Slow cooked pork belly, prawn Carpaccio with citrus, The River Restaurant, The Savoy

Taste of London 2012 food safari dinner

Menu from a food safari to explore what Taste of London 2012 has to offer, including visits to The Beaufort Bar (The Savoy), The River Restaurant (The Savoy), Gordon Ramsay‘s Maze and Theo Randall at The Intercontinental, with wines matched by The Wine Tipster Neil Phillips:

The Beaufort Bar

Taste of Savoy

The River Restaurant, The Savoy

Slow cooked pork belly, prawn Carpaccio with citrus

Henri Martischang Pinot Gris 2010, Alsace, France


Braised beef featherblade, smoked onion puree, shimiji mushrooms and togarashi spice

Tannat Libero 2010, De Lucca, Uruguay

Theo Randall at The Intercontinental

Soft Chocolate cake with crema di mascarpone

Castello della Sala, Muffato della Sala 2009 Umbria, Italy

Qin Xie

Qin Xie is a London based food, wine and travel journalist and trained chef.

When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN.

Her first cookbook, co-authored with YS Peng at Hunan Restaurant, is out March 2014.

According to friends, her watch is always set to UTC -- ready for the next big adventure. In reality, she is happiest at the dinner table or by the sea.

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