Rather than writing about the must see sights of Rome as there are many travel guides out there that do just that, I thought I’d share some of the hidden treasures I found walking the cobbled streets including restaurants recommendations from local friends. These are totally worth a visit if you can find time during your stay. Continue reading The ultimate foodies guide to Rome
Some may say the craze for street food markets has diminished however I disagree… they’re only getting better with time and the hunger for new food stalls and a variety of flavours and ingredients is only on the high. To be honest, what better way to test and improve your menu than setting up shop in one of these markets where you can attract a large audience and receive real time feedback? Some of the best restaurants around today started as a pop up and took off due to popular demand. And with the likes of Instagram, Twitter and Facebook – word of mouth and social sharing is your biggest marketing play.
Earlier this week (24.05.16) my step mum and I went to see Jekyll and Hyde at The Old Vic Theatre in Waterloo, a new dance thriller choreographed by Drew McConie. If you’ve read my previous post about the Olivier Awards you may recognise Drew’s name as he won an Olivier for Best Theatre Choreographer for his work on In The Heights. I’m sure you can imagine my excitement … Continue reading The McConie Company’s Jekyll and Hyde
This restaurant is a hidden gem. Tucked away on the cliff top in Praia de Paraiso, Carvoerio, it boasts a gorgeous set up with stunning views of the sea and surrounding area. If you decide to visit for dinner you can sit outside on the veranda and watch the warm blends of purple, orange and red as the sun sets, it’s beautiful. We (friends of mine … Continue reading MAR d’FORA, Portugal
And so the holiday season begins, my absolute favourite time of the year. Everyone’s so much happier, there’s such a feel good vibe in the air and the obligatory holiday snaps don’t go a miss. This week I’ve been sunning it up in a small town called Carvoerio, situated in the Algarve, Portugal with some friends. We stayed in a beautiful villa just a 10 minute … Continue reading Summer has arrived
So today I was invited to an impromptu celebratory lunch with work colleagues which was lovely, and lets face it, you’re not going to turn down a lunch! When I realised we were heading to Jose Pizarro’s restaurant in Bermondsey I was even more excited – I had never been before but it looked incredible and I absolutely love Spanish cuisine. We were seated in … Continue reading Pizarro