Category Archives: Booze

BrewDog – Camden

‘Hello! How are you?’ These are that questions you should say to every beer you drink. If it doesn’t answer you back (in a manner of speaking), you’re not having Brew Dog. Luckily, the six beers I tasted at BrewDog’s … Continue reading

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Naked Wines, Wine Scout and Mirabeau Rosé

Every once in a while, the PR gods smile upon me and invite me to a wine event even though I’m mainly a food blogger. I suppose they do go hand in hand, but I’m always surprised, mainly because since … Continue reading

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L’Artisan du Chocolat and Macallan

Last year I went to a whisky and cake event with Qype, Outsider Tart and Compass Box. I remember being so excited, what’s better than whisky? And cake? Together!  And then, as I began to gorge myself, my stomach started … Continue reading

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A Rum Do Two at Hush Brasserie – Mayfair

When I think of molecular gastronomy, images of olive gel bubbles from El Bulli or liquid nitrogen starters from The Fat Duck spring to mind – not so much cocktails. But really, the concept is the same. So why not? … Continue reading

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Tsuru – Southwark

London has a lot of sushi takeaway places. There’s Istu, Samarai, Wasabi and probably a few I’m missing. They’re all just ok (Itsu is my preferred), and as I’ve mentioned before, hit the spot for a quick lunch if you … Continue reading

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Beer + Cocktails = Beertails?

I’ve been going to quite a few more drinks events lately.  A few weeks ago, it was a wine tasting at Bibendum, this past Monday I went to a sake cocktail sampling at Tsuru with Qype and on the 10th, … Continue reading

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Recipe: Tomato and Gordon’s Gin Soup

I’ve never been much of a fan of gin, I’ll admit. So when the lovely people of Gordon’s asked if I wanted to participate in their latest blogger outreach campaign*, my first instinct was to say that it wasn’t for … Continue reading

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Qype Whisky and Cake

A few weeks ago, the lovely TikiChris invited me to a tasting party that is pretty much what I’d expect the food in heaven to be like: all baked goods and whisky. Yes, lucky readers, you get to drool at … Continue reading

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A Rum Do with Elements 8 was a definitely a Do

Originally posted at Fake Plastic Noodles Rum and I have a very love/hate relationship (I love mojitos, I hate hangovers), so it wasn’t completely without trepidation that I agreed to go to an Elements 8 rum-only bar tour on Monday … Continue reading

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