What I Ate Today And Why

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  • The interior is calm and welcoming

    The interior is calm and welcoming

  • The menu does change occasionally - but everything is good

    The menu does change occasionally - but everything is good

  • Meatballs. Chickpeas. Tomatoes. Pine Nuts.

    Meatballs. Chickpeas. Tomatoes. Pine Nuts.

  • The sauce under those prawns had to be eaten to be believed.

    The sauce under those prawns had to be eaten to be believed.

  • All pizzas should come with an egg

    All pizzas should come with an egg

  • There are almost no words to describe this

    There are almost no words to describe this

  • Desserts of the day

    Desserts of the day

Dinner, Flour and Ash, Bristol

Is it odd to want to visit a new city just on the strength of a restaurant you’ve heard good things about? I didn’t think so, so after reading a couple of reviews of Flour and Ash, a stylish, modern pizzeria in Bristol, by two…

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  • There is a tea theme here but it's not immediately obvious

    There is a tea theme here but it's not immediately obvious

  • The cow says it all really

    The cow says it all really

  • Lovely potted, crumbly, lemony snails

    Lovely potted, crumbly, lemony snails

  • My, that's quite a big Bouillabaisse you've got there!

    My, that's quite a big Bouillabaisse you've got there!

  • The confit of duck fell off the bone.

    The confit of duck fell off the bone.

  • Just a small snack before bed

    Just a small snack before bed

  • Such. Nice. Wine.

    Such. Nice. Wine.

Dinner, Café Rouge, London

I am lucky enough to have a friend who does the PR for Café Rouge, and this evening I was lucky enough to be invited to try some of their new spring menu. I have been to Café Rouge many times over the years; it’s…

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  • Does what it says on the menu

    Does what it says on the menu

  • It looks a bit like a circus tent but is actually not

    It looks a bit like a circus tent but is actually not

  • Squid and meatballs with tasty dip

    Squid and meatballs with tasty dip

  • Artfully lit spicy pizza....

    Artfully lit spicy pizza....

  • Artfully lit sausagey pasta....

    Artfully lit sausagey pasta....

  • the world's creamiest tiramisu. probably

    the world's creamiest tiramisu. probably

Dinner: Vico, Soho

Friday night, post cinema (Hail Caesar! at the Soho Picturehouse in a sofa for two – VERY fancy – oh and the film was ace), and we had no clue where we wanted to eat. Didn’t much fancy Chinese, didn’t want to queue to get…

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