A sporting stew: moqueca

As the nation’s athletes go for gold in Rio de Janeiro, our Head Chef Stewart Turner recreates a classic Brazilian fish stew that tastes as vivid as it looks. As ever, Demetri Walters MW is on hand to suggest suitable vinous partners. On the table: With the Rio Olympics underway, I thought I would try […]

They came to Number Three: the visitor from Rum Row

No.3 St James’s Street might not be an address one associates with bootlegging gangsters – until now. In an article originally published in our Number Three magazine in the spring of 1971, we remember an infamous visitor of the 1920s and our relationship with a certain William McCoy. The violence brought to life by the […]

A guide to glassware

“Twenty per cent of the enjoyment of wine comes from the glass it is drunk from.” Francis Berry was a little ahead of his time in emphasising the importance of glassware in 1931, but today it is an acknowledged fact that a decent glass is essential for enjoying fine wine. This extract from our introductory […]

A taste of Bordeaux: entrecôte bordelaise

In the wake of Bordeaux 2015, our Head Chef Stewart Turner provides another recipe from the region – this time it’s entrecôte bordelaise, a classic beef dish that’s grilled or barbecued to perfection. Demetri Walters MW suggests the bottles that would go best – and they’re not all from Bordeaux. In the glass: While Claret would […]