Dependable deliciousness at Patisserie Valerie…

As much as I try and frequent new, independent places, occasionally a time and location will result in the need for speedy food and a chain might just happen to fit that bill. Such was the case this weekend when J and I needed breakfast en route to the Natural History Museum. Surprisingly few places were open along the main streets of Kensington on this bright, sunny Sunday morning and so it was that we found ourselves in Patisserie Valerie.

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Heaven is chocolate and girlfriends done Cocomaya style…

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Right dear reader, grab your favourite lady because this is the place for blatant girls’ time! I’ve been to Cocomaya twice now, both times with an esteemed female friend and both times with great results. I have to admit, it’s not always just the food that lures me inside to battle with my arteries, it’s the unashamedly charming but brash look and the style of the place… Read More