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LAndon Life

Food and lifestyle blog exploring the culinary delights within London and further afield.

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May 2016

Frenchie, Covent Garden

This was a long awaited opening for London as it comes from Gregory Marchand who has a huge list of successful ‘Frenchie’ establishments out in Paris. Greg himself has spent many years in London, notably working at Fifteen with Jamie Oliver as one of the earliest recruits. He’s gone on to be very successful since then and it was exciting to see what food offering we would be getting in Frenchie, Covent Garden. Continue reading “Frenchie, Covent Garden”

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Burger & Lobster and Absurd Bird

Now as it was a Friday and starting to wind down before starting my new job it called for a day of absolute glutony. The day started with popping out for lunch at Burger & Lobster near Oxford Street. In fact this was my first experience of Burger & Lobster. Continue reading “Burger & Lobster and Absurd Bird”

Sosharu, Clerkenwell

As you know I am a huge fan of Jason Atherton’s restaurants, so I swiftly jumped at the chance to sample his newest opening to continue his empire. This one is a little different for Jason as it’s Japanese food with British ingredients based in Clerkenwell, Sosharu. Continue reading “Sosharu, Clerkenwell”

Peaky Blinders Evening

As always The Nudge inspired friends and I to book for a Peaky Blinders themed dinner and drinks down in Bermondsey. With Lawrence’s sister just up the road it was the perfect excuse for us to head on over in all our best peaky blinders fancy dress. Continue reading “Peaky Blinders Evening”

Coin Laundry, Exmouth Market

With being busy, busy people it’s always hard to find a date that suits for a reunion with old work friends. It just so happens that two of these beauties are also old school friends who I got them jobs working with me previously. Continue reading “Coin Laundry, Exmouth Market”

Final day of pizza and walking.

We were coming to the end of our trip but managed to squeeze some last visits to well known New York attractions which we may not have seen in awhile. Of course Times Square featured high on Lawrence’s list so off we went to really feel like a tourist. Continue reading “Final day of pizza and walking.”

High Line walks and massive steaks.

A trip to New York isn’t complete without a walk along the High Line. It’s a disused rail line which used to transport goods from 34th street down to the meatpacking district in the 1930s. The last train rain along the line in 1980 and it wasn’t until 1999 when planning began to turn it into a public space. Continue reading “High Line walks and massive steaks.”

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