Archive for November, 2016

Riley’s fish shack, Tynemouth: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2016

Jay is in love, and he doesn’t care who knows it. The object of his desire? A pair of shipping containers half an hour’s drive from Newcastle… Riley’s Fish Shack, King Edward’s Bay, Tynemouth. Meal for two including drinks and service: £45. No bookings Call off the search. Close down the web browser and put […]

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A foodie tour of Iran: it’s poetry on a plate

November 3, 2016

Food is a wonderful vehicle for discovering Iran, with its fabulous regional produce featuring in stews, rice dishes, kebabs and desserts Holiday guide to Iran: Tehran to Isfahan Imagine a verdant, landscape filled with rice paddies, tea plantations and olive groves. A land where you can hike up mountains in the thick mist of the […]

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A delicious dinner in Berlin – from food that would have been thrown away

November 3, 2016

Restlos Glücklich’s meals taste all the better for knowing that they’re made from veg rejected by supermarkets because of damaged packaging or their odd shape On a quiet side street in the otherwise buzzing Berlin-Neukölln is what looks like just another cosy vintage cafe: exposed brick, mismatched furniture, candles in jam jars. But Restlos Glücklich […]

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Foley’s: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2016

Foley’s is all about shouty flavours and having a good time – the only problem is that Jay doesn’t do ‘enforced jollity’ Foley’s, 23 Foley Street, London W1W 6DU (0203 137 1302). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £70-£100 At the start of our meal at Foley’s our waitress fixed us with a big, […]

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Cork city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

November 3, 2016

Ireland’s ‘rebel city’ is often just a starting point for exploring the rugged west, but with 24 annual festivals, a cracking food scene and great pubs, there are plenty of reasons to linger “It’s always Cork first and Ireland second,” said Roy Keane in a 1997 RTE documentary, Have Boots Will Travel. Keane, now the […]

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Mercato Metropolitano: restaurant review | Jay Rayner

November 3, 2016

There’s plenty to like in the many stalls at this new street food centre, and only one problem: where’s the street? Mercato Metropolitano, 42 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DR. Food per head: £10-£20 London is eating itself out of house and home, literally. The pressure for affordable housing is intense. People with jobs in the […]

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Eat Pray Love pizzeria comes to London

November 3, 2016

The acclaimed L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples featured in the book and film – now a branch is opening in north London Naples’ most famous pizza joint, L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele – featured in the bestselling travel memoir Eat Pray Love – is set to open a branch in London. “I love my pizza […]

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Alt city guide to Liverpool | Tony Naylor

November 3, 2016

Left-field Liverpool is thriving with a strong DIY culture and an art world bubbling with grassroots projects. Here’s our pick of the most exciting music and culture venues, and the best places to eat and drink For decades, Liverpool has experimented with every international trend, using each one in a cool, discriminating way to create […]

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Luang Prabang in three days: sightseeing itinerary

November 3, 2016

The ancient city in the north of the country is a delightful mix of exquisite temples and French colonial buildings – and a great place for cafes, restaurants, bars and shops Morning Continue reading…

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Gourmet burgers in Lagos, Portugal

November 3, 2016

Named one of the best burger joints in the world, Nah Nah Bah’s vibrant plates of food and upbeat soundtrack are perfect after a day in the Algarve’s surf Visitors to Lagos’s buzzing old town, who crave something different from the usual Algarve offering of fresh fish served with veg that evokes memories of primary […]

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