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Pollo Rico (rich chicken)

After eating lunch at La Platilleria we met some friends for a carajillo and a glass of wine at the Victoria. We were searching for a bar with Kahlúa to make an Espresso Martini for Dick Bradsell. This proved to … Continue reading

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North Sea Fish

September 12th, 2011 Four months later than intended, Oli and I finally got to the North Sea Fish and Chip shop! Back in May, we sat across the street, in the Norfolk Arms, watching a queue of hungry people buying … Continue reading

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Chelsea Arts Club

September 6th 2011 I had lunch yesterday, with Camilla, at the Chelsea Arts Club. I hadn’t been there for a while and was pleased to see that very little had changed since the mid 1980’s. Sadly cameras are not allowed! … Continue reading

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The Garden Gate

7th July 2011 I had lunch yesterday with Olivia, at the Garden Gate on the south east corner of Hampstead Heath. I’ve been going past this pub for 30 years or so and barely even noticed it existed. We ordered … Continue reading

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The Junction Tavern

May 28th 2011 I can remember the Junction Tavern when it was covered in ivy and all the customers were over 65. I admit going there once or twice, because it did a Sunday roast for about £2.50 – and … Continue reading

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Spurstowe Chips

January 15th, 2011 On Saturday afternoon, I went for a drink with two friends called Katie, at the Spurstowe Arms. We ordered a bottle of Temperanillo, which turned out to be rather good and only cost £15 (that’s a good … Continue reading

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Little Bay

December 12th, 2010 My friend Oli has been over to London, from Barcelona, visiting friends before Christmas. It’s becoming a regular event that we go to Little Bay in Farringdon, for a large group lunch. There are several reasons for … Continue reading

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