Our Guide to Lyon – Part 1 – Les Bouchons

Lyon, a lovely old town in the Rhone Valley, is arguably the French capital of food. Which means an essential pit stop for any self-respecting foodie. First of all, Lyon is blessed to have access to excellent produce brought from all directions (as seen in the packed markets on Sundays). Second, Lyon is proud to be the birthplace of […]

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Stoke Newington Farmers Market, London

We heard many good things about the delicious farmer’s market in Stoke Newington (London), so we jumped on our bikes and off we were to discover that corner of the city. It was a chill winter day, but the omnipresent sun more than made it up for the cold. Although it’s quite small (think around 20-25 stalls), there’s such […]

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The Ethicurean

We’ve dreamed about going to The Ethicurean for a while. Not really because of the raving reviews & tweets, but because we’ve been salivating over the luscious pages of their book for quite some time. To put in context, the Ethicurean is a lovely homey restaurant tucked away in the bucolic country-side in Somerset, not […]

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Book: Das kulinarische Erbe der Alpen

The English title of this book would be: “The culinary heritage of the Alps”. “Would” only, because the book hasn’t been translated in English yet… This heavy volume tells the story of food in the Alps with gorgeous photos by the Swiss photographer Sylvan Müller to accompany the prose of Dominik Flammer. An absolute delight […]

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Osmosis, Barcelona

Hidden discretely on Carrer d’Arribau in Barcelona is the restaurant Osmosis. A couple of blocks away from my hotel? Let’s give it a try! Bread and olive oil. And salts (Hawaiian Black, Australian Pink, Maldonian White) like we love ’em. First course was some amuse-bouche. A lollipop made with some sort of morcilla, rolled toast bread, […]

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Meat!

We found this great video part of the Subculture club series (definitely check it out, they have great craft documentaries). It describes a typical day in a butcher’s shop, in this case 4505 Meats, in San Francisco .

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