Tag: BBQ

The unrelenting heat

Don't get me wrong. I absolutely adore the sunshine and heat. But right now, London is a hot, sticky and smelly mess. And so are most of its residents. Yesterday. I managed to shelter from the hellish heat in my air-conditioned office. But. come 5:30pm, I had to head outside and meet a friend for ...

Beating the meat sweats

I'm really not proud of myself this evening. I've done absolutely nothing except eat far too much and then regret my actions.  Let's start at the beginning. Yesterday evening, @FrankDJS booked us brunch at the local 'Big Easy', kicking off at 11:30am. My plan was therefore simple: get up early, go for a run, then ...

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Overdoing it on the BBQ front

We went for brunch with friends to the local 'Big Easy' here in Canary Wharf yesterday. And, true to form, I was attracted to the unlimited BBQ deal they offer. Unlimited puled pork, ribs, BBQ beans and roast chicken, plus drinks, for £30. Hard to say no to that, really. But this time, I was ...

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Big Easy? Far too easy…

I spent yesterday lunchtime at The Big Easy in Canary Wharf, grazing through the brunch menu like some particularly greedy livestock. It was a special occasion, as we're celebrating @FrankDJS's birthday all weekend long. I went in with the best of intentions...an omelette, maybe eggs benedict or something. Unfortunately, they ruined all my plans in ...

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An exceedingly good birthday

Like all good celebrations, my very own birthday celebrations extend over multiple days. I always aim to get maximum value of out this anniversary. This year, I’m celebrating being another year older across three days. And the theme is food. We kicked off last night with a metric ton of fantastic fish and chips at ...

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Review: Bodean’s, Tower Hill

Yesterday's foray out for lunch took us to Bodean's at Tower Hill. The usual suspects I go out for meals with are really living the "Man Vs Food" dream, so each meal has to have something special: in either content or volume. (You know it's true, guys...) Amazingly, only one of us had ever been ...