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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

British

Lobster Macaroni & Cheese at Bob Bob Ricard, Upper James Street, London is so special because Mac n Cheese is a weakness of mine and one that consists of gruyere, cheddar, mozarella and parmesan cheese is on to a winner in my eyes. Combined with fresh lobster and a...
Manchego & Serrano Ham Croquettes at Balans Soho Society, Clapham is so special because Croquettes are my guilty pleasure and can never resist when I see them on the menu. When they are filled with gooey cheese and serrano ham, then I will struggle to share them with whoever...
Cinnamon bun at The Pudding Stop is so special because It's an undisputed fact that cinnamon buns are a gift sent directly from heaven, and this is the archangel of all buns. Soft, buttery and oh-so-sweet, my mouth is watering just thinking about it again. Stop by early...
Steak Frites at The Beef Steaks is so special because It's hard in London to find good quality steak and chips dinner without spending over the top for it such as Goodman's or Gauchos and this is even more true at lunchtimes. However, The Beef Steaks have solved that...
Eggs Benedict at Galvin at Windows is so special because Eggs Benedict is one of those dishes so ubiquitous that it's easy to forget just how sublime it can be, when done properly. Incredibly rich and creamy Burford Brown eggs sit atop mellow, salty ham, balanced with a deeply...
Rose, Pomegranate and Almond Cruffin at Caravan Fitzrovia is so special because Look at all those crisp layers! And it was so buttery, and full of delicious almond flavour, with a generous filling of almond pastry cream. One downside was I detected absolutely no rose flavour, so I don't...
Cripsy Chicken Burger at Whyte & Brown is so special because A roast dinner in a burger with added crunch! This is everything you want from a burger, including gravy mayo, well seasoned breaded chicken and even a slab of crispy chicken skin for good measure. It’s delicious and...
Fried Buttermilk Spiced Chicken at Brother Marcus - Angel is so special because Fried chicken, grated Gaviera cheese and a bed of muhammara (hot pepper dip) from Brother Marcus was as delicious as it looked. The chicken was cooked perfectly with a cripsy coating but still juicy underneath covered...
Burnt Aubergine & 62 Degree Egg at Brother Marcus - Angel, Camden Passage, London is so special because The yolk says it all surely? Cooked perfectly and sitting on a bed of burnt aubergine, tahini and fermented mango is a sweet and smokey treat which would rival any vegetarian...
Cracked Pork Belly at Brother Marcus - Angel is so special because Most places in London that offer pork belly is usually with a side of mash potato and greens in a very traditional but tiresome way. Brother Marcus have added a twist of Eastern flavours to their cracked...