A Weekend in Edinburgh

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of our first date, The Boyfriend and I recently took a little trip up to Edinburgh for a weekend mini-break. Initially we picked Edinburgh to visit the castle but I was also delighted to discover it has an absolutely fantastic food scene! Since there were so many fantastic parts to…

Coupa Café, Palo Alto

One of the great things I’ve discovered about eating out in America is that they really know how to do a good breakfast. I’m not talking piles of pancakes covered in bacon, ice cream and maple syrup  to start your day off (although you certainly can get that if you want it!) but proper, nice,…

Shelley’s Café, Soho

Having recently changed jobs, sadly Soho is no longer my stomping ground and I have a whole new area of cafés and restaurants to explore (not that far away) up in Fitzrovia. Before I left however, I made sure to stop by Shelley’s, one of my favourite lunch stops, as it’s nothing short of criminal…

Oxford’s Covered Market

 A few weeks ago I had a lovely weekend away in Oxfordshire. There were lots of things I was looking forward to seeing and doing in the historic city of Oxford, but top of my list was The Covered Market. Housed in a building dating back to the 1700s and having been operating for more…

Gelupo Gelato, Soho

I’ve said before that I’m not really a dessert person. It’s not that I don’t have a sweet tooth, and I do love my chocolate, I just feel that restaurants all seem to have the same half a dozen items on the menu… where’s the imagination? I like to order something different, maybe something I’ve…