Category Archives: Family-run restaurants

An evening of gelato tasting at Marine Ices, Camden!

On a bright summer’s evening, we headed off to Camden for a gelato tasting session at Marine Ices. Love the wisteria, especially when it is in full bloom! After a warm welcome from Eddie and Kitty, we settled down with … Continue reading

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Fat Papaya- Fresh funky Indian, Wembley

We were invited to review Fat Papaya. The restaurant has a colourful interior and I think the cheerful emoji-like Fat Papaya character will really appeal to kids. We love their selection of favourite classics too! Their head chef Silva and … Continue reading

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Launching Vodka Rocks (9th-15th November, 2015) – London celebration of Snow Queen vodka with Bottomless Bloody Marys & special Screwdriver dessert at The Jones Family Project!

The Jones Family Project and the delightful, five times distilled, organic Snow Queen vodka are involved in the inaugural Vodka Rocks next week, during National Vodka Week: a week long celebration of vodka in London (9th-15th November, 2015). This will … Continue reading

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Round 2 at: The Lockhart !

I went to catch up with a friend – who selected The Lockhart on his own as it was near his work place without realising that C & I had previously visited for a book club event. After receiving a … Continue reading

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Inito

We were invited by Chocolate Limited to a bloggers’ dinner and received a warm welcome from Bruce (Manager). Whilst we chatted to Bruce, Natasha and Cindy (Chocolate Ltd) as well as getting to know the other food bloggers, we sipped … Continue reading

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Our pit-stop travel guide to Rome

When in Rome a while back we found a delightful, small family run restaurant that we loved. If you are facing Trevi fountain, there was an excellent icecream parlour on the right corner and walk down the adjacent street on … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Smack Lobster Roll Deli – opening Monday 3rd November, 2014

We went to the launch of Smack Lobster Deli, the new concept from David Strauss and his team behind Goodman Restaurant Group and Burger & Lobster. It is a deli located in Mayfair with their USP of lobster rolls influenced by world … Continue reading

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Sunday Roast at The Star by Hackney Downs

We went to The Star by Hackney Downs to check out their Sunday Roasts. Fantastic Moroccan spicing on the lamb complemented the meat, though it could have been a bit pinker. The pork belly had a wonderful depth of flavour from … Continue reading

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Travel Guide to Eastern Australia – Sydney, Bondi Beach, Brisbane, Cairns

If you are planning a trip to Sydney and travelling up east coast of Australia, here is some stuff we liked, as well as some suggestions from friends of ours, and that you may find fun and places we would … Continue reading

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The London Mess at The Dissenting Academy, Newington Green

We went to The Dissenting Academy to experience the London Mess new venture from Head Chef Jim Thomlinson. Jim is well known for putting his own interesting and innovative twists on classic dishes. When you walk into this venue, you … Continue reading

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