At Alex’s waterfront restaurant in Freetown, a man stood waistdeep in sea-water, eating fire and runnging the flames around his torso, while far out at sea lightening streaked across the night-sky signalling the coming rains. Alex’s is one o fthe finest restaurants in Sierra Leone, where you can get a lobster the size of your […]Read More
HH's Restaurant Guide
In my travels I eat in many strange, routine, delicious, filthy, crowded, empty, colourful, bland places. I’m going to begin listing the goof, the bad, the sickening and the moorish, together with the rude, the sensual, the exotic and the Formica. I’ll star them, too. I rank service and atmosphere as important as food.
Hidden in the small market town of Saxmundham in Suffolk on England’s east coast is one of the finest Asian fusion resturants I have found anywhere. It is on the left if you are driving east, opposite the HSBC and inside a pub called the Queen’s Head. Once through the pub, the welcoming staff show you into […]Read More
Finally, I have found a superb Sichaun restaurant in London. The unassuming Fortune Restaurant in the semi-fashionable West Kensington, right on the arterial Cromwell Road, tastefully decorated with red lanterns, large tables, bouncing, enthusiastic staff, and French Sauvignon Blanc at £13 a bottle. Our party had Red Braised Porks Knuckle, Thinly Sliced Pig’s Ear in […]Read More
Totally, without doubt, the most incredible Japanese meal…and where is it, in Tofino, British Columbia, about the most remote place you’d expect a fully-aproned and bandannered Sushi artist behind the counter in a log cabin with views over an inlet that runs into the Pacific Ocean. They even serve Asahi extra dry. http://www.toughcity.com/Read More
The Breeze, Bangkok. Probably the most exotic setting of any restaurant anywhere. High-rise rooftop bar, jazz band, panoramic views, room to wander, casual, expensive, atmosphere and service beats food. http://www.thedomebkk.com/web/corp_about.htmlRead More