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A Southern Slow And Low BBQ Lunch Feast At Shotgun With Tabl

We’ve made no bones (or should that be ribs) about our love for Shotgun – the southern BBQ restaurant on Kingly Court from Brad McDonald of The Lockhart. I won’t bang on about… Continue reading

Victorian Shenanigans | Mr Fogg’s Tavern, 58 St Martin’s Lane, London WC2N 4EA

If I were a tourist in London, Mr Fogg’s Tavern is exactly the kind of place I’d hope to stumble across. Pure British eccentricity in Theatreland, a pub just a stone’s throw from… Continue reading

Heliot – A Safe Bet! | Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, London WC2H 7JH

Finally, it looks as if the seasons are starting to change and that can mean just one thing – new Spring menus, oh and little bouncy lambs, cute fluffy chicks and blooming flowers.… Continue reading

WIN A Free Oven Clean* With Fantastic Services & £10 Off Your First Booking!!

I don’t know if it’s just us but our to-do list around the house is constantly spiraling out of control. I guess that’s why Fantastic Services are going from strength to strength. We,… Continue reading

MasterChef Sessions With Tabl: Mark Holland & His Yorkshireman’s Tale

It’s often the events you don’t expect to be your kind of thing that end up being the most enjoyable. Last week, we went along to Tabl‘s MasterChef Sessions: Mark Holland and his… Continue reading

Thank Mac It’s Friday | #MacFridays at Tom’s Kitchen St Katherine Docks & Canary Wharf

We can’t believe there isn’t a dedicated mac and cheese restaurant in London, people are still insatiable for the stuff. So cheese fans rejoice – Tom’s Kitchen (yep, Tom Aikens‘ restaurants) have launched… Continue reading

The Table Café – Not All About The Brunch… | 83 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0HX

We’re not even going to try and pretend that we don’t have a special place in our hearts for The Table Café. It was one of the first restaurant reviews we wrote for… Continue reading

The Lockhart & Shotgun’s Brad McDonald, Grilled!

Mississippi born chef, Brad McDonald heads up southern American restaurants Shotgun and The Lockhart in London. The US chef previously worked under John Currence at The City Grocery, Alain Ducasse, Per Se and… Continue reading

Flat White Martini, A (Belated) Tribute To A Legend

Richard Arthur ‘Dick’ Bradsell was so much more than a bartender. Not only was he known for his inventive work with cocktails but also as a talented writer. Described as the ‘cocktail king’… Continue reading

Sunshine On A Rainy Day | Sugar Dumplin, The Atrium, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 3QL

Easy like Sunday morning, as Mr Richie sang. Although there was nothing easy about this particular Sunday morning, apart from the prospect of an early lunch at Sugar Dumplin. Firstly there were a… Continue reading

There’s A New Monster In Town | Bunzilla, The New Special From Byron Hamburgers

Poor Fred Smith – Byron’s head chef, he has to travel the world in search of inspiration for new specials, must be horrendous for him. His most recent trip to Japan has resulted… Continue reading

Chops Away! | Blacklock, 24 Great Windmill Street, Soho, London W1D 7LG

I felt I’d given ourselves enough time to recover from the last no reservations restaurant we visited before heading to another* – Blacklock. Founded by a few ex-employees from one of our favourite… Continue reading

Trulli Lovely | Pulia, 36a & 36b Stoney Street, London SE1 9LB

We absolutely adore the region of Puglia in the relatively untouched heel of Italy. Home to whitewashed towns with trulli – unique stone huts with conical roofs. We fell in love with it… Continue reading

Bowled Over | All Star Lanes Bayswater, 6 Porchester Gardens, London W2 4DB

I used to go bowling a lot and I mean a lot! Every weekend from the age of about ten to around fifteen, my Saturday would involve a morning movie, a frame or… Continue reading

#‎YearOfTheTaco‬ | Spring Taco Specials At Wahaca

Where else to try the new Wahaca specials than the Wahaca Southbank Experiment? Previously Dishoom’s Chowpatty Beach and built from eight recycled shipping containers (we have a thing for shipping containers). In case… Continue reading

Nice To Meat You | Kansas City BBQ Brunch At Bodean’s, 201 City Road, EC1V 1JN

If you’re in or around the area of Old Street, we have some good news for you. Bodean’s, one of London’s original BBQ restaurants, has launched a ‘Brunch-B-Que’ at their new Old Street… Continue reading

3 Things To Do While You’re Waiting For A Table At Hoppers

Time is the one thing that we are all lacking in our lives. No one wants to waste a second of it queuing for a restaurant, yet we put ourselves through this pain… Continue reading

We Can Wok It Out | Dan Doherty’s School of Wok Takeover, 61 Chandos Place, London WC2N 4HG

As much as we (well, I) love cooking, the prospect of visiting a cookery school has never really appealed, I did one once with a friend and can’t recall a single thing that… Continue reading

Back To The Beginning | Blueprint Café, Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD

It’s very rare that we revisit restaurants. Sure, we have maybe a handful that we return to fairly regularly, but as a rule we never seem to have the time (or money) especially… Continue reading

Victoria’s Secret | M Victoria Street, 3 Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6SQ

Google describes the all-purpose M restaurant on Victoria Street as ‘a glossy, happening scene with two restaurants (grill and raw), a clubby bar and an attached wine store.’ Had I read this beforehand… Continue reading

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