TAST­ING LON­DON

A HANDY GUIDE ON WHAT AND WHERE TO FEAST WHEN IN THE ENGLISH CAP­I­TAL

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - MENU - WORDS AS­PA­SIA KAR­RAS

property in Lon­don that has prox­im­ity to fan­tas­tic restaurants has risen dra­mat­i­cally in value. The Fi­nan­cial Times said it was so (they had a handy map) and I be­lieve them.There is no bet­ter in­di­ca­tor of the rise of fash­ion­able food cul­ture than the fact that lo­ca­tion, lo­ca­tion, lo­ca­tion is now about all about gus­ta­tion, gus­ta­tion, gus­ta­tion.

It says some­thing about me that I’m a to­tal sucker for a gen­eral so­ci­etal fad (let’s not over­anal­yse this) and con­se­quently I’m a to­tal sucker for a good meal. In fact, I can mea­sure my life in mem­o­rable co­mestibles. Sadly, I can­not say that my feel­ing for real es­tate has been re­cip­ro­cated. My fate is sim­ply to visit and eat. If a small di­ges­tive map was good enough for the FT, it is good enough for me. Armed with su­per-re­li­able restau­rant bi­ble Eat Lon­don 2 by Peter Prescott and Ter­ence Con­ran, I set off…

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.