Category Archive: Restaurant & Hotel Reviews

Feb 28

An Authentic Mexican Experience: Peyotito Review

After paying homage to our favourite cocktail, the Margarita, we decided to tail end National Margarita week with a trip to one of London’s most hotly tipped Mexican restaurants, Peyotito. As well as delving into their perfectly executed cocktail collection, we also ventured into their predominantly gluten and dairy-free menu to get a taste of …

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Nov 02

The Fiesta Continues

Argentine Pop-Up Barullo delivered and conquered the appetites of many an anticipating guest this week. Hosted by Wines of Argentina and catered by Mauro Colagreco, we danced, drank and dined our way through the South American splendour in the heart of Hoxton. Barullo delivered to us Argentina with an extra serving of wine. My aim …

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Oct 20

Celebrate National Mezcal Day at Peyotito

It’s time to get your fiesta on because Friday 21st October is National Mezcal Day. Well “What’s Mezcal?” I hear you utter and what’s more, “why does it deserve it’s own day?” Well in the case of this very fine spirit… If you know, you’ll know! Peyotito, recently launched Mexican restaurant in West London, want …

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Oct 20

Ekachai Showcase their Brand New Spot in Flat Iron Square

Smack bang in the middle of Bankside you’ll find brand new foodie hub, Flat Iron Square, and we think this is just the tonic Bankside needs. With a fresh, urban in/out vibe, this is a spot you’re more likely to find in East London but now it’s accessible South of the river too making it …

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Oct 04

Where do congressmen go to eat? The best steaks in Washington!

Capital Grille - Washington-steaks-pricey

Washington DC is the home of Government in the USA. As a result it has a number of restaurants where the Presidential staff, the congressional staff, the senior lobbyists and all the congressmen get wined and dined – at great expense. So when I visited Washington, a friend of mine insisted on taking me to …

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Oct 01

New York Delis – the best of the best!

Russ and Daughter,deli,classy,dining

New York Delis – Junior’s, Katz’s, Carnegie Deli and Russ&Daughter According to Allen Ginsberg – the famous New York poet -‘Allegories are like lettuce in reality sandwiches’. The implication is that a sandwich should have very little lettuce; the important thing is the meat. New York sandwiches traditionally have vast quantities of meat – often …

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Sep 14

Port Lympne Hotel and Animal Reserve

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  It was our anniversary and we didn’t want to escape too far but we were looking for something different. We certainly found it at Port Lympne Hotel, Kent and enjoyed a superbly relaxing two-day break. From the moment we arrived, we were entranced. The reception is housed in the library and the shelves spill …

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Sep 02

Pizzolato Showcase their Honest Organic Produce

Our favourite West London Italian, Pizzicotto famous for their wholesome, organic and sustainable produce and of course their activated charcoal pizzas invited us back once more for an afternoon of cheese and wine. With such a focus on the quality of their products, it made sense to introduce us to the company behind their beautiful …

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