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Friday, August 23, 2019

British

Thornback Ray at Lyle's is so special because I love trying new things, and stingray was quite the gastronomic adventure. I have to admit, I Googled 'thornback ray' just to confirm my suspicions. Any hesitations were out the window, it was such a beautiful texture, meatier than bream or...
Beef Brisket at Smokestak is so special because The meats here are cooked and seasoned to perfection. If you’re a meat lover, you’ll not be disappointed!
Grocer's Afternoon Tea at Whittard of Chelsea (Covent Garden Store) is so special because Not my first afternoon tea but my first time at Whittard's and was very impressed. There were 4 afternoon tea's to choose from and went for the Grocer's Tea on their recommendation for two people....
70% dark hot chocolate at Rabot 1745 is so special because Luxuriously creamy, richly flavoured hot chocolate made with Hotel Chocolat's signature 70% dark chocolate (none of that powdered rubbish here!) topped with a mountain of softly whipped cocoa cream. Just heavenly.
Pig's Head on Toast With Gravy at Blacklock Soho is so special because Just after we finished ordering, I threw a quick curveball and asked for the Pigs Head on Toast with Gravy, firstly because I like a challenge and secondly, gravy. I have not even an ounce of...
Wilderness Chips at Mac and Wild Fitzrovia is so special because This particular side dish is like the American dirty fries phenomenon has a Highland fling with Gerard Butler; roughly put together but very very sexy. Crisp, salty fries are perfectly seasoned, dripping in sticky black isle lager and...
Chorizo Scotch Egg & Red Pepper Aioli at The Star of the East is so special because I am a sucker for a scotch egg on a menu so I was very happy to see it on Star of the East's new small plates on offer. A modern twist...
Salted Beef Bagel at Beigel Bake is so special because Unique deli, amazing food, perfect if your a hungry foodie that wants something to hit the spot!
Lamb rump bun with chimichurri & mustard aioli at Carcass Ldn is so special because Everything about this is perfect. The lamb is cooked perfectly and pink. It's well-rested - not always easily achievable in streetfood - and the accompaniments are perfectly paired. Chimichurri cuts through the meatiness of...
Fish and chips at Brockley's Rock is so special because The fish & chips is perfect: beautiful crisp batter, gorgeously steamed cod inside. The chips are great chippy chips and the accompaniments are always spot-on. The mushy peas, the curry sauce, and the tartare sauce - all homemade -...