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Sunday 18 January 2009
Saturday 17 January 2009
Sunday 11 January 2009
First it was Borough's down-to-earth tapas palace Brindisa; now everyman's offal altar St John is making its glittering West End debut. The cult eaterie from Fergus Henderson (pictured) is rumoured to be opening a branch in Chinatown later this year.
Sunday 28 December 2008
Saturday 27 December 2008
The best thing about Paxton & Whitfield is the smell. Like the best cheeses, the best cheese shop has a rather heady aroma, an olfactory precursor of caseophiliac delights to follow. In other words, they sell very tasty cheese, and, for such a posh establishment in the heart of St James's in London, are a friendly, unpretentious lot. It has plenty of royal warrants, and was a favourite of Winston Churchill, who once said that "a gentleman only buys his cheese at Paxton & Whitfield". Indeed so.
Wednesday 24 December 2008
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Sunday 26 October 2008
Wednesday 24 September 2008
Sunday 31 August 2008
Thursday 28 August 2008
From rolling hills to rolling cheeses, morris dancing to readers' wives, our nation has a host of endearing pecularities to celebrate. In an extract from his new book, Iain Aitch takes stock of the sights and sounds that truly make us who we are
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