Eats, writes about it. Ponces about on telly. Plays a bit of jazz piano. Has big hair.

A Wong: restaurant review

theguardian.com — A Wong, 70 Wilton Road, London SW1 (020 7828 8931). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £80-£110 I believe I have found the single best dessert available right now in London, or, for that matter, anywhere else. It's a wonder of patisserie that manages to combine the luscious with both precision and finesse.
Jan 31, 2016

This week's review: I swoon over London's greatest dessert (and a bunch of other brilliant dim sum) at A Wong. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Jan 31, 2016

In my hood, this is the best Chinese restaurant in London. Perhaps Europe. A Wong: restaurant review | Jay Rayner gu.com/p/4g743/stw

Jay Rayner: Love me tandoor | Life and style | The Guardian

theguardian.com — Tayyabs, 83-89 Fieldgate Street, London E1 (020 7247 6400). Meal for two, including service, £40 For many years Tayyabs, a Pakistani restaurant hidden away in the tight knot of streets around London's Whitechapel, was actually four food outlets: at one end was the original, Tayyabs, which opened in the Seventies.
Jan 28, 2016

@EPWJohnson Well that is interesting and I did not know that. The Guardian seems to think it's lamb theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Shuang Shuang: restaurant review

theguardian.com — Shuang Shuang, 64 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1. No bookings. Meal for two, including drinks and service: £70-£120 Do not go to Shuang Shuang if you've had a couple of drinks. Do not go if you're on the sort of medication that prohibits operating light machinery.
Jan 24, 2016

This week's review: the Chinese hot pot restaurant Shuang Shuang. Less dinner, than an exam. I failed. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Mind your language

Jan 20, 2016

Ahead of my show @albanarena a rant about the sloppy use of language. Or: down with honest, proper, clean food. jayrayner.co.uk/news/mind-your…

Au Pied de Cochon: restaurant review

theguardian.com — Au Pied de Cochon, 6 Rue Coquilliere, Paris (00 33 1 4013 7700). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £70-£100 In the healing process, Paris always has had a head start: a deep well of self-belief.
Jan 17, 2016

This week's review: a trip to Paris, as act of both solidarity and greed for lunch of trotters at Au Pied de Cochon theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Jan 17, 2016

Donc @JayRayner1 est allé Au Pied de Cochon et il a du mal à s'en remettre: gu.com/p/4fn5z/stw

These are a few of my most hated things.

jayrayner.co.uk — Being a restaurant critic teaches you to hate. Right now it's teaching me to hate whacky serving plates. On February 23 I bring my show about appalling restaurant experiences to the Kingston Rose. Ahead of that performance of My Dining Hell, part of my night of Food and Agony, I thought I'd share with you my...
Jan 16, 2016

RT @jayrayner1: For those complaining I didn't mention the stupid serving items issue in my restaurants rant there's this. jayrayner.co.uk/news/these-are…

Jan 16, 2016

RT @jayrayner1: For those complaining I didn't mention the stupid serving items issue in my restaurants rant there's this. jayrayner.co.uk/news/these-are…

Jan 18, 2016

RT @jayrayner1: For those complaining I didn't mention the stupid serving items issue in my restaurants rant there's this. jayrayner.co.uk/news/these-are…

The 12 things that restaurants must stop doing in 2016

theguardian.com — My dentist tells me that I grind my teeth at night. He says this is a very bad thing and needs to be remedied. Apparently the problem is tension, brought on by stress. Clearly I need less stress in my life.
Jan 14, 2016

12 things restaurants must stop doing in 2016. eg. Enough with the granola, already. My OFM column a few days early. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Jan 14, 2016

Hard to disagree with any of these. Really annoying things restaurants do (like not providing salt & pepper): theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Jan 14, 2016

RT @jayrayner1: 12 things restaurants must stop doing in 2016. eg. Enough with the granola, already. My OFM column a few days early. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Jan 14, 2016

Agree with pretty must everything on this list... The 12 things that restaurants must stop doing in 2016 gu.com/p/4fhnb/stw

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Zelman Meats: restaurant review

theguardian.com — Zelman Meats, 2 St Anne's Court, London W1 (020 7437 0566). Meal for two including drinks: £50-£80 I first met Misha Zelman in the autumn of 2006, in a supermarket café on the outskirts of Moscow. He had been described to me as a restaurateur with "almost unlimited" funds.

Roger Hickman’s Restaurant: review

theguardian.com — Roger Hickman's Restaurant, 79 Upper St Giles Street, Norwich (01603 633522). Lunch for two, including drinks and service: £125 In an episode of , Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon's picaresque journey around the Lake District doing my job, Coogan opines that restaurant reviewing is a funny old business; that eventually you find yourself far from home, sitting in front of a bowl of orange soup trying to think of something to say.
Jan 03, 2016

This week's review: Roger Hickman's in Norwich. He'd asked me to review for years. So I did. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

Sartoria: restaurant review

theguardian.com — Sartoria, 20 Savile Row, London W1 (020 7534 7000). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £150 When I last reviewed Francesco Mazzei's food, I concluded it made sense to sell my house and move into his restaurant L'Anima, because nothing bad could ever happen there.
Dec 27, 2015

This week's review: Francesco Mazzei has moved to Mayfair but his food has stayed the same. It's still brilliant theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2…

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Feb 05, 2016

@FolkestoneChap as long as we're both fully clothed it's fine.

Feb 05, 2016

Few seats available @Quarterhouse_UK Folkestone for tonight's my dining hell. Show at 7.30

Feb 05, 2016

Meanwhile - stalls @albanarena look to be 2/3rds gone for March 3. alban-arena.co.uk/events/jay-ray… bringing filthy stories and jazz to herts.

Feb 05, 2016

A reminder: we've opened the circle @Rosetheatre for my dining hell, jazz and filthy stories on Feb 23 rosetheatrekingston.org/whats-on/a-nig…

Feb 05, 2016

@Philippa_Perry @Ruth_Garside What a waste of money. There was no need for a study to prove that.

Feb 05, 2016

So @leahchernikoff when you publish utter balls like this do you ever wake in the night thinking 'what have I done?' elle.com/beauty/health-…

Feb 05, 2016

Always good to start the day with teeth grinding. So meet Amanda Chantal Bacona and her superfoods elle.com/beauty/health-… (vi Nick lezard)

Feb 05, 2016

@Philippa_Perry why in gods name did the bmj publish that?


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