Food of the Week: Eating on the move
Sunday 16 December 2007
Dine in transit and you can sate your appetite and see the sights at the same time.
Get a unique view of Toronto from 1,000 feet up at the revolving 360 Restaurant, CN Tower, 301 Front Street West, Toronto (001 416 362 5411; cntower.ca), where the Canadian charcuterie plate includes Niagara prosciutto, venison salami and Quebec farmhouse cheese.
See Birmingham (not Alabama) from a new perspective on a floodlit canal trip with Away2Dine, Quayside, The Mailbox, Wharfside Street, Birmingham (0845 644 5244; away2dine.co.uk). The five-course menu includes pan-seared rump of Cumbrian lamb, fondant potato and a sweet redcurrant and rosewater coulis.
See the sights of Melbourne aboard The Colonial Tramcar Restaurant, Tramstop 125, Normanby Road, Melbourne (00 61 3 9696 4000; tramrestaurant. com.au), a luxury air conditioned Pullman-style tram that serves four-courses that might include grilled kangaroo loin with bush tomato chilli.
Ride in a carefully restored period carriage on the Royal Livingstone Express and watch the sun set over the Zambezi river while enjoying a meal prepared by chefs from the Royal Livingstone Hotel, Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone, Zambia (00 260 21 3 321122; sun international.com).
Board the Apsara 1, a vintage-style rice barge and cruise down the Chao Phraya river while enjoying Thai specialities such as prawns wrapped in crispy noodles or aromatic Massaman curry, prepared by chefs from Saffron, Banyan Tree, 21/100 South Sathon Road, Sathon, Bangkok (00 66 2 679 1200; banyantree.com).
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