M Threadneedle Street

Tucked away in a tiny strip off Threadneedle street, lies this swanky restaurant made for city folk. We enter the large, dimly lit room eagerly anticipating the 4 course meal and free flowing prosecco deal for £37.50 offered through Bookatable. We are seated at our table and our glasses are promptly filled and continues to... Continue Reading →

Hello from the other side!

There's absolutely nothing good about long-haul flights...unless you're living it up in first or business class. For the rest of us mere mortals, it means enduring countless hours of cramped seating in the cattle barn that is economy. I shouldn't complain really, considering my 5'3 stature requires little leg room. But the thought of spending... Continue Reading →

The Wright way to eat seafood

Looking to satisfy your seafood craving in relaxed surroundings with a great vibe? The Wright Brothers has got you covered. With a few of their restaurants dotted across London, we opt to dine at the Borough Market branch - a cosy set up with a buzzing atmosphere. Starting off with the octopus carpaccio (£10.50) -... Continue Reading →

Halloumi Salad

It's extremely hard for me to get excited about a salad but this recipe is definitely an exception.  Thickly slicing the halloumi cheese and frying it to achieve a crisp, golden crunch gives it a more robust texture that could  even convert a meat-lover. Combine the saltiness of the cheese with the tanginess of the salad... Continue Reading →

Celebrations continue in Lanzarote

Double the celebrations might I add. Given our wedding anniversary is the week after my birthday, it was a good enough reason to celebrate abroad...as if we needed an excuse for a holiday! Where to go that's a short flight away for guaranteed sunshine in November? Lanzarote! Goodbye gloomy London, we'll see you in about a... Continue Reading →

Boozey Birthday Brunch

Just off Oxford Street, on the first floor of the Radisson Hotel, you’ll find this nicely kitted out tearoom, serving more than standard finger sized sandwiches. For £34pp , you have the freedom to personalise your afternoon tea stand - a la carte style!

Osteria Conchetta (Milano)

This traditional Italian restaurant was right around the corner from where we were staying in the Navigli district. On our first night in Milan, we mosey on down to try our luck without a booking. The waiter signals for us to wait and the bartender hands us a small glass of Prosecco each. Liking their... Continue Reading →

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