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More meaty goodness at Boisdale

@FrankDJS and I had an early dinner at Boisdale, Canary Wharf last night. I won't beat around the bush - it was superb. I'd completed a bit of a run earlier that day and had worked up quite the appetite. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJVv_zEjbT_/?taken-by=macpsych I began with a super starter portion of haggis, neeps and tatties and a glass of ...

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Brunch and shopping

Combined my two favourite pastimes earlier this morning: food and shopping. We walked from Canary Wharf up to Spitalfields Market and made a bee-line for The Diner. No breakfast, plus a walk in the muggy heat had us both hungry and thirsty. I fear I may have gone overboard with the order, as the photos ...

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A perfect burger

We walked down through the Isle of Dogs this lunchtime, through the Greenwich foot tunnel and straight into Byron for the most superb burger I've had in a while. A perfectly cook beef patty, cheese, bacon, BBQ sauce, mayonnaise, jalapenos and a battered onion ring. Perfection in a bun. The most amazing combination of flavours ...

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A Sunny London Saturday

The sun was out in London today. That alone is worth celebrating and possibly writing down for future reference, when the cold, dark and very long Winter returns. So I was determined to make the most of it. We 'enjoyed' an incredibly awful brunch at Cafe Rouge in Canary Wharf (undercooked poached eggs and the ...

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Inaugural Five Guys visit

I finally got to enjoy a burger at Five Guys this afternoon. We popped into their Glasgow branch while out shopping and it's safe to say I wasn't disappointed.  A mammoth burger - I nearly had to dislocate my jaw to get it into my already ample mouth - delicious skin-on fries and a Diet ...

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A distinct lack of self-control

I've already written about how I broke my self-imposed mince pie embargo (note to self: excellent title for next year's NaNoWriMo...). This evening further illustrated my lack of self-control as I sat down in this hotel room to order room service. I'm back in a familiar hotel, where I've stayed many, many nights when traveling ...