1. Glorious Graillot on the Gray’s Inn Road
    Posted On: May 27th, 2016

    Glorious Graillot on the Gray’s Inn Road

    The brilliant baroque basement of Otto's restaurant, on the border of Bloomsbury, was the sumptuous setting for a highly-convivial wine dinner with Antoine Graillot last night. Otto and I go back a long way and he keeps a very fine table and enviable cellar to boot so I am keen to stay in his good […]
  2. À Table
    Posted On: March 10th, 2015

    À Table

    As someone who spends an indecent amount of time browsing and sluicing under the pretence of working I am frequently asked to name my favourite restaurants. Of course it is tempting to rattle off a list of ultra-fashionable, Michelin be-starred dining establishments where mortals cannot obtain a table at a time anyone would actually want […]
  3. Baux Séjour
    Posted On: September 19th, 2014

    Baux Séjour

    To Otto’s Restaurant at number 182 on the Gray’s Inn Road last night to sample a dazzling vertical of Domaine de Trévallon accompanied by a decadent menu of specially selected dishes. The eponymous Otto and I go way back to the days when he was buying wine for a grand fin de siècle restaurant called […]
  4. Don’t Try This At Home
    Posted On: July 30th, 2013

    Don’t Try This At Home

    If you fancy tucking into some Canard de la Rouen à la Presse there is only one establishment in the UK that will oblige you – Otto’s Restaurant (service à l’ancienne) at 182 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8EW. The eponymous patron Otto Tepasse and I go back a long way as he has worked […]

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