What I Ate Today And Why

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  • Feta cheese, taramasalata and spanakopita: all the Greek food groups covered

    Feta cheese, taramasalata and spanakopita: all the Greek food groups covered

  • The very moreish lamb shank

    The very moreish lamb shank

  • One slow cooked chicken drumstick each just wasn't enough...

    One slow cooked chicken drumstick each just wasn't enough...

  • It's pastitsio, but not as we know it...

    It's pastitsio, but not as we know it...

  • Deep fried custard balls of delight

    Deep fried custard balls of delight

  • Look! there's some fruit! that's healthy, right?

    Look! there's some fruit! that's healthy, right?

  • Opso: busy/buzzy/popular

    Opso: busy/buzzy/popular

  • The cocktails are pretty, pretty, pretttttty good

    The cocktails are pretty, pretty, pretttttty good

Dinner: Opso, London

Reuniting with two of the lovely ladies I went with to Kefalonia last year, ┬áthe consensus was that Greek food would be a fabulous idea, and so it was. E had discovered Opso, a relatively new restaurant (about 9 months old now) hidden away in…

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  • So much cold meat...

    So much cold meat...

  • Told you the scallops were big...

    Told you the scallops were big...

  • Cod. Sadly, sans chips. But the julienned potatoes were good

    Cod. Sadly, sans chips. But the julienned potatoes were good

  • Sweet little pork sliders!

    Sweet little pork sliders!

  • Mere words cannot do justice to the macaroni gratin

    Mere words cannot do justice to the macaroni gratin

  • I know this is the wrong way up but don't judge me...tempura fried veg.

    I know this is the wrong way up but don't judge me...tempura fried veg.

Dinner: Pluto, Copenhagen

So it’s not every night you have dinner with a pop star, but on my recent visit to the wonderful, wonderful city of Copenhagen, I found myself sat at the next table to none other than Katy Perry. She obviously liked the idea of a…

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  • Feels cosier than it looks.

    Feels cosier than it looks.

  • Juicy steak, spicy slaw, side of garlic mayo. Nice

    Juicy steak, spicy slaw, side of garlic mayo. Nice

  • The crayfish mac and cheese didn't last long

    The crayfish mac and cheese didn't last long

  • Mmmm. I can haz cheezburger

    Mmmm. I can haz cheezburger

  • Colourful graffiti nearby

    Colourful graffiti nearby

  • The local area is certainly 'lively'!

    The local area is certainly 'lively'!

Dinner: The Plough, Homerton

Tonight, we took a walk on the wild side. For tonight, we plunged into deepest, darkest Homerton High Street. Our friend R knew the owners of a newish little pub called The Plough, which she said did great burgers, and once my burger obsessed buddy…

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