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Poppies

Poppies

In my younger and naive days (one of those descriptors still applies to me), I used to think that there was no skill in preparing deep fried food.  I thought that all you have to do is dunk the food in the hot oil, wait…

Da Terra

Da Terra

When people preface words with “da”, I cannot but help think back to my high school days where everyone would try to be a little “gangsta”.    In such times, the word would seem to make things that much more hip.  Strutting around school, prefacing…

Frog

Frog

Apparently the chef of Frog is somewhat of a celebrity. Having placed as a runner-up in MasterChef, Mr Handling did what any self-respecting competitor had to do, open his own restaurant.  This is how I ended up in version 2, based on the strident endorsement…

Morito

Morito

I felt that with the unfortunate demise of Barrafina, tapas in London was not just going down the toilet but instead mutating into something worse.  Something not without taste but rather, too much of it.  I had been wowed by tapas while in wet but…

Clipstone

Clipstone

One of the dilemmas that often faces me in my high paced and stressful job (that’s my amateur food blogging in case you were wondering) is how to score a restaurant.  It has led to many heated and impassioned debates with friends and acquaintances.  Even…