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Just look out for the lobster
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It's classic cinematic shorthand. A person eating lobster in a film is usually doing so for one reason: to communicate, at a stroke, that they are horribly snooty – or just plain loaded. It is a synecdoche for luxury living. Or at least it was.
A drop of rain could not affect sartorial standards at Royal Ascot today - and even a dog was appropriately dressed for Ladies' Day.
Whether for tots or teens, soft, comfy, cosy and – most importantly – cool nightwear makes bedtime a breeze
Nothing on the landscape of London dining so greets the spring as the array of restaurants that lines the Thames at Tower Bridge. When the daffodils are out in Hyde Park, and legs of spring lamb hang in the windows of Allen's and Lidgate's, then (as Chaucer might have put it) folk long to go dining al fresco. For 20 years, the Pont de le Tour has offered City locals and rich tourists a gorgeous view of the river from the terrace. Terence Conran's flagship eaterie started life in 1992. Since then it's been bought by the D&D group (which owns 19 London restaurants, including the Pont's less posh neighbours, the Blueprint Café, the Cantina and Butler's Wharf Chop House) and celebrates its 20th birthday in October. Inspired by the whiff of Easter spring in the air last week, I went to pay my respects.
Lobster pasta, slow-cooked veal, creamy panna cotta – whether you like your food robust or delicate, Skye Gyngell has some lusciously satisfying dishes
It is now the season when main-course summery salads really come into their own. There are so many interesting leaves and vegetables around at this time of the year and it's dead-easy to impress your lunch or dinner guests with a simple, sophisticated main-course salad instead of a predictable main-course meat or fish dish. You may be sceptical about whether or not your guests are going to be happy with salad as a main course, but it's all about getting the balance right – so, for example, you could start your dinner party with a risotto or pasta dish and then it would be perfect to follow with one of these salads.
The grief continues for Ben Ainslie and his British America’s Cup challenger, Team Origin as they lost a second race in the Louis Vuitton Trophy series in La Maddalena, Sardinia.