What I Ate Today And Why

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  • Part of the changing face of K Town...

    Part of the changing face of K Town...

  • The bright, airy interior

    The bright, airy interior

  • Just bring me everything

    Just bring me everything

  • Oooh, a lovely cuppa tea

    Oooh, a lovely cuppa tea

  • Unsurprisingly, the prisoner enjoyed his last meal

    Unsurprisingly, the prisoner enjoyed his last meal

  • Yes, I know what you're thinking these poached eggs look like...

    Yes, I know what you're thinking these poached eggs look like...

  • Fine chicken wings

    Fine chicken wings

  • Who doesn't like their pork pulled of a morning?

    Who doesn't like their pork pulled of a morning?

  • The oozing...oh god, the oozing....

    The oozing...oh god, the oozing....

  • About to commit carbicide

    About to commit carbicide

Brunch: Joe’s Southern Kitchen and Bar, Kentish Town

We’d booked a table for brunch the day after our multi-cocktailed experience at Slap Ya Papa, and if there’s one place guaranteed to sort out a mild to medium hangover, it’s somewhere like Joe’s Southern Kitchen. A welcome new addition to the K-Town food and…

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  • The bar, where great cocktails happen

    The bar, where great cocktails happen

  • The beautiful Bayou Bellini

    The beautiful Bayou Bellini

  • The hearty main event - gumbo-tastic!

    The hearty main event - gumbo-tastic!

  • Some soulful singing

    Some soulful singing

  • You might have to turn your head but you get the gist - spot the tiny crocs!

    You might have to turn your head but you get the gist - spot the tiny crocs!

  • Lovely ambient lighting

    Lovely ambient lighting

  • Key Lime Pie - thankfully without the lurid food colouring

    Key Lime Pie - thankfully without the lurid food colouring

Dinner: Slap Ya Papa Gumbo Ya Ya, Hackney

I wasn’t entirely sure what a Gumbo Ya Ya was before I was kindly invited to one by the co-founder of this monthly pop up, Tristan Pringle, but according to website Grub Club, which is handy guide to all things pop up and supper club…

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  • Beautiful bluebell woods of spring!

    Beautiful bluebell woods of spring!

  • Gorgeous view out over the Downs

    Gorgeous view out over the Downs

  • The Half Moon's sunny outdoor deck

    The Half Moon's sunny outdoor deck

  • Sumptuous sausage and mash

    Sumptuous sausage and mash

  • Grilled sea bream....like eating at the seaside

    Grilled sea bream....like eating at the seaside

  • What is not to like about warm lemon polenta cake?

    What is not to like about warm lemon polenta cake?

  • Creamy vanilla cheesecake and delicate rhubarb sorbet

    Creamy vanilla cheesecake and delicate rhubarb sorbet

  • Cute little blackface lamb. Well, tis the season...

    Cute little blackface lamb. Well, tis the season...

  • Part of Lewes Castle, looming over us

    Part of Lewes Castle, looming over us

  • The White Cliffs of...somewhere. Definitely not Dover, though

    The White Cliffs of...somewhere. Definitely not Dover, though

Lunch: The Half Moon Pub, Plumpton

Today was another grand instalment of Hike Club, my informal walking group which has been going for over seven years now. Despite that, we only manage to get together around four times a year, and now that several babies have been thrown into the mix,…

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