Tag Archives: scallops

Ledbury Zepplin

My top 5 films, in strict reverse order, were: Eclipse New Moon Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Twilight Breaking Dawn – Part 2 My point is Eclipse sucked and everyone who likes it is a loser. My new top five films, in strict reverse order, are: The Host The Hunger Games Divergent The Hunger Games: […]

Andover Arms. And legs.

[For those of you having difficulty remembering whose blog this is, it’s mine. Charlie Del Monte’s. No one else’s. You may be forgiven for confusing this with Knocker’s blog (google it), but not by me. Not now, not never. I will end you. But as it happens, Knockers has been a little more prolific than […]

Capricious Del Monte

There is no doubt that this year I have been extraordinarily lucky, having visited some top-class establishments: The Ritz, Pétrus, Burgh Island, The Belvedere, Walkabout. This is what happens when you become a big time food blogger. Your life changes in subtle ways and you do too. I notice things that you unchallenged peons don’t: […]

Ritzkrieg

If food is the currency of love (and it is) then Mrs Del Monte has earned herself an affair with a really hot guy (Hugh Grant) or two affairs with average guys (Ant then Dec). Not only did she mark my Birthday with a surprise trip to Lisbon last week, she took me out to […]

Burgh Island Hotel

To properly celebrate the Führer’s birthday, I married my bird on Saturday. I liked it, then I put a ring on it. I’m the proud owner of a brand new, minty fresh bride. Mrs Del Monte to you. In the aftermath, we escaped for a getaway to Burgh Island (http://www.burghisland.com/) and my dedication you, my […]