Author Archives: Anthea Gerrie


04/08/2017 by .

What’s in a name?  Great expectations, for sure, when that name is weighted with decades of gilt-edged history.   Quaglino’s has been a royal favourite for more than 80 years, and with Hollywood royalty frequenting too in its heyday the name has become the stuff of London legend.

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Frank Lloyd Wright Trail   

31/07/2017 by .

“Architects may come and architects may go and never change your point of view,” sang Art Garfunkel about his hero, Frank Lloyd Wright.   But you could never accuse the 20th century starchitect of not making a difference; Wright changed everything about the way we live, the father of open plan design and homes which blur the boundaries between inside and the great outdoors.

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Royal Beach Tel Aviv

14/07/2017 by .

It may have been built with business travellers in mind, but the Royal Beach Tel Aviv gives its leisure-oriented competitors lining the Med a run for their money.

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Searcys St. Pancras Restaurant & Bar

10/07/2017 by .

For decades, Paris has given travellers something London could not – an iconic station eatery in which to prelude an epic journey with a great meal served as swiftly as necessary, luggage no object.  

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Bourbon Street Comes To Madison

06/07/2017 by .

New York’s Mad Men may be untransplantable from Madison Avenue, but Madison the restaurant strives to please a new generation of hard-partying City and media types atop London’s glitzy One New Change building beside St. Paul’s.

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Bluespoon Andaz Amsterdam

21/06/2017 by .

Amsterdam is almost unique in hiding so many of its top restaurants within hotels.  But exquisite canalside locations must be fully exploited, especially the loveliest of them, Prinsengracht, and are bound to inspire the kind of rarefied culinary experience Bluespoon delivers on the ground floor of the Andaz Amsterdam.

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