Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

“Anything that walks, swims, crawls, or flies with its back to heaven is edible.”
(Cantonese saying. Source: The Chinese Kitchen by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo)

Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

“For a gourmet wine is not a drink but a condiment, provided that your host has chosen correctly.”
Edouard De Pomaine, French author

Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

There are two reasons for drinking wine…when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it… prevention is better than cure.
Thomas Love Peacock

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn’t much better than tedious disease.
George Dennison Prentice

Montparnasse Autumn Gourmet

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: Restaurants

Montparnasse

Autumn gourmet menu
Wednesday 9th, 16th & 23rd September at 7.30 p.m.
£45.00

Thai prawn & coconut broth with King prawn &
ginger dumpling
Gocker Gewurztraminer, Alsace, 2007
***
Ham hock tortellini with piccalilli & rocket
Bodega Fin Del Mundo Newen Pinot Noir, Patagonia, 2007
***
Roasted loin of venison with lemon verbena &
white bean purée
Domaine des Grecaux, Terra Solis, Languedoc, 2006
***
Chocolate & raspberry torte, raspberry jelly &
raspberry granité
Ville d’Amont, Banyuls, France, 2005
***

Coffee & truffle

Montparnasse, 103 Palmerston Rd,
Southsea PO5 3PS Tel; 023 92816754

Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
James Beard

Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

“Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
“When Wine enters, out goes the Truth.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Poor Richard’s Almanac

Thought for the Day

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

“Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity”  (Voltaire)

Greetings!

Author: Sir Robert Gobe-Shité  //  Category: General

Welcome to the world of fine wine and dining according to Sir Robert Gobe  Shité.

I travel the world in search of the best food and wine experiences, awarding the coveted Golden Skidmark to deserving establishments or Chefs.

Follow me as I dine for England!