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I’ve been lucky enough to visit India three times. The first was as an 12-year-old with a bad fringe and even worse bum bag: awkwardly chubby, pale and privileged and utterly gobsmacked by the smells, colours, craziness and social disparity … Continue reading
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A few days ago, I was here: Now, I’m here: Brixton, I love you, but in the words of Cat Power, “you’ll never be, never be, Manhattan.” So I was blue to be home after one very tasty and informative … Continue reading
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I landed in JFK in the midsts of a fleeting tornado. But they didn’t tell us that on the plane: “Ladies and gentlemen, there’s some cloud, wind and rain over JFK at the moment so we’re going to hold off … Continue reading
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I’d been hearing a lot from my friend Lindsay, who lived in Nashville for six years and whose parents we’ve been staying with on this trip, about the ‘biscuits’ at The Loveless Cafe, a roadside eatery that has been serving … Continue reading
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Sometimes when I mentioned to people that I was going on holiday to Nashville their eyes would glaze over. “Why would you go to Nashville? It’s known as ‘Nash Vegas,’” said the girl I met while eating some surprisingly good … Continue reading
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A couple of weeks ago, during a visit to the Isles of Scilly, I came over all Famous Five – posting Instagram pics of ‘a beautiful hidden cove – great for a secret picnic!’ and ‘fisherman Graham relaxing after his … Continue reading
Audio: Angela Hartnett and Gabrielle Hamilton in conversation from Rosie Birkett on Vimeo. A couple of weeks ago I had the serious career highlight of being sent by Nowness.com to cover Angela Hartnett and New York chef Gabrielle Hamilton’s collaboration … Continue reading
In November I was taken on a press trip by Wines of Argentina. Lucky, lucky me. Over the course of six days I would explore a country I’d been lusting over for years, meet some lovely fellow journalists and wine … Continue reading
Today I have an article published in the Independent about Sven Elverfeld, a three-Michelin starred chef in Germany whose inventive renderings of his national cuisine has put the unremarkable industrial town of Wolfsburg on the global food map. You can … Continue reading
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Tagged German gastronomy, German restaurants, Ritz Carlton, Sven Elverfeld, three Michelin starred restaurants, Wolfsburg
As you might have gathered from previous posts, I was in Vietnam in April – larking about and eating as much as I could. My love affair with Vietnamese food started long before that, when I first tasted beef wrapped … Continue reading
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Tagged food and travel, regional food, vietnamese dining, Vietnamese food, vietnamese pho, vietnamese restaurant, vietnamese sandwich, vietnamese spring roll