The Drunken Monkey – Eating Dim Sum in a Bar…

The Drunken Monkey Lamps

Although I love dim sum, I’ve found that many restaurants serve a variety of hit and miss dishes and I still haven’t managed to find a place where every dish is outstanding. Upon looking for restaurants to dine out at in Shoreditch, I came across The Drunken Monkey; a bar serving Chinese Dim Sum. The… 

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Pork Loin Roast

David Kennedy at Vallum Farm, Newcastle

After a boozy evening at Peace & Loaf, it was Sunday and we dragged our hungover selves out of bed to get some fresh air in the marvelous countryside that surrounds Newcastle. Vallum Farm is a great place for getting away from the city with tea rooms, outdoor activities and a fresh food shop along… 

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Duck Breast and Crispy Leg

A Birthday to Remember at Peace & Loaf, Newcastle

Since I have friends scattered around the north-east, my birthday involved taking a trip up t’north. I once again visited Newcastle and decided to reserve a table at a restaurant I’d had great things about; Peace & Loaf. Peace & Loaf is the creative influence of non-other than Dave Coulson, finalist of 2010’s Masterchef: The… 

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Halloumi Meshwi (Grilled halloumi cheese with tomato, 
black olives & fresh mint)

Kenza – The Highs and Lows

My favourite month, July, has come and gone and for my birthday, I decided to take my colleagues to Kenza, a Moroccan restaurant hidden away, down a shaded alley within the confinements of Devonshire Square, situated near Liverpool Street station. The restaurant is underground, down a spiral staircase and makes you wonder where exactly you may… 

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Chef's Sushi Box Close

Good-Quality, Affordable Sushi at Tsuru

Forget sandwiches, sushi is what I consistently crave on a weekday lunch. The delicate taste of fish and vegetables wrapped with sushi rice and seaweed, is always a winner in my eyes. As exciting as it is having lunchtime eateries focusing on sushi such as Wasabi & Itsu in London, the quality of sushi isn’t the… 

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