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Hugh's Joy Of Food

Hugh Smithson-Wright

A bitesize podcast celebrating all that's amazing about everything edible, from the simplest snack to the fanciest feast. Each week, in around 20 minutes, host Hugh Smithson-Wright reviews a restaurant, answers a listener's burning culinary question in Ask Hughgle, and shares something food or drink-related that's been putting a smile on his face in Treat Of The Week.

Recent Episodes

Chishuru restaurant review, when - and how - to complain in a restaurant, and Marmite is Treat Of The WeekSeptember 17, 2021 Episode artwork Tendril restaurant review, what to pack for the perfect picnic, and why crumpets are the ultimate comfort foodAugust 22, 2021 Episode artwork Lerpwl restaurant review, what makes the perfect cheeseboard, and enjoying ready-mixed cocktails - AKA, 'gins-in-tins'August 02, 2021 Episode artwork Scott's restaurant review; the very existence of salad, defended; and Sarah Nelson's Grasmere Gingerbread is Treat of the WeekJuly 20, 2021 Episode artwork Fordwich Arms restaurant review, how much spice is too much, and baked brilliance from BiscuiteersJune 27, 2021 Episode artwork 1863 restaurant review, where to go on a first date, and why breakfast is the best meal of the dayJune 15, 2021 Episode artwork The Nook restaurant review, when it's OK to use your fingers (and other matters of table-manners), and the pure pleasure of going to the the pub.May 26, 2021 Episode artwork Brunswick House restaurant review, eating out's new rules, and hampers: the gift that keeps on givingMay 16, 2021 Episode artwork The Berkeley Beach Huts restaurant review, pasta and sauce pairing explained, and singing the people of hospitality's praisesApril 22, 2021 Episode artwork Chapati Club restaurant review, easy ways to eat more vegetables, and restaurant critic Grace Dent's moving memoir HungryApril 11, 2021 Episode artwork Lusitania restaurant review, planning the perfect post-pandemic dinner party, and eggs - not just for Easter!April 04, 2021 Episode artwork Brasserie Zedel restaurant review, how to always order the best thing on the menu, and what to do with wild garlicMarch 27, 2021 Episode artwork Darby's restaurant review, making cooking for one fun, and Belazu's unusual-yet-indispensable ingredients.March 13, 2021 Episode artwork Bouillon Chartier restaurant review, finding the perfect steak tartare, and retail therapy at Fortnum & MasonMarch 06, 2021 Episode artwork JOY At Portobello restaurant review, what to say when trying the wine, and spreading the love of butterFebruary 28, 2021 Episode artwork SOLA restaurant review; the best non-alcoholic drinks to enjoy with food; and exploring culinary Aladdin's cave, SousChef.February 19, 2021 Episode artwork Maison Patron restaurant review, beating the queue at no-reservations restaurants and delicious recipes from Syria February 12, 2021 Episode artwork BaoziInn Soho restaurant review; how to have fun with an aubergine; and the underrated pleasure of pimped packet noodles.February 05, 2021 Episode artwork The Wolseley restaurant review, how to score the perfect table for one, and singing the praises of the Virgin MaryJanuary 29, 2021 Episode artwork Akoko restaurant review, how to eat scones correctly, and the joy of cocktail sausagesJanuary 22, 2021 Episode artwork