What I Ate Today And Why

A Food Blog With A Travel Twist

 

 

  • Windmills at sunset

    Windmills at sunset

  • Another sunset/windmill pic...

    Another sunset/windmill pic...

  • Not sure if that's an accurate portrayal of Nikos...

    Not sure if that's an accurate portrayal of Nikos...

  • My half of a rather tasty cheese pie...

    My half of a rather tasty cheese pie...

  • The octopus pasta of delight...

    The octopus pasta of delight...

  • A massive slab of pastitsio

    A massive slab of pastitsio

  • Of COURSE there was a Greek salad for the table!!!

    Of COURSE there was a Greek salad for the table!!!

Dinner: Nikos Taverna, Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Yes, yes, eating’s cheating on a night out in Mykonos but sometimes you don’t want to trip the light fandango down Jackie O’s, you just want a nice meal sitting in a lively square with the option of heading to the Skandinavian bar round the…

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  • Eating indoors isn't an option

    Eating indoors isn't an option

  • Gateway to gorgeous grilled goods

    Gateway to gorgeous grilled goods

  • A Greek salad 'for the table'....

    A Greek salad 'for the table'....

  • Some sepia toned octopus. Arty AND tasty

    Some sepia toned octopus. Arty AND tasty

  • A veritable mound of moussaka

    A veritable mound of moussaka

  • Could these sardines be any sexier?

    Could these sardines be any sexier?

  • Just some very good and simple grilled fish

    Just some very good and simple grilled fish

  • Bread n dips, Greek style!

    Bread n dips, Greek style!

Lunch: Tasos, Paraga Beach, Mykonos

If anyone who knows me is reading this post, you will know how obsessed I am with Mykonos. My best friend D and I first went in 1994, after we graduated from Edinburgh University, and fell in utter love with the place. We’ve been coming…

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  • Read all about it! The menu choices, that is

    Read all about it! The menu choices, that is

  • Garlicky tomato bread, silvery boquerones, and garlicky crispy squid. There is definitely a theme

    Garlicky tomato bread, silvery boquerones, and garlicky crispy squid. There is definitely a theme

  • The sharing platter of delight

    The sharing platter of delight

  • Stunning pigeon breast in a creamy dish of delight

    Stunning pigeon breast in a creamy dish of delight

  • The front of the menu. Zexy!

    The front of the menu. Zexy!

Dinner: Camino, North London

I was long overdue a catch up with my partner in crime / food, the lovely Miss P, and since she was spending the day working in Kings Cross, she suggested Camino, a sprawlingly large tapas restaurant and bar located in the Regent’s Quarter area,…

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