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Wiltons, SW1 - history on a plate

19-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds that even the superb sole cannot compensate for tired service and high prices at historic Wiltons.

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Le Chalet, Selfridges. Food and shopping. What’s not to like?

12-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds a bit of Christmas spirit at a pop-up restaurant on the top floor at Selfridges.

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Racine. Paris, the sequel

5-Dec-2014

Racine. I have no idea if there’s any connection to Jean Racine, the playwright, but other than both of them being uncompromisingly French, I can’t see what they have in common.

food

Colbeh, W2 and Kateh, W9: A journey to Persia without leaving West London

28-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond takes a trip to Persia, without leaving London.

food

Benares, Mayfair

21-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond finds the food elegantly spiced but the prices too eye-watering at the Michelin-starred Benares

food

Sally Clarke’s, Kensington

14-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond returns to Sally Clarke’s after 30 years and finds classic, tasty food with little pretention.

The Lawyer Eats

Gordon Ramsay, SW3

7-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond feels a bit let-down by Clare Smyth at Gordon Ramsay’s SW3 restaurant.

food

Oslo Court, NW8

31-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond goes back in time to Oslo Court.

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The Palomar, W1

24-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond makes a trip to the Middle East, in Soho.

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​The Colony Grill Room, W1

17-Oct-2014

He’s keeping a close eye on it, is Mr King. So far I’ve been during the soft opening, for two breakfasts (not together) and a rather leisurely lunch and he’s been there twice, doing that thing he does, welcoming you at the door in that charming yet slightly intimidating way, as he towers over you, making sure that everything is just so.

food

The Sportsman, Kent

10-Oct-2014

Do eat at The Sportsman in Kent, but don’t stay in a beach hut, advises Nicky Richmond.

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Barrafina, WC2

3-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond is bowled away by the tapas at Barrafina, and eats a lot of garlic.

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Le Gavroche

26-Sep-2014

Nicky Richmond delights in the enduring joys of Le Gavroche.

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Pearl Liang W2

19-Sep-2014

“It is no surprise that Pearl Liang is one of the busiest restaurants in the area”, boasts their website, which tells us that “Pearl Liang Chinese Oriental Restaurant is a stylish, cosmopolitan, London restaurant located in the heart of Paddington”.

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Bob Bob Ricard, Soho

12-Sep-2014

I see we’ve failed at the first hurdle then, said the managing director, who sidled up to the table as we finished our main course, using the very words I’d used on Twitter just a short while earlier.

cutlery eat

Rasoi, SW3

5-Sep-2014

Fussy but tasty curry is on the expensive menu for Nicky Richmond at Rasoi in Chelsea

food

Signor Sassi, Knightsbridge

29-Aug-2014

Taken to a world-famous Italian restaurant she’s never heard of, Nicky Richmond is distinctly underwhelmed.

The Lawyer Eats

Fischer's, Marylebone

22-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond is taken back to her childhood at Fischer’s in Marylebone.

food

The Waterside Inn, Bray

15-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond heads into the countryside for dinner at Michel Roux’s Waterside Inn.

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Kurobata, W2

8-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond finds Kurobata in Marble Arch not quite to her taste.

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Cecconi's, Mayfair

1-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond loves the starter and main at Cecconi’s, but misses dessert.

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Lyle’s, Shoreditch

18-Jul-2014

Nicky Richmond is surprised and delighted by Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s.

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Marianne, Notting Hill

11-Jul-2014

Brecher’s Nicky Richmond wants to like Marianne, but finds it tasteless.

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The new revamped Marcus, at The Berkeley

4-Jul-2014

Nicky Richmond finds little has changed, but the food is still good, at Marcus Wareing’s renovated restaurant.

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J. Sheekey

27-Jun-2014

Nicky Richmond tries out the classics at J. Sheekey

Opinion

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Wiltons, SW1 - history on a plate

19-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds that even the superb sole cannot compensate for tired service and high prices at historic Wiltons.

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Le Chalet, Selfridges. Food and shopping. What’s not to like?

12-Dec-2014

Nicky Richmond finds a bit of Christmas spirit at a pop-up restaurant on the top floor at Selfridges.

Cat Griffiths index

Feeling the long arm of the regulators

8-Dec-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

We finish 2014 with our analysis of the global litigation and investigations market – the Global Litigation Top 50.

Brandon

Mark Brandon – Be choosy with clients: only let the right ones in

8-Dec-2014

Let your most awful clients go and bug someone else – they cost you far more than they’re worth.

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Racine. Paris, the sequel

5-Dec-2014

Racine. I have no idea if there’s any connection to Jean Racine, the playwright, but other than both of them being uncompromisingly French, I can’t see what they have in common.

merger deal

Do you know what it takes to be a firm leader?

4-Dec-2014

What are the challenges facing incoming managing partners?

Cat Griffiths index

The bar is being raised in-house. Good.

1-Dec-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

A lot of things unite in-house lawyers. Overwork is one; lack of resources is another.

rodneyIndex

Philip Rodney: The megafirms shall not inherit the earth

1-Dec-2014

Technological innovations and clients’ collaborative business practices are infiltrating law, giving independent local outfits a boost

food

Colbeh, W2 and Kateh, W9: A journey to Persia without leaving West London

28-Nov-2014

Nicky Richmond takes a trip to Persia, without leaving London.

Andrew Durant

FIFA's investigations own goal

26-Nov-2014

The growing conflagration over the investigation by world football governing body FIFA into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups increasingly looks like a textbook case of how not to conduct an ethics probe.

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