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Pearl of Brunswick

Our Oddities Christmas Lunch took place yesterday at Brunswick House in Vauxhall (London), a completely new venue for us. The theme was Fizz and Fortified. The restaurant, which I’d been desperate to try for some time, really nailed it for … Continue reading

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Oddities 9 – It’s Getting Better (All the Time)

We had loosely termed this the Christmas Oddities, which might be stretching it too far when this ninth lunch in the series took place on 4th December, yet there’s no doubt that most of the people present approached Rochelle Canteen … Continue reading

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SHOddities – Reaching Perfection in Food and Wine

Whilst Oddities, our tasting lunches at Rochelle Canteen, have previously elicited a random selection of wines in terms of geography, we decided to focus this one on the Southern Hemisphere (hence the “SH”). The wines were as far from “shoddy” … Continue reading

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Oddities – May

The months go by so swiftly. Yesterday we convened again at Rochelle Canteen for a convivial lunch, aided this time by glorious weather, all the windows slid right open, and London’s sunshine pouring in. As usual, a mix of regulars, … Continue reading

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Oddities (March)

The latest gathering for lovers of the odd and obscure in wine took place at Rochelle Canteen last Friday, and generally we all felt that these lunches get better and better. As usual, the food was stunningly good and the … Continue reading

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Winter Oddities

The pleasure to be had in a fine wine lunch, say a selection of a dozen fine Bordeaux or Burgundy accompanied with fine Michelin cuisine is undeniable. It therefore seems churlish to say that occasionally some superb wines get lost … Continue reading

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Festive Mirth, Girth and Things of Worth

The festive season is always eagerly awaited at Chateau Crossley, but we don’t over indulge these days…well, not too much. The holiday began yesterday with a trip to the new Sam Wanamaker theatre at London’s Globe to see Francis Beaumont’s … Continue reading

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