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Evans and Peel

Cocktails at Evans & Peel: what larks!

One of the Saucy Dressings’ correspondents managed to find an intriguing-sounding bar with a 1930s detective theme. It would have been better if it had been in ...
Mayfair cocktail for mortals

The Mortals’ Mayfair Cocktail

A good friend and I have birthdays very close together and this year we decided to have a joint mid-birthday spree. The end of a frantic day packed with exhibit...
Alistair Shearer on cuisine in Kerala

Alistair Shearer on the cuisine of Kerala

My daughter and I arranged a trip to Southern India just before Christmas last year, finishing with a flourish at a five-day wedding ceremony, A hectic year had...