chomp down: baltic market, liverpool

chomp down: baltic market, liverpool

I have a strong suspicion that Liverpool on a whole is a definite contender to Manchester’s Northern Quarter.  While we have the likes of veggie and vegan heaven and enough brunch palace’s to shake a stick at, Liverpool seemingly has double.  What else puts Liverpool’s foodie scene head-and-shoulders above Manchester’s is The Baltic Triangle - [...]

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european eating: cappuccino grand café, madrid

european eating: cappuccino grand café, madrid

I will hold my hands up and announce that yes, I am definitely guilty of bad-mouthing the chain restaurant. It is so bad but, I am trying to quit the habit because I must remember - these places are (normally) too god damn good for there to only be one on the planet. One of [...]

chomp on down: barter books, alnwick

chomp on down: barter books, alnwick

I love visiting different towns and cities, especially when checking out breakfast cafés is top of my agenda.  When involved in the vibrancy of Manchester, you just cannot beat a cheap-as-chips vegan fry-up at Koffee Pot , or a 4pm 'is-this-still-brunch?' stop at Home Sweet Home. However, contrary to popular belief, there are cafés and breakfast joints [...]

european eating: toga, madrid

european eating: toga, madrid

Madrid was simply brimming with hidden gems.  Lush restaurants tucked away in dark alleyways.  Innovative and sultry cocktail bars disguised behind sliding doors.  The best pastry shops that the world has ever seen* (*I had ever seen).  And a gorgeous selection of coffee shops were placed on unbeknown street corners, waiting for you to file [...]