Tag Archives: BARS

The Tapas Room | #TCTalks Episode 18

The 18th episode of tikichris Talks features an interview with Chef Paul Belcher at the bar of The Tapas Room in Tooting Broadway Market. During the quick session at the bar we chat about Spanish food and wine, the end of his Donostia Social Club in Brixton, his second Tapas Room opening soon in Deptford and more big news. Continue reading

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Coffee | All Consumed Episode 1 | #TCTalks Episode 12

For this episode of tikichris Talks I’d like to share the first episode of another podcast I’ve been working on. It’s called All Consumed. It’s about food, drink and travel and is a collaborative effort between fellow writer Neil Davey and me.  Continue reading

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#TCTalks | Episode 7 | Metaxa

Welcome to the seventh episode of my tikichris Talks podcast. This one features an interview with Metaxa Managing Director Stephanie Ancel and Metaxa Master Constantinos Raptis. Our conversation took place at in November at the St James Bar of the Sofitel London St James Hotel – one of my favourite bars in London actually – and was followed by a tasting of head barman Matteo Giannuzzi’s Dragon’s Son cocktail with Metaxa 12 Stars as the key ingredient. It’s a rich mix definitely worth you seeking out for a sip. But what is Metaxa? It’s an old-aged spirit from the Greek island of Samos. I love the stuff but reckon it’s best to allow Stephanie and Constantinos describe it. Continue reading

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