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5/02/2016

The sky above English gastronomy is full of Michelin stars

The publication of the new Michelin Guide for Great Britain and Ireland is always a highlight for fans of gastronomy, famous chefs and the best restaurants. London is one of the best rated cities world wide for culinary art and year after year is awarded various Michelin stars.

Of the 17 new entries in the Michelin Guide for London 2016, there are 15 restaurants awarded 1...

29/05/2015

What will be the best restaurants in the world?

A new edition of The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S. Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, will return to the historic Guildhall in London for a prestigious ceremony.

The awards provide an annual snapshot of the global gastronomic scene; they are a recognized and respected benchmark which shows the main trends and remarkable culinary treasures from all corners of the...

16/07/2010

BYOB comes to London

Having usually been allowed to bring a special bottle of wine if I so chose to a nice restaurant as long as I was willing to pay a corkage fee, it was not until recently that it occurred to me that this could be considered a privilege and not a right. It was not actually until my first day at Uvinum that I learned that this was not a common practice in Spain, and since then I have noticed the...

9/07/2010

Who Tastes the Wine?

Ordering wine in a restaurant apparently not only creates confusion for the diner (which region? varietal? price? does it go with fish?), but also the sommelier. There's already been some discussion as to which person at the table should receive the wine list, but now a new debate is emerging thanks to Eric Asimov's recent article in the New York Times. The question now is, do you want the...