Category Archives: eating out

jamie’s italian (brighton)

Being a Jamie Oliver nerd, I’d been waiting for the opportunity to try one of his restaurants. Being a fellow Essex boy I’m constantly disappointed that there isn’t one of his places in this great county. When Jamie, when? I’ll work there for free! I do however make regular trips to Brighton, so knew the next time I would be […]

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burger

I had the most sublime fast-food experience in New York: it was a burger. As a devotee of Heston Blumenthal, I owed to myself to check out a bizarre little place where he had the best burger in the world. Nestled in an upmarket hotel was a greasy little burger shack without a name. I entered the hotel and immediately […]

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cheesecake

I had a truly awful meal at the legendary Lindy’s, opposite Madison Square Garden. Overpriced, pathetic and overwrought. I had an open turkey sandwich, which consisted of two stale slices of white bread, piled with sandwich turkey, covered in packet gravy. Served with instant mash. Gross. And their “world famous cheesecake” – which I went for – was distinctly average […]

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