Researching "must-eat" destinations is a favourite pastime of mine. Being the type of person that plans their holiday around a restaurant I've heard of, or a local cuisine I've been aching to try means that I have quite the international checklist of eateries on my "Things to eat before I die". Fortunately, Bao was one … Continue reading Bao
So, you're off to London for a coupl'a days, you lucky thing! You're limited on free time but wanna make sure every morsel that passes your lips is an indulgent and sensory experience. I know just the places! Whilst Manchester will forever be my home, I try and plan at least 2 long weekends in … Continue reading Food Adventurin’ in London
From effortlessly refined at Heron Tower, to unashamedly filthy in Shoreditch; our second brunch in London was a little more down to earth than our previous venture. Having spent the evening previous drinking warm bottles of wine in Victoria Park whilst tunelessly singing along with Matt Berninger at All Points East; our original plans to … Continue reading HotBox Brunch
Special occasions call for a very special breakfast. Now this special occasion could be a birthday treat or a toast to exemplary news, but for us it was a Saturday, we were in London and we were very hungry. And if that doesn't deserve a very special breakfast, I just don't know what does. Duck and … Continue reading Duck and Waffle
Just a quickie today. Not that kind of quickie you naughty thing. Although I must admit it is similarly filthy. Last weekend, two of my favourite girlfriends and I boarded the train for a day in the big smoke; it had been far too long since all three of us had been together and so, … Continue reading Dirty Bones
There's not much else on this earth that gets me quite as excited as a food market (and we really don't know each other well enough for me to divulge THAT information). But whether you're after a bite, a booze or just want to stock up on some of the freshest local produce around - … Continue reading Eating my way around London part 2 – South East Markets
Something rather wonderful has happened. I think I may have found one of the most gluttonous brunch revelations in London.
I'm having a love affair with London...did you hear? And it's a pretty delicious one at that.
Smooth bars of velvet dreams; thick, liquid drinks and sweet blocks of chunky delight – there’s just so many ways to enjoy the humble cocoa bean and I’m so grateful to it for that.