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The Plough Inn Surrey Hills – They’ll even cook your catch for you…

If I lived locally, The Plough Inn would be somewhere you’ll find me regularly. Why? As it’s bloody nice. They’re…

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Y-Ban Review – Devoted To Dim Sum

You can find Yi-Ban on the first floor of the London Regatta Centre, a place where people have big wings…

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Blend Bromley – Review – where locals have fun

What sealed a visit here wasn’t down to commitment, chance or research, but a recommendation from a friend who lives…

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Cafe East – A feast from the East..

Cafe East is an brightly lit Vietnamese canteen that serves up a manner of stalwart dishes such as pho, a…

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Bento Cafe – Camden – Does it taste good?

I was first introduced to Bento Cafe around 15 years ago by an old flame who got my taste in…

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The Kings Head Ongar Review – If Like Me, You See People Watching As A Spectator Sport

Truth be told, The Kings Head wasn’t a fortuitous find I stumbled upon; I’m here visiting a local mate who…

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Temaki Glasgow – The Spurious Offspring Of Mexico And Japan?

Temaki means ‘hand rolled’ goodness made out of a single sheet of nori; sushi rice and a m manner of…

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Ippudo – Holborn – Rorty Ramen

Ramen was first discovered in China and reached Japan in the 20th century where it has become a cult over there…

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Eat Tokyo Review – Soho. What’s All the Pavement Blocking Queues About?

The dangle of decent sushi at a reasonable price, served as fast as lightening was too hard to resist. (Well…

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Sarap Pop-Up at The Sun and 13 Cantons – Review

The Sun and 13 Cantons is one of those stalwart boozers in Soho where you can be guaranteed a decent…