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Lou takes a Cab — Stars of Cabs has surprise guest

witnessed by D.R. Stewart In early 2012, LA lost two of its greatest restaurants — Sushi Nozowa and Lou’s. Sitting down for Ian Blackburn’s exclusive trade dinner for his Stars of Cabs, I was surprised to see Lou Amdur, the hero of the wine bar Lou’s. Lou shut down his place at the conclusion of […]

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“a woman walks into a bar…” at La Descarga

“a woman walks into a bar…” at La Descarga

Sometimes an evening out at the bar doesn’t make the time fly as it does when you’re in a bubble of jollity, quaffing ambrosial spirits. Sometimes you’re stuck in limbo merely as an observer, surveying the herd at play as the hands of time tick-tock loudly away making you acutely aware of Father Time. This […]

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• Top 10 pubs whilst embracing & enjoying the Edinburgh Festival

Top 10 pubs whilst embracing & enjoying the Edinburgh Festival

The Edinburgh Festival is definitely world renowned as one of Scotland’s treasures. Edinburgh is quintessential Scottish living at its best. When celebrating the Scottish festival try to also sample the local flavor. Located in the famous Grassmarket, Biddy Mulligans tops this list as Edinburgh city’s oldest and most successful Irish pub in the region. Great […]

• First year applications for Masters of Wine course now open

First year applications for Masters of Wine course now open

Applications to join the first year of the Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) programme are now being accepted. In preparing candidates for their Master of Wine (MW) exams, the course covers seminars, course days and mentoring by current MWs. Two years of study are required before sitting the final examinations. There are only 289 […]