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Vinous Table: The Wellington Arms, Baughurst, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Sep 2019

King and Page gave the Wellington Arms a new lease on life, reinventing it as a thriving restaurant, not a gastropub, that is a joy to visit every time.

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Vinous Table: Trattoria di Campagna, Valle d’Aosta, Italy

Vinous Table, Italy

Ian D'Agata, Aug 2019

Trattoria di Campagna is a simple country restaurant in beautiful Valle d’Aosta that offers first-rate cooking based on local ingredients. An excellent wine list and friendly service add to its charms and explain why local wine producers and food lovers alike flock to its tables.

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Vinous Table: All'Osteria Bottega, Bologna, Italy

Italy: North, Vinous Table

Antonio Galloni, Aug 2019

Bologna is one of Italy’s temples of gastronomy. There are few better places to partake in its delights than at All’Osteria Bottega, an informal eatery that serves up a bevy of tried and true classics.

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Vinous Table: Piazzetta Milù, Naples, Italy

Italy: Center & South, Vinous Table

Ian D'Agata, Aug 2019

Piazzetta Milù has the potential to become one the top dining destinations not just in Campania, but in all of Italy. The food, wines and sleek décor are already top-notch, so this dining establishment run by a young, passionate team is well worth keeping a close eye on.

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Vinous Table: The Ledbury, London, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Aug 2019

Strangers ask me if it’s true: Did I really celebrate my big four-zero at The Ledbury when, at my behest, celebrated chef Brett Graham summoned all his astounding culinary skills to pimp up the KFC menu?

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Vinous Table: Chez Bruce, London, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Aug 2019

I started dining here in the late 1990s, and I cannot remember a single instance of walking out disappointed. Quite the opposite: I leave feeling elated and looking forward to my next visit.

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Vinous Table: TentaziOni, Bordeaux, France

France: Bordeaux, Vinous Table

Antonio Galloni, Jul 2019

After two packed weeks of tasting through several hundred 2018 Bordeaux en primeur samples, this dinner was a rare moment to simply relax and enjoy delicious food, superb wine and spirited conversation.

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Vinous Table: Miani dinner at Enoteca Turi, London, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2019

A recent thoroughly magical night of a large selection of younger and older Miani wines at London’s fine Enoteca Turi made for some long-lasting wine and dining memories.

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Vinous Table: Au Trou Gascon, Paris, France

France, Vinous Table

Ian D'Agata, Jul 2019

Still one of the best bistros in all of Paris, this temple to the hearty flavors and rich textures of southwestern France also boasts an outstanding wine and spirits list, making it a must-stop for all serious foodies.

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Vinous Table: Food by John Lawson, Leigh-on-Sea, UK

Vinous Table, United Kingdom

Neal Martin, Jul 2019

Food by John Lawson lived up to my expectations. As someone who wishes to continue enjoying fine food but is now far more vigilant about health, I found it the ideal restaurant to mark my return.