This week, we salute the humble mince pie. They’re as much a part of a British Christmas as Buck’s Fizz, crackers and pigs in blankets. Here, the City A.M.
WHEN I tell people I’m doing a 12-week Get Fit challenge, everyone always asks the same thing, “What about when it finishes? Are you going to carry it on?”
Our very own wine buff Neil Bennett quizzes the City glitterati about their Christmas wine plans
FOOD Four Stars
VALUE Three Stars
ATMOSPHERE Four Stars
Cost for two with matched wine and some sherry £148
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Fernando Larroude, master griller at steakhouse Gaucho, on how to treat a piece of meat
Fernando Larroude’s Steak & Chimichurri
Cut of tapa the ancho (topside rib eye)
Phil Crozier, director of wine at Gaucho, picks his favourite bottles from the menu
Vina Patricia Malbec 2010
This little-known region is producing stellar wines – get in now to impress your friends
WHETHER you’re knocking back happy-hour m ojitos at Be At One or sipping on millionaire cocktails at The Savoy’s American Bar, what you’re drinking doesn’t always matter.