All’oro review – glossy Rome fine dining
★★★☆☆ / Italian / Modern European / Modernist

All’oro review – glossy Rome fine dining

This review of a Rome restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage Update 19/2/15 – clarified language detail regarding Quandoo Love them or loath them, online restaurant reservation services such as OpenTable are now an integral part of London’s restaurant culture. This makes eating out in Rome seem all the more quixotic as … Continue reading

La Cuisine de Joel Robuchon review – Theatreland fine dining
★★★☆☆ / Modern European / Modernist

La Cuisine de Joel Robuchon review – Theatreland fine dining

The Ivy’s sexier next door neighbour isn’t as good as it should’ve been L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon is the closest thing to a fine dining chain with almost identically appointed branches in numerous cities around the globe including Las Vegas and London. The bar-style seating can be brutally uncomfortable though which makes La Cuisine de … Continue reading

★★★★☆ / Modern European / Modernist / Spanish

Cinc Sentits review – Barcelona’s best restaurant?

This review of a Barcelona restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. Cinc Sentits is reputed to be one of Barcelona’s best fine dining establishments, which is a vaunted reputation any restaurant will have a hard time living up to. First impressions are a good place to start and here Cinc … Continue reading

★★★★★ / Modern European / Modernist / Spanish

Moments review – the best meal of my life. And it wasn’t in London.

This review of a Barcelona restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. If you’re the sort of reader who only reads the introduction and conclusion to a review and perhaps skims the photos, then let me save you the trouble right now. If you haven’t already guessed from the headline above, … Continue reading

★★★★☆ / Modern European / Modernist

L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon Las Vegas review – great food, arse-numbing seats

This review of a Las Vegas restaurant is a break from The Picky Glutton’s usual London-based coverage. Although famed French chef Joel Roebuchon has branches of L’Atelier in both London and Paris (among others), my first experience of his cooking wasn’t in either of those close-by locations, but in comparatively far-flung Las Vegas. Strictly speaking … Continue reading