Who knew mango could inspire so many dishes. And such creative vegetarian ones to be exact. On Saturday evening, Lucy and I broke our supperclub virginity and attended the 8 plates popup event – an ode to the Mango. The 8 plates vegetarian popup was founded by Roshni, who wanted to put her love for food (inspired by her mum) and creativity with new dishes, along with a passion for hosting to good use. Taking place in Roshni’s living room, each supper club has no more than eight spaces (hence the name), making it a seriously exclusive yet friendly event. The early birds last weekend, we arrived armed with a small bottle of gin, to fulfill the BYOB part of the evening. After a really…

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Pad thai. Katsu curry. Chilli chicken ramen. Go to an Asian restaurant and those are pretty much the three dishes I always go for. Ok, so I haven’t previously chosen Asian restaurants that often, or I’d definitely have tried something new everytime. The issue is, Alex is not a veggie man, so we look for a menu without too many options with veggies tied in – picking them out in public is not the coolest thing for a 25 year old to do. But when I’m with the girls, well that’s different. And after my recent Asian cuisine experience I certainly need to start getting my restaurant priorities right. Asia de Cuba is a restaurant which brings together Latin and Asian ingredients, techniques and flavours.…

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Cereal. What’s the first thing which comes to mind? For me, it tends to be something healthy-ish, like muesli topped with banana, or shreddies and strawberries. Cravings tend to come at any time of day. And yes, cereal for dinner is something I definitely do every now and again! Cereal is one of those simple things which brings such food happiness, which is why the Cereal Killer Cafe had to be on my list! The first cereal-themed cafe in the UK, Cereal Killer Cafe now has two London branches and one in Birmingham. The Camden branch was the second launch for Cereal Killer Cafe, and is located in the Stables Market – the super cool market with an array of eateries, clothing and accessory stalls/stores and…

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The queues for this Parisian creperie stand say it all. Located on Hampstead High Street, alongside the King William IV pub, La Creperie de Hampstead has been a permanent fixture since 1980, and is always fashioning a queue. For over 30 years, La Creperie de Hampstead has been serving up traditional Parisian crepes, with all manner of sweet and savoury fillings from asparagus and cheese to jam, or chocolate, hazelnut and cream. With over 25 different flavour combinations on the menu, the choices are almost overwhelming. Although the queues can get pretty long on sunny days, it’s definitely worth the wait. Heading up to Hampstead on an overcast day, with the odd patchy drizzly shower, the queue time was only about 15 minutes! Definitely a winning situation. …

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All the bank holiday weekends recently have offered the perfect excuse to go out for brunch, and with Alex’s first sale in his new job to celebrate, I decided I needed to treat him. With pancakes top of his breakfast wishlist, even though I make them almost every weekend at home (I know right?! I like to shake things up myself!), we decided it was finally time to visit The Diner in Camden. Having been on ‘The List’ for ages (it’s ever growing guys!), it only kept getting put to the side as I don’t like to queue for brunch. I like somewhere you can book and arrive at your designated time and sit down straight away – in the mornings I get HANGRY! Like…

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