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Best Cheap Eats in London of 2016

No joke. It is still possible (if slightly less likely than this time last year) to eat well with only a fiver to spend. And not only in the hinterland! Three of the six establishments listed below as my preferred cheap eats are in Zone 1 and extremely easy to access. The other three? Hello Waltham Forest, you big gorgeous borough full of yummy East London treats of reasonable price and generous proportion. 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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Deeney’s “Macbeth” Haggis Sandwich (Great British Chefs)

I love haggis. It’s one of the most savoury dishes I can think of and a true winter warmer. The blend of hearty oats, black pepper and, well, all those other ingredients that make haggis so infamously reviled among the squeamish add up to a flavoursome experience that’s unparalleled. And I’m not just hitting you over the head with a hyperbole stick either. Haggis really is one of my favourite foods. So when I heard about a haggis toastie (and that the Evening Standard had claimed it to be London’s best new sandwich) being sold just down the street from where I live, I was clicking my heals to the tune of Auld Lang Syne keen for a glimpse of this glorious sight warm-reekin! Continue reading

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Dubh Prais: Traditional Scottish Cooking on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile (CheapOair)

Located in the heart of the Royal Mile, Dubh Prais offers a hearty helping of welcoming Scottish character and, despite its tourist laden locale, has an authentically homey and off-the-beaten track feel to it. Read my complete post at the … Continue reading

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2011 Highlights

Here’s a round up of all the things I blogged about this year and still have me thinking “yeah, that was awesome” as 2011 now comes to a close. The list isn’t about personal triumphs or such and there are … Continue reading

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Burns Night Menu Review: Blueprint Cafe at the Design Museum (Londonist)

Burns Night Menu Review: Blueprint Cafe at the Design Museum Londonist, January 25, 2011 at 13:00 pm Until the 30th of January £17.50 gets visitors to the Design Museum’s Blueprint Cafe a Burns Night feast of yummy proportions and proper Scottish … Continue reading

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Guru Event: Burns Night Bloggers Party with Talisker Whisky! (Qype does London)

Guru Event: Burns Night Bloggers Party with Talisker Whisky! Qype does London, January 21st 2010 Up until last night’s fabulous Burns Night event at the well stocked and classy Salt Bar, I had no idea of the awesome grandeur of Robert … Continue reading

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