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Vinothec Compass, Greenwich

Vinothec Compass, North Greenwich – I remember the last golf outing I went to was a team building session at work. That was, I’d say, 10 years ago? So, a speedy masterclass with instructor Gary came in handy. Ivy’s turn on the bay where the personal coaching looked like...

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Updated…Market Cafe, Hackney

… and added to Market Cafe, Hackney on brunch at weekend. A visit back to Market Cafe on Saturday to indulge on a late brunch after a pleasant midweek lunch. I’m afraid that it might not have gone down that well. Read more, here. Place: 7/10 Food: 6/10 (a...

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Gaucho Argentine Wine Fair, North Greenwich

Gaucho O2, Greenwich –  What did I think of Gaucho before? A fancy food-chain restaurant that serves probably quite good food with overrated expensive wine. How wrong I was! Gaucho emphasizes Argentinian culture where food and wine and the passion for people forms an integral part. This I learnt...

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Chickenliquor, Brixton

CHICKENliquor, Brixton Market – CHICKENliquor is part of the MEATliquor group serving booze, burgers, milkshakes and a small selection of side dishes. It is over two years since I first tried their burger at MEATmarket, I do not remembered much of it. My fellow foodie friend, Ivy, liked it....

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Turkish Airlines

My dear stewardess friend’s advise was to always opt for special dietary requirements on airlines. She says that it is always a better option than the normal meals. Plus, you get served before everyone else. So, why not? How many of you knew that? I certainly didn’t and made...

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Morada Brindisa, Rupert Street

Morada Brindisa Asador, Rupert Street – step into Morada Brindisa Asador and, at a glimpse of the interior decoration, one could be transported back to the holiday memories being in a Spanish bar or restaurant. The pattern of the floor tiles, semi-circular curved armed wooden chairs, a giant “drummette”...

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Villandry Grand Cafe, St James’s Street

Villandry Grand Cafe, St James’s Street – It wasn’t that long ago since we visited Villandry, more detailed review here, but this was somewhat a special outing that came about because they had overcharged our previous meal. The manager kindly invited us back for a meal, on the house!...

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Balthazar, Covent Garden

Balthazar, Covent Garden – Last week I attended a night of food and wine pairing with Jacob’s Creek range of wines; the Reserve range. Apart from the food and wine, I was interested in trying the different flavour combinations that they come up with. It is known that taste...

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