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BLANCHETTE, SOHO

I have a new favourite restaurant…Blanchette on D’Arblay Street, Soho.  If I was ever to own a restaurant, this is exactly what I’d want it to look like. Its almost as if they’ve taken my dream restaurant from my head and popped it into the middle of Soho. Even better, its…

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UNION STREET CAFE, SOUTHWARK

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Union Street Café for dinner. Union Street Café is the much talked about joint venture between Gordon Ramsay and David Beckham which, it turns out, is in fact not a joint venture. It was very quietly reported that David Beckham had pulled out his investment. …

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BOROUGH MARKET, LONDON

Nothing gives me more pleasure than being surrounded by amazing food and free samples. This is why I love Borough Market in London. Borough Market is the most renowned food market in London. Established more than 250 years ago, it is heaven for foodies with its cornucopia of fine foods from…

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APE & BIRD

Last night my brother and I went out for a bite to eat.  Both being fans of Russell Norman, owner of some of my favourite places to eat in London (Spuntino and Mishkins), we headed to his new offering, Ape & Bird, on Shaftesbury Avenue. This is his sixth opening since…

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SABRINA’S MIDDLE EASTERN AUTUMN FEAST, GRAIN STORE

Last week, the wonderfully talented Sabrina Ghayour held a one night only pop-up at the Grain Store on Granary Square, Kings Cross along with chef and owner, Bruno Loubet. The theme was Middle Eastern Autumn Feast. I have been to many of Sabrina’s supperclubs and every time I’ve been amazed by the…

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LA BODEGA NEGRA, SOHO

Last week my best friend Carmen and I met up for a long overdue night out.  We decided to go to La Bodega Negra, a Mexican restaurant I’ve been meaning to go to for months but always found it booked up whenever I’ve called. Luckily Carmen had more luck when…

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ANOTHER GREAT NIGHT AT MISHKINS

This is just a quickie, but I ate at Mishkins on Friday night. I love Mishkins, its one of those places I go back to time and time again. It’s got a great atmosphere, the food never disappoints and the staff are so friendly. Plus they have a great gin…

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DISCO BISTRO & CARAVAN, KINGS CROSS

You would think that after National Burger Day, I would have been sick of burgers but oddly, I was craving more burgers just a couple of days later.  (Yes, this is a VERY delayed post!) So my beautiful and amazing friend Cassie joined me in a visit to Disco Bistro…

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NATIONAL BURGER DAY

Last Tuesday, 27th August marked the very first National Burger Day in the UK, thanks to My Hyde. They offered 20% off burgers from restaurants all over the UK and organised a special event to mark this grand occasion along with  Tweat Up, the guys behind Street Feast and Rib Stock.   On Tuesday…

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YAUATCHA, SOHO

Last week I had a fantastic meal at Yauatcha in Soho with my beautiful friend Kate. We both fancied dim sum so we headed to Broadwick Street in Soho for some 1 Michelin starred dim sum goodness. We started by ordering cocktails. I went for the Lemonberry martini – Ketel…

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HEY PESTO!

London is enjoying a heat wave at the moment. A prolonged one. In fact, anyone outside of the UK might even call it ‘summer’, however those of us that live here never dare mention the word as we rarely get a summer. Every year we wait and we hope and…

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