Jo Lamiri

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  • Xier London Restaurant Review

    Thursday April 4th, 2019

    Many chefs bang on about harmony but it’s rare to come across such a master of flavour balance as super-talented Carlo Scotto. 

  • Coffee: a new understanding from Ferran Adria

    Sunday March 31st, 2019

    When is a cup of coffee so much more? When it’s the subject of an encyclopaedia created by Ferran Adria’s elBulli Foundation, with Lavazza.Jo hears more from the man himself

  • Meraki Bar London

    Thursday March 28th, 2019

    Going Greek in London at Meraki Bar means getting a good bit of that countr's seductive flavours and ambience.

  • The real wheel. Parmesan and cocktails: an intriguing mix

    Saturday March 23rd, 2019

    While it’s easy to take Parmesan for granted as something to be sprinkled on to your pasta, this event showed that this king of cheeses is much more versatile than that

  • Power of She at Ella Canta: it’s all about the women

    Sunday March 17th, 2019

    The blurb may ‘call on Mexico’s female icons to ‘lead a parade of colour, flavour and honour’ but, in fact, these dishes are a celebration of Mexico’s home cooking.

  • Gin, bread and biscuits: how organic food has come of age

    Friday March 15th, 2019

    What comes to mind when you think of organic food? Whatever it is, your ideas are probably outdated: eating organic is no longer the preserve of the rich or the hippy eccentric.

  • Magic teas and unicorn pops at the Boozy Tea Room

    Thursday February 21st, 2019

    You can get a hint of Magic Mike Live at the Boozy Tea Room cocktail lounge in The Hippodrome, with Channing Tatum’s very own brand of vodka, Born and Bred, among the cocktails on offer.

  • World-leading chef opens in Madrid. We eat among the first.

    Saturday January 26th, 2019

    Arguably Spain’s best chef, Martin Berasategui, opens his first restaurant in Madrid. Jo get’s to be among the first to eat there

  • The Cutting Edge: Taste British Charcuterie

    Saturday January 19th, 2019

    To help promote our wealth of glorious meats, The Cleveland Arms in London is holding a British Charcuterie Day on 26 January.

  • Cocochan Festive Menu Review

    Tuesday December 18th, 2018

    In an area not exactly replete with good eating, Pan Asian Cocochan stands out.

  • 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

  • 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