Month: April 2015

Happy chef

Father of offal and Michelin-starred chef Fergus Henderson receives lifetime achievement award. His simple and traditional British dishes from his St. John Bar & Restaurant in Smithfield, London, are based on the philosophy of nose to tail eating, a concept of preparing the whole animal with nothing going to waste. The son of two architects- […]

The art of perfection

Directed by David Gelb, JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a masterpiece in film making about a humble 85-year-old master sushi chef, Jiro Ono, who continues his quest for perfection. He is the  proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat sushi-only restaurant that is tucked away in a nondescript location in a Tokyo subway station. He is considered to be […]

Minimalist glass pavilions

Minimalist extensions are the norm in the UK, where more and more people are seeking sleek, stylish and functional environments within shells of historic houses. Rather than tearing down traditional country houses, barns and other vernacular structures, modern glass pavilions are created by thoughtful contemporary interventions and historical preservation. The idea of pairing away anything […]