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Fried Chicken and Champage? … why the hell not?!

March 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Champagne, Food, Travel

As frequent readers will know that I’m a firm believe in all libations being of the bubbly variety (unless of course it’s vodka, or absinthe, or whisky. never mind). Last year I threw a pre Whuffaoke party full of Champgane and burgers, and one of my colleagues told me a story of Champagne and Sausages [...]

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The Religious Experience of The Cheesesteak

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments · Travel

If you haven’t had a “Philadelphia Cheesesteak” then you’re doing it wrong! Actually, I’m doing it wrong. It’s not a Philadelphia Cheesesteak at all, it’s a Cheesesteak from Philadelphia. The subtle, but essential, difference is all about where you enjoy this tasty snack.
It’s offered on many a late night menu all over the Eastern seaboard [...]

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Hot Dogs and Burger Buns

August 12th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Disaster, Musings

For those of you who don’t follow my twitter stream (and you really should), I held an impromptu barbeque the other night (pics), which was a massive success and will, at some point, be followed up. I provided all manner of goodies, included burgers and hot dogs (which tasted fantastic, if I might say so [...]

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A Night Amongst Stars

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments · Nights Out

Last night I was wined and dined at the apparently well known celebrity hang out, The Ivy, for my sister’s 21st birthday. She has been clamoring to go there for several years, but their strict booking policies, and popularity have made it difficult to match diaries and fine a time for them to accommodate us. [...]

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