About ‘Travels with my Knife & Fork’Hi, I’m Charlie Bexson and ’Travels with my Knife & Fork’, is where I write about fabulous food in fantastic places. When I find the opportunity to travel, food is always the pivot of my adventures and my memories are catalogued and then triggered by the restaurants we discovered and the dishes experienced and shared within them. And of course sometimes the discovery happens upon you by magic, on your own doorstep and these of course are perhaps the best discoveries of all!
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The weeks preceding Christmas were a very frustrating time for myself last year, as Mike refused to offer any present suggestions…the truth being I suppose, that he didn’t really need anything! (This never seems to happen to me.) Anyhow I … Continue reading
I’ve always thought of Cirencester as being rather like Cheltenham’s little sister, hidden behind the somewhat overbearing shadow that the larger town casts. Cheltenham is generally considered the hub of the Cotswolds, with the racing, clubs, bars and restaurants and has always been rather showy-offy about it. But over … Continue reading
My other half and I have a double act we like to perform when visiting new and unfamiliar places. This usually involves a moonless night, unlit back streets in the wrong end of town, google maps and intermittent/no phone reception. What ensues is … Continue reading
It was a joyous moment when Carlos (the apartment landlord) casually remarked that, ‘ze beste chefe ine Bologna’, was simmering, stewing, baking and broiling below our very noses. It’s a dream come true really: You struggle to find the ‘right’ accommodation but when you eventually … Continue reading