I was eager to try this restaurant as I have never eaten Taiwanese before, never been to a restaurant with such an exotic name and could not get a table the first couple of times I tried booking. All good signs. My friend and I booked in advance and waited with excitement at the prospect, […]Read more "Xu Restaurant, London – fine Taiwanese cuisine but pre-book your food!"
A well deserving award winning pub. My grandfather apparently used to buy pheasants from under the counter here ‘back in the day’ (probably 1960s-ish). My family and I are visiting for Sunday Lunch. My mum managed to book a table for 12pm however me being the difficult daughter I was flying in from a cheeky […]Read more "The Bricklayers Arms, Hertfordshire"
No special occasion. A friend and I walked past the Ritz Hotel one night and decided we should really pretend to be fabulous enough to go for dinner, so we booked for mid-March 2017. After having scrutinized the menu I thought the best deal was to go for the tasting menu. I was intrigued by […]Read more "The Ritz Restaurant London"
Japanese restaurants and Japanese food are becoming more and more trendy. From the high end Japanese restaurants to the more affordable Japanese cuisine in London it’s certainly popular, delicious and in some instances a Japanese diet can be very healthy. Black cod in Miso has to be a standout for me and as you may […]Read more "Japanese Restaurants in London"
I have been very fortunate to go along to a few of the most special afternoon teas in London. Here’s a brief summary of what I see as the best afternoon teas in London. The Goring Afternoon Tea, London What made this special was the sunny day and being able to sit [almost] outside. They made a […]Read more "Afternoon Tea in London and Hertfordshire #bringbackthecrumpet"
Luckily the cost can be spread out since you pay for the food upon booking. Chances are you will be booking months in advance so you have time to save those pennies for the wine! The cheapest way to do the Fat Duck – with alcohol -was to order the [cheapest] wine flight (approx £150 per […]Read more "A holiday… or a Heston experience…? I chose Heston"
I was in Madrid for the Real Madrid vs Liverpool Champions League game and I was lucky enough to be offered hospitality at the Bernabéu stadium. En route we saw Jamie Carragher (former Liverpool FC hero) at the gate in the airport and he was OBVIOUSLY flying to the game with his son, who at the […]Read more "Top of the List: My Favourite Restaurant"