6 episodes

A podcast celebrating all that's amazing about everything edible, from the simplest snack to the fanciest feast.

Hugh's Joy Of Foo‪d‬ Hugh Smithson-Wright

    • Food
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

A podcast celebrating all that's amazing about everything edible, from the simplest snack to the fanciest feast.

    JOY At Portobello restaurant review, what to say when trying the wine, and spreading the love of butter

    JOY At Portobello restaurant review, what to say when trying the wine, and spreading the love of butter

    This week Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews Stevie Parle's canal-side west London oasis, the aptly-named JOY; reveals exactly what's expected of you when tasting the wine in a restaurant; and melts as he talks about his one true love, butter.

    • 19 min
    SOLA restaurant review; the best non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy with food; and exploring culinary Aladdin's cave, SousChef.

    SOLA restaurant review; the best non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy with food; and exploring culinary Aladdin's cave, SousChef.

    This week Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews a Michelin-starred meal kit from SOLA in Soho; recommends the best non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy with food; and finds every ingredient he could dream of in culinary Aladdin's cave, SousChef.

    • 17 min
    Maison Patron restaurant review, beating the queue at no-reservations restaurants and delicious recipes from Syria

    Maison Patron restaurant review, beating the queue at no-reservations restaurants and delicious recipes from Syria

    This week, Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews the delivery menu from Parisian-style bistro Maison Francois, tells an impatient listener how to beat the queues at no-reservations restaurants, and discovers some wonderful Syrian recipes raising money for good...

    • 16 min
    BaoziInn Soho restaurant review; how to have fun with an aubergine; and the underrated pleasure of pimped packet noodles.

    BaoziInn Soho restaurant review; how to have fun with an aubergine; and the underrated pleasure of pimped packet noodles.

    This week, Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews BaoziInn in Soho, home to exhilarating Sichuanese cuisine; tells a listener what he can do with his aubergine; and rhapsodises over the simple pleasures of pimped packet noodles.

    • 15 min
    The Wolseley restaurant review, how to score the perfect table for one, and singing the praises of the Virgin Mary

    The Wolseley restaurant review, how to score the perfect table for one, and singing the praises of the Virgin Mary

    The Wolseley reviewed, tables for one, and the benefits of a Virgin Mary

    • 15 min
    Akoko restaurant review, how to eat scones correctly, and the joy of cocktail sausages

    Akoko restaurant review, how to eat scones correctly, and the joy of cocktail sausages

    This week, Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews smart new West African restaurant Akoko in Fitzrovia, London; definitively answers the question of "Scones: cream then jam or jam then cream?"; and muses on the joy of simple food - particularly his beloved...

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

CyrilBB ,

Delightful!

A wonderful way for any food and restaurant lover to spend 15 minutes of their time. It’s impossible not to love Hugh and he undoubtedly knows his stuff.

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