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  • Quickie Guide to Wine 5

    Quickie Guide to Wine part two: sniff & scoff

    QGTW now reading    intro | one  | part two | three | four | five | six | seven     Welcome back folks. Last week we talked about what the different grape varietals were and their fundamental characteristics. Did you try the Diablo Pinot or the Dr Loosen Riesling? If not, maybe I didnt entice you quite enough, if you did, then well ...

    On October 7, 2008 / By
  • Cool Eats 10

    Taking a beefy break at the Burger Shack

    Fast-food is slowly being redressed as proper food. Take burger joints for example. They have been ‘gourmet-ised’ and have been springing up all over the capital. Smollensky’s burger shack is one of them. I get peckish when I’m out and about, so I decided to drop a visit. ...

    On October 6, 2008 / By
  • eating&reading 3

    eating&reading weekly roundup 5th Oct 08: Goodbye summertime

    Weekly round-up of yummi-news from around london and the blogosphere. Now released every Sunday and brought to you by a London eater  A  look back at the past week of Jamie’s ministry of food, the return of the British autumn (winter ?), what’s cooking and who’s eating. ...

    On October 5, 2008 / By
  • Sweets & Snacks 7

    Spaghetti and fried egg ice cream at Ciao

    Following my scoop! post a few weeks ago, I went on abit of an ice cream rush before summer ended. Ciao is smack in the centre of Leicester square..ok that’s an exaggeration, its more like behind Leicester square and yes that headline is not a joke, they really do spaghetti ice cream here. Got your attention yet? Cool, keep reading… ...

    On October 4, 2008 / By
  • london 7

    It’s official (too), I’m on Metrotwin!

    Gather round guys because I want to tell you about the next best thing that’s just been unleashed on the internet. ...

    On October 2, 2008 / By
  • just food 6

    It’s official, I’m a feature publisher on Foodbuzz

      Foodies among you will know of this wonderful food network called foodbuzz where you can make friends with foodies and see what deliciousness is being whipped about in and around the community. I’ve made lots and lots of new foodie pals over there and generally love it! I managed to send off my feature publisher program agreement on monday and last night, ...

    On October 2, 2008 / By
  • Japanese 11

    Review: Genji Express @ Wholefoods Unagi-genic

    The last time I did a photo essay was my welsh monkfish tales post. Shot in the Old Kings arms hotel restaurant, I am still yet to post about my 2 1/2 month trip to southern Wales. I’ll do so soon, lots of pretty food pictures, and lots of great food.  I’m sure you all know by now that I love sushi. ...

    On October 1, 2008 / By
  • Chinese 6

    Review: Baozi Inn – Ordering the essentials

    There are lots of reviews of this nice little noodle place just off Leicester Sq station. Pretty much everybody roundly praised its fresh noodles and the excellent value. Most recently, Timeout showered it with praise and bestowed upon it the runner-up for best cheap eat of 2008. Bloggers like delightful eggtarts wrote a pretty comprehensive review of the place, so I’m not going ...

    On September 30, 2008 / By