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Virreina Bar

April 19th 2011 We were up at the Eat Meat Gallery in Gràcia today and being a bit pushed for time went for for a quick lunch at Virreina Bar. The bar is situated in Plaça Virreina, a quiet square … Continue reading

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Hake and Tomatoes

July 15th 2011 Hake cooked with tomatoes and olives is a typical Spanish dish. Hake is a very popular fish in Spain and as I’ve said before, a lot of it’s caught in British waters and exported – we don’t … 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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Soho Food Feast

June 25th 2011 I’ve just eaten faggots in a Soho churchyard on a Saturday afternoon – fortunately, I was at the Soho Food Feast and the faggots came in a bun. The feast itself was organised by Margot Henderson, to … Continue reading

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Top Rump Barbecue

June 11th, 2011 I went to Amaia’s yesterday for a barbecue. She has a little private street of workshops at the back of her house and it’s ideal for a barbecue with a large wooden picnic table conveniently situated by … 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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Fitzrovia Private Dining Club

June 1st 2011 Catie and I left the Bookmongers fundraiser (see the post below) and walked through Fitzrovia, under the shadow of the Post Office Tower. We passed a few Italian restaurants, as, like Soho, it’s an area of London, … Continue reading

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