Tag: michelin

Koffmann & Mr White's, Bath
It’s not every day two chefs join forces to open a new restaurant with six Michelin stars between them. Koffmann & Mr White’s is the result of a partnership between chefs Pierre Koffmann and Marco Pierre White, a simple brasserie situated in The Abbey Hotel, Bath. Koffmann and Mr...
Pierre Koffmann Halibut
Trying to stay healthy while craving rich French food isn’t easy. Especially when my book shelves are groaning with countless recipes designed to disrupt my diet. One such book that I didn’t expect to find anything particularly for the health conscious in was Pierre Koffmann’s ‘Classic Koffmann’ - a...
Pierre Koffmann Pistachio Souffle
Koffmann’s in Knightsbridge is sadly no more. Due to the redevelopment of The Berkeley Hotel the restaurant had to close its doors after 6 years, prior to that Pierre Koffmann had won three Michelin stars at his La Tante Claire restaurant in Chelsea (and later The Berkeley) and had...

The Fat Duck, Bray

Just the Tonic
Our reservation for lunch at one of the world's best restaurants by one of the most crazy, forward thinking and innovative chef's of modern times - Heston Blumenthal's Fat Duck restaurant in Bray - was secured just after a multi million pound refurbishment of the restaurant. Thousands clambered to...
Il Palagio Four Seasons Hotel Florence
Our experiences of Italian fine dining are few and far between. An excellent effort by restaurant Rubacuori at Chateau Monfort in Milan on our honeymoon was about it for our ventures into Italian high-end cuisine. So we decided it was about time that changed. The Four Seasons name pretty...
Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons Front
We always end up doing something special for our wedding anniversary - it’s kind of the law. Last year we dined in Knightsbridge at Koffmann’s owned by chef Pierre Koffmann, a legend of the cookery scene. Sadly Koffmann’s is no more due to the expansion of The Berkeley Hotel...

Tim Ho Wan

Tim Ho Wan Michel Star IFC Mall Hong Kong
  “It’s got to be down here” “but this isn’t the IFC mall” “the man definitely said down the third escalator and to the right didn’t he?”. Finding Tim Ho Wan was undoubtedly a challenge. It would appear that we are not alone as tourists in search of some of...
Yat Lok Michelin Star Roast Goose Central Hong Kong
  “It’s all about the goose” said Anthony Bourdain on a visit to Yat Lok restaurant. He’s right, it really is. Walking up an ever increasing gradient on Stanley Street in a part of Hong Kong that just begins to get hilly sits Yat Lok. A small, unassuming place that if...