After starting the year in isolation it was great to get my foodie year up and running. For this I decided to stay local and enjoy some fabulous Punjabi Cuisine at my favourite Indian restaurant the Tandoori Lounge. I love their Punjabi style of food which is very different to your normal Indian restaurant. This …

It’s not often we get the chance on a saturday to enjoy some of our favourite places in my hometown of Hornchurch but luckily this weekend we had that opportunity. We enjoyed a fabulous brunch followed by lunchtime drinks before heading of to support our local football team and finishing the day with a nice …

It’s always been a pleasure to pop into Le Moulin my local patisserie in Hornchurch either for a light lunch or because they make the finest cakes , pastries , breads as well as serve the best coffee. The patisserie is run by fabulous hosts Helene & Serge along with their great young team who …

When we last popped into Da Vinci’s at the be beginning of July owner Craig knew it had been our anniversary the week before. With this he gave us a fabulous gift. It was a voucher for a complimentary meal for two people. This was an amazing gesture on his part to which we thanked …

As you maybe aware I’m a big foodie who loves dining out in the finest of restaurants. But when it comes to choosing wine we either go for the countries that we know or we leave it to the recommendations of the sommeliers. So with this in mind we wanted to broaden our horizons let’s …

This was another great visit to my favourite Indian restaurant not only in Hornchurch but in Essex itself. The Punjabi style of cooking is really what appeals to us because it’s a different style to any other restaurant in the area. This is why we try to visit as often as possible.

It was great to be back and support one of my favourite local restaurants Da Vinci’s and enjoy a fabulous lunch. The food from chef/owner Craig is always cooked to a high standard and is matched by good friendly service. We arrived on sunday and received a friendly welcome before being shown to our table. …

It’s been a long time waiting for hospitality to reopen but once it did there was really only one place where could choose to begin. This was with my great friends at Haywards in Epping. We’ve been here over one hundred and thirty times now and after today’s fabulous lunch I see no reason why …

As we enter the next stage out of lockdown I just felt the need to say a little thanks to a few local businesses for their efforts in recent weeks which have kept us going through these difficult times