AA Gill Foreword

By at home

Good taste is one of those virtues that most of us think we have, but very few of us actually do. What is good taste after all?

Connoisseur is a style guide that gives an insight into AA Gill’s world and what he thinks of it. As a travel writer, food and TV critic, AA Gill has visited countries as diverse as Sudan and Cannes and has reviewed programmes from I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here to The Culture Show.

He has a well thought-out opinion on most things and spends two thirds of his columns writing about ‘whatever has settled on my retina that week’ before he even starts on the food he has eaten. Severely dyslexic, he has side-stepped this issue to become one of the best known and revered newspaper columnists in this country.

In this magazine you can read an excerpt from his new book called Table Talk: Sweet and Sour, Salt and Bitter as well as two of his travelogues; one from exotic Japan and the other from the not-so-exotic M1.

Find out where to eat in our best restaurants feature, see who are the current power couples in the UK, where you should be buying your second home and luxury hotels that offer far more than just a bed with a lumpy mattress.

Connoisseur is the magazine for those of us who have it and those of us who aspire to have it.


AA Gill

Photo Richard Newton

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