We’ve all heard it. Fish and chips in London aren’t as good as in the North. And to be honest, fish and chips back home in the Midlands do taste different. Perhaps a little greasier, the fish with a little more batter, the chips might even be triple cooked due to less customers than a London eatery – and we all know how much better triple cooked chips are (If you haven’t tasted these beauties you have to take a trip to Hawksmoor soon!). I’ve only had fish and chips a few times since living in London, always a little disappointed and making a mental note to wait until I visit my parents for my next fix. But I recently had a portion that made me…

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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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I pitta the fool who thinks that Hummus isn’t good enough for dinner. I cannot tell you hummus I crave a warm pitta and a big bowl of the thick, creamy, chickpea dip we all love, even for dinner – Oh Hummus is my fave thing to be tucking into right now. So I obviously had to try out Hummus Bros, a Mediterranean restaurant and the first in the UK to serve hummus as a base for main courses. Kim and I popped along one evening to satisfy those cravings before an event. The laid-back Levantine eatery, has a clean and contemporary feel, with monochrome interior and a little splash of colour here and there. Offering a completely relaxed dining experience, Hummus Bros feels a little like an…

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I’d heard so many amazing things about Flat Iron, from numerous different people, and they’d always said that the queue was worth it. And I can now tell you, Flat Iron didn’t just meat all my expectations, it totally exceeded them. And now…the steaks are raised for any other meat restaurant on my list. Ok I’ll stop with the puns now. I did make myself giggle a little. Flat Iron is another restaurant which has been on my list of places to visit for what seems like a lifetime. We tried to go to the soho branch a while ago, one Saturday afternoon, and the queue was almost 3 hours long! With it starting to rain, and the queue heading out into the street, we decided…

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I don’t usually head out for pizza, pasta or salad, unless I’m going to a new, super cool, restaurant which I’m dying to try after drooling over everyone else’s Instagram posts and stories – FYI, I do this WAY too much! I just think I can cook most of it at home, which I know, isn’t always necessarily the case, but I like to try and go to new places if I eat out. It’s how I justify the spending. Pizza Express however, is one of those places I tend to fall back on for catch-ups with the girls or my sister when in Birmingham, because it’s so chilled and there’s always plenty of options for all. It’s always a great shout, but I realised…

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