My first impressions of The Greek Larder, a relatively recent arrival in the new development to the north of Kings Cross station were not auspicious.
Taberna Etrusca, a restaurant in Bow Churchyard, two minutes walk away from St Paul Cathedral celebrates its fiftieth birthday. And that makes it one of London longest lived eateries.
Poulette, is a truly beautiful bijou restaurant in central Paris, matched with a short but delightful sounding menu pasted in the window.
A coldish evening in Barcelona was perhaps not the best time to try ATN, a restaurant just off La Rambla. It was mostly empty and lacked atmosphere.