March 30th, 2011
Wales is a very pretty part of the world – especially the coast. I love walking along the sea, with sheep on the one side and steep cliffs on the other and particularly now, with the weather getting better and spring is on the doorstep, I am really enjoying this outdoor part of my life in Wales .
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March 29th, 2011
I have been posted to South Wales recently and have been living in a town with a name containing a lot of Llllls, that I couldn’t pronounce if my life depended on it, for a couple of weeks now. So you might read some posts on restaurants, hotels and more from outside the capital for the upcoming months before I shall return to my beloved London. Read more... (1214 words, 5 images, estimated 4:51 mins reading time)
March 24th, 2011
Category: Bistro (Â£Â£)Â
If I don’t have time to look at blogs for restaurant recommendations, I tend to use Time Out for restaurant references. Time Out is about right most of the time and it is rare that I completely disagree with their review, but one of this rare occasions happened last weekend at My Dining Room in Fulham. I went there on Time Out’s recommendation whose reviewer experienced this restaurant as ‘friendly service and halfway house between relaxed pub and fancy restaurant: think gastropub turned chichi.’ and awarded 4 out of 5 stars. Read more... (501 words, 6 images, estimated 2:00 mins reading time)
March 21st, 2011
That the combination of supper clubs and raising money for charity works, has been shown on several occasions, for example at Fernandez & Leluu and The Friday Food Club (beautifully summarized by The London Foodie HERE).
So it was only a question of time until also commercially successful chefs jump on the supper club bandwagon.Â I was lucky enough to participate in the new Jamie Oliver Supper Club which is now held roughly monthly to raise money for the Jamie Oliver Foundation. Read more... (470 words, 10 images, estimated 1:53 mins reading time)