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Willie Mae’s Scotch House | #TCEatsNOLA

Last but by no means least among my list of 18 New Orleans Eats is the great Willie Mae’s Scotch House which has been serving exceptionally satisfying fried chicken and soul food fixings in a modest home setting since 1957. Continue reading

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Absurd Bird Soho

The most absurd thing about dining at this new Soho eatery is the ginormous portion size. Seriously, it’s nothing to cluck at. Continue reading

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Eat Ethical Chicken at H.en, Upper Street

Now that H.en has opened in Islington, the next time you’re schlepping down Upper Street hankering for some chicken, you won’t need to fly the coop. Continue reading

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Win 2 Free Tix to #DeepSouthFarEast Pop-Up

Exciting! Tickets to #DeepSouthFarEast – my pop-up team up with Malaysian Home Cooking chef Vi Vian Woo at the Ninth Ward bar in Clerkenwell – are selling fast. But check it out: The friendly folks at Tabl, have two tix set aside to give away for free. Continue reading

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#DeepSouthFarEast Supper Club | 10X10 with tikichris

Next on the roster of 10 events to mark my decade in blogging, is another tasty team up. This time round, I’m collaborating with one of my favourite supper club chefs, Malaysian Home Cooking superstar Vi Vian Woo! Together, Ms … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Good Stuff and lots of it! Here’s the low down on some fine things to see, sip or savour – all of which I’ve recently come across and thought were worth sharing with you. Enjoy. Continue reading

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KFC Me: Clucking Off

I hope you’ve enjoyed reading my short series of posts about my “behind the scenes” visit to KFC HQ. Through KFC Me, I tried to add some nuance to the discussion about what it means to eat fast food and to get past the urban myths and corporate hype to tell the truth about what this global fast food peddler is and does. I don’t think the visit really changed my attitude toward the brand or that I will now begin patronising the restaurants on any sort of regular basis. But it is slightly more positive than it was before. Also, I am more aware of how KFC goes about its business and how those charged with expressing the KFC message perceive its image. There’s value in that, and I appreciate the folks at KFC for opening their doors (and kitchens) to me. Continue reading

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KFC Me: Fry Time

From the headquarters in Woking, we headed out to an actual KFC outlet near Heathrow where I tried my hand at cooking a few products and having a taste of some as well. Continue reading

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KFC Me: Finger Lickin’ What?

For me, the takeaway was this: the chicken you eat at KFC is to the same standard or above that which you get from a typical high street supermarket and probably a lot better than anything from one of the myriad copycat skanky chicken joints spread across the UK. Continue reading

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KFC Me: The Good, the Bad, and the BBC

So it wasn’t just me invited to Woking. A couple of other bloggers – Heidi of Heidi Roberts Kitchen Talk came along as did Jan of A Glug of Oil. There was also a film crew with us – a couple of dudes working on a three-part “fly on the wall” documentary about KFC that’s due to air later this year on BBC One. Continue reading

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KFC Me: Something to Cluck About?

… When an invitation recently came my way for a “behind the scenes” visit to KFC HQ in suburban London, I must admit my own secret recipe of childhood memories and cravings, blended with cynical adult ambivalence amounted to a heaping dish of intrigue and a quick RSVP to take up KFC’s PR wing on the offer. Soon enough I was on my way to Woking to visit the UK offices of Yum International (corporate group that owns KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell) for a talk and a tour and even the chance to have a go at frying up some chicken in an actual shop. Continue reading

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Where to Eat Hot Wings in London (CheapOair)

Winging it for next meal in Central London? Here are five London eateries with chicken-rific menus serving awesome wings that you should give a cluck about. Continue reading

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Jubo (Blue Tomato)

Newbie fast-gourmet outlet Jubo – located at the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch – wants to bring this K-style treat along with the concept anju to the London table. Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Clockjack Chicken Burger

Sometime this week, Soho’s Clockjack Oven will launch the Clockjack Chicken Burger – a fried chicken thigh burger with a bit of a kick to it. Lucky clucker that I am, I had a chance to sample a prototype of the new burger last week. It was truly delicious and I reckon will prove to be a very popular addition to an already tasty menu. Continue reading

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Win 2 Free Tickets to This Weekend’s @BackyardCinemas at @LdnFldsBrewery

What’s your favourite line from The Big Lebowski? It could win you a pair of free tickets to this weekend’s Backyard Cinema at London Fields Brewery. Continue reading

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London Daily Photo: Peace by Piece

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London Daily Photo: Village Munch

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