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Greek New Wines and Vintages Tasting at The Vintner’s Hall

We arrived for the Greek New Wines and Vintages Tasting at The Vintner’s Hall, organised by the Embassy of Greece, and walked into the beautiful Livery Hall with its wonderful ceiling: (Photo courtesy of English Wine News) First we sampled … 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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The Square

The Square is a 2 Michelin starred restaurant in Mayfair and, as you would expect, is sleek and sophisticated. What I didn’t know and what you might not either is that in addition to the a la carte menu The … Continue reading

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Brindisa Tramontana

We went for lunch to check out Tramontana Brindisa in trendy Shoreditch. The restaurant is light and airy, with a great outside terrace at the rear of the restaurant. Whilst we made our menu choices, we snacked on Padron peppers … Continue reading

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The way to tackle Tube strikes: Buttermilk Crumpets and New Balance trainers

This morning I decided to cheer myself up, with the prospect of more tube strikes thanks to RMT and TSSA unions, with a cup of Douwe Egberts instant cappuccino, accompanied by buttermilk crumpets from Waitrose (light and fluffy, and much … Continue reading

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