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ETM Group’s Limited Edition Hot Cross Bunny Burger

Dark humour for hearty appetites? I’m game. And so was a substantial amount of my recent preview lunch of ETM Group’s limited edition Hot Cross Bunny Burger at Chiswell Street Dining Rooms. Continue reading

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Perfect Pies + Great Gins at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street

Not my first (or last) time to dine at Punch, I recently paid a visit to see if this 118 year old Fleet Street mainstay lived up to the 2014 Great Taste awards it had won for its pies. I can vouch for the cauliflower cheese pie (£11) and the steak and Doom Bar Ale pie (£13) – both served with ample and satisfying mash, veg and gravy. Puds are ace here too – love the sticky toffee pudding (£4.50).
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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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25% Off Food and Drink at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street EC4

Yep, that’s right. There’s no typo in the title you just read. I have teamed up with Fleet Street’s historic Punch Tavern to offer you folks a sizeable discount on some properly yummy pub grub. How do you get a quarter of your food and drink bill sliced away? Just tell ’em tikichris sent ya! Continue reading

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Proper Pies and Great Pub Grub at Punch Tavern, Fleet Street

In addition to the great food and drink, Punch Tavern has a singular air about it and is a lovely spot to find yourself. There’s gorgeous natural light streaming in from a glass ceiling in the main bar area, a working fireplace, and original features from 1897 such as marble bar, dark oak panelling, and a series of original Punch and Judy themed paintings. Continue reading

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Win a Free Signed Copy of Camilla Stephens’ The Higgidy Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Pies and More!

Last week I had a delectable pleasure of getting to meet Camilla Stephens, founder of Higgidy, a “little company of piemakers creating pies, quiches, tarts and slices in the seaside town of Shoreham-by-Sea”. Camilla was in London to meet with a small crew of food writers and get our opinions about a few upcoming pies (I loved her sweet potato offering!) and to give us a sneak peek at her new book. Keep reading for your chance to get hold of a copy of The Higgidy Cookbook: 100 Recipes for Pies and More! Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Here’s a quick list of good stuff: things I’ve come across lately and really liked but for whatever reason weren’t featured in a dedicated blog post here or on one of my client blogs. New Pies at Vintage Inns: Lunch … Continue reading

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Win a Free Copy of Eric Lanlard’s Tarts & Pies Cookbook

Hiya. I hope you’re having a good weekend and that this sweet and easy little competition puts a smile on your face. Are you a fan of Eric Lanlard and Channel 4’s Baking Mad? Well, here’s a chance to win … Continue reading

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London Street Food: Timmy’s Pies (OneTravel)

A fairly new enterprise, Timmy’s Pies is a West London pie company with a stall at Chelsea Farmers Market every Saturday. Only British, free range meat and game go into their award winning seasonal pies, all wrapped in a light, crispy short crust pastry. … Continue reading

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Street Market Focus: Chelsea Farmer’s Market (OneTravel)

Slumming it in delicious style never tasted so good! Considered to be Chelsea‘s worst kept secret and an excellent spot for farm fresh shopping and outdoor dining, the Chelsea Farmers Market is situated just off the uber fashionable King’s Road in … Continue reading

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Timmy’s Pies @ Chelsea Farmers Market

I had a pretty awesome – and very British – lunch yesterday: a slow roast pork pie with stuffing and rhubarb. The price was spot on too – £3.50 for my especially filling and tasty handmade lunch – and I … Continue reading

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