Tag: Malbec

Gaucho: London


Gaucho 93 Charterhouse Street London EC1M 6HL Tel: 020 7490 1676 So it’s time for steak again and where better than the hippest Argentinean joint in town?  Read how I dip into a bit of a South American culinary culture while keeping it ‘real’ with some excellent steak, wine and a glorious dessert! With its plush nightclub

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Crown & Anchor Pub: Chiswick, London


Crown & Anchor 374 Chiswick High Road Chiswick London W4 5TA Tel: 020 8995 2607  Checking out a new pub in London is always a pleasure.  There are so many good ones that have been resuscitated and brought back from the dead of the 90’s.  The Crown & Anchor is one such establishment, offering a warm heart

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Hawkins Forge: London


Hawkins Forge 110 Battersea Rise Battersea London SW11 1EJ Tel: 020 7228 0349 I’ve passed Hawkins Forge on London’s south circular a hundred times and not entered. It’s a shame I didn’t discover this little gem earlier as it really is worth going in. The concept is straightforward, they sell good food at good prices

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Argentina Part 2: Patagonia and Buenos Aires

Map of Argentina

  Argentina Part 2: Patagonia and Buenos Aires In this second part of my journey through Argentina I fly down to the bottom of the country to the strange and mysterious world that is Patagonia. Steeped in mythology and folklore it has often been cited as the end of the world. It’s a fascinating and

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Iguazu Falls – Argentina

Falls with Blured Water

Iguazú Falls Argentina July is mid winter for Argentina and as a European it is possibly the best time to visit. On this trip I visited Buenos Aires where the temperature is pleasantly warm but not cold and certainly not stiflingly hot either, although first I headed up country to the north to see a

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Tostado – London


Tostado 16a St Anne’s Court London W1F 0BG Tel: 0207 287 3000   The pursuit of El Dorado or the land of gold has existed for hundreds of years. It has been the subject of many legends and myths. What is known is that in 1541 Francisco Orellana and Gonzalo Pizaro set off from Quito

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