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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Why Bother Decorating, It’s “Cooler” Not To

Restaurateurs must be rubbing their hands together with glee that understated decor has become ‘cool’. It must have slashed the cost of opening a restaurant leaving them quids in!  Instead of putting the perfect finishing ...

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At A Fraction Of The Waistline

Everyone is partial to a bit of naughty dining especially when you’ve had a few too many the night before. Whether it’s a greasy end of night kebab or whopping 1,000 calorie Sunday afternoon pizza, every ...

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Embrace the social dining revolution

Picture the scene, you’re a city dwelling young professional looking to explore different ways of meeting likeminded people. Should there be a social taboo around dining with strangers? Certainly not, the world has changed and the internet ...

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