When I was a little lad, M&B was a wonder drug, invented by May and Baker which reputedly saved British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s life from pneumonia at a time when he was most needed at the height of World War II and had also dragged Nero, the Royal Circus lion, back from the jaws of death!
A pleasant task given me recently was to invite five people who know their way around a menu and wine list to lunch to check out proposed new dishes at the Komba Hari Grill Room at Rainbow Towers Hotel.
Having tried out the brand new Highlands restaurant, Maestro, on readers’ behalf, I was about to write: “third time lucky?” in reviewing it.
I often think to myself, and remark to others, what a thoroughly nice place to eat lunch, brunch, breakfast or afternoon tea is Antique Rose…
Why did you go to such-and-such a restaurant precisely when you did? is a question I’m often asked by people who seem to like to interrogate restaurant reviewers.
I’m afraid I gulped and did a double-take at initially glancing at the menu of yet another brand new Harare restaurant, thinking at first, that the prices were horrendously dear.
Opening a new restaurant can be a risky business venture, but with the right planning, financing and plenty of hard work, it’s definitely doable.
I had almost 1 000 e-mails on my company PC after returning from a five week working holiday to England, Scotland, Wales and the United Arab Emirates.
I was obliged to do an awful lot of eating out in the last two or three weeks before flying out on a five-week working holiday in the UK and United Arab Emirates…
Kim Greenwood used to work in one of the finest restaurants in Edinburgh, Scotland.