A beautiful book, by a beautiful writer about a beautiful restaurant.
A.A. Gill tells the story of the legendary London restaurant. Fun anecdotes and the late writer’s original commentary fill the pages together with beautiful images. And, of course, recipes.
“It’s seven. The doors are opened, and thirty seconds later the first customer walks in. Pinstriped and briefcased, already furrowed of brow, he barely looks at the waiter, who, knowing him as a regular, walks to a familiar table. He unfolds The Financial Times, orders tea and cereal. The day has begun.”