The Office Christmas Do: (how work kicked out the Grinch in me)

I’ve been quite a proper grinch over the holiday period and I will chalk that up to 1) being quite ill (literally, “I want my mommy!” levels) for about a week coming up to Christmas and 2) not being able to be with immediate family this year. I suppose the…

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Ink Bethnal Green: where beautifully plated food play hit or miss

I’ve heard interesting stories about Ink, a Nordic restaurant in Bethnal Green headed by Chef Martyn Meid, and have admired the beautifully plated dishes on their Instagram feed long enough to fancy a visit. So when our friends at Zomato treated us to some vouchers to use there, I was ecstatic. Tricky…

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Yum-D Brixton: where food will take you back to the streets of Thailand

Yum-D, tucked in the depths of Brixton Market just a few doors away from Franco Manca, is a little gem of a surprise.  The first thing that hit me was a bout of claustrophobia. Floor space is tiny (with just around five tables and the kitchen), and the random Thai…

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Acciuga: where they showed me the (good) ravioli

Last week, I had the pleasure of dining in the company of fun food bloggers (organised by Zomato UK) at Acciuga Kensington.  Acciuga (a-choo-ga) specialises in regional Italian cuisine, particularly Ligurian and Piedmontese. It’s the brainchild of Guglielmo Arnulfo, a former lawyer and pro rugby player who decided to turn on a new…

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Three Buns at Potato Head Folk: where I fed off that “perfectly tipsy” feeling

Surely, most of us have experienced that “perfectly tipsy” state, oui? You know, that point of inebriation when you feel relatively hazy but coherent enough to know you’ve had one too many. All you need is a bit of air, et voila! You’re sensible enough again to hear the clarity…

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