Friday, September 21, 2018

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: Searching for tight lines in a Tale of Two...

It was the best of sunrises. It was the worst of hangovers. My fishing trip had been postponed twice due to high winds so...

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: 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...

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...

Monaco Foodie: Whisky and The Art of Blending Liquid Sunshine

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” It’s a rare thing that draws Mark Twain and Ava Gardner...

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...