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Quinua

Today we had lunch at Quinua with Adrian in Poblenou. Quinua is Spanish for Quinoa, the popular gluten free grain which is grown in the Andes. They describe their food as traditional and fusion. The restaurant is just off the … Continue reading

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Kona Coffee

February 2nd, 2012 Rabina brought me back some Kona coffee from a trip to Hawaii. It’s one of the most expensive coffees in the world and although it’s grown from arabica beans (commonly grown throughout the world), the complex micro … Continue reading

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Return to Fitzrovia

June 4th, 2011 I met Catie at Blacks in Soho, for a wine tasting, organised by Aubert & Mascoli. It turned out to be a very pleasant afternoon – the Genièvrières, a Bourgogne Macon-Cruzillé was particularly good. On Wednesday, somewhere … Continue reading

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Maison Bertaux

February 14th, 2011 Maison Bertaux is a Soho institution (like the French House, Bar Italia, Lorelei and Lina Stores) and apparently dates back to 1871! I discovered this pâtisserie about 30 years ago and I’m pleased to see it still … Continue reading

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The Camden Coffee Shop

November 24th, 2010 The Camden Coffee Shop has been in Dalancey Street, Camden for about 60 years. George, the present owner, bought it equipped with beautiful 50’s coffee processing machines, from his uncle in 1978. It’s an old fashion shop full … Continue reading

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