What I Ate Today And Why

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  • Wouldn't you like your front room to be like this? With fewer people, obviously...

    Wouldn't you like your front room to be like this? With fewer people, obviously...

  • This dish, er, warmed the cockles of my heart...

    This dish, er, warmed the cockles of my heart...

  • Plump and juicy scallops, just the way they should be

    Plump and juicy scallops, just the way they should be

  • Homemade tagliatelle: if anyone uses the word 'silky', I'm leaving

    Homemade tagliatelle: if anyone uses the word 'silky', I'm leaving

  • Grilled octopus - just chewy enough

    Grilled octopus - just chewy enough

Dinner: Osteria Tufo

Acting on a recommendation from friend and colleague E, who currently lives in Finsbury Park, D and I decided to check out her new-ish (it’s been open a year) neighbourhood Italian, Osteria Tufo. ‘You’ll love it,’ said E. ‘The food’s amazing and the staff make…

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  • Le Coq: does what it says on the jazzy neon sign

    Le Coq: does what it says on the jazzy neon sign

  • You might have guessed that there's a bit of a theme...

    You might have guessed that there's a bit of a theme...

  • Today's menu (note: this may vary)

    Today's menu (note: this may vary)

  • Starters for ten. Well, only for two, actually.

    Starters for ten. Well, only for two, actually.

  • There's a lot going on here, but essentially it's chicken with 'extras'. Ooer

    There's a lot going on here, but essentially it's chicken with 'extras'. Ooer

  • Wings Wednesday is a LOT of fun

    Wings Wednesday is a LOT of fun

  • Lovely shaped glasses. Bit like weebles, except they didn't fall over

    Lovely shaped glasses. Bit like weebles, except they didn't fall over

Dinner: Le Coq

I’ve always wanted to try Le Coq, which bills itself as ‘a neighbourhood rotisserie restaurant’ and is literally two minutes’ walk from D’s flat in Islington. However, on the one night we tried to go, it was shut (yeah, not open on Mondays, really should…

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  • So yeah, that's one picture of The View. S'alright, innit?

    So yeah, that's one picture of The View. S'alright, innit?

  • Quite a nice sunset, I think you'll agree

    Quite a nice sunset, I think you'll agree

  • A selection of little starters

    A selection of little starters

  • Surf n turf, Hacienda Xa Namena style

    Surf n turf, Hacienda Xa Namena style

  • Creamy. Caramelly. Unnecessary.

    Creamy. Caramelly. Unnecessary.

  • Oh go on then, one more arty sunset shot

    Oh go on then, one more arty sunset shot

Dinner: Hacienda Xa Namena, Ibiza

I’d heard a lot about this hotel before I even got to Ibiza.┬áHacienda Xa Namena is the island’s oldest, and indeed only, five star hotel, and it’s situated somewhere incredibly remote at the end of a very high, steep and winding road through the hills,…

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