Food, Wine & Restaurant news from legendary gourmand, Sir Robert Gobe-Shité

Thought for the Day
20 август 2009 г. 10:05

“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
19 август 2009 г. 9:53

“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
18 август 2009 г. 9:43

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
18 август 2009 г. 9:33

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, [...]

Thought for the Day
14 август 2009 г. 9:22

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

Thought for the Day
13 август 2009 г. 10:33

“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
11 август 2009 г. 9:53

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

10 август 2009 г. 10:42

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!