When I received an invitation to the reopening of the newly refurbished George & Dragon for a complimentary three course meal with drinks in exchange for a review I couldn’t have been happier. But unfortunately I was unable to make the evening in question. Therefore you can imagine my delight when I received another email …

We were meeting friends in Maldon and they suggested that we tried the restaurant at Le Bouchon Brassiere & Hotel as they’d popped in to the hotel for a drink a couple of times. The hotel is in a nice location along the riverbank in Heybridge. You could see that the hotel had undergone a …

This was another great Foodie month and especially pleasing that two of my favourite restaurants received thoroughly well deserved awards. I also had the pleasure of adding two new great places to my Foodie list. The month started in the finest style possible with a exquisite return to Core by Clare Smyth which I’m now …

Desserts of October

Here are some the amazing desserts I enjoyed in the month of October. Hope you like them I certainly did 😀 The Coreteaser at Core by Clare Smyth The Gypsy Tart at The Hoop Chocolate & Hazelnut Mousse at Haywards Figs , Honey & Milk Ice Cream at Bright Assiette of Desserts at the Pig …

This is another great addition to the Essex food scene and can’t believe that up until a short while ago I hadn’t heard about this place. But I can honestly say I’m so glad I do now and also look forward to more visits in the future. The restaurant itself is just a short ten …

This is another fantastic addition to to hip East London restaurant seen. Set in the London Fields area on the corner of Mare Street and Westgate Street you’ll find this hip and trendy location. Then situated in Netil House is where you will find Bright a delightful little wine bar & restaurant. It’s set out …

It was a real pleasure as we returned to the Hoop a great little pub in the village of Stock on saturday for one of their Tasting Menu evenings. The evening was set upstairs in the lovely setting of the Oak Room restaurant. The menu consisted of five courses created by Head Chef Phil and …

This was our fifth visit to Core over the past year and have become quite good friends with some of the staff. Also during this time it’s been nice to have had nice conversations with Clare & head chef Jonny. This is why last monday I couldn’t have been any more delighted that the restaurant …

This month belongs to Epping & Viareggio where I enjoyed a fabulous weeks holiday on the Tuscan coast. But first let’s start in Epping and at my local favourite Haywards for a fantastic Sunday Lunch with friends to finish of my amazing birthday week. It’s always a pleasure to visit as I’m never disappointed with …