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Hotel Reviews: The Lodge, Mudbrick on Auckland’s Waiheke Island

To travel June 30, 2021 11:30 PM3 minutes to read Tuscany South Pacific: The Lodge, Mudbirck, Waiheke Island. Photo / Tim Roxborogh Site: High on a ridge, surrounded by vineyards and with 360 degree views of Waiheke Island, the Hauraki Gulf Islands and the Auckland skyline beyond. Or more specifically, a two minute walk to […]

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USPTO Implements Acting Director’s Review Process Following Arthrex

This webpage contains useful information regarding the implementation of a Director’s Interim Review process in Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings following Arthrex. context On June 21, 2021, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in United States v Arthrex, Inc., Nos. 19-1434, 19-1452, 19-1458, 2021 WL 2519433, dealing with the appointment clause […]

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The terrace of the New Holmwood Hotel, Cowes

A little off the beaten track, but with good food and panoramic views of the Solent, this is a great place to eat al fresco. Phil Sampson reports As I walked around Egypt Point, I often wondered where the inhabitants of Cowes Castle – those “gentlemen actively interested in boating,” as the Royal Yacht Squadron […]

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The Barn at Moor Hall, Aughton, Lancashire: ‘Delicious eccentricity’ – restaurant review | Food

IIt’s Wednesday noon at The barn at Augton, a chic and ‘laid back’ fine-dining restaurant, and every table is filled with seventy-five more heart-wrenching, liberated, and double-bite. They eat platters of brown butter poached Cornish turbot with plump, glazed royal jersey terrines on the side. They order a guinea fowl with mashed celeriac and caramelized […]

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Trick Daddy’s Miami Gardens restaurant review – bombarded by Beyonce fans

Miami-born Maurice Samuel Young, known to the public and fans of the 90s as American rapper Trick Daddy, is in the niche. Or maybe it should be the Beyhouse. Young, 46, became a trending Twitter topic this week after the audio of a conversation on the invitation-only social networking app The clubhouse has been made […]

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The Thimble Inn, Piddlehinton: “simply done, beautifully presented” – restaurant review

Usually a lot of thought and research is spent on or I review. I’m thinking of places you might like or places that have an interesting history, places that are “trending” or those that have been, perhaps unfairly, overlooked. But then, from time to time, I reserve the right to do a spontaneous “drive-by” at […]

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Francie: restaurant review in New York

Francie 134 Broadway, at Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 718-218-7572; franciebrooklyn.com Francie’s dining room in a former Williamsburg bank. Photo: DeSean McClinton-Holland “It’s like last year never happened,” someone said after we sat for a minute or two in the refreshing, crowded dining room at the new Williamsburg destination. Francie. There were no masks in sight except […]

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Hotel review: Inspector calls the Globe in Warwick – and isn’t impressed

The inspector calls The Globe in Warwick and is baffled by the frosted windows in his room, says the bathroom reminds him of a train toilet and slates the ‘rubbery and tasteless’ food The Globe is a restaurant and hotel just off Warwick’s impressive main square Inspector was disappointed with room and food – gave […]

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Hotel Review: Embark on a Little Meath Magic at Station House Hotel

I like a hotel with a history. he world of cookie-cutter chains and downloadable designs, stumbling upon a family getaway with feeling is a treat, and that’s exactly what you’ll find at The Station House, a 19 bed hole in the River Valley. Boyne. As the name suggests, it was once a station on the […]

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Hotel review: Inspector revisits Crown & Garter in Berkshire

When the Mail Hotel inspector first visited Crown & Garter in Berkshire, he threatened legal action for his scathing examination. Now it’s under new management – but what has changed? The Crown & Garter in Inkpen, Berkshire, has been taken over by a local woman who has various businesses The main bar has been modernized […]

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Hotel Reviews: Inside the NoMad London on Bow St

NoMad London has been hailed as the capital’s most exciting hotel opening for many years. It is certainly one of the bravest, with so few tourists and when you consider the challenges – and the funding (over £ 50million has been spent on this project) – to transform what was the Bow Street courthouse and […]

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The Wolseley: “One of the finest dining rooms in London” – restaurant review | Food

ohYears on the last Saturday night before indoor dining resumed, torrential rains revealed the weaknesses of eating outside. I watched the guests huddle under the awnings, the pouring rain diluting their primitivo. Stormy weather was not enough to take people – sanity on the brink of precipice thanks to this brutal lockdown – from restaurants, […]

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Hotel Reviews: Little National Hotel, Barangaroo, Sydney

The Little National rooftop lounge in Wynyard in Sydney’s CBD. Photo / Little National Hotel, Fourni Juliette Sivertsen explore Little National, a stylish city hotel in the heart of Sydney Site: Clarence St, right next to Wynyard station. Style: Smart, affordable luxury with smart design in a prime location. Perfect for: Business trips or gourmet […]

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Pompette, Oxford: “a masterclass in hospitality” – restaurant critic

I really want my first proper review, in what seems like a few years, to be a good one. So when I get to Tipsy, a brewery in Oxford, and they sit me down and explain to me that “during the lockdown we built a new bread section”, a smile draws on my lips. Homemade […]

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Madre, Liverpool: ‘It made me feel at home’ – restaurant review | Food

WWith the lockdown eased, I figured I would start my adventures all over again by dining out in Liverpool. It might not be the obvious choice for most people, but my dad is a Scouser, and since he can’t speak anymore, there’s something about landing on Merseyside, the way the people are there simply and […]

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1865 Restaurant at the Queens Hotel, Southsea | Restaurant review

The Queens Hotel, Southsea. With so much attention paid to his visit to his eponymous aircraft carrier on Saturday, there was no mention of how our 95-year-old monarch avoided his hunger throughout the day. A place in the city would have had fortune and branding on its side. The Queens Hotel in Southsea would satisfy […]