Duck and Waffle, Heron Tower, London.

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Whilst this was my first trip to the UK since 2012, that’s not to say I don’t keep up to date with all the latest London restaurant openings via my favourite food critics and through various social media channels such as Twitter and Instagram. I had been following Duck and Waffle http://duckandwaffle.com/ online since they opened back in the summer of 2012 and  was excited to be able to finally visit the restaurant after reading what must have been hundreds of tweets and seeing any number of mouthwatering photos online. Continue reading

The Palomar, Soho, London.

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With partners including people behind “hip” Jerusalem restaurant “Machneyuda” and  former London club owners brother and sister Leyo (of Leyo and Bushwacka DJ fame) and Zoe Paskin (former manager at numerous London restaurants including Hix and Hawksmoor)  it is safe to say that Palomar http://thepalomar.co.uk/ was always going to make waves on the Soho scene and having eaten there on my first night back in London, I can certainly see why. Continue reading

My Week In Food – Portugal Edition.

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Whilst I’m  lucky enough to have spent several childhood holidays in Portugal, I had never been to either of the destinations planned this year, the capital city of Lisbon where I spent 2 days exploring and the beautiful medieval walled city of Obidos, conveniently situated for the great surfing beaches in Peniche where we were to spend the next 3 days.  I will eventually get around to writing up some of these meals in more depth but here is a little taster for you in the meantime. Continue reading