Jo Lamiri

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  • Mail Order Meat With Flavour

    Friday December 7th, 2018

    Mail-order meat companies make a lot of sense, allowing farmers to sell seriously good meat direct to consumers.

  • Do they deliver? Gousto and Waitrose Cook Well On Test

    Tuesday December 4th, 2018

    Jo Lamiri recently tested the delivery service from Gousto, comparing it with the new offering from Waitrose, Cook Well.  

  • A Foraged Feast. Cooking With Jennifer Irvine

    Saturday December 1st, 2018

    It’s not every day you have lunch in a treehouse, Jo ascends to a food heaven.

  • Out Of The BLUE - Catching Up With Sustainable Fishing

    Wednesday November 28th, 2018

    When we’re buying fish, we know we should be looking out for sustainable labels. But in a restaurant, it’s much harder: how does your average diner know where the fish came from?

  • The new-look Northcote Pub

    Saturday November 24th, 2018

    Just a few minutes’ walk from Clapham Junction, the Northcote pub stands like a grand Victorian behemoth at the crossroads inviting you in.

  • Going With The Grana Padano

    Tuesday November 20th, 2018

    Chef Francesco Mazzei shows Jo why he loves this hard cheese so much

  • The Buzz Around Dokke

    Thursday October 25th, 2018

    Tucked away near the Tower of London, St Katharine’s Dock is a bit of a discovery, with Dokke just one of the restaurants that combines a stylish marina-side setting with good eats

  • Filter needed!

    Thursday October 25th, 2018

    ZeroWater has launched a range of water filters that magically turn tap water into water that’s as pure as purified bottled water – the only filter in its class to achieve this.

  • Mindful chef: an imaginative offering

    Wednesday October 10th, 2018

    There are quite a few delivery meal companies out there now but Mindful Chef was among the first.

  • Venetian splendour: Cadello is the new spirit on the block

    Wednesday September 19th, 2018

    Jo gets a taste for the glories of Venice with a taste of the Venetian spirit Cadello

  • 22 Restaurant Cambridge

    Sunday September 9th, 2018

    Always eager to learn more, Jo goes to Cambridge to try a restaurant that's rising well above the student fodder that's mostly on offer

  • Michelin star collaboration tasting menu from Pennyhill Park & Spa

    Sunday September 2nd, 2018

    Pennyhill Park & Spa is putting on a series of Michelin star collaboration tasting menus, Jo tasted the first of six.

  • Black Bream Restaurant

    Saturday September 1st, 2018

    Swimming against the tide down the King’s Road Black Bream is a different kettle of fish, finds Jo

  • Villa di Geggiano

    Thursday August 30th, 2018

    A bohemian rhapsody in Chiswick

  • Hotel du Vin’s new spring menu

    Wednesday May 9th, 2018

    Hotel du Vin doesn’t claim to be offering cutting-edge menus or tapping into the modernity of sharing plates, foams, dirty burgers and drinks in jam jars. Instead, it’s a reliable yet well-executed menu of all the things we love about French food, served with elan.

  • MNKY HSE Review

    Monday April 30th, 2018

    Jo finds MNKY HSE a place where there's a tasting menu that is packed with creativity and plenty of Latin American authenticity, yet with a light touch.

  • High tea… but not as you know it - High Coffee at the InterContinental Park Lane.

    Thursday April 19th, 2018

    Afternoon Tea is an institution, trust the Australians to turn it upside down with coffee. Jo Lamiri goes to get her caffeine fix.

  • Devonshire Club in The City Weekend Brunch

    Tuesday March 20th, 2018

    Not quite breakfast, not quite lunch, but always a winner. Jo takes herself off to see how the other half do weekends

  • Gin from the vine

    Tuesday October 24th, 2017

    Gin made from grapes? Sacrilege for some, a smart drink for others. Jo heads out to France to meet the iconoclastic distillers. And drink some gin, of course.