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Auction Against Hunger London 2018

September 11, 2018

On Tuesday 25th September, Auction Against Hunger is once again bringing some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and streetfood traders to Borough Market for the most ecclectic menu of the summer.YouTube favourite DJ BBQ will host the 6th annual Auction, which has raised more than half a million pounds since it began in 2012.Auction Against Hunger Restaurants and Chefs Lyle’s, Anna Hansen, Nieves Barragan Mohacho, Yauatcha Patisserie, Mike Reid…

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We Visited Meatopia Festival (Lateshift) 2018

September 4, 2018

Marking its sixth annual event in the UK, starting Friday 31 August is the first day of the three day festival Meatopia. “Meatopia is a festival of high quality, ethically sourced meat, all cooked over ethically sourced wood and charcoal by some of the world’s leading top chefs”. Founded in the US by the late great Josh Ozersky and brought to the UK by chef Richard H Turner, Meatopia is…

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Thermomix!

August 30, 2018

A word up front that is is a massively overdue post! I’m hoping to make it the first of many Thermomix themed ones, but for now just a quick intro… I first learned of the Thermomix from watching MasterChef the professionals. This crazy device that seems to be able to cook things in such a way that wasn’t possible (or certainly wasn’t easy) with normal methods. Bright green or bright…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Shoreditch & Brick Lane/ UK

A MasterCard Priceless Meal at Lyles London

August 24, 2018

This year in the world’s top 50 restaurants was Lyle’s restaurant in Shoreditch, London. One Michelin star, and now number 38 best restaurant in the world – with them saying the “daily menu is micro-seasonal, showcasing what’s best on any given day in London and the UK” The Guest Series, as described by Worlds50Best was setup because “With little time on his hands to travel, James created The Guest Series,…

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British Airways Business Class (Club Europe) Food Review

August 20, 2018

Recently I had the chance to fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Seville (SVQ), Spain in business class with British Airways (BA2796). This was thanks to the BA business class sale and the extra cost was minimal compared to the usual amount. At Gatwick this also gives you business class check-in, priority security and BA executive club lounge access. The lounge was pretty good as always – champagne, hot and…

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Barrafina, Adelaide Street, London

August 26, 2015

The Barrafina in Greek street has been open for a number of years and recently got its Michelin star. A trend of Stars being given to less formal restaurants. Seemingly the success of this has allowed them to open a smaller and even more informal restaurant near Covent Garden, London. Set on a corner on Adelaide street, with no restaurants around it, opposite a couple of old pubs, backed by…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ UK

November 24, 2012

Restaurant:  Le Pont de la Tour Location: The Butlers Wharf Building, 36d Shad Thames Zagat Food Score: 23/30 Jelly Good Food Score: 4/10 Ambiance: Prim and old-school posh This was lunch on a whim in cold wet November.  We spotted the place on our way to the Design Museum – you walk past their kitchen windows to get there – the bakery kitchen window, the wine shop window and so forth – it all does…

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MASH London Review

November 23, 2012

Restaurant: MASH (Modern American Steak House) Location: Soho Price: plan at least £60/person, more if you are curious/hungry Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 Mash is a steaklover’s dream come true and veggie-vegan’s hell. We were lucky enough to come here during Mash’s opening week, and even arriving for an early table (5pm, J kindly booked us in before a night-time photography class I signed us up for) we saw  wanna-be…

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Bukhara Pop-Up Restaurant London Review

September 30, 2012

Restaurant: Bukhara (Pop-Up) Location: Sheraton Park Tower, London Site: http://www.bukharalondon.com/ Price: £80/person (set menu) Jelly Good Food Score: 10/10 This is a restaurant that we visited a while ago, but I’ve only just got round to publishing the review now! I should start by saying that Indian food is my absolute favourite cuisine; from the blend of spices to the varying types of food that you can get. A rich,…

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