Pass me a bottle, Mr Jones | The Jones Family Project, 78 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3JL

The Jones Family Project has a lot going for it – a prime spot on Shoreditch’s Great Eastern Street opposite The Hoxton hotel, meat from renowned butchers the Ginger Pig who supply the… Continue reading

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A Good Old East End Rub-A-Dub | Draft House Birdcage | 80 Columbia Road, London E2 7QB

What do get if you take a run-down East End pub and let Charlie McVeigh (of the Draft House group) work his magic? You get the Draft House Birdcage! The pub is by… Continue reading

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We road test (get it?) the Deliveroo premium restaurant delivery service

In case you don’t know, Deliveroo is a company that deliver freshly cooked restaurant meals to your door, within an average of 32 minutes with a delivery fee of £2.50. Of course anything… Continue reading

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14 Christmas Food & Drink Gift Ideas | Checkout Christmas 2014

We pick our favourite festive buys. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) Alain Ducasse’s Paris based chocolate factory La Manufacture de Chocolat has created a stunning Build Your Own Chocolate Christmas… Continue reading

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The Frostival Winter Cocktail Experience at the London Eye

Get not one, but TWO loops on the London Eye with a wintery Sipsmith cocktail in hand at the Winter Cocktail Experience as ‘Frostival’ returns to the London Eye this Christmas. Now THIS is… Continue reading

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Winter warmers | Our favourite slow-cooked stews and casseroles in London, bookable with OpenTable

As soon as the temperature drops, the nights draw in, leaves turn red and begin to fall off the trees, all we crave is comfort and warmth. This comes mostly in the form… Continue reading

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Put this on your restaurant bucket list | The Palomar, 34 Rupert Street, London, W1D 6DN

We eat out a lot (obviously) and despite seeking out restaurants that we anticipate loving rather than just liking, a lot of the time we are left a little deflated. We’ve eaten at… Continue reading

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Anyway, like I was sayin’, shrimp is the fruit of the sea | Bubba Gump, Unit 75 Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, London W1D 7AB

Now don’t get me wrong, I love Forest Gump. It’s one of my favourite films. In fact it’s one of those movies that even when flicking through the TV channels at 1.06am, you… Continue reading

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Down by the riverside | Jackson + Rye Richmond, Hotham House, 1 Heron Square, Richmond, TW9 1EJ

We’ve been to Jackson + Rye on Wardour Street numerous times. The first, back in December 2013 when they first opened to sample their brunch menu. More recently was to pop in for a nightcap when… Continue reading

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We feared the wurst… | Herman ze German, 43 Charlotte Street, London W1T 1RS

I don’t think I’ve ever visited Herman ze German sober. The Villiers Street branch is in staggering distance of Charing Cross station and certainly beats a McDonald’s on the way home. Now they… Continue reading

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Twenty years young | Hotel du Vin & Bistro Henley-on-Thames, New Street, Henley-On-Thames, RG9 2BP

Hotel du Vin for me always reminds me of Brighton – the only branch I knew of and the place everyone wanted to stay. Little did I know there’s actually 15 of them,… Continue reading

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TRIED AND TESTED | The new Marks and Spencer Taste range

It’s becoming increasingly hard to keep up with M&S‘s new ranges, they’re on such a roll at the moment. Not only do they have a new expanse of meat – including pork presa… Continue reading

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Sí, sí, Señor | Señor Ceviche, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London W1B 5PW

My first experience of ceviche was only this summer at Tierra peru, a stall at the Campo Viejo Streets of Spain festival and I loved it! Although ceviche has a Spanish heritage, it’s… Continue reading

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Why we started a food blog, and no, its not what you think.

Four years ago when we innocently and perhaps naively decided to start our blog, we never dreamt that it would still be going four years later or that it would have changed our… Continue reading

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14 of the best Bonfire Night treats | Checkout 2014

We pick our favourite cosy Bonfire Night treats. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) Bonfire Night doesn’t have to be hot with Mackie’s Indulgent Toffee Apple Dairy Ice Cream rippled with… Continue reading

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Ticking all the right boxes | Tredwell’s, 4a Upper St Martin’s Lane, London, WC2H 9NY

There are a few fundamental things we look for in a restaurant: good customer service, pleasing decor, plus great cooking with a varied and reasonably priced menu. It’s staggering the amount of places… Continue reading

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Get cosy with your tableware this Autumn | The Tesco Autumn/Winter Home Collection 2014

There’s nothing like a new set of crockery to reignite your passion for cooking and trying new recipes. I’d been stuck in a bit of a cookery rut, making the same reliable recipes… Continue reading

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Shh, it’s a secret | B.Y.O.C, 9-11, Basement, Camden High Street, Camden, London

It was a cold Tuesday evening and Hurricane Gonzalo was causing havoc in old London town, so a visit to Camden didn’t seem like a particularly good idea. But work had been stupidly busy… Continue reading

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10 Spooky Halloween Treats | Checkout 2014

We pick our top 10 spooktacular Halloween treats. Click on the blue links to buy! 1) The super-creative people at Orange Paper Duck have come up trumps again with these spooky cupcake wrappers,… Continue reading

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The suite life | The Aegean Suites hotel, Periferiakos Skiathou, Skiathos 370 02, Greece

The Greek island of Skiathos is known as the ‘fly and flop island’ and that’s exactly what we did when we stayed at the beautiful and extremely chilled Aegean Suites. We’d just spent… Continue reading

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