Posts from 2013


Read More Champagne

Posted on Thu, 04/04/2013

A link to a blog that David Lebovitz has just written regarding a sponsored trip to Reims and visit to the Veuve Cliquot cellars. We have 3 champagnes on our wine list, and sell alot of Veuve so I was interested to read...>>>

Read More Simply perfect.

Posted on Fri, 05/04/2013

Our customers are a diverse bunch ? something that I have always seen as a positive. We are not a tourist destination, although we do get a number of visiting overseas people when they are in the area, but that would certainly...>>>

Read More Betty's Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding

Posted on Mon, 08/04/2013

The living room of our house, opens  on to the restaurant side of the property, and so it was that as I was sitting here  doing some research,  surrounded by books and notes, I happened to get whiffs of the...>>>

Read More Damn proud!

Posted on Thu, 11/04/2013

We had some friends in the restaurant last night who were enquiring as to Courteneys progress in the States, and I was explaining to them that she and her team had been in a large Tour at the weekend, the Redlands Cycling...>>>

Read More An Interview with Michael Pollan

Posted on Wed, 17/04/2013

Mr Pollan has pretty much become the go to person for commentary on much of what is happening in the food world over the last 10 years or so. He is about to release a new book, and as advance publicity for that he was interviewed...>>>

Read More Our new Race Relations Conciliator

Posted on Wed, 17/04/2013

Can I just go on the record as saying that I think this woman is going to be superb... and those that have been so quick to disparage, should take a little time to become fully informed as to all her background, rather than...>>>

Read More More from Mr Pollan

Posted on Tue, 23/04/2013

 More from Mr Pollan, but no apologies for that, becos this man makes such sense.! Always worth reading......>>>

Read More Dinner at Alinea

Posted on Thu, 25/04/2013

Rhonda sent me thru this link to a video of a meal eaten at Alinea, one of the top restaurants in the world, and one I've referenced many times before in blogs. He is a pretty intense man Mr Archatz, but one we have a lot...>>>

Read More Menus as marketing tools

Posted on Tue, 30/04/2013

Am having a bit of a tidy up at home, just because, tackling different areas as the urge grabs me ...  It was the linen cupboard that got emptied the other day, and anything too old, or no longer appropriate ...>>>

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