• “If more of us valued food and cheer above hoarded gold, it would be a much merrier world.”

    J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Cardhu Distillery / Johnnie Walker Visitor Centre, Archiestown, Moray, Scotland

    “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “Great restaurants are, of course, nothing but mouth-brothels. There is no point in going to them if one intends to keep one's belt buckled.”

    Frederic Raphael
  • “Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.”

    William Shakespeare
  • 3 South Place Bar Moorgate - Tasty cheesecake

    “Food is a gift and should be treated reverentially--romanced and ritualised and seasoned with memory.”

    Chris Bohjalian
  • Grill La Tour - Glowing Blue Boxes

    “You have to taste a culture to understand it.”

    Deborah Cater
  • The 'Spirit Of The Malt Tour' @ The Glenlivet Distillery, Ballindalloch, Banffshire

    “Knowledge is the food of the soul.”

    Plato
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • Glenlivet Hill Trek / Argocat Tour / Smuggler's Trail, Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Banffshire, Scotland

    “I’ll wait until your mouth is full of food before I ask you a question. That’s just the kind of gentleman I am.”

    Jarod Kintz
  • “After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relatives.”

    Oscar Wilde
  • “The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of the human race than the discovery of a star.”

    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
  • “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.”

    François de La Rochefoucauld
  • “Training is everything. The peach was once a bitter almond; cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.”

    Mark Twain
  • “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.”

    W.C. Fields
  • “TV cookery is very like internet porn - the overwhelming majority of its audience will never ever get to act out what's happening on screen.”

    www.theskintfoodie.com
  • “First we eat, then we do everything else.”

    M.F.K. Fisher
  • “Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.”

    Anthony Trollope
  • “You can't just eat good food. You've got to talk about it too. And you've got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jailbird
  • “You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. ”

    Ronald Reagan

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Review: Victory Mansion [Stoke Newington]

Are Asian flavours and South American tortillas a match made in heaven? Victory Mansion think so. Full disclosure, Shekha then made a repeat visit to try the tacos we couldn’t manage the first time around… Rating Cuisine Global Fusion Appeals To Date night couples, weekend
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Products

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Product Review – Blue Pure 411 Air Filter

The guys at Blue Air wanted us to try out one of their air filters. Living just adjacent to one of the most polluted parts of London, we thought we would take them up on their offer… Rating: What is it? A lightweight indoor air filter with a minimalist, futuristic
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Recipes

Recipe – Japanese-style fried chicken

As anyone that knows me can confirm, I LOVE Asian food and at any given opportunity would select Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Vietnamese for my meals. I’ve never really dared to cook too much of my own Asian food as whenever I’d had anything but the real deal it
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Profiles

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Q&A – James Brundle & Chris O’Connor [Eat17]

Full names: James Brundle & Chris O’Connor Roles: Directors and co-founders of Eat17 DOBs: James 20/01/1984, Chris 10/02/1984 Birthplaces: James: Harlow Essex, Chris: UCH London Twitter: https://twitter.com/EAT_17
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Guides

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Review – TPH of Chelsea [Chelsea, London]

Shekha heads out to West London to try TPH of Chelsea’s vegan-inspired menu… and is happily impressed with the creativity on offer. Rating Cuisine Fine South Asian Dining Appeals To Chelsea locals, vegetarian and vegan diners, Indian food lovers, curious
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Review: Victory Mansion [Stoke Newington]

Are Asian flavours and South American tortillas a match made in heaven? Victory Mansion think so. Full disclosure, Shekha then made a repeat visit to try the tacos we couldn’t manage the first time around… Rating Cuisine Global Fusion Appeals To Date night couples, weekend
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