Saturday, December 16, 2017

Monaco Foodie: Castelroc and A Culinary Heritage

“To do a Burberry: meaning to successfully revive a famous but moribund heritage name.” I’m killing time before lunch at Le Castelroc restaurant on The...

Monaco Foodie: A Fish Tale

The first of April arrives this weekend with its Poisson d’avril when children try to stick a paper fish upon their friend’s back. This...

Table Games: Monaco Foodie reviews Bagatelle Monte Carlo

What’s in a name? Take bagatelle. Is it a trifle, a musical composition or a board game? The latter description sticks most. Yet even...

Monaco Foodie: the Antidote Diet

Wintertime makes me dream of sashaying down snow-furrowed slopes, clutching vin chaud in the chilly brightness of a mountaintop café terrace and, most importantly,...

Monaco Foodie: The world’s most expensive ham

Hidden in the hills of Southern Italy is a remote farm where the world’s most expensive ham is produced. I don’t know the farm...

Monaco Foodie: To Screw or Not to Screw

By Louise Simpson “What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?” Sitting down to write about corks vs screw caps, I think of this infamous...

Out of Africa and The Power of Now

I welcomed the New Year in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. I fell in love with the slower pace of life there. I call...

Monaco Foodie: Match Point for Eqvita

“Eat your vegetables.” This mantra is on the lips of everyone from our parents to our governments, while even geniuses such as Einstein and Tolstoy...