T and I were long overdue a girl date, partly because I'd had to travel for work and had to postpone and partly, well, life! With me in the US, T was given responsibility for booking brunch, so we picked a restaurant and she booked. Except she didn't, she went renegade and booked somewhere entirely different, … More Hotbox, a bloody boozy brunch, restaurant review.
On Easter Saturday, I enjoyed an eggcellent girl date with Georgie, a friend and fellow food blogger. We chose Temper, the first solo opening from fellow Scot, Neil Rankin. Rankin, originally from Edinburgh (well, no one’s perfect and his cooking more than make up for this ;)) is no stranger to great kitchens, having cooked … More Temper, a meat feast for your sense, restaurant review.
After much researching and availability checking, NN and I decided our blow out meal in Madrid would be lunch at the Michelin starred Punto MX. Run by chef Roberto Ruiz, this is the first Mexican restaurant to be awarded a star. The menu aims to use traditional and modern methods to create authentic yet contemporary … More Pinto MX, Michelin starred Mexican in Madrid, restaurant review
N and I met early on Saturday to see the Hockney exhibition, before it became unbearably busy. It’s excellent, I highly recommend it. We left there at 11.30 and, stepping into the sunshine, decided we’d head to Borough Market and try for a table at El Pastor. If you hadn’t noticed, London is experiencing a … More El Pastor, restaurant review