Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Dogs, New Town, Edinburgh

This was my second attempt at dining at The Dogs. The first, a couple years ago, was an unfetted failure with no prior reservation for a 10pm dinner. I had heard about this no nonsense clear cut cooking restaurant that … Continue reading

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Winner or stinker? My Singapore transit

Changi Airport duty-free Dom Perignon 2006 SGD$205 (AUD$216) *winner* Food Centre Chinese coffee $0.80 *winner* $5.80 for a large cup of weak flat white *stinker* $3.90 lunch of rice and 3 dishes *winner* Serve size was half of what it … Continue reading

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Chardy Friday

Clonakilla Chardonnay 2012, Murrumbateman, NSW One from the office stash, forgot how much I paid. Pulled it to lift my draggy week. Solid as ever, the Clonakilla 2012 chardonnay exemplifies Tim Kirk’s wine crafting skills. A blend of high altitude fruit from … Continue reading

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