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12 Of The Best Beer Bars In Bruges

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When you think of Bruges, you should think chocolate, frites and mayonnaise, and you should think beer. Strong beer. Belgium is renowned globally for its blonde / strong / strawberry / craft beer, so when I had the chance to visit Bruges…

Pub Review: The Bricklayers Arms, Flaunden

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Hertfordshire is blessed with a plethora of cosy country pubs. From open fires to local ales, home-cooked pies to delicious desserts, I'm spoilt for choice when it comes to welcoming pubs. After a few recent visits, I wanted to tell you about…
Hawksmoor kimchi Burger - London

Hawksmoor Kimchi Burger - National Burger Day 2016

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2016 became the fourth consecutive National Burger Day outing, and this time I took down the infamous Kimchi burger at Hawksmoor Seven Dials in London. Let's start from the beginning. I've been to Hawksmoor Seven Dials a couple of times…
Best restaurants in Tallinn's Old Town

6 Of The Best Restaurants In Tallinn's Old Town

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If you asked the average person on the street what food to expect in Tallinn, Estonia, they would probably have to think for a while to come up with an answer. The truth is that Tallinn draws on many influences, not least Scandinavian…
Cocktails n' Crack - Christabels, London

Tabl: From Cocktails N' Crack To Sourcing The Best Pop Up Dining Experiences In London

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There are some amazing food and drink experiences popping up in London. Remember my experience at Gingerline last year? That was amazing. Ever since the middle of 2015, there seems to have been a wash of new pop ups, speakeasys (e.g. Cahoots),…
Blue cheese stilton alternatives

Best Blue Cheeses For Christmas? Try These 4 Stilton Alternatives

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The other night I found myself in a conversation in a vibrant bar in central London talking about blue cheese. This wasn't the first time I'd had such a conversation in such a bustling location. Usually I would put something like this…
Basque Country, pintxos cooking class

Bringing The Basque Country To Your Home: A Pintxos Cooking Class

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"How do you make mayonnaise?", asked Íñigo, our chef for the evening. I racked my brain. The last time I read the ingredients of a mayonnaise jar was when I was very hungover and bored at some point in 2007. "Eggs", I said proudly,…
Things to do in the Basque Country, Spain

15 Things You Need To Experience In The Basque Country

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Whilst most British travellers flock to the South East of Spain for a spot of sunshine, it is well worth checking out the Northern province of the Basque Country. Renowned for its fierce independence, great surf, architecture, incredible…
Simon Heyes, National Burger Day

National Burger Day 2015 - Street Feast, Dalston Yard, London

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I love a good burger. Every year, when August 27th arrives I know it's time to get my teeth into one of the tastiest, dirtiest, melt-in-the-mouth burgers in London. Since 2013, my girlfriend and I mark out National Burger Day in the calendar,…
Winning a trip to the Basque Country, pintxos competition

Basque Country: Pintxos, Wine And A Trip To Spain

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In 2012 a friend of mine invited me on his stag do near Santander, Spain. It was a surfing stag do. Some of you may think "that's weird", but it was right up my street. As well as surfing the Spanish waves, I also got a taste of some of…