Foodies Festival – Clapham Common

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Gaucho Ribeye Steak Burger

The 2014 Foodies Festival kicked off at the beginning of May in Brighton and has been touring around the UK since. I managed to catch it closer to home when it pitched up in Clapham Common last month. Top chefs – lots of ex Masterchefs ones mostly – demonstrated their cooking mojo along with tempting foods stalls, drinks stalls and band stand all vying for attention. Continue reading

Indigo: a Rich Mix of Indian pickings

Chaat at Indigo

Papdi Chaat

By contributor Rachel Dring.

Indigo is a modern Indian diner based in Shoreditch, in the basement of the Rich Mix arts complex. Enter through a big sliding glass door past a lit-up picture house sign, into a sleek interior with shiny black veneer tables and chairs and ultramarine patterned wallpaper. Continue reading

Boulestin: Fine, French, Food

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 Scallops

A victim of the 90s recession, the esteemed restaurant Boulestin was forced to close its doors in 1994. Fast-forward to September 2013 it’s back, and has shimmied over from its old Covent Garden site to the more illustrious setting of St.James’s Street. Continue reading

Giveaway: Win a box of goodies from Kallo, RRP £20

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Kallo Goodies

Last year blog contributor, Claire, reviewed Kallo’s sweet flavoured corn snacks and the overall conclusion was a big thumbs up. This year, I’m delighted to say that Kallo will be offering one Food I Fancy Reader all these goodies listed below, so you can try just how good they are for yourself: Continue reading

Play the JUST EAT Foody Forecaster to win a year’s supply of Takeaway

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 Just Eat – Foody Forecaster

The World Cup is in full flow – there will be tears,  there will be joy.  As I type this England’s chances of a World Cup win hangs in the balance – they never make it easy on us do they? But, whichever team you support, let it not dampen the buzz around this event. The peeps over at Just Eat have come up with a fun predictions game called the Foody Forecaster based on the national dish of a specific team. Continue reading