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Italian vermouth in Turin

The European Capital of Booze

Where is the European Capital of Booze? This post was inspired by a bit of banter with friend and fellow blogger Lucia, over at Turin Epicurean. Anyone that knows someone...

Big Daddies Diner at LCB Depot

Last Friday at LCB Depot

For the first time in about a year, I found myself at a loose end on the final Friday of the month. There’s only one thing to do in this...

Seabass dish at North Bar and Kitchen, Leicester.

Flavour of the Decade

How’s it going Leicester? Things are pretty amazing for me… No-one is more surprised than me that this month marks this blog’s 10th anniversary! The more eagle-eyed amongst you will...

Waffles at Gelato Village Leicester

Black Friday Offers in Leicester

We’ve all been reading about how Black Friday offers aren’t all they’ve cracked up to be as unscrupulous national chains play the system with a discount here, a bit of...

Calamari in Palermo

Cucina Siciliana

After the popularity of my post about the food of Piemonte a few weeks ago, writing about some of the local foods I encountered on our recent trip to Sicily...

queen victoria arts club leicester salmon blini with mackerel caviar

Queen Victoria Arts Club

Six weeks after I first visited the newly refurbished Queen Victoria Arts Club for their exclusive launch night, I returned to try the full dining experience for myself. The restored...

Goat's Cheese tapas at Peppercorns Anstey

Peppercorns Tapas, Anstey

I was very lucky to win a competition on Instagram recently which bagged The Boy and I a slap up dinner at Peppercorns in Anstey – with us just having...