Getting my oink on with absurdly perfect pastry and meat at the Ginger Pig…

The Ginger Pig has been around for some 20+ years now and it’s been on my must-visit list for the last 2. Synonymous with a superb quality of meat and an excellent choice of produce, it’s one of those places that you half wish you lived near and are half thankful that you don’t because you could spend a serious amount of money cultivating and tending to an addiction to this place…

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Egyptian street food and a Lego Lando Calrissian…

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New food addiction alert.

No, I don’t think I made myself clear.

New. Food. Addiction. Alert.

Saturday afternoon date with J. Lunch and big-screen Lego. Awesome but where to eat? I wonder if other foodies ever have the same issues as I sometimes do when deciding where to eat – do you go somewhere that you know you love and where you know you’ll have a super delicious meal or do you throw yourself at the mercy of a brand new feeding opportunity? Today was a day for throwing culinary caution to the wind and choosing the second of these two options.

Koshari Street has been on Groupon a few times recently, offering two large koshari and drinks for under a tenner. Anywhere else, that’d be a pretty good deal. In London, it’s a fricking awesome deal…

…IF the food is good.

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Southbank Saturday dining at Strada…

The first thing that hits you upon entering this restaurant is a wall of noise. Justified perhaps given that this is part of a popular chain, with a family friendly menu, located in arguably the busiest part of London and we visited on a wet Saturday afternoon but still, prepare yourself for the sound of chatter and children to assault your ears.

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