Arigato Newbury-Japanese charm

I have been meaning to visit Arigato since it opened but I irritatingly and inconveniently broke my wrist.  Luckily my incredibly patient and helpful DIL (daughter in law) dropped me off there on Wednesday for me to try the food before I interviewed either the incredibly charming Adrian or George, the chef which I will […]

Sushi Maki – my Bots Dan and Noah opposite approaches

  A quickie on Sushi Maki - I have the most amazing grandson Danny who loves to try all sorts of new food, as a family they all love Isdora’s delicious Malaysian/Thai fusion, particularly the ‘ears’ (gyoza or dumplings to those not in the know) so when Dan asked to try Sushi Maki I was […]

Yew Tree – Highclere – completely turned around now MPW has gone – hah!

My delightful PA Carole drove me to the Yew Tree at Highclere a couple of weeks ago (I need driving as I have a broken wrist but it doesn’t stop me eating).  First impressions were friendly staff, water with cucumber in it without being asked (always a bonus but double bonus with the cucumber). […]