The Romans have a slightly different way with pizza. Their bases are thin and crisp, in contrast to the softer and fuller Neapolitan style. A good Roman pizza will crack at the edges when you bend it, and if it’s cooked properly, the edges will be scorched. Finding a decent pizza in Rome isn’t difficult [...]
One thing about this blog makes me a little uncomfortable. It’s not the writing, the cooking or the photography. It’s not keeping on top of it, and – believe me – I’m not laid awake at night worrying about visitor growth or statistics. It’s reviewing restaurants. This has always troubled me because I’m not sure [...]
I’ve written a piece about the restaurants and bars in Saltaire for Leeds-based arts and culture blog, The Culture Vulture. This is the first time I’ve written a guest piece for anybody else, and I’m very grateful to Emma at The Culture Vulture for giving me the opportunity in the first place, and even more [...]
Families with kids love eating out, but some other diners object to their presence. Who’s right and who’s wrong?
“Beyond the throb of the engines is the throbbing heart of all.” John Betjemen St. Pancras station in London is quite the most amazing space, a vast vaulted ceiling headed by a gold clock, set high above a fleet of sleek Eurostar trains. The station dodged the Luftwaffe’s bombs, but fell out of favour during [...]