The Marksman

A Sunday roast, one of the few traditional meals that most of us Brits have enjoyed at home as well as our local pub. My family tradition on Sundays was to walk across a field and then eat my body weight in goose fat potatoes and slow cooked meats assuming that I had ‘burnt it… Read More The Marksman


The Bite

Another rainy Tuesday and I was feeling floppy all already, this is when I hear The Bite calling my name. It is just a minute away from Dalston Junction and you can eat in or take away. Being in Hackney the interior is ‘industrial chic’, but with lit candles throughout softening the look. For me… Read More The Bite


We were lucky enough to get a table at the soft opening of Oldroyd, found nestled on Upper Street, Islington. Oldroyd is a new venture for the formidable chef Tom Oldroyd from the London restaurant chain Polpo. Oldroyd serves British and Mediterranean inspired tapas style dishes, with plenty of the ingredients locally sourced. We had some… Read More Oldroyd