Category Archives: LONDON-guide

Tuscan wine tasting at Harrod’s

I don’t think Harrod’s needs an introduction, and I am a big fan of their food halls, and of course the Laduree cafée. But this time we were there for a Tuscan wine tasting in their wine store in the … Continue reading

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Corner Room

In Bethnal Green (zone 2), only one stop from Liverpool Street station, the chef Nuno Mendes has built his empire. He has taken over an old town hall, converted it into a hotel with his main restaurant Viajante, and the … Continue reading

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Broadway Market

London has more food markets than Borough Market. I like the one in Chelsea although it is small. . A bigger one, but still a lot smaller than Borough is Broadway Market in Hackney, which I visited for the first … Continue reading

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Friday update and a weekly menu, sort of

I skipped the Friday update last week because of the sad news of the riots in this lovely city. But things are back to normal now, and regular people have claimed back the city. It almost feels like a bad … Continue reading

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More birthday celebrations: Nopi

The Friday after my biryhday I got to celebrate becoming a year older together with my London based friends. We met up in the bar The Living Room after work and enjoyed a few drinks, and then we crossed Regent … Continue reading

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Bubble tea at Bubbleology

In Soho, a stone’s throw away from China town, a few bubble tea vendors have popped up recently. Last week, Jenny and I, went to Bubbleology to try it out. We expected a cold tea with bubbles bursting of flavour, … Continue reading

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Friday update

This week has been filled with food, more so than usual. On Saturday we went to Trinity, on Sunday Jess & Chris had us over for dinner and treated us to lovely chicken with homemade barbecue sauce and salads and … Continue reading

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My birthday part II: St John

My birthday was a real foodie day, with lunch at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon with Caroline and dinner at St John in Smithfield with Christopher. Smithfield is an area close to Farringdon tube, well know for its meat market and … Continue reading

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My birthday part I: L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon

It was my birthday yesterday and I got spoilt absolutely rotten. At lunch time, my dear colleague Caroline took me to L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon (just next to the Ivy in Covent Garden) and we had a fabulous lunch. The … Continue reading

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Tasting menu at Trinity

It is my dear friend Gaby’s birthday on Wednesday and to celebrate it she invited a few friends to Trinity to enjoy a splendid tasting menu on Saturday. A fabulous idea we thought, not missing an opportunity to go back, … Continue reading

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