Ping Pong, Wembley

Ping Pong has been on my radar for a little while now. With a catchy, unforgettable (and rather intriguing name) and a number of branches in and around London, I finally got round to booking a table last month and couldn’t wait to see what all the fuss was about. Since we were passing by the area, it made sense to go for the Wembley edition (there are others in Southbank, Soho, Shepards Bush and Stratford) which is located within the London Designer Outlet mall – just a two minute walk from Wembley Stadium station. With an array of colourful…
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Autumn Treats with Prezzo

I’ve spoken on my blog at length before about how impressed I’ve been with Prezzo. For a chain restaurant, it manages to maintain a quirky, independent and almost luxurious feel, despite being completely affordable and great quality. If you’re visiting a new city, whether it’s on business or for leisure, I do enjoy venturing off the beaten track to individual restaurants – however if you (like me) struggle to find dishes that cater for an intolerance (or even if you’d rather be assured of the quality and taste) it’s great to go somewhere you know. With an intense final year of…
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Dirty Bones, Kensington

Kensington is renowned for being a little bit of a pretentious area. Whole Foods dominate the supermarkets in the locality, you won’t find a house for less than a couple of million and those pounding the street are more likely to be sporting designer than high street attire. For these reasons, I haven’t ever really considered it when deciding where to eat. I worried it would be far too expensive and too fancy, featuring menu items that I couldn’t even pronounce, let alone consume in a relaxed setting. However, if you too have had these reservations then don’t let it…
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Brunching in the sky!

When it comes to fine dining in London, the current trend is to make sure any such occasion is accompanied by a rather fantastic view. A few weeks ago, I jumped on the bandwagon and visited the incredible Darwin Brasserie at the Sky Garden (nearest tube is Monument) along with one of my lovely blogger friends Ellie. We booked in for brunch and were treated to one of the most relaxing and breathtaking experiences of the sort… Situated on the 36th floor, the Darwin Brasserie maintains the stunning views that are offered throughout – but in a private and far more…
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Pizza Express, Welwyn Garden City

In terms of cuisine, Italian has to be up there with the my favourites (although Japanese is at the very top). Up until six months ago, pizza, pasta and mountains of mozzarella was my idea of heaven however things changed a little when I gave up dairy and eggs for health reasons (more on that in this post). Overnight, my favourite foods were out of reach and it was a good while before I even ventured out to eat. Italian’s seemed pretty off limits, as they appeared laden with the things I couldn’t eat – however when I visited Italy in…
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