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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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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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Airplane/ Airport & Airline food/ Featured/ London/ Reviews/ UK

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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Italian/ Napoli/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews

Il Comandante, Napoli Review

September 12, 2015

Fish. Fishy fish in Napoli, the challenge of finding good food as a first-time tourist and a review of the michelin starred Il Comandante. Restaurant: Il Comandante Chef: Salvatore Bianco Location: Romeo Hotel, Napoli Cost: 300 Euro for 2 tasting menus & a bottle of wine * service. Jelly Good Food Rating: 5.5/10 Here is a first world problem that’s become a regular feature on Jelly holidays – we start…

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Italian/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Rome/ Rome

Pipero Al Rex, Rome Review

September 8, 2015

Restaurant: Pipero Al Rex Patron & Sommelier: Alessandro Pipero Chef: Luciano Monosilio Location: Rome, Italy (Via Torino) Cost: 300 Euro for 2 – tasting menu, wine flights & service Jelly Good Food Rating: 9.4/10 It took a trip to Rome to for Jellygoodfood to reawaken. I’m writing this from a rooftop bar in Palermo, Sicily, still thinking about the meal that was so good it made me want to write about…

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Restaurant Reviews/ Reviews/ UK

21212, Edinburgh, Review

January 20, 2013

Restaurant: 21212 Chef: Paul Kitching Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Cost: £68/person + wine + service Jelly Good Food Rating: 9/10 Shortly before a trip to Edinburgh, I saw on twitter that 21212 had just received its fourth Rosette. I phoned them up to see if they had any spare tables. The very polite lady on the end of the phone informed me that they’d just had a cancellation, and that they…

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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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American/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Soho

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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England/ Jelly Hall of Fame/ London/ Pop-up Restaurants/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ UK

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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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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