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Bellevue Rendezvous

(0) Comments | Posted 6 February 2013 | (10:02)

Bellevue Rendezvous is a charming little French restaurant on the corner of Wandsworth Common. When you don't feel like parting with the entire contents of your wallet to eat at Chez Bruce, but want to eat somewhere in the neighbourhood, this is your answer. Run by a French couple, you...

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'Same Again Please' - Le Relais de Venise L'Entrecôte

(0) Comments | Posted 31 January 2013 | (12:27)

Although this is certainly not the best steak to be found in London, it is very tasty and well cooked, and the fries (all hand chipped on premises) are some of the best in town. The £21 price-tag is money well spent, while you enjoy the ambience in this lively...

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The River Cafe

(0) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (14:07)

On a snowy Saturday, there is possibly nowhere I would rather lunch that at The River Café in Hammersmith. Celebrating their 25th year since opening, this Michelin-starred restaurant has been the training ground for some of the finest names in the business, including Theo Randall, Sam and Sam Clark of...

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Food Porn

(0) Comments | Posted 28 September 2012 | (16:16)

What do you get when you combine a Michelin Starred Chef, a renowned Food Photographer, a company dedicated to all things food and culinary in Britain, and a roomful of eager foodies, photographers and avid bloggers? Answer: An animated, informative, fun and delicious Thursday night in London...and what I like...

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How to Eat Healthily When Dining Out...ANYWHERE

(0) Comments | Posted 26 July 2012 | (20:47)

Going out to dinner is one of life's great pleasures and a wonderful way to share time with friends. However, unless you understand the menu and how to order to your advantage, dining out can be stressful when trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle or get lean! Making healthy menu...

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Where has all the Real Food Gone?

(0) Comments | Posted 24 October 2011 | (21:26)

Where HAS all the real food gone? Nitrogen poached eggs, pinecone sorbet, food so smothered in an exotic sauce you can't recall if you are eating fish or chicken!!

As the world advances with scientific discovery, it seems that to maintain an edge in the restaurant industry, chefs must...

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Four Tips For Eating Healthily and Getting More From Your Meals

(0) Comments | Posted 26 July 2011 | (14:12)

Summer time is glorious... but also when our bodies get bared and any insecurities about our figures or wellbeing come out to play. Although not a believer in 'diets' or crash detoxing, healthy eating is certainly something worth subscribing to . Here are my top tips for eating well this...

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