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A Dirty Burger in Whitechapel

After a very boring start to our Sunday (a visit to Topps Tiles -yawn) we went for a rather messy burger at Dirty Burger in Whitechapel. With a pared back menu of just a few burgers and chicken from a spit, it’s a great place to go if you’re hungover and struggling to make those difficult choices.  We were surrounded by a bunch of 20 somethings … Continue reading A Dirty Burger in Whitechapel

Aqua Shard restaurant

Another foodie post… My friend Ruth announced to me recently that she had still not given me a present for my birthday – it was in July. I quickly forgave her when she announced she was taking me to the Aqua Shard restaurant located on the 31st floor of the iconic Shard building. The view from the ground First things first…we enjoyed the incredible Shard breakfast martini … Continue reading Aqua Shard restaurant

INK Bethnal Green

Here’s a post for the foodies. A new and fabulous restaurant has just opened and luckily for me it’s just around the corner in East London.The setting is as stunning as the food. Overlooking Regents canal INK offers seasonal Nordic cuisine. Just about everything served from Lithuanian chef Martyn Meid’s kitchen was delicious and beautifully presented.  And the prices are very competitive. The most expensive main was only £17. The … Continue reading INK Bethnal Green

Festive tipples

We’re hosting Christmas at our house this year and for the past week I’ve been pondering the menu. I’ve not decided on the food yet (first things first!) but I am really keen to try my hand at some of these festive cocktails. Here are some of the best and yummiest I’ve found. Cranberry ginger vanilla margaritas Raspberry Limoncello Cocktail Gingerbread Apple Cocktail Eggnog Martini  … Continue reading Festive tipples

Street Feast

Really hoping to make it down to Street Feast in Dalston this weekend.  Just check out some of the food they have on offer. It all looks amazing. Street Feast is London’s pioneering night market. Thousands of people gather each week to eat from London’s best street food traders, chefs and restaurants, and drink festival-style pint-sized cocktails, craft beer and great wine. With 15-20 different menus to choose from at … Continue reading Street Feast

Cherry Heaven

We are lucky enough to have a cherry tree in the garden. It looks beautiful in Spring and tastes amazing in Summer. This is our first harvest as it’s quite a young tree. We have just been eating them straight from the tree but tonight I’m thinking of making a pudding. Here’s some lovely cherry desserts I found on Pinterest. Yum! (click on the link … Continue reading Cherry Heaven