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Crocker’s Folly: Sunday Lunch in Special Surroundings

Back in December Michael & I adhered to tradition and spent a full Sunday shopping for Christmas presents in Selfridges. We all know that such hard work requires fuel. Of the filling kind. Thus we popped in to Crocker’s Folly for a proper British Sunday roast, plus some extras.

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Taste of London: The Festive Edition

Thursday, 17th December 2015

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Taste of London: The Festive Edition

After having had the best day ever at Taste of London during summer, when I heard that there was to be a festive winter edition, I was all over it like a hot rash.

Zelman Meats: The New Cool Kid on the Block, and for Good Reason

Zelman Meats is the latest opening from Moscow-based restaurant group Goodman, which owns steakhouses all over London (and is where I recently took Michael for his birthday), as well as the steak and king crab concept Beast and the beloved Burger & Lobster chain.

Bocconcino: Comforting Italian Food With my ‘Internet Friends’

A short while ago the lovely folk at Bocconcino got in touch and asked if myself and a few other bloggers would like to pop in for a review. Gladly, was obviously my answer.

Luiz Hara Supper Club: A Homemade Japanese & Nikkei Feast

A few weeks ago I attended my first ever supper club. But it wasn’t just any supper club – this was Luiz Hara, aka the highly regarded author of the award-winning blog The London Foodie’s, supper club.

Take Eat Easy: Gourmet Takeaway Service & Excellent Food from Sushino En

So I have something rather exciting to share with you all. Enter Take Eat Easy. A new food-tech start-up that’s giving a whole new meaning to the word ‘takeaway’.

The Delaunay: Modern-European Food in Fine Surroundings

The Delaunay is a very elegant establishment. Brought to us by Corby & King, the duo behind The Wolseley, the similarities in style & standards are hard to miss. The dining room is the epitome of ‘traditional glamour’ and 50’s-style luxury.

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Jean Jacques: French Fare With All the Frills

Thursday, 29th October 2015

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Jean Jacques: French Fare With All the Frills

Last week I was lucky enough to have dinner with two lovely ladies, Honey and Lauren, at the recently opened fancy French restaurant Jean Jacques in Soho. A lover of Paris and all things French (especially zee accent, ohhhh zat accent), I was excited to check out this new haunt.

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Marbella: Tango Restaurante; Sublime Steak

Thursday, 15th October 2015

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Marbella: Tango Restaurante; Sublime Steak

For our first night on holiday, Michael & I wanted to kick things off right, with a great meal. We strolled along Puerto Banus port, peering into the many eateries dotted along the water’s edge.

Wright Brothers: A Delicious Fish Supper in Spitalfields

After a long & hard day of moving house, Part 1, there was no way that Michael & I were cooking ourselves supper. Thankfully, Wright Brothers in Spitalfields were able to squeeze us in for a last-minute reservation.

M: The Raw Experience Star Deal & Pre-Birthday Treats

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but Bookatable are offering some pretty awesome ‘star deals’ at the moment. Lots of really great restaurants are taking part, allowing us to have a special meal without breaking the bank.

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Bacco: Daylight Robbery Proper Italian Nosh

Thursday, 1st October 2015

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Bacco: Daylight Robbery Proper Italian Nosh

To celebrate Michael’s graduation in style we visited Bacco for dinner; a charming, rustic little Italian, offering some of the best value delicious authentic food in town.

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Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack: Birthday Sea-side Heaven

Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

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Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack: Birthday Sea-side Heaven

As mentioned in my review of On the Bab, Michael & I took my mum & step-dad Ollie out for a celebratory birthday dinner at Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack a few Friday’s back.

On the Bab: Korean ‘Old’ & ‘New’ Date Night with Mumma

With Michael away in New York, I managed to convince my stepdad to share mum and let me keep her in London the night before her birthday, provided that she was on the first train home the following morning.

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New York: Shh, Please Don’t Tell! Traif & Milk Bar

Sunday, 6th September 2015

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New York: Shh, Please Don’t Tell! Traif & Milk Bar

If you have good attention to detail or, like me, have hungry eyes, then you might have felt short-changed when reaching the end of my last New York post and not being told more of the earlier promised ‘incredible tapas dinner’. Well, fear not, as this is one foodie filled post!

New York: The Freedom Tower & Brunch at Central Park Boathouse

My first day in New York was an epic one. It was great to be reunited with Michael, and to meet all of his work friends for the first time.

Oka: Ticks the Box for Decent Sushi at Good Value

The ‘blogger sushi date’ was a much-anticipated event in my diary. Months ago, before any of us had had the pleasure of meeting one another, Jaime, Angie, Polly, Lauren and I decided that we should all have dinner together.

Portland: Seasonal British Produce with Loire Valley Wines

Last week I was fortunate to receive an invite from Square Meal to attend a wine tasting dinner at Portland restaurant in association with Loire Valley Wines. Street Vin’s Ruth Spivey and the Square Meal team paired up to host the evening, which was a huge success, drinkathon & feast.

Taste of London: Summer Fun & Utter Foodie Bliss

If you love food, then Taste of London is an absolute must in your life. This year was the first time that I’ve been (or heard of it), but I can tell you now that it’s already in my diary for next year, and the year after, and the year after…

Granger & Co.: The Most Popular Brunch in London

If you live in London, love food, or brunch, then you will have heard of Granger & Co. Owned by Aussie chef Bill Granger, the restaurant located in quaint Notting Hill is quite literally famous on the breakfast scene for its scrambled eggs and ricotta hotcakes.

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