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Thursday
May032012

Meatmarket

 

As a child growing up in deepest darkest Ohio theres probably two foods that define my childhood more than any other - funnel cakes and corn dogs. Both sold almost exclusively at Sea World or Six flags - ie. the best places in the world. This means that they were exclusive, special and eaten on the some of the most enjoyable days of each year. They're also completely ignored outside of the culinary haven that is the Mid-West, so when I discovered that MeatMarket (aka the new MeatLiquor) was serving corn dogs the only thing that could have made me happier was if funnel cakes miraculously appeared on the menu too.

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Wednesday
Mar282012

Istanbul Dining - Mangerie and Bebek

The Sunday of our long weekend in Istanbul culminated with a lazy day in the sunshine. Desperate to escape the hectic world of Sultanahmet, Bebek was our chosen location, The Boyfriend's favourite neighbourhood in the city. Located right on the Bosphorus between the first and second Bridge, it is a neighbourhood with a village like feel centred around a square.

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Wednesday
Mar212012

Pepe

 

I hate when a restaurant’s website lies to me. Whether it’s getting prices wrong, lying about what’s on the menu, or worst of all about existing in a location they don’t actually have. Mas Burrito is guilty of the latter. Either that or I got very lost looking for number 56, St Martins Lane.

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Wednesday
Mar142012

Union Jacks - Import Substitution Dining

t's no secret that I don't love Jamie. I've felt let down by his food at both Jamie's Italian and Barbecoa.
His new restaurant, located in the rather soul-less St Giles centre, has been recieving some rather positive reviews (here and here). So despite my feelings, I thought I'd give it a shot. 


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