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A gentleman who lunches.

  • Nectar from Heaven?

    Readers!….one has News! The gates to heaven have opened ravaged your Doctor’s tastebuds. Your dear doctor’s favourite cocktail, the rarely seen Negroni is now transformed into a thing of great beauty. Now, this is not the Doctor’s idea, nor is… Read More ›

  • Go Go Plateau

    “One might think one was in New York” commented Masterton excitedly as we gazed through the floor to ceiling windows at the towering buildings of glass and steel. Indeed he was right, it was a glorious view from the restaurant… Read More ›

  • Who Kicks who?

    Konnichiwa! Your Doctor is expanding his boundaries! Now dear readers, one knows that this might upset some of you to find that the Doctor is deserting a tried and trusted path but your Doctor recently took his repast at a… Read More ›

  • Olde Italian’s die hard

    Your Doctor had heard tell of an Italian eatery of some repute. One could not leave such a stone unturned. So off one trotted with Fortescue limping behind. His gout playing merry hell and requiring a good helping of medicinal… Read More ›

  • The Theory

    apple with union jack

    And so your dear Doctor has left his dear readers without anything upon which to feast. So here is a ditty entitled “the Theory” to entertain you whilst one is otherwise engaged. Click here to read it.

  • No lame duck

    Cricket? Does that remind one of ducks when England play? One jests, despite this lame connection to your dear Doctor’s visit to Drakes, this locale was no lame duck. An up-market, chic and refined eatery in the midst of olde… Read More ›

  • Trulli Scrumptious

    Well, one is delighted to have received another missive from McWeedle whilst on tour en famille in the colonies. He has kindly submitted this review which makes one wish one could hop on a magic carpet right away. Dear Dr… Read More ›

  • Chez moi and cook’s treat

    Italian Red wine bottle

    Oft times one need not venture past one’s own doorstep to sample sumptuous fare. Your Doctor has the dastardly good fortune to have cook in residence. She’s an absolute treasure but one mustn’t let her know lest she asks for… Read More ›

  • Dead Cow

    Large rare steak

    One encourages ones chums to inform one of any new eateries that have given one pleasure. McWeedle, who is gallavanting in the colony of the USA has sent me this missive with a scrumptious illustration of the rarest of large,… Read More ›

  • Squids in

    “One simply must eat the squid” effused Pettigrew, “it’s excellent and it’s not that calamari rubbish”. When it comes to food, Pettigrew is an expert. He boasts a stomach to prove it! As you know dear readers, the enticement of… Read More ›