Dinner at Frenchie

Dinner at Frenchie

Since it’s opening, Frenchie Covent Garden has been one of my favourite places in London. It’s set lunch is one of the best, and best value, menus on offer in London. Frenchie is the London out post of Greg Marchand’s Paris based restaurant Frenchie, where it’s had a huge impact on the city’s food culture…

Book Review: Food & Beer

Book Review: Food & Beer

Beer has undergone a renaissance of late, or rather its underground resurgence of the last twenty to thirty years has become mainstream thanks to growth in microbreweries in Europe and the craft beer scene in the US. So powerful has this revitalisation been, that many of the multinationals have been buying up, investing in, or…

The Pheasant Cheese Toasty

The Pheasant Cheese Toasty

Ingredients for One: 2 slices of seeded bread Good handfull of Mature cheddar – gratedFinely chopped leftover roast pheasant meat – about a dessert spoonful Large teaspoon of Dijon mustardGood slug of Worcestershire saucePinch of salt and pepperSplash of the pheasant gravy and the cooking juices. Method: Put everything (except the bread) into a bowl…

A Guide to Soho

A Guide to Soho

(This covers east of Wardour Street and south of Brewer Street.) Once synonymous with the sex industry (both gay and straight) and London’s nightlife, Soho has been smartening up over the years. This has seen the area clean up its act, but in the process concerns have been raised that it’s losing it’s character. As…