Having missed the chance to dine at a Wolfgang Puck or Mario Batali establishment in Las Vegas, I used the very handy OpenTable service to book a table at Pizzeria Mozza in Hollywood on our second last night in Los Angeles. My mouth is watering just looking at these photos. My favourite dish – a tie between the squash (zucchini) flowers and the arancini. We took a … Continue reading Italian Feast at Mozza, Hollywood @mariobatali
On Friday I developed a bad case of Friday-itis. Post holiday blues. A reality check. We had been home for a week after a month on vacation in the US. The bags were unpacked. The washing was done. The credit card bills had arrived. I was back at work. So where was I going to find time to download and organise my photos? Print the photos? … Continue reading The holiday is over, now the hard work begins
Anyone who knows me is well aware that while I love film, television and music – I am really passionate about food. Cooking it, eating it, taking dodgy photographs of it. Last week in Singapore I visited The Club on the 57th floor of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. The Sky Park has a commanding view of Singapore city from one side and … Continue reading Singapore Fling
Last week was a great week. How often do you get to meet your literary and culinary heroes in the space of seven days? On Sunday March 6 I finally met author Armistead Maupin, creator of the Tales of the City series. I own all of his books and have been lucky enough to interview him twice. Unfortunately I didn’t get to meet Armistead when … Continue reading Literary legends
Well I survived my first week back in full-time employment. Things that have changed since I left The West in 2007. *The side gate I used to use as a shortcut to the foyer is now locked. Padlocked and covered in cobwebs, in fact. I felt pretty daft marching around to use it, then marching right back again. *There’s still next to nowhere to eat. … Continue reading Where did that week go?