Category Archives: Cocktails

Revisiting New York & Williamsburg

TweetI forget how vast the states are and how different each of the towns and cities within it ¬†feels. I felt it when I first visited Williamsburg last Christmas, an eery stillness I hadn’t come across before, so far removed … Continue reading

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Temecula and Seattle

TweetSince I started selling products manufactured out of a town called Temecula, situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, I’ve come across just one person who’s ever heard of the place, and so I had very limited expectations from a … Continue reading

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8 Hoxton Square, Quality Chop & White Lyan

TweetI’d been keeping an ear to the ground for news on the sister restaurant of 10 Greek Street ever since I heard news that there was to be one. You see, although I quite liked the first, I’d never really … Continue reading

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Manhattan doughnuts

TweetIt seems that everyone’s a blogger these days doesn’t it? Or maybe it just seems that way because of the people I choose to surround myself with – let’s call them friends. As many bloggers as there are, there’s as … Continue reading

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Rita’s Take 2

Tweet There are some openings that immediately take precedence, jumping straight ahead of the queued list of venues I want to try. Usually these are places where I know something of the owners or chef, so already have an insight … Continue reading

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Aperitivo Club at Cucina Asellina & Veal Stuffed Olives

Tweet Short, bitter sharpener. Umami bomb nibbles. Tight. Sharp. Punchy. Stomach sufficiently awoken. Aperitivo done. To be honest, I’m a thrill seeker, a taste chaser and could quite merrily dine in this manner all evening, repeating ad infinitum until collapse. … Continue reading

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Fairytale Cocktails at The Folly

TweetAs a sort of foreward to what sounds like potentially my ultimate play den and a very dangerous new story indeed, a three floor fairytale inspired bar and restaurant set to open from the Drake and Morgan group, entitled Fable, … Continue reading

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Sager and Wilde

TweetAmongst the faded, down at the heel backdrop of Hackney Road, with it’s generic blur of dodgy shops, Sager and Wilde has blossomed like a rare, wild flower. Michael and Charlotte Sager-Wilde received unanomous praise for their Shoreditch pop up … Continue reading

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Tozi

TweetVictoria has always been my golden gateway into London, purely from a train travelling point of view; a portal to a foreign and exiting land far removed from Beckenham. For all it stands for, it’s always remained, throughout my life, … Continue reading

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Gin Garden at The Hoxton Hotel

TweetI’ve found myself back at The Hoxton Hotel more than a few times recently for various events, doesn’t hurt that it’s a doddle to get back home from, my usual gripe, being situated a short stroll from Old Street Station. … Continue reading

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