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Dinner with friends

Dinner with friends

Alternative Christmas Lunch Menu and Traditional Boxing Day Menu

December 16, 2012

  Our culinary vision for this Christmas is as follows: We want this Christmas to be truly memorable and delicious, show off our cooking skills to our families, surprise them with a few inventive dishes yet still please and fatten up everyone (incl. the traditionalists amongst our guests).  For bonus points we would quite like to remain sane and enjoy the festive season. Christmas Eve Dinner (for 6, after a hectic day of…

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Dinner with friends/ Paris/ Reviews/ Uncategorized

Derriere Review, Paris

September 29, 2012

Restaurant: Derriere Location: 69, rue des Gravilliers, Paris (3rd) Zagat Food Score: 15/30 Jelly Good Food Score: 7.5/10 Ambiance: Hipsterville Interesting fact: a creation of Mourad Mazouz (Momo, Sketch, 404) Le Review Dinner with friends during a weekend trip to Paris. Walking through a discreet archway off rue des Gravillers, you are stepping inside a portal transporting you into a micro universe that is restaurant Derriere.  You will then find yourself in…

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American/ Dinner with friends/ Fitzrovia/ London/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Snacks/ UK/ Uncategorized/ £10 and under/ £15 and under

Bubbledogs Review

September 2, 2012

Restaurant: Bubbledogs Cuisine: American Location: Fitzrovia The bill: £26 per person, but depends  on which Champagne you order! Chef: James Knappett Ambiance: Crowded, cosy, log-cabin-esque Jelly Good Food Rating: 7/10 Le Review: Fast food week!  9pm Friday night we made it to Bubbledogs, their third night after opening, together with a large group of friends (they only take bookings if you are 6 or more, and we didn’t fancy queuing). The concept is…

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Budapest/ Cheap Eats/ Dinner with friends/ Drinkies/ Pub Food

Randomly eating out in Budapest

June 24, 2012

This is what eating  out in Budapest looks like I came to Budapest for a long weekend with some friends that I haven’t seen in a while and I’ll be honest  – food wasn’t really top of the agenda.  As a result, no place we went to was planned for or researched beforehand, it was just a case of doing whatever we were doing and when we got hungry  look around for…

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Dinner with friends

Dinner with friends – the results

March 4, 2012

Smugness rating: 8/10   The final menue: Scallop on a bed of radishes with french dressing Salad of Smoked Salmon and Kind prawn with horseradish cream and lime dressing Herbed roast poussin on a bed of wild mushrooms with dauphinoise potatoes and roast parsnips Lemon and Vanilla Panacotta with blackberry coulis and a little cake   Wines in order of serving Coltbridge Wineyards, High Eden Chardonay 2010 Ocean’s Edge Pinot…

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