Chassignolles, FranceSeveral years ago Harry Lester (formerly chef and owner of London’s Anchor & Hope gastropub) and his partner, Ali Johnson, set their sights on France’s Auvergne and bought a thirties-era stone inn in tiny Chassignolles. The village, popular with Marseilles’ elite in the 1950’s, promises dormant green volcanoes and winding streams assumed to have healing qualities.
The Lady Ottoline in London. Recently revamped old dame. Flirty and delicious. Upstairs is for more serious eats; downstairs for house-made sausages, rabbit terrines, chicken liver parfaits and perfectly pulled pints. From Food Republic.