Posted by - 24 December 2011 - 1 Comment

Eat, Drink, Sleep & Football: Liverpool

Eat, Drink, Sleep & Football: Liverpool Eat, Drink, Sleep & Football: Liverpool

Liverpool's Albert Dock I will always have a soft spot for Liverpool.  My family moved from there to London when I was a toddler, ...

Posted by - 29 November 2011 - No comments

Cafe East

Cafe East Cafe East

Café East is located in a leisure park in Surrey Quays.  It’s the sort of place where you’d only choose to dine at, out of conveni...

Posted by - 24 September 2011 - 1 Comment

36 hours in Trinidad, that's Cuba not and Tobago

36 hours in Trinidad, that's Cuba not and Tobago 36 hours in Trinidad, that's Cuba not and Tobago

Like Havana wandering around Trinidad is like walking through a living museum.    Located on the south coast of Cuba, approximately four - ...

Posted by - 09 August 2011 - No comments

Eating and drinking in Havana

Eating and drinking in Havana Eating and drinking in Havana

Cuba is not known for its gastronomy.  Before leaving for the Caribbean island I was warned about its bland food.  "Bring a bottle...

Posted by - 04 May 2011 - 1 Comment

Mark's Bar @ HIX

Mark's Bar @ HIX Mark's Bar @ HIX

Styled like an old gentleman's club Mark's Bar is grown-up Soho cool at its best.  Found underneath HIX , this a...

Posted by - 17 April 2011 - 1 Comment

Bistro du Vin opens in Clerkenwell

Bistro du Vin opens in Clerkenwell Bistro du Vin opens in Clerkenwell

Last Thursday AB and I were lucky enough to be invited to the launch party for Bistro du Vin  Clerkenwell.  What's different about...

Posted by - 03 April 2011 - 1 Comment

Whatdoyoumacallit's - late night snacking in East London

Whatdoyoumacallit's - late night snacking in East London Whatdoyoumacallit's - late night snacking in East London

I was introduced to Whatdoyoumacallit's in the early hours of the morning on a night out with the AB .

Bocca di Lupo, Soho (taken from the blog archive)

Bocca di Lupo, Soho (taken from the blog archive) Bocca di Lupo, Soho (taken from the blog archive)

Before Polpo et al Bocca di Lupo was the place all bloggers and restaurant critics were singing praises about.  Despite the abundance of...

Posted by - 02 April 2011 - 2 Comments

Brunch at Circus

Brunch at Circus Brunch at Circus

One of my favourite traditions I've adopted over the years is Sunday brunch. Brunch isn't something us Brits really do, so there a...

Posted by - 28 March 2011 - No comments

El Faro - a beacon of light in Docklands

El Faro - a beacon of light in Docklands El Faro - a beacon of light in Docklands

El Faro is a Spanish restaurant located in Docklands, hidden in an odd spot amongst a housing estate and in a building which looks like a...

Tapas 24

Tapas 24 Tapas 24

Tapas 24 is the chic outpost of Catalan-born chef Carles Abellan located in a the basement of  Diputació, 269, Barcelona.

Santa Maria - probably one of the best places to eat in Barcelona

Santa Maria - probably one of the best places to eat in Barcelona Santa Maria - probably one of the best places to eat in Barcelona

If you have to eat at one place in Barcelona it should be Santa Maria.   The restaurant is run by ex-protegees of Ferran Adria of El B...

Posted by - 27 March 2011 - No comments

Cal Pep de Barcelona

Cal Pep de Barcelona Cal Pep de Barcelona

Cal Pep is one of the most famous tapas restaurants in Barcelona.   As such it features on 'must-visit' lists for most visitors t...

Posted by - 06 February 2011 - 2 Comments

La Boqueria: el Mercat

La Boqueria: el Mercat La Boqueria: el Mercat

The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria , or simply La Boqueria should form an essential part of any itinerary to Barcelona.    Loc...

Barcelona - live & sleep like a local

Barcelona - live & sleep like a local Barcelona - live & sleep like a local

There are a number of advantages of staying in an apartment over a hotel: cost, privacy and space to name the obvious. However, for me the...

Posted by - 17 January 2011 - 4 Comments

Banh Mi Bay - homestyle Vietnamese in London

Banh Mi Bay - homestyle Vietnamese in London Banh Mi Bay - homestyle Vietnamese in London

One of the perils of having a mother who is a fantastic South East Asian cook is that I'm often disappointed when I eat out.  The fact...

Posted by - 16 January 2011 - No comments

Viajante - a gastronomic adventure

Viajante - a gastronomic adventure Viajante - a gastronomic adventure

This week Joel Robuchon, aka king of the Michelin stars declared London the food capital of the world , a proclamation that most would fin...

Posted by - 12 January 2011 - 2 Comments

New year, new resolutions...and finally some new blog posts

New year, new resolutions...and finally some new blog posts New year, new resolutions...and finally some new blog posts

A quick glance at my blog is enough to reveal that I've been rather lax on the blogging front, but after a spell in Cuba, eating, drinki...

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