Monthly Archives: December 2008
Good Australian White Wine Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio
Good Australian White Wine Yellow Tail Pinot Grigio!
Exactly what it says! This must be the most under priced white wine available today. It is marketed amongst the budget ranges in supermarkets mostly. And what a snip! Dont be put off by the arty farty label that looks like a Kangaroo’s skeleton, this stuff is liquid nectar. Nice and zesty, not too acidic, just nice and perfectly light.
Deep dimpled bottle with the contradictory screw cap (it’s the new way you know, even with nice wines). I have paid £15 in restaurants for stuff that doesn’t hold a candle to Yellow Tail.… Click here to continue reading this article
Valentinos Italian Restaurant, 121 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4HY
Valentino’s Italian Restaurant, 121 Heaton Moor Rd, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4HY. Tel: 0161 443 1843.
This place used to be a real little hidden jewel of restaurants about ten years ago. We visited there again a couple of times recently; and my, how things have changed!
In the past, it was run by an Italian family, an earnest old cove with Italian chefs. Foxy black haired waitresses in tight black hipster trousers used to take your mind of the woman you were with. The fillet steak and ratatouille was legendary, the house wine drinkable and the atmosphere agreeable.… Click here to continue reading this article
St Petersburg Russian Restaurant, York Street, Liverpool. L1 5BN.
7a York Street, Liverpool, L1 5BN,
I took my wife there in November. It is situated down a back street in a district full of boarded up buildings and drug dealers with Pit Bull Terriers stood on the street corners. Parking is not safe there, suggest a taxi there if you must go.
It was quiet as the grave when we went, the service was adequate, but the bunch of ‘buddies and cronies’ lurking near the door (in the usual Russian pointy shoes and black leather jackets) all mumbling in Russian gave it more of a speakeasy feel rather than a restaurant.… Click here to continue reading this article