wine

Review: Galvin Bistrot de luxe [London]

The original and still the best Appeals to: ·        Lovers of classic French cooking ·        Carnivores with a lust for comfort food ·        Anyone with a taste for
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Food news – Less than 90 days ’til Christmas, so get ready for TASTE

Scary as it is, Christmas is just around the corner with less than 90 days to go (shocking)! But that means we are just weeks away from one of TB’s favourite foodie events of the year.  Taste of London puts on spectacular events, several times a year and all of which
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TastingBritain.co.uk - Vindinista, Acton, London

Review – Vindinista [Acton]

Tim: A wonderful neighbourhood wine bar, that ticks all the boxes that I’m looking for! Rating: Appeals to: Wine geeks looking to explore further Non-wine-geek-people looking for a friendly atmosphere and knowledgeable staff…. …and wallet-friendly, interesting
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Review – Grillstock, Walthamstow [London]

Think locally. Act hillbilly. A very fitting catchphrase for a restaurant that is different to many others in the City. Yes there’s plenty of BBQs, but there’s just something about Grillstock that draws you in and makes you part of the family!  Rating In a word
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The Fire Station, Waterloo [London]

After a recent renovation the Fire Station in Waterloo has re-opened its doors; offering breakfast, lunch and dinner one of the busiest commuter areas in the City. Serving up a new menu that features wood-fired pizzas and a host of delicious burger options, complimented by some
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Review – Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush [London]

As I sit on a tube train playing Mahjong, I can still taste and smell the experience I’ve just had. Shikumen isn’t necessarily what you’d expect from a Chinese restaurant, but that’s because it’s more traditional and less about satisfying us
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Review – Bourgee, Southend [Essex]

A fantastic new edition to the Essex food scene, filling a gap in luxury dining and delivering great taste and stunning ingredients at a reasonable cost. Bourgee is warm and inviting while remaining something a little bit special. The staff really make the venue, with a fantastic
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WineWeaver Aerator in black

Review – WineWeaver Aerator AKA ‘Tasting Britain Tries Aerating Alcohol And It Actually Works’

Rating Price £24.99 What’s it supposed to do? You pour your wine through the WineWeaver (which sits on top of your wine glass/decanter) and through the process of aeration, the wine should taste better. The Verdict It does indeed change the taste. Usually, but not
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Review – The Anthologist [Bank]

Rating In A Word Unconventional Cuisine Modern European Appeals To Bankers (as in, people in Bank – and who possibly work in banks…in Bank) – The Anthologist has a wide appeal. Everybody’s welcome (well, I imagine everybody’s welcome) Actual
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Black Ginger Royale champagne cocktail

Recipe – ‘Black Ginger Royale’

This is modified from the King’s Ginger‘s very own ‘Ginger Royale’ recipe . We wanted a celebratory drink that would also take the edge off of the recent, oppressive UK heatwave. We managed to come up with something that didn’t deviate too far from
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