Amazing Billy and His Tasty Chicks

Originally published in my other blog Panasian Kitchen We heard about Billy and Chicks via social media and wanted to try it.  We'd heard a lot of good things and as we love southern fried chicken we were very curious about how their chicken tasted.  We also found a Timeout voucher online that pretty much … Continue reading Amazing Billy and His Tasty Chicks

The friendliest fish and chippy on the Soho block!

We'd walked past Poppie's in Soho several times during our recent trips to London.  The Soho branch is on Old Compton Street and Poppie's in Soho has taken over what used to be Bobby Chin's House of Ho.  Whilst the signage is mostly black and white, the bunting strung across the signage makes it very … Continue reading The friendliest fish and chippy on the Soho block!

Where chicken is not a laughing matter: Absurd Bird

A version of this review was published on TripAdvisor and my other blog Panasian Kitchen. I haven't forgotten about my chicken bucket list.  Alan and I have been working our way through the list,  I just haven't actually sat down to write my thoughts on the visit.  Thankfully I have photos to remind me of … Continue reading Where chicken is not a laughing matter: Absurd Bird

BIRD is not the word

Given the choice between beef, poultry, pork and seafood, I would choose poultry over pork, then seafood then beef.  Beef is probably the best source of protein, but I would chicken over most meats any day. In the last quarter of 2014, I wrote about my Chicken Bucket List.  It was a list of up-and-coming … Continue reading BIRD is not the word

Book du jour: After You by Jojo Moyes

Push yourself.  Don't settle.  Just live well.  Just live. But after the person you love the most in the world dies, how do you go on? I'm guessing this is the question that Jojo Moyes attempts to answer in her beautiful sequel to the amazing book Me Before You. I nearly fell off my chair … Continue reading Book du jour: After You by Jojo Moyes

Style over substance

I love dimsum.  Particularly siu mai.  I've always thought that if dimsum was the universe, siu mai (and it's numerous varieties) was the point of the big bang.  Where everything started.  But that's my opinion.  I'm sure Chinese cuisine historians have differing opinions. I miss the Philippines and it's numerous siu mai kiosks dotted around.  … Continue reading Style over substance