A touch of class

Can't beat a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau '79...
Can’t beat a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau ’79…

Writing about food is a bit like becoming a Tory MP or getting a job in the media – it’s really hard if you’re not posh.

The sort of words you need …

Some like it haute

I HATE that this was so good...
Mmm, intercepted…

We live in a world of pretentious bollocks.

When some hairy-backed cave dweller first stumbled upon the idea of singeing the fur off their mammoth steak before eating it, they couldn’t possibly have imagined the barnstormingly mental heights …

Northern Exposure: Canna Deli Review

canna
“Could you BE anymore Pontcanna?!” (Copyright Chandler Bing circa 1996)

Disclaimer: I’ve only been to North Wales once.

I stayed in a tent for three days and drank cheap stubbies of French beer for breakfast before playing the worst gig …

Hardcore Prawn

Oi, Tesco – turns out sushi isn’t meant to be grey…

Seafood can be pretty scary to the uninitiated, and until recently I was a bit skeptical myself.

I decided a long time ago that the sea is not for …

Best of the fest

Ladies and gentlemen – the authentic British festival experience.*

Festival season. A chance to revel in the sights, sounds and unholy stench of your fellow man, catch a few bands and overload your system with a variety of mind-altering substances.…

Time Gentlemen Please

IMG_1234The great British local. That pub within walking distance of home where the barman knows what you want before you do, and everyone knows your name except that weird drunk guy who never, ever leaves.

The default location for the …