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Mark Sargeant, Grilled!

Mark is an award-winning chef and former head chef of Michelin starred Claridge’s in London. Now back in his native Kent, with his own much hyped restaurant Rocksalt and upmarket fish and chip… Continue reading

Battersea Pie Station, Lower Ground Floor, 28 The Market The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8RE

‘A cup of tea and a slice of pie Aunt Sally?’ ******THE BLUEWATER STORE IS NOW CLOSED****** Ade’s son Oliver was feeling a bit down… So Ade decided to cheer him up with… Continue reading

Benja Bangkok Table, 17 Beak Street, London, W1F 9RW

Last Friday after a manic week at work and a severe lack of sleep, we visited the Benja Bangkok Table in Soho. I had been fantasising about having a Thai green curry all… Continue reading

James Perry, aka The Tattooed Cook, Grilled

James Perry from Milton Keynes reached the semi-finals of this year’s Masterchef and won our hearts, carpenter, writer, teacher, chef and father of two at just 25 years old. We have been following… Continue reading

The Drift, Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY

The Drift is the latest opening by Drake & Morgan, owners of The Folly, The Anthologist, The Parlour, and their first venture – The Refinery which is right under our work’s building. We… Continue reading

NOPI, 21-22 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NE

NOPI has been on my list for ages, my lovely best man at my wedding, Keith took me there for a pre-wedding treat. NOPI It’s a fairly new Ottolenghi restaurant serving small plates,… Continue reading

Bellevue Tea, www.bellevue-tea.co.uk

It seems such a long time ago now, but one Sunday morning back in early May, we made our way to Earls Court for the Real Food Festival. We were there to see… Continue reading

Cantina del Ponte, 36c Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YE

Cantina del Ponte  is on my old work’s stomping ground – Shad Thames, which boasts one of the best views in London, that of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. It’s right… Continue reading

Gloucester Quays Food Festival 2011

When the invite from the Gloucester Quays Food Festival hit our inbox, we really didn’t know what to expect, being it was their first one. But we knew that Gloucestershire is a foodie… Continue reading

Gino D’Acampo, Grilled!

We chatted to the passionate and charming Gino, straight after his book signing at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival where he had randomly just been handed a pair of pants – a g-string… Continue reading

James Martin, Grilled!

We chatted to James in between his cooking demos at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival, fresh from the kitchen but a tad dishevelled. If money was no object, where would you open a… Continue reading

Russell Norman, Grilled!

Here’s the second in our series of grilled interviews. We asked the inspiring, fascinating and slightly mysterious Russell, co-founder of Spuntino, Polpo, and Mishkin’s our questions. Read our review of Spuntino here and… Continue reading

Spuntino, 61 Rupert Street, Soho, London, W1D 7PW

We loved this place from the minute we walked in the door. As co-founder Russell Norman said in a recent interview, ‘Once you’re in, you get a metaphorical hug’. We couldn’t put it… Continue reading

Edd Kimber, aka The Boy Who Bakes, Grilled!

It has been non-stop for Edd since winning The Great British Bake Off  last year and we were so honoured to have him bake our wedding cake for us last month. We have… Continue reading

Opera Tavern, 23 Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5JS

This post has been a long time coming, slightly to blame is Ben Mullock for making us eat so much food when we went to the restaurant. And getting married kind of got… Continue reading

Coco di Mama, 90 Fleet Street London, EC4Y 1DH

Coco di Mama (Italian for Mama’s boy) is a welcome addition to Fleet Street, serving predominantly pasta but also a wide range of salads, baguettes, desserts and breakfasts. The stone-baked breakfast ciabattas with… Continue reading

Fox & Anchor, 115 Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London EC1M 6AA

I’ve had my eye on this place for some time. I had been planning a secret birthday weekend for Ade’s 40th and needed somewhere to stay. The Fox & Anchor is a traditional… Continue reading

Ora, 6 Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JE

Last week I finally got to satisfy my Thai cravings. Thai food is my all-time favourite (but not so for Adrian, he’s a wimp when it comes to any ‘heat’) and it’s been… Continue reading

Mexican Lasagne, inspired by The My Daddy Cooks book, by Nick Coffer

This recipe is genius, we saw Nick and Archie, aka My Daddy Cooks make it at the Real Food Festival last Sunday. Archie made his own version, I recall it involved chocolate and… Continue reading

Dishoom Chowpatty Beach, A Sneak Preview. Queen Elizabeth Hall Terrace, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Last week we were delighted and honoured to be given a sneak preview of Dishoom’s Chowpatty Beach pop up on the Southbank, it’s part of the Southbank Centre’s Festival of Britain’s 60th anniversary… Continue reading

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