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Nest

Nest

I find it interesting how people don’t necessarily want to help themselves. While visiting a friend with a three year old, this was readily apparent.  When a tantrum ensued because his dad was making the train “go the wrong way” around the tracks and he 

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