Powder Keg Diplomacy: where things got meaty (and I got beef)

Vegetarians best look away. A few friends and I went on a meaty mission south of the river and found ourselves in this Clapham gem called Powder Keg Diplomacy. Not to be fooled by normal gastropub exteriors, the place inside looked like something Charles Dickens conjured; decor resembled all things…

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Gaucho Tower Bridge: “Hi, steaks!”

Last weekend, my good friend G decided to have a birthday rendezvous in Gaucho Tower Bridge. Gaucho is a chain of Argentinian steak houses in the UK which usually comes up in a pool of suggestions when people ask where to 1) take someone out on a first date; 2) have dinner with…

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Spathe Public House: where comfort food is as steady as the vibe

So I went to Singapore for a bit of a break before seeing the fam bam in Manila. I was really keen on ‘getting my eat on’ because I’ve been hungry for good food for quite a while. Plaid Boy and I went down Mohamed Sultan Road, Singapore’s so-called mecca…

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‘Cue Modern Barbecue: where I had a big fat steak

Whilst in Manila, Plaid Boy and I went on a ‘proper/normal Filo-style date’ (ie house pick-up + mall stroll + coffee + dinner + drinks) *insert yihees here* Okay so we’ve been on dates before but this was pretty exciting because we’ve never dated (each other!) in our own hometown…

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Barbecoa: where you can steak it easy

Barbecoa is Jamie Oliver’s collaboration with steakhouse/barbecue legend Adam Perry Lang. It’s pretty much a celebration of traditional cooking from all over the world using fire. Think smoking, grilling, tandoors and everything barbecued. Sounded like my kind of restaurant so we decided to give it a go. Located at One New Change…

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