Today’s mission was to find the best ‘sabich’ in Tel Aviv. Sabich is a snack brought to Israel by Iraqi Jews and I was told it was worth waiting in line for. ***WARNING: this post contains pictures of my half-eaten food*** First task was to find the place, in a fairly non-descript place north of … Continue reading
It being Simchat Torah today, it has been a holiday in Israel so many shops and restaurants have been shut, including the snack places I’d scouted out for lunch. So, not expecting much, I went for a view rather than high quality. The little dishes I chose at Goldman right on the Mediterranean surprised me … Continue reading
Yesterday was #meatcrawl day, a trip round London feasting on beef, pork and lamb at some of the most hyped spots for carnivores. First up The Rye in Peckham, the latest place the Meatwagon has parked. The barman raved about the burger before we’d even sat down – hand-chopped steak, all assembled for you, perfect … Continue reading
Heading off for #meatcrawl later this afternoon for meat at at least three locations so lunch needed to be light. Hence followed Abel & Cole’s recipe for cumin-flavoured beetroot soup with a slice of sourdough from Brixton Farmers’ Market. Except now I’m full.
Perfectly decent Turkish on Camberwell Church St for dinner with parents, now with a shisha bar upstairs it seems. Food is standard fare, generous, presented well, but real bonus is super-friendly service every time I’ve been, not to mention the compliments on my Turkish pronunciation 🙂 FM Mangal, 54 Camberwell Church St, London SE5 8QZ
Well this was lunch today, some chorizo I bought in Santiago de Compostela fried up with some Jersey New Royals, fresh garlic and some roasted peppers. Missing some crusty bread, sadly.
It’s the second time I have been to the Lido Cafe in Brockwell Park and its great strengths and occasional weaknesses remain, both largely down to its location and clientele – the food itself was great. It’s a splendid setting on a beautiful day like this, next to the hardy swimmers in the Lido with … Continue reading