Brunchin’ Ch5: The Friday Brunch at Al Qasr

Many years ago (I dreaded the day when I would finally succumb and write those words) I was looking at places to work in...

Shake Shack

For all the wonderful efforts made by the chefs, restaurants and the miracles worked by their serving staff — all over the damn world,...

The dish to end all dishes.

So I set out to the Berners Tavern, at the London EDITION, in early January with two main objectives in mind.  Firstly, to get...
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Czeching back in.

In the spirit of a hopefully short-lived delinquency in updating T.F.T. recently (blame the job, and it being visiting season in Dubai), Prague is...

Another sadly wonderful steakhouse.

Prague is one of those places where there is genuinely, honestly so much to do and see.  In addition to things like Charles Bridge,...

Pass the bucket.

Cast the clocks back one month — as I recall, to the day, as it would have been the sixteenth of December last year...

Brunchin’ Ch4: High Brunch at Nobu Dubai

It was with a certain trepidation that I made my way to Atlantis with a few mates for my annual birthday meal.  Though there...

Freezing my Arz off.

Seasoned Dubai-ers are quick to calm down newbies in the sweltering summer months, where the temperature pushes far beyond forty and the huge open...

Out-pancaked by a youth.

Being someone who is very proud of their well-cultivated ‘it is what it is’ outlook, I like to think I can handle a lot...

Brunchin’ Ch3: The Emperor’s Brunch at Imperium

For a long time, I shall remember the brunch at Imperium, the over-ostentatious (is that a thing?) restaurant at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray resort...