“A cornerstone is literally a stone at the corner of a building. It’s an important stone, so it also means “the basic part of something,” as in, the cornerstone of the suffragette movement was getting women the right to vote.” Not my words, the words of vocabulary.com. The suffragette movement is an interesting angle forContinue reading “Cornerstone – Hackney”
Can Peruvian food cure a hangover?
After our incredibly successful review of We Serve Humans at the Jackdaw and Star (over ****** potential impressions on Twitter achieved and a healthy ****** blog views reached – get in touch to find out the numbers behind the stars) it wasn’t a big surprise to hear from the marketing guys at the Star pubsContinue reading “Review: Yeah! Burger”
If the leeks had blown my mind would I have described it as ‘overwhelming’? I doubt it.
I don’t really like the phrase ‘soft launch’ as it makes me think of Donald Trump wearing a sailor hat, trying to thumb his penis into you having forgotten to take his viagra.
Have I ever mentioned that I taught English in Vietnam during my gap year?
The Chinese New Year is the perfect time of year to indulge in the cuisine of the Chinese. The Chinese are famed for making all sorts of food – rice, dumplings and noodles to name just a few. During Chinese New Year celebrations it’s traditional to eat fish as it’s considered to be a luckyContinue reading “Review: Duck and Rice – London”
Fancy some pan-Asian food from a pan?
On hearing that Lucky Chip were transporting their patty offerings from Hackney to trendy Dalston, our Foodie Senses went into overdrive. After a few well-placed calls, we hadn’t really got anywhere, so it was fortunate that a work colleague mentioned he could get us on the guest list for their opening night. When we rockedContinue reading “Review: Lucky Chip @ Birthdays, Dalston”
We were presented with the menus. We settled on a couple of light bites to kick us off, some Okra fries and lamb samosas.
Both were delicious, especially with the assorted chutneys to accompany them. One spicy, one less spicy and one not spicy at all. The Three Indian Bears would have had a field day!