Author Archives: Matt Wood

El Bulli

“How could we let it come to this!” I yelled at J and T while doing 140km/h in a 70km/h zone in a reckless effort to keep our 8pm reservation at the most famous restaurant in the world. El Bulli. It … Continue reading

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Mugaritz

It’s pretty hard not to love San Sebastien in September. The weather is nice, the people are beautiful and the food amazing. Even after a late night consuming beer and tapas in the old town I was in a good … Continue reading

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HEL YES!

To be honest, when I heard from my friends in advertising, about a pop up Finnish restaurant incorporating Finnish food and design as a part of the London Design Festival I wasn’t overly interested. What do I know about Finnish … Continue reading

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San Sebastian Tapas

“This is amazing (repeat)…” “Get at least one of everything, ok.” This was my response to A, my Basque mate who is from San Sebastian, who just asked me what I’d like to eat on my first visit to a … Continue reading

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Restaurant: Auberge De l’Ill

A reason as good as any for a recent trip to France was to visit the famous Auberge De l’ill restaurant in Illhaeusern, Alsace. The restaurant, which was called L’Arbre Vert, has been on the site since 1878. The building, along with the … Continue reading

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Grower Champagne

I like champagne. And I like grower champagne even more. So when S asked me to come and try some new stuff I was fairly excited. S and D had returned from champagne with a bunch of samples from different … Continue reading

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Supper Club: Fernandez & Leluu

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