Eatchu, making handmade Japanese gyoza in St. Nicholas’ market in Bristol, is a wondrous place. Hand on heart, I have never been so pleased to see what was once a pop up take up permanent residence in the Old Mess Room. The seating inside is cramped but on a blustery day, it’s a good thing … Continue reading Eatchu, Bristol
Finally! I finally got to go to Asado, and it was worth the wait. Arriving home from London after a 12 hour day, the blue and orange frontage beckoned. Entering, we were greeted by the most wonderful of aromas. Bacon. That, and some relaxed beats from a carefully crafted playlist. Or I think it was… … Continue reading Asado, Bristol
Oh D.C. How I miss you. Your sparkling clean streets, low buildings dwarfed by monuments every which way you turn. They dominate the sky line through their sheer architecture and the indelible fingerprint they’ve left on residents and visitors alike (whether fleeting holidaymakers or fleeting politicians). It is a city that hums with power, and … Continue reading Charlie Palmer Steak, Washington D.C.
I have long wanted to try Koh Thai Tapas, situated on Clifton’s Triangle and recently had the opportunity. As the name of the restaurant suggests, Thai tapas is its forte though it does offer some traditional meal sized dishes. Largely unfamiliar with Thai cuisine beyond Pad Thai and Thai Green/Red Curry, we were fortunate that … Continue reading Koh Thai Tapas, Bristol
Cowshed has been around in Bristol since 2009, situating itself the formerly vacated Whiteladies Road Picture House (now the reformed Everyman Cinema), it now offers a pre-theatre menu. As much as I love cinema, I miss the post, yet pre-cinema days. With wonderful meat themed film posters adorning the old slots on the front of … Continue reading Cowshed, Bristol
We came across this restaurant with some vegetarian friends, originally denied our first choice of restaurant we went off in search of somewhere with ample vegetarian choice. Which in Bristol, is not difficult. I confess at this point, that this is my first ever foray into an entirely vegetarian restaurant. 1847 takes its name from … Continue reading 1847, Bristol
Continuing with the breakfast theme of my last post- we head once again stateside for a breakfast (or the three I actually had there) that I will never forget. I am more than happy at this point to go on record and say that these are some of the best pancakes I have ever, and … Continue reading Founding Farmers, Washington D.C.