Dining. Differently.

Our love of food and fine dining dates back to Ancient Rome. This important aspect of human social interaction has, consequently, had an age to develop, mature, and be a way of life. With such a diverse culture within the city of London we are privileged to hold so many different eateries to choose from. The recent trend is to offer something unique, whether it be the food we eat, ...

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Are Barbecues For ‘The Real Man?’

The sun has finally ventured out, the shorts are on, the flip flops have made their way out from under the bed and of course the beers are on ice.  So what is that smell that gets everyone excited for summer?  The notorious scents of summer include the smell of fresh cut grass and most importantly the smell of smoke bellowing from the BBQ grill; accompanied of course by the ...

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Does The Name ‘Spotted Dick’ Put You Off Your Pudding?

Have you ever been unable to eat a food based on its outlandish name? Well, after ordering a spotted dick at the weekend, I was not put off by the name but more intrigued. I've had spotted dick before but this time after devouring this famous British dessert, I thought I would discover the reasons for its name. As many of you know spotted dick is a British steamed suet pudding (that 'must' ...

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Funny Restaurant Names

So this is how it is, whenever you stumble across a restaurant that has a memorable name, whether it be rude, clever or funny, with today's technology you have the means of sharing it with others.  So I thought I'd have a Google for some funny restaurant names in the UK. I often wonder if this is part of their business plan to come up with a funny restaurant name to ...

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Burger and Lobster – Avant et après.

The Hype versus Reality. Avant: I get strangely drawn to the hype of some new eatery, bar, theme or event. So ‘Burger and Lobster’ alerted the radar. Then I got distracted, caught up in something else, and the cow and seafood delights had to wait. First thing first, I like the idea of lobster and chips, I do, but then if a chef is proficient enough to cook up a lobster then ...

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