30 July 2014

Square Meal Selections


James J.

Silver reviewer
50s, Male
Member since May 2010
Lives in United Kingdom

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Reviews written: 16 (11 voted helpful)
Restaurants rated: 2 (this year)
Favourited by: 3 members
in association with Lavazza

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Personal description

Journalist and broadcaster with a passion for cooking – and consuming other people's cooking. Serious into wine…

Eating out habits

Three or four times a week (mixture of business and pleasure)

Favourite restaurants

Hibiscus, Riverstation (Bristol), Medcalf, Bistrot Retro (Teddington), Caravan, Georges (atop the Pompidou Centre in Paris)…

Last supper

A perfect Negroni to start. Then a breast of guinea fowl with morilles and a few green beans – and a stupendous bottle of Beaune. A glass of Yquem to end.


Music, architecture, modern art, travel, food, wine

Favourite book and film

The Time of our Singing by Richard Powers
Sunday, Bloody Sunday

Dream dinner companion


Favourite hotels in the UK and abroad

Jules César (Arles),

Favourite holiday destinations

Tokyo, the Var, San Francisco

Drives a…

Renault Clio Sport