each bite was a journey into the unknown, but unswervingly wonderful. Click here to read my review, published in Sublime Magazine in November 2011.Read More