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Caribbean Cruising – Haiti & Jamaica | Royal Caribbean

It’s not often that you can claim to have woken up in a different country four days in a row but that’s exactly what happened when Adam and I took to the seas and embarked on our first full length cruise, courtesy of Royal Caribbean. A quick plane ride (please note the sarcasm as this plane […]

Banana Tree Soho | Restaurant Review

posted by on 24/10/2011

First spotted this restaurant chain a few months ago in Angel, with a broke-ass waiting for student loan to drop budget – it was the best to place to go. We were pleasantly surprised by the quality of food and price, this time we were invited to review the new branch of Banana Tree in Soho. Located right next to Byron and Wahaca – my favourite area for lunch after work, the area is filled with great restaurants. We were given £60 credit which is a LOT when you can get dinner for around £10 so we had to go for 3-course dinner + 2 drinks each. They don’t do desserts! More on the reverse.

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Afternoon Tea @ Grosvenor House

posted by on 14/10/2011

The boy from East London to the man drinking afternoon tea in Mayfair. What a picture of growth right? Haha no. I was just there for a special day, an one-off thing with my other half as it was our one year. You know how I do? had to go all out, take the day off and spend some quality time conversating (tweeting/instagram’ing our cheesyness) over some fancy tea and cakes. It came to around £70 in total which in all fairness isn’t too bad if you think about Mayfair prices. All those cakes and unlimited tea was most definitely filling and to think we had dinner straight after that is crazy. I do recommend it guys, take your lady out and make her feel appreciated. Especially on a special occasion, it’s fancy pancy but once in a while it doesn’t hurt to break the bank. More on the reverse.

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Bermondsey Bees @ Delfina

posted by on 05/10/2011

Delfina, a gorgeous restaurant based in Bermondsey with an artistic setting, it is hosting a new menu using honey from an apiary in the very area of Bermondsey; quite an intriguing ingredient as head chef: Stuart Dring devises Delfina menus around the local produce. The honey menu will be complimented by a photography exhibition of the bees including apiary, beekeeper and extraction process for people to understand more about the process of urban beekeeping. I suspect these would make for some amazing photographs, although I dislike any living things that aren’t human…aside from ducks.

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MADD – Mango Desserts, Puddings & Snacks Restaurant Review

posted by on 03/10/2011

You know how I raved on about Joe & The Juice being mine and my other half’s favourite chill out spot, well I think we’ve just discovered our new one. I was first tipped off about MADD by one of my friends and me being a Keralite, certainly loved the idea of a Mango-based dessert place. From the exterior MADD may look like your regular funky Soho joint but it’s more than just a pop-in/pop-out joint. I don’t exactly know how to describe the experience, they call it the dessert lounge. It most definitely has a relaxed vibe to it, perfect for dates, meetings and to just chill. More on the reverse.

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Inamo St James | The Experience

posted by on 19/09/2011

Last Thursday I attended a Sushi master class over at Inamo St James; a traditional Japanese restaurant with a modern twist founded by two Oxford University students. The evening also involved a Sake tasting sessions along with dinner. More after the break

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Baity Kitchen | Restaurant Review

posted by on 07/09/2011

Recently we paid Baity kitchen a visit, a small restaurant based in South Kensington. Boasting a bright Mediterranean theme, the menu spans a great range of salads, pastas, grilled fish, lamb or chicken and tasty deserts. Read the full review after the break.

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Ed's Easy Diner – Trocadero | Review

posted by on 01/09/2011

I was a bit apprehensive about going to Ed’s Diner after work on a day in which I woke up early to work out and even ate a healthy lunch. A meal at this 50′s themed American diner is strictly an eatery you go to once in a while, for health reasons. The food is nice but if you’re trying to stay fit and healthy – this definitely isn’t the place for you. Double the work out tomorrow. This our first review conducted primarily using iPhoneographs (I’m coining words like Shakespeare). Continues on the reverse.

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Benja Bangkok Table Review

posted by on 16/08/2011

Benja Bangkok Table is a small authentic Thai restaurant just off the back of Carnaby Street on Beak Street;  the restaurant offers a fair range of starters, main meals, exotic desserts and cocktails. Last week we dropped by to review the place and loved it, best Thai food I have had in a very long while. Read the review after the break.

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Poncho No8 Soho | Review

posted by on 13/08/2011

Everyone knows I love me some Mexican food, if you check the site’s food reviews – you’ll see Wahaca, Chipotle, El Camino, Benito’s Hat and more. Mexican food has been the biggest food hype in the city for the past few years, slowly invading every borough. I’m not complaining! I’ve probably been to 90% of the Mexican joints in London to demolish a burrito, the latest addition is Poncho No.8 in Soho. Some of you will recognise the name from the chain’s other locations in Spitalfields Market and St. Pauls . More on the reverse.

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Pizza Express | The Big Audition & 40p Pizza

posted by on 09/08/2011

40 years ago, Pizza Express founder Peter Boizot opened the Pizza Express Jazz Club in Soho and UK jazz artist Jamie Cullum got his big break when her performed there. To celebrate this, Cullum has teamed up with Pizza Express and Barclaycard to find Real Music Talent and give them their big break. This might be a jazz bar but they have said everyone is welcome, whatever style of music, whether your solo or in a group- get involved! Read on after the break for full details on how to apply. Meanwhile everyone can enjoy pizza for an eye-watering 40 pence, all you have to to is sign up to get your code.

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