• A Lidl surprise for all of us

    Friday August 29th, 2014

    I liked Lidl before it was cool. Honestly I did. Streatham was one of the first places in London to get a Lidl. That’s because at the time it was Lidl policy to open in deprived areas where property was cheap and the locals even more so.

  • Flavour hunters invited to track down ‘glorious 12 whisky & game’ bar in London

    Friday August 29th, 2014

    12 single cask whiskies and 12 dishes of Scottish game tapas on the menu at ‘Glorious 12’ pop-up as The Scotch Malt Whisky Society celebrates game season

  • New foods on the block

    Tuesday August 26th, 2014

    A rolling round up of things we either get sent to try in the office or pick up on our travels. A rolling round up of things we either get sent to try in the office or pick up on our travels. This week, cake frosting,

  • A Nod to The Ned.

    Saturday August 23rd, 2014

    'The Ned' is a range of four reliable New Zealand Wines that between them provide a complete picture for the dinner table

  • Let there be beer - we match bottled beers with BBQ delights

    Thursday August 21st, 2014

    Let There Be Beer is a nationwide campaign to promote beer drinking, or to put it perhaps better, the drinking of beer (responsibly) and beer sommelier Steve Livens has come come up with some ideas for pairing beers with BBQ standards. We fired up the Weber (charcoal of course) and compared notes.

Restaurant Reviews

Prices are, as to be expected, higher than average but so is the cooking and the folks who live on the Hill can afford it after all. If I lived up there, I’d definitely be back to try somemore of what’s on the menu.

Book Reviews

Imagine a cookbook called ‘Everything minced’. You’d assume it was the memoirs of a hospital chef. You’d probably not want to buy it unless you lived in Hoxton.

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