Monthly Archives: February 2010

Takeaway: Firezza – Notting Hill

It was one of those Fridays where you can’t bear to think about making food for yourself. I had had a horrible week, and by the end of it, I was emotionally and physically exhausted.  The only thing I could … Continue reading


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Ole – Putney

I’ve been making more of an effort to get outside of Zone 1 to eat. So far, it’s been great. Tagine was obviously a great success, I’m supposed to go back to The Exhibit in Balham this Friday and a … Continue reading

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Tagine – Balham

I’ve never been to Balham before. It’s south and in Zone 3, so my only experience with it is either passing through on a train to the south coast from Victoria, or reading/crying about it in Atonement when Cecilia dies … Continue reading


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Aut Bar – Ann Arbor, Michigan

I never thought I’d say this, but there is such a thing as too much chorizo. I had this breakfast burrito with chorizo, avocado and cheese at Aut Bar when I was home over Christmas. Normally I love Aut Bar … Continue reading

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Club Bart – Ferndale, Michigan

Brunch – proper brunch – is one of my favourite meals in the world. It’s something I haven’t really been able to find an American equivalent of in London. If I want Huevos Rancheros or a fatty Denny’s-style om nom … Continue reading

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Recipe: Bengali Squash Soup

A little background for this one… There once was a girl named Melanie Seasons who procrastinated more than anyone in the world. Back in November, a nice man named Lewis asked if she would like to try out some Indian … Continue reading

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Little Hanoi – Shoreditch

Yes, ok, I know January posting has been light. This is because, like everyone, I was on January detox. It has thus far included a lot of porridge, a lot of experimenting with making soups (ask me about my bitchin’ … Continue reading


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