London Travels – The Gallery Restaurant at Fortnum & Mason, Piccadilly

With some high-priced shopping goes some upmarket dining. Is this the kind of department store restaurant we could get used to…? isiting London without...

The Cocktail Column – Bloody Mary and Variations

When it comes to cocktails, who doesn’t love a good variation on a classic? What can you do to revolutionise a Bloody Mary? veryone...

London Travels – Ma’ Plucker, Soho

When a trip to celebrate a birthday in London inadvertently crosses something off the culinary bucket list… merican cuisine seems to be all about...

Welcome TO EXPENSIVE TASTES

A southern England-based food, travel and lifestyle blog magazine hybrid, founded in 2012.

Our purpose and our promise:

To provide insight into the restaurants, hotels, pubs, cafés and other independent establishments of the world in an informative and entertaining manner.