The mad manifesto of a solo diner

The mad manifesto of a solo diner
The Dilling controversy: I wondered, could this happen to me? (Image: Hotel Café Royal)
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Howard Chua-EoanI’m a solo restaurant diner almost every day of the week. I was excited about eating at one of London’s best-rated spots – Alex Dilling at Hotel Café Royal. Friends who also usually dine alone have said wonderful things about the place. So, like many foodies, I was dismayed when I saw it targeted by headlines like “Solo diners charged double at Michelin-starred restaurant". I’m privileged enough to be able to afford my eating lifestyle – but I’m also aware that certain r...

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